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2015

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Federal Register. Notices. Notice to solicit TRACS nominees. Thursday, July 2, 2015.
The Federal Transit Administration (FTA) is seeking nominations for individuals to serve as members for two-year terms on the Transit Advisory Committee for Safety (TRACS). The TRACS provides information, advice, and recommendations to the Secretary of Transportation (Secretary) and the FTA Administrator in response to tasks assigned to the committee. The TRACS does not exercise program...... More Information
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Federal Register. Notices. Notice. Monday, June 29, 2015.
This notice announces final environmental actions taken by the Federal Transit Administration (FTA) for projects in the Cities of San Rafael and Larkspur, CA, and Moline, IL. The purpose of this notice is to announce publicly the environmental decisions by FTA on the subject projects and to activate the limitation on any claims that may challenge these final environmental... More Information
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Federal Register. Notices. Notice of request for comments. Wednesday, June 24, 2015.
In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, this notice announces the intention of the Federal Transit Administration (FTA) to request the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) to approve the revision of the currently approved information collection: Fixed Guideway Capital Investment Grants--New Starts Section... More Information
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Federal Register. Proposed Rules. Notice of proposed rulemaking (NPRM). RIN 2132-AB11. Tuesday, June 23, 2015.
The Federal Transit Administration (FTA) proposes to establish a new pass/fail standard and new aggregated scoring system for buses and modified vans (hereafter referred to as ''bus'' or ''buses'') that are subject to FTA's bus testing program, as mandated by Section 20014 of the Moving Ahead for Progress in the 21st Century Act (MAP-21). The proposed pass/fail standard and scoring system address...... More Information
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Federal Register. Notices. Notice of safety advisory. Monday, June 22, 2015.
On June 17, 2015, the Federal Transit Administration (FTA) issued Safety Advisory 15-1 to advise rail fixed guideway public transportation systems (RFGPTS) with subway tunnel environments of forthcoming audits to be conducted by State Safety Oversight Agencies (SSOAs) with oversight jurisdiction in the assessment of tunnel ventilation systems, emergency procedures for fire and smoke events,...... More Information
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Federal Register. Notices. Notice of Availability of Proposed Handbook and... Tuesday, June 16, 2015.
The Federal Transit Administration (FTA) has placed in the docket and on its Web site proposed guidance, in the form of a handbook, on complying with FTA's Buy America pre-award and post- delivery audit requirements for rolling stock procurements, from the solicitation phase through final acceptance of the rolling stock. This proposed guidance explains and illustrates how to calculate domestic...... More Information
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Federal Register. Notices. Notice of request for comments. Monday, June 1, 2015.
The Federal Transit Administration invites public comment about its intention to request the Office of Management and Budget's (OMB) approval to extend the approval of the following information... More Information
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Federal Register. Notices. Notice. Monday, May 11, 2015.
This notice announces final environmental actions taken by the Federal Transit Administration (FTA) for projects in Provo City and Orem City, Utah County, UT, and Tarrant County, TX. The purpose of this notice is to announce publicly the environmental decisions by FTA on the subject projects and to activate the limitation on any claims that may challenge these final environmental... More Information
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Federal Register. Notices. Notice of availability of final circular. Thursday, April 16, 2015.
The Federal Transit Administration (FTA) has placed in the docket and on its Web site, guidance in the form of a circular, to assist recipients in their implementation of the Section 5339 Bus and Bus Facilities Formula Program (Bus Program). The purpose of this circular is to provide recipients of FTA financial assistance with instructions and guidance on program administration and the grant...... More Information
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Federal Register. Notices. Notice of availability of final circular. Friday, April 10, 2015.
The Federal Transit Administration (FTA) has placed in the docket and on its Web site, guidance in the form of an updated circular to assist applicants and recipients in implementing research, development, demonstration, and deployment projects, technical assistance projects, standards development projects, and human resources and training projects. The purpose of this circular is to provide FTA...... More Information
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Federal Register. Proposed Rules. Notice of availability of proposed interim... RIN 2132-ZA03. Wednesday, April 8, 2015.
The Federal Transit Administration (FTA) invites public comment on interim policy guidance the agency is proposing for the Capital Investment Grant (CIG) program. The proposed interim guidance has been placed in the docket and posted on the FTA Web site. If adopted, this proposed interim policy guidance will complement FTA's regulations that govern the CIG program by providing a deeper level of...... More Information
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Federal Register. Notices. Notice of Revised NTD Reporting Manual and... Tuesday, April 7, 2015.
