Reading responses should be no more than two pages. the reading response should

Reading responses should be no more than two pages. the reading response should be in a short essay format (including an introduction and a conclusion paragraph). It has to be single-spaced and the title page and/or references do not count against the page limit. Here is what needs to be answered.
a) Identify and discuss the main thesis of the author(s): what they are arguing and what they found. (3 points)
b) Why did the author(s) write this material? (1 points)
c) What competing perspectives might exist to this reading response? Have others found similar results and/or arrived at similar conclusions? In particular, how does this reading compare to other assigned readings? (4 points)
d) Did the reading lead you to have broader questions (e.g. about transportation policy)? (2 points)
Readings:
(Required) Nixon, Hilary and Asha Weinstein Agrawal. 2019. “Would Americans pay more in taxes for better transportation? Answers from seven years of national survey data.” Transportation, Vol. 46, pp. 819-840.
(Required) Taylor, Brian D. “The Geography of Urban Transportation Finance.” in The Geography of Urban Transportation, Fourth Edition, Susan Hanson and Genevieve Giuliano, Editors. New York: The Guilford Press. Pages 247-272, 2017.
(Required) Transportation Research Board of the National Academies. “Equity of Evolving
Transportation Finance Mechanisms.” Special Report 303. Chapter 2 (pp. 21-36).