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Highway Funding: Problems With Highway Trust Fund Information Can Affect State Highway Funds
RCED/AIMD-00-148: Published: Jun 29, 2000. Publicly Released: Jun 29, 2000.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the: (1) Department of the Treasury's process for allocating highway user tax receipts to the Highway Account of the Highway Trust Fund; (2) Federal Highway Administration (FHwA) process for estimating motor fuel usage and the contributions to the account that are attributable to highway users in each state; and (3) impact of these processes on the...
Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs: Distribution of Fiscal Year 2000 Indian Reservation Roads Funds
OGC-00-39: Published: Jun 23, 2000. Publicly Released: Jun 23, 2000.
Pursuant to a legislative requirement, GAO reviewed the Bureau of Indian Affairs' (BIA) new rule on the distribution of fiscal year (FY) 2000 Indian Reservation Roads Funds. GAO noted that: (1) the temporary rule would requires distribution of one-half of the FY 2000 Indian Reservation Roads funds to projects on or near Indian reservations using the Relative Need Formula adopted in 1993; (2) this...
Highway Trust Fund: Financial Condition as of September 30, 1997
RCED-98-171R: Published: Apr 24, 1998. Publicly Released: Apr 24, 1998.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO provided information on the highway account and mass transit account balances as of September 30, 1997, and compared these balances to commitments.GAO noted that: (1) the Department of Transportation (DOT) estimates that the highway account had a balance of $12.6 billion at the end of fiscal year (FY) 1997 compared to unpaid commitments of $44.9 billion; th...
Highway Trust Fund: Possible Impact if It Had Financed All Highway Expenditures
RCED-98-78R: Published: Feb 6, 1998. Publicly Released: Feb 24, 1998.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the Highway Trust Fund, focusing on what the Highway Trust Fund highway account would be if it had financed not only the federal-aid highway program, but other federal highway expenditures that have historically been paid from the General Fund of the U.S. Treasury.GAO noted that: (1) of the 3.9 million miles of public roads in the United States, 95...
Department of Transportation: Flexible Funding Within Federal Highway Programs
RCED-97-233R: Published: Aug 15, 1997. Publicly Released: Aug 15, 1997.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO determined the extent to which the states have used the funding flexibility available for the National Highway System, the Interstate Maintenance Program, and the Highway Bridge Replacement and Rehabilitation Program, focusing on: (1) comparing the actual funds transferred from the three major programs with the maximum funds that could have been transferred...
Emergency Relief: Status of the Replacement of the Cypress Viaduct
RCED-96-136: Published: May 6, 1996. Publicly Released: Jun 5, 1996.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the status of the replacement of the Cypress Viaduct in Oakland, California, focusing on the: (1) expected completion date and reasons for construction delays; (2) estimated cost of the project and reasons for any cost growth; and (3) guidance governing the Federal Highway Administration's (FHwA) use of emergency relief funds.GAO found that: (1) th...
Highway Planning: Agencies Are Attempting to Expedite Environmental Reviews, but Barriers Remain
RCED-94-211: Published: Aug 2, 1994. Publicly Released: Aug 9, 1994.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed federal and state efforts to streamline environmental reviews for federal-aid highway projects, focusing on: (1) whether the Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) and Federal Highway Administration's (FHwA) streamlining efforts will expedite the reviews; and (2) the amount of Highway Trust Funds spent on mitigating adverse environmental impacts.G...
Highway Demonstration Projects
RCED-93-193R: Published: Aug 10, 1993. Publicly Released: Sep 9, 1993.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed funding alternatives for highway demonstration projects authorized under the Intermodal Surface Transportation Efficiency Act (ISTEA). GAO noted that: (1) one alternative that considered the impact on individual states' total funding levels of redistributing ISTEA demonstration project funding tended to favor states that received little funding for...
Highway Trust Fund: Strategies for Safeguarding Highway Financing
RCED-92-245: Published: Sep 15, 1992. Publicly Released: Oct 20, 1992.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO examined the capacity of the Highway Trust Fund's highway account to support a legislative authorization of over $122 billion for federal-aid highway programs, focusing on the reasons for, consequences of, and strategies for dealing with a possible shortfall in the highway account's revenues.GAO found that the: (1) Federal Highway Administration (FHwA) proj...
Transportation Infrastructure: Highway Program Consolidation
RCED-91-198: Published: Aug 16, 1991. Publicly Released: Aug 16, 1991.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO: (1) provided a final evaluation of the Federal Highway Administration's (FHwA) Combined Road Plan (CRP) Demonstration Program; and (2) reviewed the administration's reauthorization proposal for the Federal-Aid Highway Program.GAO found that: (1) all five states participating in the CRP demonstration considered the ability to use pooled funds toward their u...