This Compendium consists of on various aspects of surface transportation, from highway and bridge programs to public transit programs and inter-modal transportation.
The documents within this Compendium that discuss highway and bridge programs
consist of issues of tolling on interstate highways; legislative history of
federal aid to roads and highways; repairing and reconstructing disaster
damaged roads and bridges; a background and issues for congress on the role of
the environmental review process in federally funded highway projects; an
overview of the federal-aid highway pro-gram.
Documents that discuss the public transit program and intermodal topics range
from the funding issues in surface transportation reauthorization; moving ahead
for progress in the 21st Century Act (P.L. 112-114); North American Free Trade
Agreement; implementation of the future of commercial trucking across the
Mexican border; railroad access and competition issues within railroad
companies; passenger train access to freight railroad tracks; issues and recent
events on the development of high speed rail in the United States; overview and
policy issues of positive train control; and the federal freight policy.
Date of Report: November 20, 2012
Number of Pages: 315
Order Number: C-12019
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