Implementation of the Transportation Equity Act for the 21st Century: Hearings Before the Subcommittee on Transportation and Infrastructure of the Committee on Environment and Public Works, United States Senate, One Hundred Sixth Congress, First Session, April 15, 29, and June 9, 1999

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Page 180 - Order requires each Federal agency to "make environmental justice part of its mission by identifying and addressing, as appropriate, disproportionately high and adverse human health or environmental effects of its programs, policies, and activities on minority and lowincome populations'*. The
Page 106 - the policy of the United States to develop a National Intermodal Transportation System that is economically efficient, environmentally sound, provides the foundation for the Nation to compete in the global economy, and will move people and goods in an energy efficient manner.
Page 108 - Serve the United States by ensuring a fast, safe, efficient, accessible and convenient transportation system that meets our vital national interests and enhances the quality of life of the American people, today and into the future.
Page 72 - BEHALF OF THE NATIONAL LEAGUE OF CITIES Mr. Chairman and Members of the Subcommittee, the National League of Cities is pleased to have this opportunity to share our views on the
Page 249 - On this point we concur with the recommendations of the US Conference of Mayors, the National Association of Counties and the Association of Metropolitan Planning Organizations. Third, USDOT should assure that states follow a robust process for gaining input on spending decisions from local elected officials in rural areas. ISTEA and TEA21 have given new authority to local officials in our larger metro areas to
Page 40 - of the Subcommittee, we are pleased to appear before you today to discuss the Department of Transportation's implementation of the Transportation Equity Act for the 21st
Page 292 - as partners to achieve the goals of TEA-21 through a National Memorandum of Understanding (MOU). We have established working groups among DOT headquarters and field organizations and with other Federal agencies that include the Corps of Engineers, the Environmental Protection Agency, the Department of the Interior, the Advisory Council on Historic Preservation, and the President's Council on Environmental Quality.
Page 256 - years of planning and permitting before they can even begin construction. Congress, more than 20 years ago, recognized that the construction of highway projects is unnecessarily delayed. Section 141 of the Federal-Aid Highway Act of 1976 required the Secretary of Transportation to carry out a project to demonstrate the feasibility of reducing the time to complete a highway project. The entire
Page 108 - Safety.—Promote the public health and safety by working toward the elimination of transportation-related deaths, injuries, and property damage. • Mobility.—-Shape America's future by ensuring a transportation system that is accessible, integrated
Page 296 - INC. I. INTRODUCTION The American Trucking Associations, Inc. (ATA) is the national trade association of the trucking industry. We are a federation of over

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