H.R.1565 - 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)
Summary: H.R.1565 — 112th Congress (2011-2012)
Introduced in House (04/14/2011)
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.