105 STAT. 1966 PUBLIC LAW 102-240—DEC. 18, 1991 Indians on projects carried out under this title near Indian reservations.". SEC. 1027. PUBLIC TRANSPORTATION. (a) IMPROVED ACCESS BETWEEN INTERCITY AND RURAL BUS SERV- ICE.—Section 142(a)(2) of title 23, United States Code, is amended— (1) by striking ", beginning with the fiscal year ending June 30, 1975,"; (2) by striking "Federal-aid urban system," the first place it appears and inserting "the surface transportation program"; and (3) by striking "104(b)(6)" the first place it appears and all that follows through the period at the end and inserting "104(b)(3) for carrying out any capital transit project eligible for assistance under the Federal Transit Act, capital improvement to provide access and coordination between intercity and rural bus service, and construction of facilities to provide connections between highway transportation and other modes of transportation.". (b) ACCOMMODATION OF OTHER MODES.— Section 142(c) of such title is amended to read as follows: " (c) ACCOMMODATION OF OTHER MODES OF TRANSPORTATION. — The Secretary may approve as a project on any Federal-aid system for payment from sums apportioned under section 104(b) (other than section 104(b)(5)(A)) modifications to existing highway facilities on such system necessary to accommodate other modes of transportation if such modifications will not adversely affect automotive safety.". (c) METROPOLITAN PLANNING.—Section 142(d) of such title is amended to read as follows: "(d) METROPOLITAN PLANNING. — Any project carried out under this section in an urbanized area shall be subject to the metropolitan planning requirements of section 134.". (d) AvAiLABiuTY OF RIGHTS-OF-WAY.— Section 142(g) of such title is amended to read as follows: "(g) AVAILABILITY OF RIGHTS-OF-WAY.— In any case where sufficient land or air space exits within the publicly acquired rightsof-way of any highway, constructed in whole or in part with Federalaid highway funds, to accommodate needed passenger, commuter, or high speed rail, magnetic levitation systems, and highway and nonhighway public mass transit facilities, the Secretary shall authorize a State to make such lands, air space, and rights-of-way available with or without charge to a publicly or privately owned authority or company or any other person for such purposes if such accommodation will not adversely affect automotive safety.". ^ (e) CONFORMING AMENDMENTS TO SECTION 142.— Section 142 of such title is amended— (1) in subsection (e)(2) by striking "Federal-aid urban system" and inserting "surface transportation program"; (2) by striking subsections (f) and (k); (3) by redesignating subsections (g), (h), (i), and (j) as subsections (f), (g), (h), and (i), respectively; (4) in subsection (g), as so redesignated, by striking "or subsection (c) of this section"; and (5) in each of subsections (h) and (i), as so redesignated, by striking "and subsection (c)".