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Perspectives on Urban Infrastructure.

Author: National Research Council Staff
Publisher: Washington : National Academies Press, 1984.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Staff, National Research Council.
Perspectives on Urban Infrastructure.
Washington : National Academies Press, ©1900
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: National Research Council Staff
ISBN: 9780309541329 0309541328
OCLC Number: 923267455
Notes: ""Financing principles: the user-cost principle""
Description: 1 online resource (216 pages)
Contents: ""Perspectives on Urban Infrastructure""; ""Copyright""; ""Contents""; ""Introduction""; ""1 The Evolution of the Urban Infrastructure in the Nineteenth and Twentieth Centuries""; ""INTRODUCTION""; ""URBAN NETWORKS AND WALKING CITIES: A PERIOD OF FOUNDATIONS, 1790�1855""; ""The Development of Urban Infrastructure""; ""Financing Infrastructure in the Walking City""; ""Engineers and Urban Technology""; ""Conclusion""; ""CONSTRUCTING THE CORE INFRASTRUCTURE IN THE CENTRAL CITIES, 1855�1910""; ""Introduction""; ""Municipal Provision of Infrastructure"" ""Institutional and Political Changes in Infrastructure Supply and Distribution""""Financing Infrastructure""; ""Engineering and Science Development""; ""THE DOMINATION OF THE AUTOMOBILE AND THE ENLARGEMENT OF THE FEDERAL ROLE, 1910�1956""; ""The Automobile Revolution, 1910�1930""; ""The New Deal""; ""Professional Developments""; ""The Postwar Period""; ""THE RISE OF THE OUTER CITY AND RECENT TRENDS INFLUENCING URBAN INFRASTRUCTURE, 1956�1982""; ""Changing Fiscal Trends""; ""The Environmental Movement""; ""Mass Transit""; ""Alternative Systems""; ""CONCLUSION""; ""AFTERWORD"" ""ACKNOWLEDGMENTS""""Bibliography""; ""DISCUSSION""; ""Randy Hamilton""; ""Wilfred Owen""; ""Abel Wolman""; ""SUMMARY""; ""2 Assessing Infrastructure Needs: The State of the Art""; ""INTRODUCTION""; ""The Infrastructure Problem""; ""National Needs""; ""The Challenge Ahead""; ""DEFINING NEEDS""; ""Needs Versus Desirable Improvements""; ""The Needs Assessment Process""; ""The Role of Standards""; ""Summary""; ""THE CONDITION ASSESSMENT PROCESS""; ""Defining Conditions""; ""Condition Assessment Measures""; ""The National Bridge Inspection Program"" ""The New York City Water Distribution System""""THE INVESTMENT DECISION-MAKING PROCESS""; ""Estimating Investment Requirements""; ""A Framework for Investment Decisions""; ""The EPA Needs Survey""; ""The Wisconsin Department of Transportation's Approach to Investment Programming""; ""SUMMARY AND CONCLUSIONS""; ""Needs Assessment Issues""; ""The Limited Use of Traditional Needs Surveys""; ""The Importance of Technically Sound Condition Information to Effective Infrastructure Management""; ""The Importance of the Investment Decision-Making Process""; ""Research Agenda""; ""Bibliography"" ""DISCUSSION""""Harry Hatry""; ""Kurt W. Bauer""; ""SUMMARY""; ""Preparation of Inventories and Needs Analyses""; ""National Versus Local-Level Data""; ""Interim Assessments""; ""Data Available for Needs Assessments""; ""The Quality of Engineering Knowledge""; ""3 Financing the Nation's Infrastructure Requirements""; ""INTRODUCTION""; ""THE CURRENT INFRASTRUCTURE FINANCING SYSTEM: HAS IT FAILED?""; ""CAPITAL FINANCING INSTITUTIONS: ARE THEY AT FAULT?""; ""Federal Aid""; ""Long-Term Borrowing""; ""Insulating Infrastructure From General Budget Competition""

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