Rehabilitation or Improvement Assistance [Transportation] Law and Legal Definition

According to 49 CFR 268.1 [Title 49 – Transportation; Subtitle B Other Regulations Relating To Transportation; Chapter II Federal Railroad Administration, Department Of Transportation; Part 268 Magnetic Levitation Transportation Technology Deployment Program; Subpart A – Overview], rehabilitation or improvement assistance means “funds granted to a State under section 5(f)(3) of the Department of Transportation Act (49 U.S.C. 1654(f)(3)) to cover the cost of replacing or upgrading, to the extent necessary to permit adequate and efficient rail freight service, facilities needed to provide service on a line.”