Identical to S 653 filed on 4/2/13.
Requires the Department of Transportation (DOT) to develop design and construction standards for greenways, bikeways, and other linear transportation projects not intended to accommodate mechanized vehicles by December 31, 2013. The DOT will use these standards in exercising any project approval and oversight required by the Surface Transportation Program of the Federal Highway Administration for greenways, bikeways, and other linear transportation projects not intended to accommodate mechanized vehicles that are built by a metropolitan planning organization member jurisdiction using direct attributable funds. Specifies other allowable uses.
The DOT will report its implementation of this act the Fiscal Research Division and to the Joint Legislative Transportation Oversight Committee prior to the convening of the 2014 Regular Session of the 2013 General Assembly.
Status: Ref To Com On Transportation (House Action) (Apr 11 2013)
Bill H 748 (2013-2014)Summary date: Apr 11 2013 - More information