Page:United States Statutes at Large Volume 108 Part 2.djvu/98

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108 STAT. 814 PUBLIC LAW 103-272—JULY 5, 1994 San Jose State University. Northwestern University. (1) mass transportation planning; (2) management; (3) environmental factors; (4) acquisition and joint use of rights of way; (5) engineering; (6) procurement strategies for mass transportation systems; (7) turnkey approaches to carrying out mass transportation systems; (8) new technologies; (9) emission reduction technologies; (10) ways to make mass transportation accessible to individuals with disabilities; (11) construction; (12) maintenance; (13) contract administration; and (14) inspection. (b) RELATED EDUCATIONAL AND TRAINING PROGRAMS.—The Secretary shall delegate to the institute the authority of the Secretary to develop and conduct educational and training programs related to mass transportation. (c) PROVIDING EDUCATION AND TRAINING.— Education and training of Government, State, and local transportation employees under this section shall be provided— (1) by the Secretary at no cost to the States and local governments for subjects that are a Government program responsibility; or (2) when the education and training are paid under subsection (d) of this section, by the State, with the approval of the Secretary, through grants and contracts with public and private agencies, other institutions, individuals, and the institute; (d) AVAILABILITY OF AMOUNTS. —Not more than.5 percent of the amounts made available for a fiscal year beginning after September 30, 1991, to a State or public mass transportation authority in the State to carry out sections 5304 and 5306 of this title is available for expenditure by the State and public mass transportation authorities in the State, with the approval of the Secretary, to pay not more than 80 percent of the cost of tuition and direct educational expenses related to educating and training State and local transportation employees under this section. § 5316. University research institutes (a) INSTITUTE FOR NATIONAL SURFACE TRANSPORTATION POL- ICY.—The Secretary of Transportation shall make grants to San Jose State University to establish and operate an institute for national surface transportation policy studies. The institute shall— (1) include male and female students of diverse socioeconomic and ethnic backgrounds who are seeking careers in developing and operating surface transportation programs; and (2) conduct research and development activities to analyze ways of improving aspects of developing and operating surface transportation programs of the United States. (b) INFRASTRUCTURE TECHNOLOGY INSTITUTE. —The Secretary shall make grants to Northwestern University to establish and operate an institute to study techniques— (1) to evzduate and monitor infrastructure conditions;