S.625 - A bill to amend title 23, United States Code, to incorporate regional transportation planning organizations into statewide transportation planning, and for other purposes.112th Congress (2011-2012)
|Sponsor:||Sen. Klobuchar, Amy [D-MN] (Introduced 03/17/2011)|
|Committees:||Senate - Environment and Public Works|
|Latest Action:||03/17/2011 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Environment and Public Works.|
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Summary: S.625 — 112th Congress (2011-2012)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Introduced in Senate (03/17/2011)
Requires states, at a minimum, to cooperate with affected nonmetropolitan local officials responsible for transportation through regional transportation planning organizations to develop and implement long-range statewide transportation plans and statewide transportation improvement programs, with emphasis on addressing the transportation needs of nonmetropolitan areas of the state.
Defines a regional transportation planning organization as a multi-jurisdictional organization composed of nonmetropolitan local officials (or their designees) and representatives of local transportation systems who all volunteer for such organization.