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A Guide to Transportation Decision Making

The Government and Transportation Decisionmaking

Transportation decisionmaking is carried out at several different levels of government:

INTERESTED PARTIES

The Federal definition of "interested parties" includes citizens, affected public agencies, representatives of public transportation employees, freight shippers, providers of freight transportation services, private providers of transportation, representatives of users of public transportation, representatives of users of pedestrian walkways and bicycle transportation facilities, representatives of the disabled, and other interested parties.(23 U.S.C. 134 and 135, and 49 U.S.C. 5304)

Updated: 03/22/2012
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