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 251 - Governments, the National League of Cities, the US Conference of Mayors, the National Association of Counties, and the International City Managers Association.
Page 72 - 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 203 - 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 273 - ... need to ensure sound access to our ports. The principles and programs of NEXTEA do that, and we want to see them incorporated into the final bill that Congress passes and implements, as well as by a DOT that has incorporated Secretary Slater's vision of a 21st century transportation system that is international in reach, intermodal in form, intelligent in character, and inclusive in its service.
Page 96 - 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 98 - Promote the public health and safety by working toward the elimination of transportation-related deaths, injuries and property damage.
Page 203 - ... (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 248 - AGC represents more than 33,000 firms, including 7,500 of America's leading general contracting firms. AGC's general contractor members have more than 25,000 industry firms associated with them through a network of 101 AGC chapters. AGC member firms are engaged in the construction of the nation's commercial buildings, factories, warehouses, highways, bridges, airports, waterworks facilities, waste treatment facilities, dams, water conservation projects, defense facilities, multi-family housing projects,...
Page 103 - About 3 in every 10 Americans will be involved in an alcohol-related crash at some time in their lives.
Page 119 - 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.

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