Page of

Our Troubled Highway System

Our Troubled Highway System

(p.1) Chapter One Our Troubled Highway System
Rethinking America's Highways
Robert W. Poole Jr.
University of Chicago Press

Highway users face chronic congestion, rough roads, and deficient bridges. This chapter provides a capsule history of U.S. highway funding and management. It compares highways with other vital public utilities and suggests that the public utility model would be more effective in dealing with highways’ systemic problems.

Keywords:   Congestion, Fuel-tax funding, Highway Trust Fund, Interstate Highway System, Highway utilities

Sign In

Copyright © 2021. All rights reserved.
Privacy Policy and Legal Notice