Research for the AASHTO Standing Committee on Public Transportation. Task 27. Innovative Financing Techniques and Best Practices for Providing Match on Federal Transit Administration Projects

This report documents and presents innovative financing techniques adopted by state and local agencies that allow them to broaden available sources of funds and provide them greater flexibility with their existing funds. Such techniques maximize the states' ability to leverage available capital from federal, state, and local sources and effectively utilize existing funds. This report documents the results of an internet survey of state departments of transportation (DOTs), a literature review of relevant published work in the area of transit economics and finance, and detailed telephone interviews with selected states that use innovative techniques. This report documents the list of innovative financing techniques used by the states with a description of the method and related background material that will prove beneficial to other states.


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  • Status: Completed
  • Funding: $25000.00
  • Contract Numbers:

    Project 20-65, Task

  • Sponsor Organizations:

    Federal Highway Administration

    1200 New Jersey Avenue, SE
    Washington, DC  United States  20590

    American Association of State Highway & Transportation Officials (AASHTO)

    444 North Capitol Street, NW, Suite 225
    Washington, DC  United States  20001

    National Cooperative Highway Research Program

    Transportation Research Board
    500 Fifth Street, NW
    Washington, DC  United States  20001
  • Performing Organizations:


    McLean, VA  United States  22102-
  • Principal Investigators:

    Baker, Scott

  • Start Date: 20100228
  • Expected Completion Date: 0
  • Actual Completion Date: 20120711
  • Source Data: RiP Project 38417

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 01547669
  • Record Type: Research project
  • Source Agency: Transportation Research Board
  • Contract Numbers: Project 20-65, Task
  • Files: TRB, RiP
  • Created Date: Dec 13 2014 1:00AM