CSS considerations were included in this transportation bill that was passed in August, 2005.
On August 10, 2005, President George W. Bush signed the Safe, Accountable, Flexible, Efficient Transportation Equity Act: A Legacy for Users (SAFETEA-LU). SAFETEA-LU authorizes the Federal surface transportation programs for highways, highway safety, and transit for the 5-year period 2005-2009
CSS considerations were specified in this transportation bill, including: Section 6008. Integration of Natural Resource Concerns Into Transportation Project Planning. This section specifies the Eight Characteristics of Process to Yield Excellence and the Seven Qualities of Excellence in Transportation Design' developed by the conference held during 1998.
More Information: www.fhwa.dot.gov/safetealu/legis.htm