Presentation on theme: "Washington Update Department of Transportation Roger Petzold Federal Highway Administration Oct. 23, 2013."— Presentation transcript:
Washington Update Department of Transportation Roger Petzold Federal Highway Administration Oct. 23, 2013
Moving Ahead for Progress in the 21st Century Act or MAP-21 July 6, 2012 (started Oct. 1, 2012) $105 Billion for FY2013 and FY2014 First new Authorization since 2005 – Performance Based Transportation System – Streamlining Project Delivery – Fewer Federal Programs – Addressed Freight Issues – Innovative Financing
NHS/STP Expanded the National Highway System to (264,000 mile from 164, 000) Consolidated funding categories with in Surface Transportation Program (STP) Example -. Coordinated Border Infrastructure (CBI) Program now part of STP Existing CBI Program (2005 to 2012) $1.5 billion available until expended
Freight National Freight Strategic Plan (Section 1115) - Oct. 2015 Freight Conditions and Performance Report (Section 1115) – Oct. 2014 National Performance Management Measures for Freight (Section 1203) – Start March 2014 Investment Data and Planning Tools (Section 1115) DOT Freight Policy Council (Oct. 2015) National Freight Advisory Committee Establishment of the National Freight Network (Section 1115) – Primary Freight Network – Interstate System – Critical Rural Freight Corridors Prioritization of Projects to Improve Freight Movement (Section 1116) State Freight Advisory Committees (Section 1117) State Freight Plans (Section 1118) Comprehensive Truck Size and Weight Limits Study (Section 32801) Compilation of Existing State Truck Size and Weight Limit Laws (Section 32802)
Transportation Infrastructure Finance and Innovation Act (TIFIA) July 31, 2013 – Rolling Request Increased to $1.7 Billion Allows approximately $17 billion in credit assistance and leverage an additional $20 to $30 billion of infrastructure investment.
Reauthorization Current Legislation ends Oct. 2014 Senate Public Works/House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee holding hearing on issues – Funding – Funding Flexibility – Role of Federal Government in National Freight System – Speed delivery of project while enhancing the environment – Management of federal Funds and Programs – Other