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Rethinking America's highways : a 21st-century vision for better infrastructure

Author: Robert W Poole
Publisher: Chicago ; London : The University of Chicago Press, 2018.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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An argument for changing the way we finance American highways to a pay-as-you-go model.

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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Robert W Poole
ISBN: 9780226557571 022655757X
OCLC Number: 1050751130
Description: 352 pages
Contents: Our troubled highway system --
How the private sector is reinventing America's freeways --
Where America's 20th-century highway model came from --
The rediscovery of toll road companies overseas --
Toll concessions return to America --
The benefits of long-term P3 concessions --
Critics and controversy: opposition to tolling and long-term concessions --
Highways as network utilities --
Transforming the interstate highways --
Transforming urban freeways --
Challenges to the new vision --
A new future for US highways.
Responsibility: Robert W. Poole Jr.

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"Every policy wonk and politician interested in infrastructure should read Bob's book." --Chris Edwards "CATO Institute" "In Rethinking America's Highways, Poole furthers his reputation as one of the Read more...

 
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