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Legislation, Regulations, and Guidance

In 1991 the Intermodal Surface Transportation Efficiency Act (ISTEA) extended the opportunity for public involvement into the transportation planning process. Subsequent legislation - the Transportation Equity Act for the 21st Century (TEA-21) in 1998 and the Safe, Accountable, Flexible, Efficient Transportation Equity Act: A Legacy for Users (SAFETEA-LU) in 2005 - continued to broaden opportunities for public participation in transportation decision-making.

Public Involvement: Key Legislation, Regulations, and Guidance

Safe, Accountable, Flexible, Efficient Transportation Equity Act: A Legacy for Users (SAFETEA-LU), Public Law 109-59 (as passed by Congress and signed by President) August 10, 2005, FHWA SAFETEA-LU

Provisions in SAFETEA-LU

SAFETEA-LU Defines "interested parties"

Public Involvement Policy: Transportation Project Development and NEPA

Regulation

Past Legislation

Updated: 05/16/2013
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