Proposed Allocation of Funds for Fiscal Year 2009

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February 05, 2008

Press Release for New Starts Report

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U.S. Department
of Transportation
Federal Transit

Annual Report on

Proposed Allocations of Funds
for Fiscal Year 2009

New Starts, Small Starts, Alternative Transportation in
Parks and Public Lands

Proposed Allocation of
Funds for Fiscal Year 2009

Report of the Secretary of Transportation
to the United States Congress
Pursuant to 49 U.S.C. 5309(k)(1)


Prepared by:
Federal Transit Administration

Available from:
Federal Transit Administration
Office of Planning and Environment
1200 New Jersey Avenue SE
Washington, DC  20590

- Table of Contents -

Executive Summary


Principles for Funding Recommendations

Replacement Table 1 - Errata Correction Sheet

Table 1

FY 2009 Funding Allocations and Recommendations

Existing Full Funding Grant Agreements 

Pending Full Funding Grant Agreements 
          CO, Denver, West Corridor LRT 
          WA, Seattle, University Link LRT Extension

Final Design

Small Starts
           AZ, Flagstaff Mountain, Links BRT   
          CA, Livermore, Livermore-Amador Rt.10 BRT 
          CA, LosAngeles, Gap Closure Project 
          CA, LosAngeles, Wilshire Boulevard Bus Only Lane 
          CA, Riverside, Perris Valley Line 
          CA, San Bernadino, E Street Corridor SBX BRT 
          CA, San Diego, Mid-City Rapid 
          CA, San Francisco, VanNess Ave BRT 
          CO, FortCollins, Mason Corridor BRT         
          MA, Fitchburg, Fitchburg Commuter Rail Improvement 
          MI, GrandRapids, South Corridor BRT 
          MO, KansasCity, TroostCorridor BRT 
          OR, Portland, Streetcar Loop         
          OR, Springfield, Pioneer Parkway BRT
          WA, King County, Bellevue Redmond BRT 
          WA, Seatac, Pacific Highway BRT
Other Funding  

Transportation in the Parks and Public Lands Program

FY 2009 New Starts Projects and Ratings Contained in this Report 

Tables 2-A and 2-B

[Map] Project Development, Preliminary Engineering & Final Design

[Map] Existing and Pending FY 2009 Full Funding Grant Agreements

Appendix A: New Starts Project Profiles

Appendix B: FY 2009 Evaluation and Rating Process

Appendix C: Alternative Transportation in Parks and Public Lands Program