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Federal Register. Notices. Notice; Solicitation of Proposals to... Thursday, December 28, 2006.
This solicitation is for proposals from pubic transportation agencies currently receiving grant funds under the Urbanized Area Formula Program at 49 U.S.C. 5307 to establish a debt service reserve fund in connection with bonds to be issued in support of a public transportation... More Information
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Federal Register. Notices. Final policy statement. Wednesday, December 27, 2006.
This Final Policy Statement describes the terms and conditions on which the Federal Transit Administration (FTA) will classify High- Occupancy Vehicle (HOV) lanes that are converted to High-Occupancy/Toll (HOT) lanes as ''fixed guideway miles'' for purposes of the transit funding formulas administered by FTA. The Final Policy Statement also describes when HOT lanes shall not be classfied as fixed...... More Information
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Federal Register. Notices. Notice of Funding Availability: Alternative... Tuesday, December 5, 2006.
This notice solicits proposals to compete for Fiscal Year (FY) 2007 funds through the Alternative Transportation in Parks and Public Lands (ATPPL) program, administered by the Federal Transit Administration (FTA) in partnership with the Department of the Interior (DOI) and the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Forest Service. The purpose of the program is to enhance the protection of national...... More Information
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Federal Register. Notices. Notice of Limitation on Claims. Monday, December 4, 2006.
This notice announces final environmental actions taken by the Federal Transit Administration (FTA) for public transportation projects in the following metropolitan areas: Brownsville, Texas; Chicago, Illinois; Dayton, Ohio; San Francisco, California; and Washington, DC. The purpose of this notice is to announce publicly the environmental decisions by FTA on the subject projects and to activate...... More Information
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Federal Register. Notices. Notice. Monday, December 4, 2006.
The U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) Federal Transit Administration (FTA) announces the selection of projects to be funded under Fiscal Year (FY) 2006 appropriations for the Over-the-Road Bus (OTRB) Accessibility Program, authorized by the Transportation Equity Act for the 21st Century (TEA-21). The OTRB Accessibility Program makes funds available to private operators of over-the-road...... More Information
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Federal Register. Rules and Regulations. Final rule. RIN 2132-AA86. Thursday, November 30, 2006.
This rule codifies existing FTA administrative guidance for safety-sensitive employees of ferryboat operations that are subject to the drug and alcohol (D&A) testing regulations of both FTA and the United States Coast Guard (USCG). This rule will provide regulatory relief to ferryboat operators who were previously subject to duplicative D&A testing regulations, and improve ferryboat operator...... More Information
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Federal Register. Proposed Rules. Second notice of proposed rulemaking. RIN 2132-AA90. Thursday, November 30, 2006.
The Safe, Accountable, Flexible, Efficient Transportation Equity Act: A Legacy for Users (SAFETEA-LU) requires the Federal Transit Administration (FTA or the Agency) to make certain changes to the Buy America requirements. This Second Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (SNPRM) proposes a publication process for public interest waivers to provide an opportunity for public comment; a clarification of...... More Information
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Federal Register. Proposed Rules. Notice of meeting location and time of the... RIN 2132-AA85. Wednesday, November 22, 2006.
This notice lists the location and time of the next Charter Bus Negotiated Rulemaking Advisory Committee (CBNRAC)... More Information
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Federal Register. Notices. Notice of availability. Wednesday, November 15, 2006.
This notice announces the availability of final guidance on the application of section 6002 of the Safe, Accountable, Flexible, Efficient Transportation Equity Act: A Legacy for Users (SAFETEA-LU) (Pub. L. 109-59, 119 Stat. 1144) to projects funded by the Federal Transit Administration (FTA), the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA), or both. Section 6002 of SAFETEA-LU, which went into effect on...... More Information
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Federal Register. Notices. Notice. Tuesday, November 7, 2006.
Appendix A of this Notice contains the Federal Transit Administration's (FTA) comprehensive compilation of the certifications and assurances for Federal fiscal year 2007 to be used in connection with all Federal assistance programs that FTA administers during Federal fiscal year 2007. FTA is required by 49 U.S.C. 5323(n) to compile an annual list of certifications and assurances and publish them...... More Information
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Federal Register. Notices. Notice of Intent (NOI) to prepare Environmental... Wednesday, November 1, 2006.
