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Interagency Guidance: Transportation Funding
for Federal Agency Coordination
Associated with Environmental Streamlining Activities

REVISED MARCH 2006
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OVERVIEW

  1. Introduction
  2. Key Points
  3. Legislative Authorities
    • Safe, Accountable, Flexible, Efficient Transportation Equity Act: A Legacy for Users (SAFETEA-LU)
    • 23 U.S.C., Section 132, Payments on Federal-aid Projects undertaken by a Federal agency
  4. Requirements for Federal Cost-Reimbursement Agreements Under SAFETEA-LU
  5. Key Elements of Interagency Agreements
  6. Other Cost Reimbursement Mechanisms Available Legislative Authorities Used by Federal Agencies:
    • The Fish and Wildlife Act of 1956
    • Intergovernmental Cooperation Act (31 U.S.C.6505)
    • Intergovernmental Personnel Act of 1970 Mobility Program
  7. Interagency Agreements with FHWA

APPENDIX

  1. Examples of Interagency Agreements and Summary of Lessons Learned/Best Practices to Expedite Reviews
  2. Report by AASHTO Center for Environmental Excellence on DOT Funded Positions
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