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... areas and megaregions grow in significance and as sources of economic prosperity, what is the appropriate institutional form for making transportation investments at this scale given the many and complex jurisdictions and state interests? 100 What institutional reforms are needed to serve the public more effectively and efficiently and how can these determinations be made?
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... Flight delays add at least another $30 billion.107 Although these costs may be overstated, evergrowing congestion indicates that the demand for transportation infrastructure is outpacing supply and imposing high costs on society. Limited opportunities and high costs to expand facilities in already congested areas will result in a greater emphasis on maximizing the performance of the existing transportation network.

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