New Freedom Policy, Guidance, and Procedures
On May 1, 2007,Circular 9045.1, the New Freedom Program Guidance and Application Instruction went into effect. This circular contains guidance on the administration of the New Freedom program under 49 U.S.C. 5317and guidance for the preparation of grant applications.
The following are the New Freedom statuatory language at 49 U.S.C. 5317, FTA's New Freedom circular and Federal Register notices issued by FTA that invited the public to provide input on the circular's provisions, issued interim guidance, and responded to comments received.
- 49 U.S.C 5317 (MS Word) (see pages 168-175)
- FTA Circular 9045.1 (MS Word)
- Federal Register - March 29, 2007: [HTML version of FR 72 14851] [PDF version of FR 72 14851]
- Additional Federal Register Notices on the JARC program are available at http://www.fta.dot.gov/laws/leg_reg_federal_register.html