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MAP-21 - Moving Ahead for Progress in the 21st Century

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Moving Ahead for Progress in the 21st Century

MAP-21, the Moving Ahead for Progress in the 21st Century Act (P.L. 112-141), was signed into law by President Obama on July 6, 2012. Funding surface transportation programs at over $105 billion for fiscal years (FY) 2013 and 2014, MAP-21 is the first long-term highway authorization enacted since 2005.

MAP-21 is a milestone for the U.S. economy and the Nation’s surface transportation program. By transforming the policy and programmatic framework for investments to guide the system’s growth and development, MAP-21 creates a streamlined and performance-based surface transportation program and builds on many of the highway, transit, bike, and pedestrian programs and policies established in 1991.

Extensions of MAP-21

To allow more time for development and consideration of a long-term reauthorization of surface transportation programs, Congress enacts short term extensions of the expiring law, in this case, MAP-21. Information about MAP-21 extensions may be found on the Legislation and Funding Tables pages of this site.

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