Transportation: Compromise Spending Package Goes to Bush
- The coming transport revolution. Gunter, Lorne // Alberta Report / Newsmagazine;1/11/93, Vol. 20 Issue 4, p6
Discusses that three reports commissioned by the federal government in Canada want Ottawa to eliminate the subsidies it gives to transportation companies within a decade and let market forces determine what services will be provided where, when, by whom and for how much. Making user pay; Views...
- China worries about funding. // ENR: Engineering News-Record;5/9/94, Vol. 232 Issue 19, p14
Reports on the negotiations between the Hong Kong and Chinese governments on the financing of Hong Kong's airport and transportation construction program. Hong Kong officials' decision on whether to scale back or proceed with the program; Description of the program.
- Washington watch. Kahaner, Larry // Fleet Owner;Jul96, Vol. 91 Issue 7, p18
Reports on developments concerning government regulations affecting the transportation industry in the United States as of July 1996. Federal Highway Administration's (FHA) call for congressional approval to modify the National Highway System; FHA's proposed performance-based vision test.
- Transportation Rx: Unclog our arteries. Jochum, Glenn // Long Island Business News (7/1993 to 5/2009);2/14/94, Vol. 41 Issue 7, p15
Features discussions during the LI Transportation Summit on how to mitigate the transportation problems besetting Long Island, New York. Awareness of employers of trip reduction provisions of the Clean Air Act; Encouragement of options to car use; Call for a mass transit plan.
- The alternative to cars. // New Statesman & Society;3/18/94, Vol. 7 Issue 294, p5
Comments on the British government's reluctance to spend for alternative systems of transportation while telling the people to redue car use. Curtailment of the road-building program; Inadequacy of the railway system.
- House rejects limit on DOT contracts. // Point of Beginning;Sep96, Vol. 21 Issue 10, p8
Reports that the United States House of Representatives rejected a new hurdle on the ability of state departments of transportation to use private firms. Proposal for states using federal surface transportation funds to conduct a cost-benefit analysis for any contract in excess of $50,000.
- The Clinton years: Will the good times roll? Miller, Luther S. // Railway Age;Jan93, Vol. 194 Issue 1, p40
Discusses the policy of United States President Bill Clinton's administration in transit-spending. Clinton's campaign promises to the transportation industry; Downsizing of the budget for transportation spending; Funding of the Intermodal Surface Transportation Efficiency Act of 1990; Commitment...
- ISTEA works for the Northeast. Canby, Anne P. // Spectrum: Journal of State Government;Summer97, Vol. 70 Issue 3, p34
Presents information on the battle in congress for transportation funding. Identification of the works of the ISTEA; Reference to the house bill, the Building Efficient Surface Transportation and Equity Act.
- Lack of political will is roadblock to passing long-term spending bill. Oberstar, James // Hill;10/16/2009, Vol. 16 Issue 120, p24
The article reports on the significance of implementing the Surface Transportation Authorization Act of 2009 which allegedly will play an essential role in enhancing the transportation industry in the U.S.