Transportation Enhancement Activity Law and Legal Definition

According to 23 USCS § 101 [Title 23 Highways; Chapter 1 Federal-Aid Highways] transportation enhancement activity means "with respect to any project or the area to be served by the project, any of the following activities as the activities relate to surface transportation:

  • Provision of facilities for pedestrians and bicycles.
  • Provision of safety and educational activities for pedestrians and bicyclists.
  • Acquisition of scenic easements and scenic or historic sites (including historic battlefields). .
  • Scenic or historic highway programs (including the provision of tourist and welcome center facilities). .
  • Landscaping and other scenic beautification. .
  • Historic preservation. .
  • Rehabilitation and operation of historic transportation buildings, structures, or facilities (including historic railroad facilities and canals). .
  • Preservation of abandoned railway corridors (including the conversion and use of the corridors for pedestrian or bicycle trails). .
  • Inventory, control, and removal of outdoor advertising. .
  • Archaeological planning and research. .
  • Environmental mitigation-- (i) to address water pollution due to highway runoff; or (ii) [to] reduce vehicle-caused wildlife mortality while maintaining habitat connectivity. .
  • Establishment of transportation museums."