Transportation Enhancements: A Summary of Nationwide Spending as of FY 2009

Source: National Transportation Enhancements Clearinghouse

Transportation Enhancement (TE)projects expand trave lchoices and improve America's travel experience. Congress has defined this mission and given the program a specialized structure toachieve the aims of livability. TE funding helps build an American transportation system that
supports diverse travel choices and is seamlessly integrated with our natural, economic, and social ecosystems.

Since its inception in 1992 and through 2009, the TE program has made over $9 billion available to the states. This report documents and analyzes state spending through the end of Fiscal Year (FY) 2009. The close of that fiscal year marked the expiration of federal funding authorization under the
"Safe, Accountable, Flexible, Efficient Transportation Equity Act: A Legacy for Users" (SAFETEA-LU) and concludes another phase in federal transportation policy.

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