Leveling The Playing Field Between Highways And Transit

Despite a number of reforms in the past decade, federal rules remain stacked against transit, and funding highway projects is far easier, this study shows.
December 15, 2003, 2pm PST | Abhijeet Chavan | @legalaidtech
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Despite a number of reforms in the past decade, federal rules remain stacked against transit, and funding highway projects is far easier. This brief by Edward Beimborn and Robert Puentes compares how highway and transit programs are treated differently by federal legislation and policy and how those differences lead to an unlevel playing field, distorting good local planning, management, and decision making.

Thanks to Elena Sheridan

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Published on Monday, December 15, 2003 in The Brookings Institution
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