The First (And Last) Gas Station On The Natchez Trace Parkway
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Author Alison Berry, who is a research analyst at the Sonoran Institute focusing on economics and renewable energy, wrote an article called “Recap: Directions in Federal, State and Local Transportation Funding.” The article was a recap from the webinar Jim Charlier president of Charlier Associates presented. This webinar was number five in a five-part transportation series.
Alison Berry’s article presents six interesting slides consisting of graphs and charts from the webinar: 1) Trends that indicate people are buying less gas; 2) With people buying less gas, the government is collecting less taxes; 3) Less Taxes being collected, government needs to be more creative on how to fund transportation projects; 4) State level there is a shift towards more private-sector involvement; 5) More collaboration both within and between governments; 6) Sample of a regional collaboration project in Rifle, Colorado.