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Toll Roads in Missouri?

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dc.contributor.author Witte, Stephen en
dc.coverage.spatial Missouri en
dc.date.accessioned 2009-10-14T18:49:12Z en
dc.date.available 2009-10-14T18:49:12Z en
dc.date.issued 2004-02 en
dc.identifier.citation Witte, S. (2004) Toll Roads in Missouri? Retrieved 10-14-09, from http://www.truman.missouri.edu/ipp/publications/index.asp?ViewBy=Date en
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10355/3005 en
dc.description.abstract In the past few years, Missouri legislators have been considering whether the state should implement toll roads. Historically, Missouri and other states have funded transportation projects on a "pay-as-you-go" basis, paying for construction, maintenance and administration as money became available from traditional user fees such as gas tax revenues and registration fees. Today, however, there are toll roads in 29 states and they bring in approximately $4 billion a year.2 Given Missouri's current situation with transportation financing, toll roads might be one avenue in addressing some of our highway needs. Toll roads, however, should not been seen as a panacea for financing all of our transportation needs. Toll roads are typically not very popular with Missouri voters, and since all roads in Missouri cannot become toll roads, toll roads are at best a limited source of new revenue. en
dc.language.iso en_US en
dc.publisher University of Missouri - Columbia Institute of Public Policy en
dc.relation.ispartof Public Policy publications (MU) en
dc.relation.ispartofseries Missouri Legislative Academy;01-2004 en
dc.source.uri http://www.truman.missouri.edu/ipp/publications/index.asp?ViewBy=Date en
dc.subject state revenue en
dc.subject Missouri toll roads en
dc.subject.lcsh Transportation -- Finance en
dc.subject.lcsh Toll roads en
dc.subject.lcsh Roads -- Finance en
dc.title Toll Roads in Missouri? en
dc.type Article en
dc.contributor.corporatename University of Missouri-Columbia. Harry S. Truman School of Public Affairs. Institute of Public Policy en
dc.relation.ispartofcommunity University of Missouri-Columbia. Harry S. Truman School of Public Affairs. Institute of Public Policy


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