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Street Smart—Reforming the Transportation Budget Process

Briefing Paper #254

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In the last few years, several events have catapulted infrastructure policy—a somewhat overlooked area—to the forefront of public attention. The next opportunity to change infrastructure policy is the upcoming transportation bill, and it is clear that—unlike the 2005 authorization, which changed little—a substantial revision is in order. And not a moment too soon.