Subsidyscope — Transportation Sector
- November 24, 2009
Quick SummarySubsidyscope finds that federal spending in the transportation sector is dominated by direct expenditures. Some of the largest direct expenditure programs include the Airport Improvement Program and the Essential Air Service program, highway funding, the Maritime Security Program, Amtrak and public transit.
Everyone benefits from a transportation system that works efficiently and effectively. The U.S. government has played a continuous role in the transportation sector throughout its history. To better coordinate the government's transportation activities, in 1966, President Johnson created the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT). Read the full report.
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