TITLE

CHAPTER SIX: The Political Rebirth of Rail Transit

AUTHOR(S)
Altshuler, Alan; Luberoff, David
PUB. DATE
May 2003
SOURCE
Mega-Projects: The Changing Politics of Urban Public Investment;2003, p176
SOURCE TYPE
Book
DOC. TYPE
Book Chapter
ABSTRACT
Chapter 6 of the book "Mega Projects: The Changing Politics of Urban Public Investment" is presented. It highlights the development of transit investments in the U.S. in the 1970s. It cites the condition of central business districts and suburbs that are located along radial rail lines. It discusses the exemption of transit operators from federal excise taxes to finance the Interstate Highway Program.
ACCESSION #
24488791

 

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