Today's Law As Amended


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AB-317 Transportation: state highways.(2013-2014)



As Amends the Law Today


SECTION 1.

 Section 164 of the Streets and Highways Code is amended to read:

164.
 (a) Funds made available for transportation capital improvement projects under subdivision (e) of Section 163 shall be programmed and expended for the following program categories:
(1) Twenty-five percent for interregional improvements.
(2) Seventy-five percent for regional improvements.
(b) Sixty percent of the funds available for interregional improvements under paragraph (1) of subdivision (a) shall be programmed and expended for improvements to state highways that are specified in Sections 164.10 to 164.20, inclusive, and that are outside the boundaries of an urbanized area with a population of more than 50,000, and for intercity rail improvements.
(c) Not less than 15 percent of the amount of funds programmed under subdivision (b) shall be programmed for intercity rail improvement projects, including grade  separation of grade  projects.
(d) Funds made available under paragraph (1) of subdivision (a) shall be used for transportation improvement projects that are needed to facilitate interregional movement of people and goods. The projects may include state highway, intercity passenger rail, mass transit guideway, or grade separation projects.
(e) Funds made available under paragraph (2) of subdivision (a) shall be used for transportation improvement projects that are needed to improve transportation within the region. The projects may include, but shall not be limited to, improving state highways, local roads, public transit, intercity rail, pedestrian, and bicycle facilities, and grade separation, transportation system management, transportation demand management, soundwall projects, intermodal facilities, safety, and providing funds to match federal funds.