A Bridge to Somewhere: Rethinking American Transportation for the 21st Century

Source: Robert Puentes, Brookings Institution, June 12, 2008

From the summary:
If transportation policy is going to achieve critical national objectives around economic competiveness, environmental sustainability, and social equity in an era of fiscal constraints it will require a 21st-century transportation vision.

By concentrating reforms on three major policy areas–federal leadership, empowerment of metropolitan areas, and optimization of the program–federal transportation policy can move from the anachronistic structure that exists today to something that actually works for the nation and metropolitan America.
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