References in Text
Executive Order 12906, referred to in subsec. (b)(3)(B)(vii), is Ex. Ord. No. 12906, Apr. 11, 1994, 59 F.R. 17671, which is set out as a note under section 1457 of Title 43, Public Lands.
The Government Performance and Results Act of 1993, referred to in subsec. (b)(3)(B)(ix)(I), is Pub. L. 103–62, Aug. 3, 1993, 107 Stat. 285, which enacted section 306 of Title 5, Government Organization and Employees, sections 1115 to 1119, 9703, and 9704 of Title 31, Money and Finance, and sections 2801 to 2805 of Title 39, Postal Service, amended section 1105 of Title 31, and enacted provisions set out as notes under sections 1101 and 1115 of Title 31. For complete classification of this Act to the Code, see Short Title of 1993 Amendment note set out under section 1101 of Title 31 and Tables.
2021—Subsec. (b)(3)(B)(vi)(V) to (XII). Pub. L. 117–58 added subcls. (V) and (VI), redesignated former subcls. (VI) to (XI) as (VII) to (XII), respectively, and struck out former subcl. (V) which read as follows: “the effects of the transportation system on global and domestic economic competitiveness;”.
2019—Subsec. (d)(4). Pub. L. 115–435 substituted “section 3572 of title 44.” for “the Confidential Information Protection and Statistical Efficiency Act of 2002 (44 U.S.C. 3501 note; Public Law 107–347).”
2015—Subsec. (a). Pub. L. 114–94, § 6011(d)(2), added subsec. (a) and struck out former subsec. (a) which related to establishment of the Bureau of Transportation Statistics.
Subsec. (b)(3)(B)(vi)(III). Pub. L. 114–94, § 1446(b), substituted “6309” for “6310”.
Subsec. (d). Pub. L. 114–94, § 6017, added subsec. (d).
Statutory Notes and Related Subsidiaries
Federal Support for Local Decisionmaking
Pub. L. 117–58, div. B, title V, § 25003, Nov. 15, 2021, 135 Stat. 838, provided that:
“(a) Local Outreach.—To determine the data analysis tools needed to assist local communities in making infrastructure decisions, the Director of the Bureau of Transportation Statistics shall perform outreach to planning and infrastructure decision-making officials in units of local government and other units of government, including a geographically diverse group of individuals from—
political subdivisions of States;
metropolitan planning organizations;
regional transportation planning organizations; and
federally recognized Indian Tribes.
“(b) Work Plan.—
“(1) In general.—
Not later than 1 year after the date of enactment of this Act [Nov. 15, 2021
], based on the outreach performed under subsection (a), the Director
of the Bureau
of Transportation Statistics shall submit to the Secretary
[of Transportation] a work plan for reviewing and updating existing data analysis tools and developing any additional data analysis tools needed to assist local communities with making infrastructure investment decisions.
“(2) Contents.—Based on the needs identified pursuant to the outreach performed under subsection (a), the work plan submitted under paragraph (1) shall include—
a description of the data analysis tools identified that would benefit infrastructure decision-making by local governments and address the goals described in subsection (c);
a review of the datasets that local governments need to effectively use the data analysis tools described in subparagraph (A);
an identification of existing or proposed data analysis tools that use publicly available data;
the estimated cost of obtaining each dataset described in subparagraph (B);
the estimated cost to develop the data analysis tools described in subparagraph (A);
a prioritization for the development of data analysis tools described in subparagraph (A); and
a determination as to whether it would be appropriate for the Federal Government to develop the data analysis tools described in subparagraph (A).
“(1) In general.—
A data analysis tool created pursuant to the work plan submitted under subsection (b)(1) shall be developed to help inform local communities in making infrastructure investments.
“(2) Specific issues.—A data analysis tool created pursuant to the work plan submitted under subsection (b)(1) shall be intended to help units of local government and other units of government address 1 or more of the following:
Improving maintenance of existing assets.
Rebuilding infrastructure to a state of good repair.
Creating economic development through infrastructure development.
Establishing freight plans and infrastructure that connects the community to supply chains.
Increasing options for communities that lack access to affordable transportation to improve access to jobs, affordable housing, schools, medical services, foods and other essential community services.
Improving community resilience to extreme weather events.
Any other subject, as the Director
determines to be necessary.
Subject to the availability of appropriations, the Secretary
shall develop data analysis tools and purchase datasets as prioritized in the work plan.
of the Bureau
of Transportation Statistics may utilize existing working groups or advisory committees to perform the local outreach required under subsection (a).”
Office of Airline Information
Pub. L. 106–181, title I, § 103(b), Apr. 5, 2000, 114 Stat. 67, provided that:
“There is authorized to be appropriated from the Airport and Airway Trust Fund to the Secretary
[of Transportation] $4,000,000 for fiscal years beginning after September 30, 2000
, to fund the activities of the Office of Airline Information in the Bureau
of Transportation Statistics of the Department of Transportation