Marine Transportation System

GAO: Restructured Federal Approach Needed…

In Uncategorized on April 11, 2008 at 10:54 pm

“Surface transportation programs need to be reexamined in the context of the nation’s current unsustainable fiscal path.”

“Modally-stovepiped funding can impede efficient planning and project selection…”

“With the sustainability and performance issues of current programs, it is an opportune time for Congress to more clearly define the federal role in transportation and improve progress toward specific, nationally-defined outcomes.  (I)t may be necessary to shift policies and programs incrementally or on a pilot basis to gain practical lessons for a coherent, sustainable, and effective national program and financing structure to best serve the nation for the 21st century.”

GAO: Restructured Federal Approach Needed…

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