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1 Alternative Transportation in Parks & Public Lands SAFETEA-LU Section 5320 administered by FTA in consultation with DOI and DOA. TEA-21 Section 3039 Study Alternative transportation means public transportation by bus, rail, or any other publicly or privately owned conveyance –This also includes a nonmotorized transportation system (including the provision of facilities for pedestrians, bicycles, and nonmotorized watercraft).

2 Alternative Transportation in Parks & Public Lands Notice published in the Federal Register March 23, 2006 Provide complimentary alternative transportation facilities and services consistent with agency policies Eligible Areas – federally owned or managed park, refuge, or recreational are open to the public

3 Alternative Transportation in Parks & Public Lands Traffic and visitor utilization studies, transportation analysis, feasibility studies Environmental studies Archeological investigation Noise and vibration assessments Traffic and visitor utilization studies, transportation analysis, feasibility studies Environmental studies Archeological investigation Noise and vibration assessments

4 Alternative Transportation in Parks & Public Lands Intelligent transportation systems Reservation systems analysis Transportation “Partnership” studies in conjunction with regional, State, and local jurisdictions and gateway communities Acquisition of land and Rights of way Intelligent transportation systems Reservation systems analysis Transportation “Partnership” studies in conjunction with regional, State, and local jurisdictions and gateway communities Acquisition of land and Rights of way

5 Alternative Transportation in Parks & Public Lands Construction engineering for contract administration, inspection, and testing Associated construction or rehabilitation Initial acquisition of rolling stock or infrastructure for advanced technology systems Installation of new traffic communication devices Construction engineering for contract administration, inspection, and testing Associated construction or rehabilitation Initial acquisition of rolling stock or infrastructure for advanced technology systems Installation of new traffic communication devices

6 Alternative Transportation in Parks & Public Lands Passenger Railroad crossing gates, signs, and pads. Operational requirements for Intelligent Transportation Systems Experimental features where there is an approved monitoring and evaluation schedule Incidental work associated with ATS construction Passenger Railroad crossing gates, signs, and pads. Operational requirements for Intelligent Transportation Systems Experimental features where there is an approved monitoring and evaluation schedule Incidental work associated with ATS construction

7 Alternative Transportation in Parks & Public Lands Submit Proposals directly to the respective land management agency. –States and local governments are eligible but must go through a Federal Land Management Agency. –Each agency will prioritize projects prior to the final evaluation. –Contact the Land Management Agency for annual deadlines and procedures for project submittal. Specialized technical assistance: –Volpe –Transportation Advisory Group (TAG)

8 Alternative Transportation in Parks & Public Lands National Park Service: Kevin Percival tel:303–969–2429, fax: 303–987–6675 mail:12795 W. Alameda Parkway P.O. Box 25287, Denver, CO 80225–0287. Forest Service: Ellen LaFayette tel: 703–605–4509, fax: 703–605–1542 mail: 1400 Independence Avenue, SW Washington, DC 20250–1101

9 Alternative Transportation in Parks & Public Lands Fish and Wildlife Service: Nathan Caldwell, tel:703–358–2376, fax: 703–358–2517 mail: 4401 N. Fairfax Drive, Suite 634 Arlington VA Bureau of Land Management: Linda Force, tel: 202–557–3567, fax: 202–452–5046 mail: 1849 C Street, NW. Washington, DC

10 Alternative Transportation in Parks & Public Lands “Project Proposal Templates" on FTA’s web site at FOR FURTHER INFORMATION, Contact: Henrika Smith, Deputy Associate Administrator for Planning and Environment, 202–366–5080, Or Lou Delorme, Acting DOI ATPPL coordinator, ,


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