September 02, 2008
SAFETEA-LU expires October 1, 2012.
On August 10, 2005, President George W. Bush signed the Safe, Accountable, Flexible, Efficient Transportation Equity Act: A Legacy for Users (SAFETEA-LU) (Pub. L. 109-59), providing $286.4 billion in guaranteed funding for federal surface transportation programs over five years through FY 2009, including $52.6 billion for federal transit programs – a 46% increase over transit funding guaranteed in TEA-21.
The SAFETEA-LU Technical Corrections Act of 2008 (Pub. L. 110-244) was signed by President George W. Bush on June 6, 2008.