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impacts of the Federal Aid Highway Program on state and local highway expenditures.

Len Sherman

impacts of the Federal Aid Highway Program on state and local highway expenditures.

by Len Sherman

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Published by Dept. of Transportation, Office of the Assistant Secretary for Policy, Plans, and International Affairs, Office of Transportation Planning Analysis in Washington .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • United States. -- Office of Transportation Planning Analysis.,
  • Transportation and state -- United States.,
  • Transportation -- Law and legislation -- United States.,
  • Roads -- United States -- Finance.

  • Edition Notes

    SeriesMassachusetts Institute of Technology
    The Physical Object
    Pagination470 p. :
    Number of Pages470
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18012280M

    Zee Bridge replacement, for example, dwarfs the state’s federal highway funding of about $ billion a year, and approaches the state’s typical annual highway capital spending of about $ billion. 1 The toll bridge will be largely financed using municipal bonds and a federal loan. 2File Size: KB. The U.S. federal-aid highway program was commenced in , with milestones of Federal-Aid Highway Act of and Federal Aid Highway Act of The federal-aid highway system consists of three parts: The Interstate Highway System (FAI routes); The Federal-aid primary highway system (FAP system) is a system of connected main highways, selected by each state highway department .

    Local System Support totals $ million. NJDOT totals $ million in federal and state funded local system Aid Program for municipalities and counties; $ million to Local Bridge Future Needs; $million for the newly created Local Freight Impact Fund; and $ million to Local Aid Infrastructure Fund. Programs that allow local governments to exchange federal aid funds for state funds. Transportation Other than Construction of Roads and Bridges The bill requires the Program to provide for the following types of programs in accordance with new or continuing law.

    nearly $ billion to 2maintain , highway lane miles in Highway maintenance is one of the largest categories of expense for local governments, representing percent of total local government expenditures. Nearly 80 percent of highway spending occurs at the town and county levels. Of the $ billion spent on highways in ,File Size: 1MB. Table Percentage Change in Trunk Highway Fund Expenditures on Highway Construction, 26 Table Number of Full-Time and Part-Time Employees of the Minnesota Department of Transportation, 28 Table Percentage of State Trunk Highway Miles and Traffic, 29 Table State Trunk Highway Miles by Type of Pavement and.


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Thesis. chusetts Institute of Technology. Dept. of Civil Engineering. It was created for the purpose of tracking the economic impact of federal-aid highway expenditures and contains information on employment and quantities of various types of construction inputs.

To estimate the direct, indirect, and induced employment effects, a database containing Form 47 records for more t federal-aid highway construction projects has been assembled. Federal-Aid Highway Program (FAHP): In Brief Congressional Research Service 1 Federal-Aid Highway Program (FAHP) The federal government has provided some form of highway funding to the states for more than years.

The major characteristics of the federal highway program have been constant since the early s. The Federal-Aid Highway Program supports State highway systems by providing financial assistance for the construction, maintenance and operations of the Nation's million-mile highway network, including the Interstate Highway System, primary highways and secondary local roads.

The Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) is charged with implementing the Federal-aid Highway Program in cooperation with the States and local government. Federal-Aid Highway Program (FAHP): In Brief Congressional Research Service 2 Highway Program Terminology Distribution of funds is FHWA notification of the availability of federal funds, usually for four years.

The states do not actually receive federal money for highway project spending up front. Federal-Aid Highway Program (FAHP): In Brief Congressional Research Service 1 Federal-Aid Highway Program (FAHP) The federal government has provided some form of highway funding to the states for roughly years.

The major characteristics of the federal highway program have been constant since the early Size: KB. impact on most local governments in the State, both in total dollars and as a portion of total revenue. 2 Thomas P. DiNapoli, State Comptroller OFFICE OF THE NEW YORK STATE COMPTROLLER Division of Local Government and School Accountability July The Impact of Federal Aid on New York’s Local Governments Counties $ billion (%) School Districts.

The final product of the study will be a software package to estimate the direct, indirect, and induced employment impacts of federal-aid highway program expenditures and state matching funds. With this software, it will be possible to anticipate national and regional economic effects associated with changes in the distribution of funds across.

State and Local Backgrounders Homepage State and Local Spending State and local governments spent $ trillion on direct general government expenditures in fiscal year States spent $ trillion directly and local governments—cities, townships, counties, school districts, and special districts—spent $ trillion directly.

The state and local totals do not sum to the. Between andthe federal government funded close to 40 percent of total state and local highway spending. Most of these federal expenditures take the form of grants or loan subsidies for new highway construction.

Washington funded 86 percent of state and local capital spending over the – period. Funding Challenges in Highway and Transit With the temporary increase in funding for the federal highway trust fund set to run out by Maystates and localities are again facing the prospect that shortfalls in the fund could delay or reduce the federal.

Whereas, the Federal Highway Administration's (FHWA) distribution and spending of Federal funds under the Federal-aid Highway Program and approval of actions pursuant to Title 23 of the U.S. Code are discretionary Federal actions subject to the National Environmental Policy Act of (NEPA), 42 U.S.C.

§ et seq. county state-aid highway or municipal state-aid street system and resulting in a financial hardship. Subp. District state-aid engineer."District state-aid engineer" means a licensed engineer employed as the district state-aid engineer of the Minnesota Department of Transportation, or a designated representative.

Subp. Size: KB. Program overview. The General Transportation Aids (GTA) program enables local governments to receive state aid payments to offset the cost of county and municipal road construction, maintenance, and traffic operations.

The funding sources of these aid payments are the fuel taxes and vehicle registration fees collected by the state. GTA is WisDOT’s second largest program. Federal grants to state and local governments help finance critical programs and services across the country.

These grants provide roughly 31 percent of state budgets and 23 percent of state and local budgets combined, according to the most recent data. They support health care, public education, housing, community development, child care, job. The table looked at state-local revenues and state-local spending.

However, a fair argument could be made that the portion of federal aid (about $28 billion) financed by the cent per gallon federal gas tax ought to be included, which would be a federal-state-local table of Author: Joseph Bishop-Henchman.

Major Highway Projects Report 56 The direct expenditures refer to l abor, equipment and materials that are specifically related to the program, planning and delivery activities, such as design and preliminary Size: KB. Specifically, that included a $ billion request in federal funding support to state DOTs through the Federal-aid Highway formula program at percent federal share, while supporting Amtrak’s emergency request for $ million, which includes $ million to help offset losses on state.

In the opposite case, when federal highway grants increased in the s and into the s, states appear to have offset roughly half of the increases by reducing their own funding. See Government Accountability Office, Federal-Aid Highways: Trends, Effects on State Spending, and Options for Future Program Design, GAO (August ).File Size: KB.

This article is an attempt to explain the reason for these outcries and what effect such actions would have on the local highway program.

The Federal Highway Trust Fund is the "bank account" for the federal portion of motor fuel tax revenues. The Trust Fund provides almost all of the dollars for the federal-aid portion of highway projects.After controlling for endogeneity of federal grants, Knight () reports that the impact of a dollar of federal highway grants on state highway spending varies from 12 to 33 cents.

Knight's.Applies to Federal -aid highway projects on the National Highway System (NHS) Essential to FHWA project approval • Estimate of financial obligation • Evaluation of bids for unbalancing • Comparison basis for award Estimate accuracy tracking FHWA goal - EE +/ % of low bid 50% of time Guidelines on Preparing Engineer's Estimate, BidFile Size: KB.