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Financing Freight Improvements

4.0 References

Federal Funding Programs

SAFETEA-LU Legislation and Fact Sheets,

FHWA CMAQ Program Guide,

FHWA Freight Management and Operations,

FHWA Freight Planning, Freight Provisions in SAFETEA-LU,

FHWA Freight Planning, Funding Programs,

FHWA Freight Management and Operations, Funding and Institutional Options for Freight Infrastructure Improvements,

Financing Federal-aid Highways,

Highway Trust Fund Primer,

A Guide to Federal-Aid Programs and Projects,

FAA Airport Improvement Program,,

U.S. Department of Commerce, Economic Development Administration,,

U.S. Department of Agriculture, Community Facility Program,,

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Brownfields Cleanup and Redevelopment,

Federal Financing Tools

FHWA Innovative Finance,

FHWA Public-Private Partnerships,

Federal Railroad Association, Freight Financial Assistance,

FHWA Transportation Infrastructure Finance and Innovation Act (TIFIA) Program,

FHWA Special Experimental Project Number 15.

State Grant and Loan Programs for Freight Improvements

California Infrastructure and Economic Development Bank,

Florida Seaport Transportation and Economic Development Funding,

Florida Strategic Intermodal System,

Illinois Rail Freight Program,

Indiana Rail Service Fund,

Maine Industrial Rail Access Program,

Michigan Rail Loan Assistance Program,,1607,7-151-11056_22444-22233-,00.html.

Michigan Freight Economic Development Program,,1607,7-151-11056_22444-59638-,00.html.

Michigan Local Grade Crossing Program,,1607,7-151-11056_22444-59617-,00.html.

Michigan Grade Separation Loan Program,

Minnesota Port Assistance Development Program,

New York Industrial Access Program,

Ohio Rail Development Commission,

Pennsylvania Rail Freight Assistance Program,

Tennessee Aeronautics Transportation Equity Fund,

Virginia Rail Enhancement Fund,

Virginia Rail Industrial Access Program,

Washington Freight Mobility Strategic Investment Board,

Wisconsin Harbor Assistance Program,

Wisconsin Railroad Infrastructure Improvement Program,,

Wisconsin Railroad Preservation Program,

Case Studies

NCHRP Report 497, Financing and Improving Land Access to U.S. Intermodal Cargo Hubs,

AASHTO Innovative Finance,

AASHTO 2005 Freight Transportation Achievers,

U.S. Government Accountability Office, Freight Transportation: Short Sea Shipping Options Shows Importance of Systematic Approach to Public Investment Decisions ,

U.S. Government Accountability Office, Port Infrastructure: Financing of Navigation Projects at Small- and Medium-Sized Ports ,

FHWA Freight Management and Operations, Funding and Institutional Options for Freight Infrastructure Improvements,

California – Alameda Corridor,

Louisiana – Tchoupitoulas Corridor (TIMED Program Information),

Nevada – ReTRAC,

New York – Southern Tier Rail Project,

New York-New Jersey – Albany Express Barge,

New York-New Jersey – Portway,

South Carolina – Cooper River Bridge,

Texas – Railroad Crossing Reliability Partnership Program,

Texas – Texas Pacifico Rail Line, Gallagher, John, Rail Bridge for Growth: Resurrected Line in West Texas could serve as model for future government investment. Traffic World. February 14, 2005.

Washington – FAST Corridor,

Other Resources

AASHTO Directory – State DOTs Contact Information,

Association of Metropolitan Organizations – MPO Directory,

Federal Transit Administration – Transit Agencies by State,

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