In these cases and others, the agencies used FLHP's services to meet their goals.
"The people of FLH are committed to maintain the technical expertise to overcome virtually any engineering challenge and to build enduring partnerships," says Clara Conner, division engineer for the FLHP's Western Federal Lands Highway Division (WFLHD).
FHWA has managed the FLHP since the program's inception 25 years ago, but FHWA's partnerships with other agencies have been key to the program's success.
Even with this criterion, the current act fails to authorize the Park Service to use its FLHP
money or its direct appropriations to match state or metropolitan ISTEA funds for projects that lie outside but would directly benefit the parks.
All proposed FLHP
motorcycles to be in full compliance as follows: A.
In 1982, the Surface Transportation Assistance Act created the FLHP to provide financial resources and technical assistance for a coordinated program of public roads that serve the transportation needs of Federal and Indian lands.
Although the FLHP's focus is to deploy technology on low-volume, low-speed roads in difficult environments, many Federal lands are adjacent to urban or suburban areas that pose additional challenges, such as traffic congestion.
The FLHP team uses the vernacular "lying lightly on the land." The motto was adopted to embrace the program's respect for the sensitive environments that many of the roads traverse--national parks, forests, and wildlife refuges--and the values those environments represent to the Nation, while providing access to those lands for the enjoyment of the public.
Ultimately, the FLHP supports government-to-government collaboration and enables FHWA to help fulfill the Federal Government's trust responsibilities with tribal governments.
Reagan formally established the FLHP on January 6, 1983, by signing into law the Surface Transportation Assistance Act of 1982.
In total, the FLHP supports about 232,000 kilometers (144,000 miles) of federally owned roads that are open to the traveling public.
Indian Reservation Roads Program (IRR) was altered too.