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H.R. 4001: Bikeshare Transit Act of 2019


The text of the bill below is as of Jul 25, 2019 (Introduced).


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116th CONGRESS

1st Session

H. R. 4001

IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

July 25, 2019

(for himself, Mr. Buchanan, and Ms. Pressley) introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure

A BILL

To amend titles 23 and 49, United States Code, with respect to bikeshare projects, and for other purposes.

1.

Short title

This Act may be cited as the Bikeshare Transit Act of 2019.

2.

Definitions

Section 5302 of title 49, United States Code, is amended—

(1)

in paragraph (1)(E)—

(A)

by striking and the installation and inserting , the installation; and

(B)

by inserting before the semicolon the following: , and bikeshare projects, including any project or activity carried out to facilitate a bicycle rental operation that makes bicycles available for public transportation, allows riders to pick up and drop off bicycles, serves a defined geographic area, and facilitates the transit of individuals between various points in such geographic area; and

(2)

in paragraph (3)—

(A)

in subparagraph (M) by striking or at the end;

(B)

in subparagraph (N) by striking the period at the end and inserting ; or; and

(C)

by adding at the end the following:

(O)

the acquisition or replacement of bicycles and related equipment, including technology and vehicles needed to restock stations, and the construction of bicycle-related facilities to facilitate a bikeshare project.

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3.

Congestion mitigation and air quality improvement program eligible projects

Section 149(b)(7) of title 23, United States Code, is amended by inserting bikesharing, after carsharing,.