American Transportation Policy by Robert J. Dilger

By Robert J. Dilger

The writer continues that American politics, institutional preparations, and political tradition have avoided the advance of a finished, built-in, intermodal transportation coverage within the usa. Dilger makes his argument through studying the advance of the nationwide governmental authority in either floor and air transportation. each one transportation mode―highways/mass transit, Amtrak, and civilian air transportation―is tested individually, assessing their improvement through the years and targeting present controversies, together with, yet no longer constrained to, the street as opposed to mass transit investment factor; the hot decentralization of selection making authority on floor transportation coverage; Amtrak's viability as a substitute to the auto; and present antiterrorist regulations' impact on transportation policy.

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