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Investing in Transportation During Economic Downturns - New Report


Transportation Investments in Response to Economic Downturns, a new report by the National Research Council, examines stimulus spending for transportation projects and provides guidance for the best ways to use such funds in the future.  The report examines lessons learned from the states' management of the transportation component of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA) of 2009. 



Advance copies will be available to reporters only beginning at 1 p.m. EST Monday, Jan. 13. The report is embargoed and not for public release before 11 a.m. EST Tuesday, Jan. 14. To obtain an embargoed copy, contact the National Academies' Office of News and Public Information; tel. 202-334-2138 or e-mail