This notice provides the Federal Transit Administration's response to comments on proposed changes to the National Transit Database (NTD) Reporting Manual, and provides notice that the final Reporting Manual for the 2014 Report Year is now available. The guidance changes in this notice primarily relate to urbanized area transit... More Information
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Federal Register. Notices. Notice. Monday, April 6, 2015.
This notice announces final environmental actions taken by the Federal Transit Administration (FTA) for projects in the Cities of San Bernardino and Redlands, CA, and the Cities of Santa Ana and Garden Grove, CA. The purpose of this notice is to announce publicly the environmental decisions by FTA on the subject projects and to activate the limitation on any claims that may challenge these final...... More Information
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Federal Register. Notices. Announcement of Research Program Project... Monday, April 6, 2015.
The U.S. Department of Transportation's Federal Transit Administration announces the selection of research projects funded in support of three Notice of Funding Availability, as authorized under the Moving Ahead for Progress in the 21st Century, and prior legislation. Innovative Safety, Resiliency, and All-Hazard Emergency Response and Recovery Program: The U.S. Department of Transportation's...... More Information
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Federal Register. Notices. Notice of Correction. Friday, April 3, 2015.
The Federal Transit Administration (FTA) published a 30-Day Notice of Request for Comments in the Federal Register on March 17, 2015 Vol. 80 No. 51 entitled; ''49 U.S.C. 5335(a) and (b) National Transit Database Program.'' The notice contained an incorrect estimated total annual burden on respondents. This document corrects that... More Information
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Federal Register. Notices. Notice of Intent (NOI) to prepare an... Tuesday, March 31, 2015.
The Federal Transit Administration (FTA) and the Metropolitan Atlanta Rapid Transit Authority (MARTA) issue this Notice of Intent (NOI) to prepare an Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) and an evaluation per 49 U.S.C, 303 and 23 CFR 774 (''Section 4(f)'') for the extension of high capacity, rapid transit in the Georgia (GA) 400 corridor in north Fulton County, GA from Dunwoody to Alpharetta. The...... More Information
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Federal Register. Notices. Notice of Intent (NOI) to transfer Federally... Tuesday, March 31, 2015.
Section 5334(h) of the Federal Transit Laws, as codified, 49 U.S.C. 5301, et. seq., permits the Administrator of the Federal Transit Administration (FTA) to authorize a recipient of FTA funds to transfer land or a facility to a public body for any public purpose with no further obligation to the Federal Government if, among other things, no Federal agency is interested in acquiring the asset for...... More Information
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Federal Register. Notices. Notice of Correction. Friday, March 27, 2015.
The Federal Transit Administration (FTA) published a 30-Day Notice of Request for Comments in the Federal Register on March 17, 2015 entitled; ''49 U.S.C. 5320 Paul S. Sarbanes Transit in Parks Program.'' The notice contained an incorrect estimated total annual burden on respondents. This document corrects that... More Information
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Federal Register. Notices. Notice of random drug and alcohol testing rates... Wednesday, March 18, 2015.
This notice announces the 2015 random testing rates for employers subject to the Federal Transit Administration's (FTA) drug and alcohol... More Information
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Federal Register. Notices. Notice of request for comments. Tuesday, March 17, 2015.
The Federal Transit Administration invites public comment about its intention to request the Office of Management and Budget's (OMB) approval to renew the following information... More Information
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Federal Register. Notices. Notice of request for comments. Tuesday, March 17, 2015.
In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, this notice announces the intention of the Federal Transit Administration (FTA) to request the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) to approve the revision of the currently approved information collection: Job Access and Reverse Commute... More Information
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Federal Register. Notices. Notice of request for comments. Tuesday, March 17, 2015.
The Federal Transit Administration invites public comment about its intention to request the Office of Management and Budget's (OMB) approval to renew the following information... More Information
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Federal Register. Notices. Notice of availability; Request for comments. Friday, March 13, 2015.
The Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) and Federal Transit Administration (FTA) announce the availability of its revised Section 139 Environmental Review Process guidance (previously referred to as the SAFETEA-LU Environmental Review Process Final Guidance), which was amended to reflect provisions of the Moving Ahead for Progress in the 21st Century Act (MAP-21). The document provides guidance...... More Information
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Federal Register. Proposed Rules. Notice of proposed rulemaking; request for... RIN 2132-AB19. Friday, February 27, 2015.
This notice seeks public comment on proposed rules that would transform and strengthen State Safety Oversight (SSO) of rail fixed guideway public transportation systems. FTA will issue a final rule and response to comments following the close of the comment period. Once FTA issues a final rule, the agency will rescind its current... More Information
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Federal Register. Rules and Regulations. Notice of Final Interim Safety Certification... RIN 2132-ZA02. Friday, February 27, 2015.
This document announces interim safety certification training provisions for Federal and State Safety Oversight Agency personnel and their contractor support who conduct safety audits and examinations of public transportation systems not otherwise regulated by another Federal agency. This document also announces interim safety certification training provisions for public transportation agency...... More Information
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Federal Register. Notices. Notice of Buy America Waiver. Wednesday, February 18, 2015.
In response to a request from the Long Island Rail Road Company (LIRR), a subsidiary of the New York Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA), for a Buy America waiver for track turnout components, the Federal Transit Administration (FTA) hereby waives its Buy America requirements for LIRR's procurement of the following track turnout components: Schwihag roller assemblies, Schwihag plates,...... More Information
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Federal Register. Notices. Notice of funding opportunity and request for... Wednesday, February 11, 2015.
The Federal Transit Administration (FTA) announces a Notice of Funding Opportunity and Request for Proposals (RFP) for a new National Public Transportation/TOD Technical Assistance Initiative, which supports the Ladders of Opportunity initiative of the President and the Secretary of Transportation by providing technical assistance for transit-oriented development activities around public...... More Information
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Federal Register. Notices. Notice. Monday, February 9, 2015.
On December 16, 2014, President Obama signed the Consolidated and Further Continuing Appropriations Act, 2015 (FY 2015 Appropriations) which provided $11.008 billion in new budget authority including a full fiscal year's funding for the Federal Transit Administration's (FTA) programs funded from the General Fund of the Treasury, which funds its administrative expenses as well as its Research,...... More Information
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Federal Register. Notices. Notice; Request for Proposals (RFP). Friday, February 6, 2015.
The Federal Transit Administration (FTA) is soliciting proposals under the Moving Ahead for Progress in the 21st Century Act's Section 5314 Technical Assistance and Standards Development Program from national non-profit organizations for a cooperative agreement to fund a National Aging and Disability Transportation Center (NADTC). FTA is releasing this notice of funding availability to promote...... More Information
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Federal Register. Notices. Notice of Availability of Guidance for FTA's... Wednesday, February 4, 2015.
The Federal Transit Administration (FTA) has placed in the docket and on its Web site proposed guidance on FTA's Emergency Relief (ER) Program for states and transit agencies that may be affected by a declared emergency or disaster and that may seek funding under FTA's ER Program. The proposed guidance is contained in the newly revised Reference Manual for States & Transit Agencies on Response...... More Information
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Federal Register. Notices. Notice. Thursday, January 29, 2015.
By this notice, the Federal Transit Administration (FTA) is establishing an Emergency Relief Docket for calendar year 2015 so that grantees and subgrantees affected by national or regional emergencies may request temporary relief from FTA administrative and statutory... More Information
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Federal Register. Notices. Final Guidance to the Safety & Security... Wednesday, January 28, 2015.
This notice conveys the Federal Transit Administration's (FTA) response to comments received regarding proposed revisions to the Safety & Security Module in the National Transit Database (NTD) Reporting Manual for Safety Information... More Information
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Federal Register. Notices. Notice of availability of final circular. Wednesday, January 28, 2015.
FTA has placed guidance in the docket and on its Web site, in the form of a circular, to assist recipients of financial aid under the 49 U.S.C. 5337 State of Good Repair (''SGR'') Grants Program. The circular provides instructions and guidance on program administration and the grant application... More Information
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Federal Register. Notices. Notice. Tuesday, January 6, 2015.
This notice announces final environmental actions taken by the Federal Transit Administration (FTA) for a project in Douglas County, CO. The purpose of this notice is to announce publicly the environmental decisions by FTA on the subject project and to activate the limitation on any claims that may challenge these final environmental... More Information