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Appendices

A-1 Program Descriptions Table
A-2 Program Authorizations Table
B Case Study: Jamestown S'Klallam Tribe
C Terms and Acronyms
D State Departments of Transportation
E Summary: Safe, Accountable, Flexible, Efficient Transportation Equity Act - A Legacy for Users (SAFETEA-LU)
F References

Appendix A-1

Tribal Transportation Federal Funding Resources Program Descriptions Table

Funding Program Funding Purpose Administering Agency Federal Share
B - Federal Lands Highway
B.1 Emergency Relief - Federal Roads Assistance for roads to and within federal and Indian lands, damaged by natural disaster or catastrophic failure US DOT - FHWA 100%
B.2 Indian Reservation Roads Indian reservation road and bridge infrastructure planning, maintenance, repair and construction USDOT-FHWA
USDOI - BIA
100%
B.3 (a) (b) IRRandBIARoad Maintenance Reservation road system maintenance on both the BIA and larger IRR systems. US DOT-FHWA
US DOI-BIA
100%
B.4 IRR Bridges Indian reservation bridge planning, design, engineering, preconstruction, construction, inspection and repair US DOT-FHWA
US DOI-BIA
100%
B.5 Park Roads & Parkways National park road planning, engineering and construction US DOT-DOI
US DOI-NPS /FWS
100%
B.6 Public Lands Highways Indian reservation, national park and public lands roadway, parkway and transit planning, research, engineering and construction US DOT-FHWA
US DOI
100%
B.7 Refuge Roads Maintenance and improvements to National Wildlife Refuge System roads US DOT-FHWA
US DOI-FWS
100%
C - Federal-Aid Highway
C.1 Highway
C.1.a Congestion Mitigation - Air Quality Improvement Assistance to reduce transportation related emissions in air quality non-attainment and maintenance areas US DOT-FHWA 80%-100%
C.1.b Equity Bonus Percentage of funding based on State contribution to Highway Trust Fund (Highway Account) US DOT-FHWA 80%-100%
C.1.c Ferry Boat Discretionary Ferry boat and terminal facilities construction US DOT-FHWA 80%
C.1.d Highway Bridge Deficient bridge replacement, rehabilitation or retrofit US DOT-FHWA 80%-90%
C.1.e Highway for LIFE Pilot Promotion of higher-level highway construction technologies, performance standards and business practices US DOT-FHWA 80%-100%
C.1.f High Priority Projects Priority projects identified in FWS US DOT-FHWA 80%
C.1.g National Corridor Infrastructure Improvement Highway construction in national corridors for economic growth, international and inter-regional trade US DOT-FHWA 80%-100%
C.1.h National Highway System Urban and rural road and transit improvements on the National Highway System US DOT-FHWA 80%-100%
C.1.i National Scenic Byways Scenic roadway planning, design and development. US DOT-FHWA 80%
C.1.j Projects of National and Regional Significance Highway construction in corridors of national significance for economic growth, international trade or inter-regional trade US DOT-FHWA 80%
C.1.k Transportation, Community and System Preservation Transportation, community and system preservation planning US DOT-FHWA 80%
C.1.l Truck Parking Facilities Parking facilities for commercial vehicles on the National Highway System US DOT-FHWA 80%-100%
C.2 Flexible
C.2.a Surface Transportation Program Highway, bridge and transit planning and safety US DOT-FHWA 80%-100%
C.2.b STP - Transportation Enhancements Multi-modal transportation system enhancements US DOT-FHWA 80%
C.3 Non-Motorized
C.3.a Recreational Trails Trail construction, restoration, rehabilitation and maintenance US DOT-FHWA 95%
C.4 Safety
C.4.a Alcohol-Impaired Driving Countermeasures Incentive Traffic safety programs to address driving-under-the-influence (DUI) issues US DOT-NHTSA 25%-75%
C.4.b Child Safety-Child Booster Seat Incentive Training and enforcement related to child restraint laws US DOT-NHTSA 50% - 75%
C.4.c Highway Safety Improvement Traffic fatality and injury reduction on public roads US DOT-FHWA 90%-100%
C.4.d Motorcyclist Safety Motorcyclist safety training, public awareness and outreach US DOT-NHTSA 100%
C.4.e Occupant Protection Incentive Implementation and enforcement of occupant protection programs US DOT-NHTSA 25% - 75%
C.4.f Safe-Route-to-School School walk and bicycle route planning and development US DOT-FHWA 100%
C.4.g Safety Belt Performance Support for enactment and enforcement of vehicle safety belt laws US DOT-NHTSA 100%
C.4.h State-Community Highway Safety Reduce roadway fatalities and injury accidents US DOT-NHTSA 80%
D - Public Transportation
D.1 Elderly and Persons with Disabilities Transportation service for urban and rural elderly and disabled US DOT-FTA 80%
D.2 Rural and Small Urban Areas Capital and operating assistance for rural public transportation services US DOT-FTA 50%-90%
D.3 Job Access and Reverse Commute Transportation service for welfare recipients and low-income to suburban employment US DOT-FTA 50%-80%
D.4 New Freedom Public transportation service alternatives, beyond those required by the ADA US DOT-FTA 50%-100%
E - Other Funding Programs
E.1 Outdoor Recreation, Acquisition, Development and Planning Acquisition and development of outdoor recreation areas and facilities for the general public US DOI-NPS 50%
E.22 Rivers, Trails and Conservation Assistance Technical assistance for resource conservation and outdoor recreation US DOT-NPS N.A.

