Local Highway/Transportation Agency Law and Legal Definition

Local highway/transportation agency means “an agency or metropolitan planning organization with the responsibility for initiating and carrying forward a highway program or public transportation program utilizing highways at the local level, usually the city or county level.” [23 CFR 260.103; Title 23 –Highways; Chapter I-Federal Highway Administration, Department Of Transportation; Subchapter D-National Highway Institute; Part 260-Education And Training Programs; Subpart A-Fellowship And Scholarship Grants]