PART ONE: 1982 SURFACE TRANSPORTATION ASSISTANCE ACT--A SUMMARY
economics - finance
User charges, Surface Transportation Assistance Act of 1982, Legislative support, Legislation, Highway user taxation, Highway Trust Fund, Fund allocations, Financial sources, Finance, Expenditures
This article briefly summarizes the Surface Transportation Assistance Act of 1982. An overview and history of the Act is given along with a list of the major provisions. Input by the Institute of Transportation Engineers during the Congressional battle over the legislation is discussed, followed by a brief explanation of the dedication of user fees to highway programs and to mass transit programs. Three tables are included: (1) 1982 Act Authorizations; (2) New user fee structure effective dates; and (3) User fee structure.
Norman, M, (1983) PART ONE: 1982 SURFACE TRANSPORTATION ASSISTANCE ACT--A SUMMARY, ITE Journal, Volume 53, Issue 3, p. 14-15