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ALTERNATIVES TO RAILROAD LINE ABANDONMENT

Marc A. Johnson

No 283810, 1977 AAEA-WAEA Joint Meeting, July 31-August 3, San Diego, California from American Agricultural Economics Association (New Name 2008: Agricultural and Applied Economics Association)

Abstract: Both the Regional Rail Reorganization Act of 1973 and the Railroad Revitalization and Regulatory Reform Act of 1976 make provisions for states to coordinate continuation of rail service on abandoned lines. Service continuation grants and track rehabilitation loans are available to encourage local line retention.

Keywords: Public; Economics (search for similar items in EconPapers)
Pages: 11
Date: 1977-07
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DOI: 10.22004/ag.econ.283810

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