Alternatives Analysis [Transportation] Law and Legal Definition

According 49 CFR 611.5 [Title 49 – Transportation; Subtitle B -- Other Regulations Relating to Transportation; Chapter VI -- Federal Transit Administration, Department of Transportation; Part 611 -- Major Capital Investment Projects], alternatives analysis is “a corridor level analysis which evaluates all reasonable mode and alignment alternatives for addressing a transportation problem, and results in the adoption of a locally preferred alternative by the appropriate State and local agencies and official boards through a public process.”