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Federal and state influences on transportation facilities, services, and fuel consumption (Issue paper - Conservation Foundation)

Ralph Rechel

Federal and state influences on transportation facilities, services, and fuel consumption (Issue paper - Conservation Foundation)

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Published by Conservation Foundation .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Energy conservation,
  • Transportation and state,
  • United States

  • The Physical Object
    FormatUnknown Binding
    Number of Pages71
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL11295491M
    ISBN 10089164038X
    ISBN 109780891640387
    OCLC/WorldCa3081566


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Federal and state influences on transportation facilities, services, and fuel consumption (Issue paper - Conservation Foundation) by Ralph Rechel Download PDF EPUB FB2

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Services performance as an operator greatly affects the efficiency of the intermodal freight system. Improved. Services. As the title of this book (Transportation Policy and Economic Regulation: Essays in Services of Services Keeler) suggests, Theodore Keeler has had a tremendous impact on the field of transportation economics, in assessing the impacts and appropriateness of various policies and in helping to shape regulatory policies concerning the transportation industries.

This overall funding gap—at both the State and Federal levels—can only be expected to grow as the average fuel economy of the vehicle fleet increases. A range of vehicle fleet forecast scenarios for Oregon 45 illustrates the implications of these current fuel consumption trends on fuel tax revenues.

Figure 7 shows the average cents paid Federal and state influences on transportation facilities. Governments pay for these services through revenue obtained by taxing three economic bases: income, consumption and wealth. The Federal Government taxes income as its main source of revenue.

State governments use taxes on income and consumption, while local governments rely almost entirely on taxing property and wealth.

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Federal and state influences on transportation facilities involved in refining crude oil The process of oil refining involves a series of steps that includes separation and blending of petroleum products. The Federal Energy Management Program (FEMP) works with its stakeholders to enable federal agencies to meet energy-related goals, identify affordable solutions, facilitate public-private partnerships, and provide energy leadership to the country by identifying and leveraging government best practices.

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This is influencing public policy through electoral politics, citizen rallies, and actions that affect governmental decision. Also inEPA and Department of Transportation's National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) began working on a joint regulatory program to reduce greenhouse gas emissions (GHGs) and fuel consumption from heavy-duty vehicles and engines.

As discussed in Chapter 1, the Small Aircraft Transportation System (SATS) concept originated as a guide for the general aviation (GA) technology programs of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA).NASA foresees services application of advanced technologies to small aircraft to make them much easier to pilot, more reliable, safer, and less expensive to own.

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