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Unformatted text preview: conomic growth, and access to overseas markets. Compared to the signifi- cant sums dedicated to roads, government spending on other modes of transportation is relatively meager. The U.S. Department of Transportation (USDOT) spends about $10.2 billion a year on public transit, or less than a quarter of what it spends on highways. The federal government contributes even less to Amtrak’s operation costs. In contrast to its highway funding programs, USDOT encourages greater state contribu- tions to transit projects. Since the majority of states are constitutionally or statutorily prohibited from using state gas taxes for public transit projects, USDOT’s funding requirements are a tough imposition on states. Unwilling or unable to match federal contributions with general revenue funds, states may be more inclined to seek funding for more road projects than for new transit projects. Answers To: China CP Perm Solves Perm Solves: Federal Government Prerequisite – legal labor laws Bradsher, Hong Kong bureau chief of The New York Times, April 7, 2010 (Keith, New York Times, http:/...
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