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What does TEA-21 stand for?

TEA-21 stands for Transportation Equity Act for the 21st Century

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Among its top priorities, AGC is committed to the reauthorization of the Transportation Equity Act for the 21st Century (TEA-21), a federal highway and transit program that will create jobs, reduce congestion, upgrade road conditions and save lives.
Since President Clinton signed the $218 billion Transportation Equity Act for the 21st Century in 1998, 80 per cent of the authorized funds have reportedly reached state governments.
The Transportation Equity Act for the 21st Century, known as TEA-21, is coming up for reauthorization, and Mothers Against Drunk Driving is pressing legislators to address its agenda.
The Transportation Equity Act for the 21st Century (TEA-21) established a preference for mitigation banking to compensate for unavoidable losses of wetlands or other natural habitat caused by transportation projects receiving Federal assistance.
The further proliferation of these types of programs is starutorily restricted under the Transportation Equity Act for the 21st Century.
Although the bonds are still viewed as somewhat risky by investors, the enactment of the federal Transportation Equity Act for the 21st Century (TEA-21) in 1998 substantially reduced the short-term risks of GARVEE bonds by providing states with a minimum guarantee of federal funding until at least 2003.
The program, which is coordinated by the FDOT, is a first-of-its-kind effort to achieve the "environmental streamlining" of transportation planning called for by Congress when it passed the Transportation Equity Act for the 21st century in 1998.