The American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 (Recovery Act) provided more than $48 billion to the Department of Transportation (DoT) to be distributed through existing programs and through two new competitive grant programs Ai high speed intercity passenger rail and the Transportation Investment Generating Economic Recovery (TIGER) program. This testimony addresses the: (1) status and use of Recovery Act transportation funds; (2) outcomes and long-term benefits of Recovery Act transportation investments; and (3) lessons learned from DoTAis and statesAi experiences implementing the Recovery Act. Charts and tables. This is a print on demand edition of an important, hard-to-find publication.The Recovery Act helped to fund transportation jobs, but long-term benefits are unclear. For example, according to available data, Recovery Act transportation projects supported about 50, 000 full-time equivalents (FTE) in the three ... A January 2011 preliminary DOT report found that 29 states met the requirement while 21 states did not. ... take several actions, such as directing the Federal Highway and Federal Transit administrations to determine the data needed to assess the impactanbsp;...
|Author||:||Herr (au) Herr|
|Publisher||:||DIANE Publishing - 2011-08|