Transportation Infrastructure Spending and Climate Outcomes: Effects of Reinvesting Transportation Carbon Fee Revenues in Transportation Infrastructure
Author(s): Craig Raborn
Published: December 2010
Publication Type: Working Paper
Reinvesting revenues from a transporation fuels carbon fee into targeted infrastructure improvements can achieve small decreases in greenhouse gas emissions while also improving transportation conditions and generating significant transportation-related net economic benefits; adding complementary policies, such as higher fuel efficiency requirements, achieve much larger greenhouse gas reductions and net economic benefits.