(12)The term “project” means— (A)any surface transportation project eligible for Federal assistance under this title or (B)a project for an international bridge or tunnel for which an international entity authorized under Federal or State law is responsible; (C)a project for intercity passenger bus or rail facilities and vehicles, including facilities and vehicles owned by the National Railroad Passenger Corporation and components of magnetic levitation transportation systems; (D)a project that— (i)is a project— (I)for a public freight rail facility or a private facility providing public benefit for highway users by way of direct freight interchange between highway and rail carriers; (II)for an intermodal freight transfer facility; (III)for a means of access to a facility described in subclause (I) or (II); (IV)for a service improvement for a facility described in subclause (I) or (II) (including a capital investment for an intelligent transportation system); or (V)that comprises a series of projects described in subclauses (I) through (IV) with the common objective of improving the flow of goods; (ii)may involve the combining of private and public sector funds, including investment of public funds in private sector facility improvements; (iii)if located within the boundaries of a port terminal, includes only such surface transportation infrastructure modifications as are necessary to facilitate direct intermodal interchange, transfer, and access into and out of the port; and (iv)is composed of related highway, surface transportation, transit, rail, or intermodal capital improvement projects eligible for assistance under this section in order to meet the eligible project cost threshold under section 602, by grouping related projects together for that purpose, subject to the condition that the credit assistance for the projects is secured by a common pledge; (E)a project to improve or construct public infrastructure that is located within walking distance of, and accessible to, a fixed guideway transit facility, passenger rail station, intercity bus station, or intermodal facility, including a transportation, public utility, or capital project described insection 5302(3)(G)(v) of title 49, and related infrastructure; and (F)the capitalization of a rural projects fund.


23 USC § 601(a)(12)

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