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FY 1976 USDOT Budget – White House Decision Meeting With President Ford

September 13,2015 Briefing papers given to President Ford for his December 19, 1974 meeting with his Budget Director to make final decisions relating to the fiscal 1976 Department of Transportation budget request,...
Federal Legislation,Historical Documents

1964 Urban Mass Transportation Act – Enrolled Bill Memo

September 13,2015 Memorandum from the Bureau of the Budget to President Johnson dated July 8, 1964 coordinating the views of White House staff and federal agencies about the enrolled bill S. 6, the Urban Mass...
1944 Interregional Highways Report
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1944 Interregional Highways Report

September 12,2015 Report of the National Interregional Highway Committee, appointed by President Roosevelt in April 1941 to investigate the need for a limited system of national highways.
Historical Documents

1939 Toll Roads and Free Roads Report

September 12,2015 The 1939 report by the Bureau of Public Roads determined that toll funding would not work for transcontinental roads but the traffic and route studies in the report, and its master plan for free road...
Federal Legislation,Historical Documents

2005 (Jun. 7) Letter From Sec. Mineta to SAFETEA Conferees

September 12,2015 Letter from Secretary Mineta to House and Senate conferees on the SAFETEA surface transportation reauthorization bill defining the parameters of what kind of final bill the President would accept.
Federal Legislation,Historical Documents

Comparison of Highway Provisions – Administration-Senate-House – May 20, 2005

September 12,2015 Federal Highway Administration document providing a side-by-side comparison of the highway provisions of the Administration's SAFETEA proposal, the House-passed bill H.R. 3, and the Senate amendment...
Historical Documents

America’s Highways, 1776-1976: A History of the Federal-Aid Program

September 11,2015 The best and most comprehensive history of the federal role in building roads prior to 1976. Published by the Federal Highway Administration as part of the national Bicentennial activities.
Federal Legislation,Historical Documents

1950 Federal Airport Act Extension

September 11,2015 Text of Public Law 846 of the 81st Congress, extending programs under the Federal Airport Act by five years.
Federal Legislation,Historical Documents

1946 Federal Airport Act

September 11,2015 Text of Public Law 377 of the 79th Congress, the Federal Airport Act of 1946.
Federal Legislation,Historical Documents

1938 Civil Aeronautics Act

September 11,2015 Text of Public Law 706 of the 75th Congress, the Civil Aeronautics Act of 1938.
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