The Federal Transit Administration and the Peninsula Corridor Joint Powers Board (PCJPB) are planning to prepare an Environmental Impact Statement/Environmental Impact Report for the Dumbarton Rail Corridor (DRC) Project, an approximately 21-mile commuter rail extension on existing rail alignment to provide commuter rail service between the Peninsula and the East Bay across the southern part of...... More Information
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Federal Register. Notices. Notice of granted Buy America waivers. Tuesday, October 31, 2006.
The following waivers will permit ticket vending machine manufacturers to install and count as domestic for purposes of the Buy America Act, 49 U.S.C. 5323(j), as implemented by the Federal Transit Administration at 49 CFR part 661, the Mars Electronics International (MEI) BNA57/542 Banknote Validator, the Asahi Seiko USA, Inc. (Asahi Seiko) Model SA-595 Compact Coin Dispensing Hopper, and the...... More Information
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Federal Register. Notices. Interim guidance for FY 2007 implementation. Tuesday, October 31, 2006.
The Federal Transit Administration (FTA) published a Federal Register notice on September 6, 2006 (71FR52610) announcing proposed guidance in the form of circulars to assist grantees in implementing the Elderly Individuals and Individuals with Disabilities (Section 5310), JARC, and New Freedom programs. By this notice, FTA clarifies interim guidance for FY 2007 included in the notice published on...... More Information
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Federal Register. Notices. Notice of intent to transfer federally assisted... Wednesday, October 18, 2006.
Section 5334(g) 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. Proposed Rules. Notice of proposed rulemaking. RIN 2132-AA91. Monday, October 16, 2006.
Section 3010 of the Safe, Accountable, Flexible, Efficient Transportation Equity Act: A Legacy for Users (SAFETEA-LU), amended section 5308 of title 49 United States Code, commonly referred to as the Clean Fuels Grant Program. SAFETEA-LU changes the program from a formula-based to a discretionary grant program. The Federal Transit Administration (FTA) proposes to amend its clean fuels grant...... More Information
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Federal Register. Proposed Rules. Notice of meeting location and time of the... RIN 2132-AA85. Friday, October 13, 2006.
This notice lists the location and time of the next Charter Bus Negotiated Rulemaking Advisory Committee (CBNRAC)... More Information
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Federal Register. Notices. Notice of proposed circular and request for... Wednesday, October 11, 2006.
The Federal Transit Administration (FTA) proposes to issue a Circular on Safety and Security Management Guidance for FTA-funded major capital projects. The proposed circular is for those FTA-funded projects that involve: (1) The construction of a new fixed guideway or extension of an existing fixed guideway; (2) the rehabilitation or modernization of an existing fixed guideway with a total...... More Information
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Federal Register. Notices. Alternative Transportation in Parks and Public... Tuesday, September 12, 2006.
The U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) Federal Transit Administration (FTA) announces the selection of projects to be funded under Fiscal Year 2006 appropriations for the Alternative Transportation in Parks and Public Lands (ATPPL) program, authorized by Section 3021 of the Safe, Accountable, Flexible, Efficient Transportation Equity Act--A Legacy for Users of 2005 (SAFETEA-LU) and codified...... More Information
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Federal Register. Notices. Notice of request for comments. Tuesday, September 12, 2006.
The Federal Transit Administration invites public comments about our intention to request the Office of Management and Budget's (OMB) approval to renew the following information collections: (1) Bus Testing Program. (2) Transit Research, Development, Demonstration and Deployment Projects. The collections involve our Bus Testing and Transit Research Programs. The information to be collected for...... More Information
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Federal Register. Notices. Notice of proposed guidance with request for... Tuesday, September 12, 2006.
The Federal Transit Administration (FTA) seeks public comment on the following proposed guidance on joint development capital projects funded by the Federal Transit Administration. The Safe, Accountable, Flexible, Efficient Transportation Equity Act of 2005: A Legacy for Users (SAFETEA-LU) enacted certain amendments to the definition of the term ''capital project'' as used in 49 U.S.C....... More Information
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Federal Register. Notices. Notice of intent to prepare an environmental... Tuesday, September 12, 2006.
The Federal Transit Administration (FTA) and the Denver Regional Transportation District (RTD), in cooperation with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) and the Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT), will prepare an Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) to evaluate the impacts of transit improvements, including a potential commuter rail line or a light rail line, in the North Metro...... More Information
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Federal Register. Notices. Notice of policy statement and request for... Thursday, September 7, 2006.
