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2 So Pigs Do Fly…

3 ITE and SAFETEA-LU Developed policy paperDeveloped policy paper Briefed member offices and relevant congressional caucusesBriefed member offices and relevant congressional caucuses Provided testimony to congressional committeesProvided testimony to congressional committees Served on intersociety legislative action committeesServed on intersociety legislative action committees Score card on ITE Web siteScore card on ITE Web site

4 SAFETEA-LU authorizes funding for surface transportation programs highways, transit and highway safety programs for fiscal years 2005–2009 SAFETEA-LU

5 SAFETEA-LU $286.5 billion (FY05-FY09) $228 billion for highway programs$228 billion for highway programs $52 billion for transit programs$52 billion for transit programs $6 billion for highway safety programs$6 billion for highway safety programs Funding includes $22 billion in congressional earmarks!! FUNDING

6 (New) Equity Bonus Program–replaces Minimum Guarantee program(New) Equity Bonus Program–replaces Minimum Guarantee program States guaranteed 92 percent rate of return by 2008States guaranteed 92 percent rate of return by 2008 States expected to receive approximately 19 percent more than what was received under TEA- 21States expected to receive approximately 19 percent more than what was received under TEA- 21 FUNDING

7 Revenue Aligned Budget Authority (RABA) maintained, but tweakedRevenue Aligned Budget Authority (RABA) maintained, but tweaked Authorizes financing commissions and studies :Authorizes financing commissions and studies :  National Surface Transportation Infrastructure Financing Commission  National Surface Transportation Policy Study Commission  Motor Fuel Tax Enforcement Advisory Commission  Road User Fees Study FINANCING

8 HIGHWAY PROGRAMS Congestion Mitigation Air Quality Improvement Program-$8.7 b Highway Bridge Program-$21.6 b (New) Highway Safety Improvement Program-$5.1 b National Highway System Program -$30.5 b Surface Transportation Program-$32.5 b Interstate Maintenance Program-$25.2 b

9 –$19.1 billion for urbanized formula grants –$1.9 billion for non-urban areas –$1.7 billion in formula funding for growing and high density states –$8 billion for Major Capital Investment Grants “New Starts” ?(new) Small Starts Grant Program ($200 million annual aside) –(new) New Freedom Initiative TRANSIT FUNDING $52 billion overall transit funding$52 billion overall transit funding

10 SAFETY Establishes $5.1 billion New Highway Safety Improvement Program (HSIP) –$220 million annual set aside for railway-highway grade crossing program –$90 million annual set aside for construction and operational improvements on high-risk rural roads. –Remainder of funds distributed by formula

11 SAFETY-SHSP State Strategic Highway Safety Plan (SHSP) –State plans due by October 2007 or states subject to penalties –Annual reporting requirements –Subject to triennial review by NHTSA –State may use up to 10 percent of HSIP funds to carry out safety projects in SHSP

12 SAFETY-OTHER $612 million Safe Routes to School Program$612 million Safe Routes to School Program Work Zone Safety ProgramWork Zone Safety Program Traffic Signal PreemptionTraffic Signal Preemption Other provisions focused on road safety improvements for older drivers and pedestriansOther provisions focused on road safety improvements for older drivers and pedestrians

13 SAFETY-NHTSA Highway Safety Research and Outreach Program ($502)Highway Safety Research and Outreach Program ($502) State Traffic Safety Information System Improvements Incentive Grant Program ($34.5 million)State Traffic Safety Information System Improvements Incentive Grant Program ($34.5 million) Joint NHTSA-FMSA outreach and education programJoint NHTSA-FMSA outreach and education program

14 PROJECT STREAMLINING US DOT designated lead agencyUS DOT designated lead agency Inclusion of “participating agencies”Inclusion of “participating agencies” 30-day issue resolution30-day issue resolution 180-day statute of limitations for judicial review180-day statute of limitations for judicial review Project Delivery Pilot ProgramProject Delivery Pilot Program

