A Fannie Mae for transportation?

Edmonson, R.G.
April 2003
Journal of Commerce (1542-3867);4/21/2003, Vol. 4 Issue 16, p21
Focuses on the proposed formation of the Transportation Finance Corp. (TFC). Purpose of TFC; Remarks from Jack Basso, director of management and business development at the American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials; TFC as one of the transportation funding alternatives in a study of ports and the intermodal system sponsored by the U.S. Chamber Foundation; Information on how the TFC would capitalize the Highway Trust Fund. INSET: TRANSPORTATION FINANCE CORP..


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