Exploiting Parcel-Level GIS for Land Use Modeling

An Economic Evaluation of Beaches in California

Fleet Management - Finance and Tax Impacts

Cross Section 90's—A Profile of User Fee Funded Stormwater Utility Practices in the U.S.
The task of securing adequate tax funding to support a stormwater drainage system regarding operating and capital needs is discussed. An innovative and practical solution was arrived at;...

Recent Developments in Innovative Finance
A major challenge facing state and local transportation officials is the shortfall in financial resources to respond to increasing needs. It is becoming increasingly difficult for traditional...

Current Progress in Implementing the Payments-Equal-to-Taxes (PETT)
The Nuclear Waste Policy Act of 1992, as amended (NWPA), requires the Secretary of Energy to make Payments-Equal-To-Taxes (PETT) to local units of government that are affected by the potential...

Implementing the Payments-Equal-to-Taxes (PETT) Program in Nevada

The Use of Road Impact Fees in the United States
The roads of American cities have been subjected to ever increasing traffic while maintenance and improvement programs have lagged. The result have been deterioration of roads and brisges,...

Affordable Financing—The Crux of Affordable Housing
The improvement of housing affordability through innovation in design and construction has been paid an insufferable amount of lip service by the academics. The fact is that very little...

Seven Legal Strategies to Cool Global Warming
There are seven types of legal approaches which can be employed by different levels of government to cool global warming. Application of these strategies, singly or in various combinations,...

A Marina and How it Benefits the Community
The marina is considered to be a dynamic development that generates commerce and business, creating jobs and economic opportunity as well as government revenues from corporate income tax,...

Water Resources: Transfer of Development Rights
This paper addresses conflicts regarding development, land owners rights, accepted land development management practices, and community or public rights. It includes such issues as the...

Privatization in Transportation Financing
Since early in this century, financing for transportation has involved both private and public funds. For highways, monies provided by public or government agencies have come largely from...

Establishing the E-470 Project Definition
Establishing the project definition for a large bond-financed highway is significantly different from that for a traditional highway trust fund project. The costs of such a project and...

State Financing of Soil Conservation Programs
Federal financial incentives to implement conservation programs under traditional programs probably will not increase. Any increases in present financial incentives and new incentive alternatives...

How to Engineer Affordable Housing

Water Transfers - The Goose that Lays the Golden Eggs
Water transfers occur naturally due to gravity and artificially due to man. Transfers by man are made in order to increase the value of the resulting product per quantity of water used....

Tax Accounting Vs. Book Accounting for Small-Scale Sites: A Case History From Four Small-Scale Sites
The Public Utilities Regulatory Policies Act (PURPA) and the tax incentives the federal government granted in the early 1980's, rekindled interest in hydropower unlike anything...

Market Projections for the Hydroelectric Industry
The hydroelectric industry enjoyed a rapid rate of development from 1980 through 1986. This expansion was fed in part by a combination of tax incentives, the PURPA legislation, and high...

Highway Safety in 2010: Compromising Among Values
A prediction is made of the highway safety development, based on analysis of current crash data and expected improvements in highway safety. The paper includes discussions of travel mileage...

 

 

 

 

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