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
United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Environment and Public Works. Subcommittee on Transportation and Infrastructure
U.S. Government Printing Office, 2000 - Federal aid to transportation - 341 pages
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Page 82 - This testimony is presented on behalf of the Electric Vehicle Association of the Americas (EVAA), a national non-profit organization of electric utilities, automobile manufacturers, state and local governments and other entities that have joined together to advocate greater use of electricity as a transportation fuel.
Page 106 - It is the policy of the United States to develop a National Intermodal Transportation System that is economically efficient and 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 173 - ... (C) increase the accessibility and mobility options available to people and for freight; "(D) protect and enhance the environment, promote energy conservation, and improve quality of life; "(E) enhance the integration and connectivity of the transportation system, across and between modes, for people and freight; "(F) promote efficient system management and operation; and "(G) emphasize the preservation of the existing transportation system.
Page 108 - Promote the public health and safety by working toward the elimination of transportation-related deaths, injuries and property damage.
Page 116 - In 1997, 37 percent of the male drivers 15 to 20 years old who were involved in fatal crashes were speeding at the time of the crash. Alcohol and speeding are clearly a deadly combination. Speeding involvement is prevalent for drivers involved in alcohol-related crashes. In...
Page 115 - About 3 in every 10 Americans will be involved in an alcohol-related crash at some time in their lives.
Page 173 - ... (b) SCOPE OF PLANNING PROCESS. — "(1) IN GENERAL. — The metropolitan transportation planning process for a metropolitan area under this section shall provide for consideration of projects and strategies that will — "(A) support the economic vitality of the metropolitan area, especially by enabling global competitiveness, productivity, and efficiency; "(B) increase the safety and security of the transportation system for motorized and nonmotorized users; "(C) increase the accessibility and...
Page 131 - Bicycle helmets are 85 to 88 percent effective in mitigating head and brain injuries, making the use of helmets the single most effective countermeasure available to reduce head injuries and fatalities resulting from bicycle crashes.
Page 72 - ON BEHALF OF THE NATIONAL LEAGUE OF CITIES Mr. Chairman and Members of the Subcommittee, I am Tom Moody, Mayor of the City of Columbus, Ohio and President of the National League of Cities.