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PUBLIC LAW 93-319-JUNE 22, 1974
mass transportation systems and encouraging increased ridership as alternatives to automobile travel. (c) Such plan shall include, but shall not be limited to— (1) recommendations for emergency temporary grants to assist States and local public bodies and agencies thereof in the payment of operating expenses incurred in connection with the provision of expanded mass transportation service in urban areas; (2) recommendations for additional emergency assistance for the purchase of buses and rolling stock for fixed rail, including the feasibility of accelerating the timetable for such assistance under section 142(a)(2) of title 23, United States Code (the "Federal Aid Highway Act of 1973"), for the purpose of providing additional capacity for and encouraging increased use of public mass transportation systems; (3) recommendations for a program of demonstration projects to determine the feasibility of fare-free and low-fare urban mass transportation systems, including reduced rates for elderly and handicapped persons during nonpeak hours of transportation; (4) recommendations far additional emergency assistance for the construction of fringe and transportation corridor parking facilities to serve bus and other mass transportation passengers; (5) recommendations on the feasibility of providing tax incentives for persons who use public mass transportation systems. SEC. 9. REPORT.
The Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency shall report to Congress not later than January 31, 1975, on the implementation of sections 3 through 7 of this Act.
Tax incentives. 15 USC 795. Report to Congress.
SEC. 10. FUEL ECONOMY STUDY.
Title II of the Clean Air Act is amended by redesignating section 213 as section 214 and by adding the following new section:
42 USC 1857f.l.
FUEL ECONOMY IMPROVEMENT FROM NEW MOTOR VEHICLES
"SEC. 213. (a)(1) The Administrator and the Secretary of Transportation shall conduct a joint study, and shall report to the Committee on Interstate and Foreign Commerce of the United States House of Representatives and the Committees on Public Works and Commerce of the United States Senate within one hundred and twenty days following the date of enactment of this section, concerning the practicability of establishing a fuel economy improvement standard of 20 per centum for new motor vehicles manufactured during and after model year 1980. Such study and report shall include, but not be limited to, the technological problems of meeting any such standard, including the leadtime involved; the test procedures required to determine compliance; the economic costs associated with such standard, including any beneficial economic impact; the various means of enforcing such standard; the effect on consumption of natural resources, including energy consumed; and the impact of applicable safety and emission standards. I n the course of performing such study, the Administrator and the Secretary of Transportation shall utilize the research previously performed in the Department of Transportation, and the Administrator and the Secretary shall consult with the Federal Energy
42 USC 1 6f. Report to cori" gressional committees.