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Author: Phillip R. Herr
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: highway, avoid, shortfalls, account, needed, mechanisms, fund, improved, solvency, communication
Number of Pages: 28
Published: 2009-11
ISBN-10: 1437915469
ISBN-13: 9781437915464

The Highway Account within the Highway Trust Fund is the primary mechanism for funding fed. highway programs. The account -- administered by the Fed. Highway Admin. (FHWA) -- channels about $33 billion in highway user excise taxes annually to states for highway projects. A shortfall in the balance became imminent in Aug. 2008. In Sept., Congress passed legislation to provide $8 billion to replenish the account, but officials anticipate the account could reach a critical stage again in FY 2009. This report: (1) describes the events that led to the decline in the account balance; and (2) identif
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Author: European Conference of Ministers of Transport
Publisher: OECD Publishing
Keywords: account, europe, own, transport, freight, road
Number of Pages: 136
Published: 2001-04-18
ISBN-10: 9282112837
ISBN-13: 9789282112830

Road freight transport for own account represents a major share of inland transport in Europe and, depending on the country concerned, accounts for two to five times the tonnage carried by rail. Despite its importance, however, own account transport te
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Author: William A. Baillie-Grohman
Publisher: Velvet Element Books
Keywords: rockies, camps
Number of Pages: 452
Published: 2008-01-01
ISBN-10: 0981764452
ISBN-13: 9780981764450

Being a Narrative of Life on the Frontier, and Sport in the Rocky Mountains, with an Account of the Cattle Ranches of the West. Author gives a picaresque account of his travels though Wyoming and Idaho. This work has careful and sympathetic passages on Indian and local customs, and gives a valuable firsthand account of the American & Canadian West just before and after the arrival of the railway. He ranged widely over the Pacific Slope and the Central Rockies, exploring new ranges in the Selkirks.
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Author: European Conference of Ministers of Transport. Eco
Publisher: OECD Publishing
Keywords: transport, topic, following, road, freight, europe, account, own, november, paris, fifth, hundred, fifteenth, round, economics, table, report
Number of Pages: 134
Published: 2001-01
ISBN-10: 9282113612
ISBN-13: 9789282113615

Road freight transport for own account represents a major share of inland transport in Europe and, depending on the country concerned, accounts for two to five times the tonnage carried by rail. Despite its importance, however, own account transport tends to be overlooked since it is not regarded as a logistics activity, whereas it is, in fact, a vital transport function that is changing radically as firms increasingly outsource their distribution activities to commercial hauliers.The scale of road freight transport for own account, the impact of regulatory changes and the future of the sector
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Author: Empson Edward Middleton
Publisher: Granada
Keywords: kate, cruise
Number of Pages: 198
Published: 1870
ISBN-10: 0246123109
ISBN-13: 9780246123107

The author, in 1869, decided to sail single-handed around England in the 23-foot Kate, choosing the "most difficult" route he could think of, on account of its powerful tides. This detailed account brings to life the condition of small-boat sailing more than a hundred years ago.
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Author: Christine Robertson
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: grant, account, education, review, management, financial
Number of Pages: 69
Published: 2000-04-01
ISBN-10: 0756711681
ISBN-13: 9780756711689

Reviews the U.S. Dept. of Education's (DoE) grantback account (GA). Includes info. on the purpose of the GA; the annual GA balance since inception; and the grantback account balance as of Dec. 31, 1999. Also evaluates how the GA has been used since inception; whether there is support for the transactions in the GA; whether the transactions in the GA are valid; and whether any federal laws have been violated by the existence and mgmt. of the GA. The DoE's financial mgmt. system and manual internal controls over grantback activity and related funds control were evaluated and the actions already
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Author: John Long
Publisher: Applewood Books
Keywords: travels, voyages
Number of Pages: 321
Published: 2006-03-01
ISBN-10: 1557099197
ISBN-13: 9781557099198

Originally published in 1791 in England, this personal account of an Indian interpreter and trader describes the manners and customs of the North American Indians, with an account of the posts situated on the St. Laurence River, Lake Ontario, etc. The book also includes a vocabulary of the Chippewa language, along with word lists in Iroquois, Mohegan, Shawanee, and Eskimo and a table showing a comparison of the Algonquin and Chippewa languages.
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