Current as of: January 2009
(a) Grants and Agreements. - Under criteria established by the
Secretary, the Secretary may award grants to States, authorities of
the States, metropolitan planning organizations, and local
governmental authorities to develop alternatives analyses as
defined by section 5309(a)(1).
(b) Government's Share of Costs. - The Government's share of the
cost of an activity funded using amounts made available under this
section may not exceed 80 percent of the cost of the activity.
(c) Availability of Funds. - An amount made available or
appropriated under section 5338(b)(2)(L) for this section shall
remain available for 3 fiscal years, including the fiscal year in
which the amount is made available or appropriated. Any of such
amounts that are unobligated at the end of the 3-fiscal-year period
may be used by the Secretary for any purpose under this section.