15 PLANNING Same planning procedures for metropolitan and statewide planningSame planning procedures for metropolitan and statewide planning Requires a greater amount of consultation and coordination from other entities/interests affected by transportationRequires a greater amount of consultation and coordination from other entities/interests affected by transportation Includes 4-year update cycles for long-range transportation plans in non-attainment and maintenance areas and state and metropolitan transportation improvement programsIncludes 4-year update cycles for long-range transportation plans in non-attainment and maintenance areas and state and metropolitan transportation improvement programs Transportation management areas are required to be certified no less than every 4 years.Transportation management areas are required to be certified no less than every 4 years. 30 days for states to reimburse MPOs for PL fund expenditures30 days for states to reimburse MPOs for PL fund expenditures

16 MOBILITY Congestion Mitigation and Air Quality Improvement Program (CMAQ) –Management and Operations –Real-time system Management Information Program  Deadline for establishing data exchange formats –$1.8 billion Programs of National and Regional Significance

17 FREIGHT Intermodal Distribution Pilot Grants ($30 million)Intermodal Distribution Pilot Grants ($30 million) Truck Parking Facilities Pilot Program ($25 million)Truck Parking Facilities Pilot Program ($25 million) National Corridor Infrastructure Improvement Program ($1.9National Corridor Infrastructure Improvement Program ($1.9 billion d) billion d) National Cooperative Freight Transportation Research Program ($15 million)National Cooperative Freight Transportation Research Program ($15 million) Freight Planning Capacity Building Program ($3.5 million)Freight Planning Capacity Building Program ($3.5 million)

18 RESEARCH 32 percent increase in research funding32 percent increase in research funding (New) Future Strategic Highway Research Program (FSHRP)(New) Future Strategic Highway Research Program (FSHRP) –$51.3 million annually Transit Cooperative Research Program (TCRP)Transit Cooperative Research Program (TCRP) –$9 million annually

19 RESEARCH (New) Surface Transportation Environment and Planning Cooperative Research Program ($16.9 million annually)(New) Surface Transportation Environment and Planning Cooperative Research Program ($16.9 million annually) (New) Safety Innovation Deployment Program ($12.8 million annually)(New) Safety Innovation Deployment Program ($12.8 million annually)

20 ITS ITS research and development ($110 million annually)ITS research and development ($110 million annually) ITS Deployment ($122 million in FY05)ITS Deployment ($122 million in FY05) Directs Secretary of Transportation to develop a 5-year National ITS program planDirects Secretary of Transportation to develop a 5-year National ITS program plan

21 ITS 511 Deployment Goal511 Deployment Goal Transportation Technology Innovation Demonstration ProgramTransportation Technology Innovation Demonstration Program CIVSN Deployment ($100 million)CIVSN Deployment ($100 million)

22 TRAINING AND EDUCATION Increased eligibility for training and education programsIncreased eligibility for training and education programs Dwight D. Eisenhower Transportation Fellowships ($2.2 million per year)Dwight D. Eisenhower Transportation Fellowships ($2.2 million per year) (New) Garrett A. Morgan Technology and Transportation Education Program ($1.25 million per year)(New) Garrett A. Morgan Technology and Transportation Education Program ($1.25 million per year) (New) Transportation Education Development Pilot Program ($1.875 million per year)(New) Transportation Education Development Pilot Program ($1.875 million per year) (New) Transportation Scholarship Opportunities Program(New) Transportation Scholarship Opportunities Program

23 LOOKING AHEAD… Future of Surface Transportation System Study

24 RESOURCES FHWA SAFETEA-LU Web Site FTA SAFETEA-LU Web Site Management and Operations, ITS and Freight Interim Guidance for Implementing Key SAFETEA-LU Provisions on Planning, Environment and Air Quality; September 2, 2005

25 FOR MORE INFORMATION… Institute of Transportation Engineers Aliyah N. Horton Senior Director Professional Development and Outreach Professional Development and Outreach th St NW, Suite 300W Washington DC (202) ext. 137 [voice] (202) [fax]


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