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Transportation

September 2015

The Jefferson Journal:  Spending Transportation Money Wisely
The Jefferson Journal: Spending Transportation Money Wisely — By Michael W. Thompson  A good idea for better public policy can, at times, take years to become reality.  But when it happens it proves that old saying, "Every journal starts with the first step."  Transportation spending ia a good case in point.  (9/9/2015)  Read It Here!

May 2015

Jefferson Journal:  Keep Private Money in Road Projects
Jefferson Journal: Keep Private Money in Road Projects — By Michael Thompson  Congestion relief is badly needed in the Interstate 66 corridor, and it seems clear that a well-designed and executed HOT Lanes project is the way to go.  When it comes to financing that project, though, let's make certain Virginia recognizes that repeating the mistakes of the failed Route 460 Project from Hampton Roads to Richmond is not in the public's best interest.  A true public-private partnership is.  Read It Here!

February 2013

Institute Releases 'A Transportation Funding Plan for Maintenance:  A Friendly Amendment by the Jefferson Institute
Institute Releases 'A Transportation Funding Plan for Maintenance: A Friendly Amendment by the Jefferson Institute — The Thomas Jefferson Institute has released its analysis of the Governor's Transportation Plan and an alternative plan crafted by the Institute.  The paper, "A Transportation Funding Plan for Maintenance:  A Friendly Amendment by the Jefferson Institute" analyzes the Governor's Plan using the group's STAMP (State Tax Analysis Modeling Program) -- a dynamic economic model used in the past,.  The analysis, an economic scoring, also focuses on the alternative plan released by the Thomas Jefferson Institute.

Read Institute President Mike Thompson's Statement Here!

Read "A Transportation Funding Plan for Maintenance:  A Friendly amendment by the Jefferson Institute" Here!

View Charts Summarizing the Economic Impact of the Two Plans Here!

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