LONG-RANGE ELEMENT (LRE)

As provided in FHWA-UMTA joint regulations governing transportation programming, the LRE of a transportation plan provides for the long-range transportation needs of the urbanized area and identifies new transportation policies and facilities or major changes in existing facilities. It must be consistent with the area’s comprehensive long-range land use plan, urban development objects, and overall social, economic, environmental system, performance, and energy conservation goals and objectives. (TRB)