Interstate Tolls May Fuel Plan

January 2017
Bond Buyer;1/3/2017, Vol. 1 Issue 34637, p1
Trade Publication
The article reports that tolls on interstate highways are the only way to provide the revenue needed to attract the level of private investment in transportation projects. The public-private partnerships need a revenue to provide an acceptable rate of return to the private partners. Tolls on current interstate highway lane capacity allow the federal gasoline tax of 18.4 cents per gallon.


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