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INTERSTATE OASIS PROGRAM
In order to This program requires the Secretary to establish standards for designating certain facilities near the Interstate System offering services to travelers as "Interstate Oases."
SAFETEA-LU Section: 1310
This provision requires the Secretary, within 180 days of enactment of SAFETEA-LU, and after consultation, to establish standards for designating a facility as an "Interstate Oasis". In order to be eligible for designation the facility must, at a minimum:
In establishing the standards, facility appearance and proximity to the Interstate System are to be considered.
The Secretary is also required to design a logo for these facilities.
If a State decides to participate in the Interstate Oasis Program program, facilities meeting the standards established by the Secretary are eligible for designation.