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Chapter 53 as Amended by the FAST Act

General Purposes.—The purposes of this chapter are to—
(1) provide funding to support public transportation;
(2) improve the development and delivery of capital projects;
(3) establish standards for the state of good repair of public transportation infrastructure and vehicles;
(4) promote continuing, cooperative, and comprehensive planning that improves the performance of the transportation network;
(5) establish a technical assistance program to assist recipients under this chapter to more effectively and efficiently provide public transportation service;
(6) continue Federal support for public transportation providers to deliver high quality service to all users, including individuals with disabilities, seniors, and individuals who depend on public transportation;
(7) support research, development, demonstration, and deployment projects dedicated to assisting in the delivery of efficient and effective public transportation service; and
(8) promote the development of the public transportation workforce.
 

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