Transportation Equity Act of 2005

A funding and authorization bill, this continued regional transportation plans with federal spending designed to switch all state transportation programs to the metric system, promote specific management of transportation, force increased options (competition) for freight and in so doing, continue to saturate an already oversaturated market structure.

Intermodal Surface Transportation Efficiency Act of 1991

Posed a major change to transportation planning and policy, creating planning organizations which converted dormant railroad corridors into rail trails, particularly for high speed railroads profitable for wealthy capitalists.