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Devolution of federal aid highway programs

Michael A. Pagano

Devolution of federal aid highway programs

cases in state-local relations and issues in state law.

by Michael A. Pagano

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Published by Advisory Commission on Intergovernmental Relations in Washington, DC .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Roads -- United States -- Finance.,
  • Federal aid to transportation -- United States -- States.

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsUnited States. Advisory Commission on Intergovernmental Relations.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationvi, 54 p. :
    Number of Pages54
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17673013M

    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 s. The most familiar factor in national policy has been the slow-motion decline in Federal aid to state and local governments since (excluding Medicaid), given the imperatives to balance the Federal budget and to implement cost-cutting measures in the Medicaid program noted at the outset of this essay.

    Federal grants-in-aid that permit state and local officials to decide how the money will be spent withing a general area, such as education or health. categorical grants Federal grants-in-aid to states and localities that can be used only for designated projects. Alaska Highway Preconstruction Manual Glossary J Clear Runout Area: The additional clear zone space that is needed because a portion of the suggested clear zone falls on a non-recoverable slope. The width of the clear runout area is equal to portion of the clear zone distance that is located on the non-recoverable slope.

    a. get federal money into state hands without violating the Constitution. b. limit federal taxation power without reducing aid to states. c. increase federal taxation power without violating the Constitution. d. shift financial control of state programs to the federal government without violating states' rights. e. .   The legislative proposal, known as the New Federalism Act of , would also consolidate seven Federal highway programs into a single transportation grant costing $ billion a .


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Devolution of federal aid highway programs by Michael A. Pagano Download PDF EPUB FB2

Long-term goal, the devolution of non-Interstate fed- eral aid highway programs and appropriate revenue bases to the states.' The Commission also recom- mended, as an immediate goal, the stabilization of highway financing under existing federal programs. The Commission further recommended, as an inter.

Devolution of federal aid highway programs. [Washington, DC]: Advisory Commission on Intergovernmental Relations, [] (OCoLC) Material Type: Government publication, National government publication, Internet resource: Document Type: Book, Internet Resource: All Authors / Contributors: Michael A Pagano; United States.

Advisory Commission Devolution of federal aid highway programs book Intergovernmental Relations. Through the Federal Lands Highway Program, funding is provided for improving access to and within National Forests, National Parks, Indian Lands and other public lands. The guide is intended to provide basic information for FHWA and State personnel involved in the administration of the Federal-Aid Highway : U.S.

Department of Transportation, Federal Highway Administration. Get this from a library. Devolving selected federal-aid highway programs and revenue bases: a critical appraisal. [Mark D Menchik; United States. Advisory Commission on Intergovernmental Relations.].

U.S. Department of Transportation Federal Highway Administration New Jersey Avenue, SE Washington, DC A Guide To Federal-Aid Programs And Projects.

A Guide To Federal-Aid Programs And Projects. Federal Highway Administration. Office of Stewardship, Oversight, and Management. Introduction. Federal-Aid highway funds are authorized by Congress to assist the States in providing for construction, reconstruction, and improvement of highways and bridges on eligible Federal -Aid highway routes and for other special purpose programs File Size: 1MB.

Devolution of federal aid highway programs: cases in state-local relations and issues in state law. By Michael A. Pagano and United States. Advisory Commission on Intergovernmental Relations. 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. A bill to amend ti United States Code, to authorize Federal-aid highway programs through fiscal yearand for other purposes.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor. Sponsor and status. The Federal Highway Administration has estimated that the Davis‐ Bacon requirement added between $ and $ million to road costs in FY (page 12).

Devolution, or defederalization, in its purest form, means state and/or local governments will now be responsible for the financing, implementation, and responsibility of specific programs.

In other versions, devolution can mean as little as the decrease in federal grants-in-aid without removing federal mandates. The author of this chapter. Excluding Medicaid, aid would fall in nominal dollars. It is also important to recognize that the baseline from which the aid reductions are calculated does not reflect the impact of inflation on discretionary programs in some years.

Federal aid represents between a quarter and a third of state government resources 2. A percent reduction. The Commission concludes that a devolution of non-Interstate highway responsibilities and revenue sources to the states is a worthwhile goal and an appropriate step toward restoring a better balance of authority and accountability in the federal system (page 2).

America's Highways A History of the Federal-Aid Program [Norbert T. Tiemann, U.S. Department of Transportation] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. America's Highways A History of the Federal-Aid ProgramAuthor: U.S. Department of Transportation. The U.S.

federal-aid highway program was commenced inwith 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.

The federal government plays a large role in the nation's highways by funding aid programs for the states and imposing top-down regulations. Congress initiated aid to the states for highways inand it launched construction of the interstate highway system in In recent decades, the government has continued to expand its role in state and local highway and.

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Federal-aid process. To have a successful Federal-aid project, it is crucial that the LPA officials working on the project understand and comply with these basic requirements of the Federal-aid process.

Project Programming All Federal-aid projects must be included, or “programmed,” in the appropriate Regional PlanningFile Size: KB.

The principal statutes establishing the Federal-Aid Highway Program are found in Ti United States Code (23 U.S.C.). Regulatory requirements are generally found in Ti Highways, of the Code of Federal Regulations (23 CFR). This guide provides basic information about the Federal-Aid programs, projects, and other program Size: 1MB.

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AbstractFile Size: 2MB.• “Decentralization is "the means to allow for the participation of people and local governments” (Morell). • Decentralization is transferring the power from the federal to regional level or delivering management functions to other authorities.

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