To assist, through training, education, and research, in the comprehensive development of small metropolitan and rural regional transportation systems that are responsive to the needs of business and local communities.
SAFETEA-LU Section: 5504
Funded by set-aside from Surface Transportation Research funds authorized in 5101(a)(1). The Federal share of the cost of activities is 100%.
The program is to include:
The Secretary is to enter into a grant or cooperative agreement with the National Association of Development Organizations for the purpose of carrying out this section. The program is to be administered by the USDOT.