This notice describes the terms and conditions on which the Federal Transit Administration (FTA) proposes to classify High- Occupancy Vehicle (HOV) lanes that are converted to High-Occupancy/Toll (HOT) lanes as ''fixed guideway miles'' for purposes of the transit funding formulas administered by FTA. The notice also describes when HOT lanes would be ineligible for classification as fixed guideway...... More Information
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Federal Register. Notices. Guidance for FY 2007 implementation; notice of... Wednesday, September 6, 2006.
The Federal Transit Administration (FTA) has placed in the docket and on its Web site, proposed guidance in the form of circulars to assist grantees in implementing the Elderly Individuals and Individuals with Disabilities (Section 5310), Job Access and Reverse Commute (JARC), and New Freedom Programs beginning in FY 2007. By this notice, FTA invites public comment on the proposed circulars for...... More Information
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Federal Register. Notices. Notice of meeting location and time of the... RIN 2132-AA85. Tuesday, August 29, 2006.
This notice lists the location and time of the next Charter Bus Negotiated Rulemaking Advisory Committee (CBNRAC)... More Information
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Federal Register. Notices. Notice; request for proposals. Tuesday, August 29, 2006.
This solicitation is for proposals from national non-profit organizations with transportation coordination and technical assistance expertise for a cooperative agreement to develop and implement a National Resource Center for Human Service Transportation Coordination (NRC). The NCR will manage a program to improve and enhance the coordination of Federal resources for human service transportation...... More Information
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Federal Register. Notices. Notice; correction. Tuesday, August 29, 2006.
The Federal Transit Administration (FTA) published a notice in the Federal Register of August 17, 2006, concerning limitations on claims for certain specified public transportation projects. The notice contained an incorrect... More Information
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Federal Register. Notices. Notice of Intent to prepare an Environmental... Tuesday, August 22, 2006.
The Federal Transit Administration and the Central Puget Sound Regional Transit Authority (Sound Transit) intend to prepare an Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) in accordance with the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) for Sound Transit's proposed 11 to 19- mile extension of the Central Link Light rail transit project from Seattle to the cities of Mercer Island, Bellevue, and Redmond,...... More Information
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Federal Register. Notices. Notice of availability and policy guidance. Monday, August 21, 2006.
This notice announces the Federal Transit Administration's (FTA) implementation of Department of Transportation guidance for participants of the Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE) program. This notice solely concerns FTA implementation procedures applicable to FTA grantees in the states comprising the 9th Federal Judicial Circuit (California, Oregon, Washington, Alaska, Arizona, Idaho,...... More Information
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Federal Register. Notices. Notice of Limitation on Claims. Thursday, August 17, 2006.
This notice announces final environmental actions taken by the Federal Transit Administration (FTA) for public transportation projects in the following urbanized areas: Denver, Colorado; Chicago, Illinois; Cleveland, Ohio; Minneapolis, Minnesota; Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania; Los Angeles, California; and Seattle, Washington. The purpose of this notice is to activate the limitation on any claims that...... More Information
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Federal Register. Notices. Notice of request for comments. Thursday, August 17, 2006.
The Federal Transit Administration invites public comments about our intention to request the Office of Management and Budget's (OMB) approval to renew the following information collections: (1) Nondiscrimination as it Applies to FTA Grant Programs. (2) Title VI as it Applies to FTA Grant Programs. The collections involve our Nondiscrimination and Title VI Programs. The information to be...... More Information
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Federal Register. Notices. Notice of funding availability: Solicitation of... Tuesday, August 15, 2006.
This Notice accomplishes several purposes. First, the U.S. Department of Transportation, Federal Transit Administration (FTA) summarizes and responds to written comments FTA received in response to a March 22, 2006, Federal Register Notice regarding proposed grant program provisions for this new program and to oral comments FTA received during two announced public meetings on this program that...... More Information
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Federal Register. Proposed Rules. Notice of proposed rulemaking. RIN 2132-AA89. Tuesday, August 8, 2006.
This rulemaking proposes to establish a new subpart in 601 of Title 49 of the Code of Federal Regulations, to establish emergency relief procedures for granting relief from Federal transit policy statements, circulars, guidance documents, and regulations in times of national or regional... More Information
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Federal Register. Notices. Notice of availability. Tuesday, August 8, 2006.
