To reauthorize surface transportation research programs, and for other purposes.
Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled,
SECTION 1. SHORT TITLE; TABLE OF CONTENTS.
(a) Short Title.--This Act may be cited as the ``Driving Research through Innovative Viable Economic Solutions Act of 2012'' or the ``DRIVES Act of 2012''. (b) Table of Contents.--The table of contents for this Act is as follows:
Sec. 1. Short title; table of contents. Sec. 2. Authorization of appropriations. Sec. 3. Surface transportation research. Sec. 4. Technology deployment. Sec. 5. Training and education. Sec. 6. Repeals. Sec. 7. Transportation research and development strategic planning. Sec. 8. Additional repeals. Sec. 9. Intelligent transportation systems. Sec. 10. Administrative authority. Sec. 11. University transportation centers. Sec. 12. Bureau of Transportation Statistics.
SEC. 2. AUTHORIZATION OF APPROPRIATIONS.
(a) In General.--The following amounts are authorized to be appropriated out of the Highway Trust Fund: (1) Surface transportation research.--To carry out section 502 of title 23, United States Code, $141,750,000 for each of fiscal years 2013 through 2016. (2) Technology deployment program.--To carry out section 503 of title 23, United States Code, $60,750,000 for each of fiscal years 2013 through 2016. (3) Training and education.--To carry out section 504 of title 23, United States Code, $25,500,000 for each of fiscal years 2013 through 2016. (4) Intelligent transportation systems program.--To carry out subtitle C of title V of SAFETEA-LU, $110,000,000 for each of fiscal years 2013 through 2016. (5) University...