- Briefing Room
U.S. Department of Transportation
Federal Highway Administration
1200 New Jersey Avenue, SE
Washington, DC 20590
Fixing America's Surface Transportation Act or "FAST Act"
|Total authorization||$335 M||$345 M||$355 M||$365 M||$375 M|
|Set-aside for National Park Service||[$268 M]||[$276 M]||[$284 M]||[$292 M]||[$300 M]|
|Set-aside for Fish and Wildlife Service||[$30 M]||[$30 M]||[$30 M]||[$30 M]||[$30 M]|
|Set-aside for Forest Service||[$15 M]||[$16 M]||[$17 M]||[$18 M]||[$19 M]|
The FLTP funds projects that improve access within Federal lands (national forests, national parks, national wildlife refuges, national recreation areas, and other Federal public lands) on transportation facilities in the national Federal Lands transportation inventory, and owned and maintained by the Federal government.
FAST Act § 1119-1120; 23 U.S.C. 201, 203
Contract authority from the Highway Account of the Highway Trust Fund, subject to the overall Federal-aid obligation limitation.
The FAST Act reserves the majority of FLTP funding for designated Federal agencies. The specific reserved amounts are detailed in the table above, and include—
FHWA will allocate remaining FLTP funds competitively amongâ€“
Prior to distribution of Access Program and FLTP funds, the Secretary shall (new in FAST Act) combine and use no more than 5% of funds each fiscal year under both programs to conduct, in relation to Tribes and Federal land management agencies—
100% [23 U.S.C. 201(b)(7)]
The FAST Act retains all prior FLTP eligibilities, and clarifies eligibility for transit capital projects. [23 U.S.C. 203(a)]
The FAST Act makes no other substantive changes to the FLTP.