Transportation Finance Research

The following topics are divided into two categories. Finance Research Reports are copies of original research completed by MTI research associates. Summit and Forum Reports are proceedings of meetings where particular transportation finance issues were addressed. You may download the PDF or HTML of any of these reports at no cost.

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Transportation Finance Research Reports

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Author Project
What Do Americans Think About Federal Tax Options to Support Public Transit, Highways, and Local Streets and Roads? Results from Year Seven of a National Survey June 2016 Agrawal & Nixon 1528
Household Income and Vehicle Fuel Economy in California November 2015 Ferrell & Reinke 1426
What Do Americans Think About Federal Tax Options to Support Public Transit, Highways, and Local Streets and Roads? Results from Year Six of a National Survey June 2015 Agrawal & Nixon 1428
What Do Americans Think About Federal Tax Options to Support Public Transit, Highways, and Local Streets and Roads? Results from Year Five of a National SurveyJune 2014Agrawal & Nixon1328
What do Americans Think About Federal Tax Options to Support Public Transit, Highways, and Local Streets and Roads? Results from Year Four of a National Survey June 2013 Agrawal & Nixon 1228
Collaborative Funding to Facilitate Airport Ground Access June 2012 Gosling, Wei & Freeman 2503
What Do Americans Think About Federal Tax Options to Support Public Transit, Highways, and Local Streets and Roads? Results from Year 3 of a National Survey June 2012 Agrawal, Nixon & Murthy 1128
Systematic Procedures to Determine Incentive/Disincentive Dollar Amounts for Highway Transportation Construction Projects June 2012 Pyeon & Lee 2908
Cost Estimate Modeling of Transportation Management Plans for Highway Projects May 2012 Pyeon, Lee, Ellis & Park 1007
A Decision-Support Framework For Using Value Capture to Fund Public Transit: Lessons From Project-Specific Analyses May 2012 Mathur & Smith 1004
Revisiting Factors Associated with the Success of Ballot Initiatives with a Substantial Rail Transit Component June 2011 Haas & Estrada 2911
What Do Americans Think About Federal Transportation Tax Options? Results From Year 2 of a National Survey

June 2011

Agrawal & Nixon 1031
Examination of Regional Transit Service Under Contracting: A Case Study in the Greater New Orleans Region

April 2011

Iseki, Rivasplata, Houtman, Smith, Seifert & Sudar 2904
The Intersection of Urban Form and Mileage Fees: Findings from the Oregon Road User Fee Pilot Program

March 2011

Guo, Agrawal, Dill, Quirk & Reese 2909
Getting Around When You're Just Getting By: The Travel Behavior and Transportation Expenditures of Low-Income Adults January 2011 Agrawal, Blumenberg, Abel, Pierce & Darrah 2806
Policy Issues in U.S. Transportation Public-Private Partnerships: Lessons from Australia July 2010 Czerwinski & Geddes 2807
What Do Americans Think About Federal Transportation Tax Options? Results From a National Survey June 2010 Agrawal & Nixon 2928
Improving Transportation Construction Project Performance: Development of a Model to Support the Decision-Making Process for Incentive/Disincentive Construction Projects March 2010 Pyeon & Park 2801
“Green” Transportation Taxes and Fees: A Survey of Californians June 2009 Agrawal, Dill & Nixon 2701
Transportation Financing Opportunities for the State of California October 2006 Agrawal, Dill, Goldman, Hall, Holtzman, Recker & Goodwin 2427
Factors Influencing Voting Results of Local Transportation Funding Initiatives with a Substantial Rail Transit Component: Case Studies of Ballot in Eleven Communities October 2001 Werbel & Haas 9904
Why Campaigns for Local Transportation Funding Initiatives Succeed or Fail: An Analysis of Four Communities and National Data June 2000 Haas, Massey, Valenty & Werbel
Analysis of Policy Issues Relating to Public Investment in Private Freight Infrastructure. December 1999 Evans & Kelley

Transportation Finance Summit and Forum Reports

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Published
Author MTI
Project
The Next Fifty Years: Addressing California’s Mobility in a Time of Financial Challenges February 2010   2864
The Fourth National Security Summit: Transportation Finance: Tough Choices Down the Road October 2006 2651
Lessons Learned: A Conference on Transit Referenda and Why They Succeed or Fail November 2001 2101
Our Transportation Crisis: Who Will Pay? November 1998