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Transforming the Interstate Highways

Transforming the Interstate Highways

Chapter:
(p.209) Chapter Nine Transforming the Interstate Highways
Source:
Rethinking America's Highways
Author(s):
Robert W. Poole Jr.
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:10.7208/chicago/9780226557601.003.0009

The first major implementation of highway utilities is proposed to be toll-financed reconstruction and modernization of the Interstates. Long-distance routes would be converted first, urban ones later. This would also be the first step in converting from per-gallon taxes to per-mile charges.

Keywords:   Interstate highways, Reconstruction, Mileage-based user fees (MBUFs), All-electronic tolling, Toll feasibility, Truck-only lanes, Service plazas, Tolling interoperability, Transition steps

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