A New Era Is Dawning

With roots in roadway legislation enacted in the early 1900s, tribal public authorities have emerged across the country and are developing into full-fledged departments of transportation. Tribes now have the option to carry out their transportation program directly through FHWA and 130 tribal DOTs are now working to improve the transportation infrastructure in Indian Country. This article traces the history of tribal transportation legislation and looks at current activities of tribal DOTs.


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  • Accession Number: 01598102
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Files: TRIS, ATRI, USDOT
  • Created Date: Apr 11 2016 5:34PM