2890.1500 MAXIMUM TRAVEL AND PER DIEM CHARGES.
The cost for an item listed in this subpart is prima facie unreasonable when it exceeds the amount specified for it in the proposal for consultant services or the specified maximum cost, whichever is less.
Travel time has a maximum cost of:
$85 per hour for travel necessary to perform a task listed in part 2890.1300, excluding "karst field survey";
$116 per hour for travel necessary to perform "karst field survey"; and
the maximum hourly rate charge specified in part 2890.1400, item C, for the traveler's level of professional expertise for travel necessary to perform a task not listed in part 2890.1300.
Vehicle mileage has a maximum cost of 79 cents a mile.
Per diem has a maximum cost of $164 per day.