US DOI - United States Department of the Interior

US DOT - United States Department of Transportation

Appendix A - 2

Tribal Transportation Federal Funding Resources Program Authorizations Table FFY 2005 - 2009 (in Millions)

Fund Source 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 Total
B - Federal Lands Highway
B.1 Emergency Relief - Federal Roads Funding levels determined as needed
B.2 Indian Reservation Roads (IRR) 300 330 370 410 450 1,860.0
B.3.a IRR Maintenance Component of the larger IRR Program
B.3.b BIA Maintenance 25.5 25.5 25.5 25.5 25.5 127.5
B.4 IRR Bridges 14 14 14 14 14 70.0
B.5 Park Roads & Parkways 180 195 210 225 240 1,050.0
B.6 Public Lands Highways 260 280 280 290 300 1,410.0
B.7 Refuge Roads 29 29 29 29 29 145.0
C - Federal Aid Highway
C.1 Highway Funding
C.1.a Congestion Mitigation - Air Quality Improvement 1,667 1,694 1,721 1,794 1,777 8,653.0
C.1.b Equity Bonus 7,428 6,873 8,327 9,175 9,093 40,896.0
C.1.c Ferry Boat Discretionary 38 55 60 65 67 285.0
C.1.d Highway Bridge 4,188 4,254 4,320 4,388 4,457 21,607.0
C.1.e Highway for LIFE Pilot 0 15 20 20 20 75.0
C.1.f High Priority Projects 2,966 2,966 2,966 2,966 2,966 14,830.0
C.1.g National Corridor Infrastructure Improvement 195 390 487 487 390 1,949.0
C.1.h National Highway System 5,911 6,005 6,111 6,208 6,307 30,542.0
C.1.i National Scenic Byways 26.5 30 35 40 43.5 175.0
C.1.j Projects of National and Regional Significance 178 356 445 445 356 1,780.0
C.1.k Transportation, Community and System Preservation 25 61.3 61.3 61.3 61.3 270.2
C.1.l Truck Parking Facilities 0 6.3 6.3 6.3 6.3 25.2
C.2 Flexible Funding
C.2.a Surface Transportation Program 6,860 6,270 6,370 6,473 6,577 32,550.0
C.2.b Surface Transportation Program - Transportation Enhancements Component of larger STP Program -
C.3 Non-Motorized Funding
C.3.a Recreational Trails 60 70 75 80 85 370.0
C.4 Safety Funding
C.4.a Alcohol-Impaired Driving Countermeasures Incentive 38.7 120 125 131 139 553.7
C.4.b Child Safety - Child Booster Seat Incentive 0 6 6 6 7 25.0
C.4.c Highway Safety Improvement 0 1,236 1,256 1,276 1,296 5,064.0
C.4.d Motorcyclist Safety 0 6 6 6 7 25.0
C.4.e Occupant Protection Incentive 19.8 25 25 25 25 119.8
C.4.f Safe-Routes-to-School 54 100 125 150 183 612.0
C.4.g Safety Belt Performance 0 124.5 124.5 124.5 124.5 498.0
C.4.h State-Community Highway Safety 163.7 217 220 225 235 1,060.7
D - Public Transportation
D.1 Elderly and Persons with Disabilities (Section 5310) 94.7 112 117 127 133.5 584.2
D.2 Rural Public Transportation Program (Section 5311) 250.9 388 404 438 465 1,945.9
D.3 Job Access and Reverse Commute (Section 5316) 124 138 144 156 165 727.0
D.4 New Freedom (Section 5317) 0 78 81 87.5 92.5 339.0
E - Other Funding Programs
E.1 Outdoor Recreation, Acquisition, Development and Planning 89.7 27.9 27.9 - - 145.5
E.2 Recreational Trail and Conservation Assistance 8.2 8.0 7.7 - - 23.9

Notes

  1. BIA Maintenance and IRR Bridge program authorizations are estimates.
  2. Outdoor Recreation, Acquisition, Development and Planning Program totals represent annual State apportionments.
  3. Recreational Trail and Conservation Assistance Program totals represent program obligations.
Updated: 12/19/2013
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