Improving the Efficiency of the U.S. Highway System. Clifford Winston The Brookings Institution. Overview. Summary comments on roads Raising revenue efficiently Reducing costs efficiently Spurring technical innovation. Highway Performance: Delays.
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Average Annual Traffic Delay in Major Metropolitan Areas, 1982-2001
raise revenues efficiently (self financing)
improve land use (other effects)
Make suppliers more responsive to users
More rapid introduction of innovations