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TRUCK PARKING FACILITIES
The Truck Parking Facilities program is a pilot program that provides funding to address the shortage of long-term parking for commercial vehicles on the National Highway System.
SAFETEA-LU Section: 1305
Funded by contract authority, to remain available until expended. Funds are subject to the overall Federal-aid obligation limitation and are not transferable.
States, metropolitan planning organizations (MPOs), and local governments are eligible recipients of program funds. To receive funds, a State, MPO or local government must submit an application.
Funding priority will be given to applicants that:
Eligible Use of Funds
Funds shall be available for projects on the NHS that may include the following activities:
Report to Congress
A report on the results of the pilot program shall be submitted to Congress not later than 3 years after enactment of SAFETEA-LU.
The Federal share is generally 80 percent, subject to the sliding scale adjustment. Certain safety improvements listed in 23 USC 120(c) have a Federal share of 100 percent.