Part I: Description of Current System
Part II: Investment Performance Analyses
Part III: Bridges
Part IV: Special Topics
Part V: Supplemental Analyses of System Components
Description of Current System
Chapters 1 through 6 are designed to provide a broad
overview of the current status of the Nationís highway and transit systems,
as well as to describe historic trends. These retrospective analyses serve
as a point of departure for the prospective analyses contained in Part
II and other sections of the report.
- Chapter 1, The Role of Highways
and Transit, provides a broad overview of the functions served by
the Nationís highways and transit systems. The basic concepts introduced
here are expanded upon in other chapters of the report.
- Chapter 2, System and Use Characteristics,
describes the extent of the Nationís highways, bridges, and transit
systems, and provides information on the usage of these systems.
- Chapter 3, System Conditions,
describes the current physical condition of the Nationís highways, bridges,
and transit systems, and how the overall physical condition of this
infrastructure has changed in recent years.
- Chapter 4, Operational Performance,
analyzes how well the highway and transit infrastructure has performed
in accommodating increasing demand for travel.
- Chapter 5, Safety Performance,
describes the safety performance of highways and transit systems.
- Chapter 6, Finance, describes
the levels and types of highway and transit expenditures made by Federal,
State, and local governments, and identifies the sources of revenue
that support these programs.