This notice announces the availability of the Federal Transit Administration's (FTA) Final Interim Guidance and Instructions for Small Starts which was initially issued for comment on June 6, 2006. This Guidance describes the eligibility, evaluation, and project development procedures for projects seeking Small Starts funding, as well as the information required from project sponsors to evaluate...... More Information
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Federal Register. Notices. Notice correcting the comment period on FTA's... Monday, July 31, 2006.
On July 14, 2006, the Federal Transit Administration (FTA) published a notice of proposed Circular in the Federal Register (See FR Volume 71, No 135., pp. 40178 to 40187). This notice erroneously stated that comments must be received by August 14, 2006. FTA intends to establish a 60-day comment period. Therefore, comments should be submitted by September 14, 2006. Late comments will be considered...... More Information
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Federal Register. Notices. Notice of proposed program guidance and request... Monday, July 31, 2006.
This Notice proposes guidance in the form of a revised program circular for the Federal Transit Administration's Formula Grants for Other Than Urbanized Areas Program (Section 5311) and seeks comments on the proposed circular. It also addresses comments FTA received with regard to its Section 5311 program in response to a Federal Register Notice entitled, ''FTA Transit Program Changes, Authorized...... More Information
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Federal Register. Proposed Rules. Notice of proposed rulemaking (NPRM); request... RIN 2125-AF14,2125-AF14. Thursday, July 27, 2006.
This proposal would modify the procedures for granting approvals under 23 U.S.C. 138 and 49 U.S.C. 303 (hereafter referred to as ''Section 4(f)'' \1\) in several ways. First, this proposal clarifies the factors to be considered and the standards to be applied when determining if an alternative for avoiding the use of Section 4(f) property is feasible and prudent. Second, this NPRM proposes to...... More Information
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Federal Register. Notices. Notice of intent to Prepare an Environmental... Friday, July 21, 2006.
The Federal Transit Administration (FTA) and the Denver Regional Transportation District (RTD), in cooperation with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) and the Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT), will prepare an Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) to evaluate the impacts of rail transit improvements for the Gold Line Corridor which extends from downtown Denver, Colorado west to...... More Information
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Federal Register. Notices. Notice of new meeting location and time of the... RIN 2132-AA85. Tuesday, July 18, 2006.
This notice lists the location and time of the next Charter Bus Negotiated Rulemaking Advisory Committee (CBNRAC)... More Information
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Federal Register. Notices. Notice of proposed revisions and request for... Friday, July 14, 2006.
The Federal Transit Administration (FTA) is revising and updating its Circular 4702.1, ''Title VI Program Guidelines for Urban Mass Transit Administration Recipients.'' FTA is issuing a proposed Title VI Circular and seeks input from interested parties on this document. After consideration of the comments, FTA will issue a second Federal Register notice responding to comments received and noting...... More Information
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Federal Register. Notices. Notice. Thursday, July 6, 2006.
This notice announces the dates, times, and locations of six public meetings and a national Webcast to be held in July and August 2006 concerning a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NPRM) on Statewide and Metropolitan Planning Requirements. Presentations delivered at these meetings will describe the provisions of the NPRM jointly issued by the Federal Transit Administration (FTA) and Federal Highway...... More Information
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Federal Register. Notices. Revised Notice of Intent. Friday, June 30, 2006.
The FTA and FHWA are jointly issuing this Revised Notice of Intent to advise the public that the joint Environmental Impact Statement/Section 4(f) Evaluation (EIS/4(f)) for transit and highway improvements in the City and County of Denver, Adams County, and the City of Aurora, Colorado will be revised to create two separate environmental documents. Previously, the transit and highway improvements...... More Information
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Federal Register. Notices. Notice of availability; request for comments. Thursday, June 29, 2006.
This notice announces the availability of proposed guidance on the application of section 6002 of the Safe, Accountable, Flexible, and Efficient Transportation Equity Act: A Legacy for Users (SAFETEA-LU) (Pub. L. 109-59, 119 Stat. 1144) to projects funded by the Federal Transit Administration (FTA), the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA), or both. Section 6002 of SAFETEA-LU adds requirements...... More Information
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Federal Register. Notices. Notice of request for comments. Tuesday, June 20, 2006.
The Federal Transit Administration invites public comments about our intention to request the Office of Management and Budget's (OMB) approval to renew the following information collections: (1) Bus Testing Program. (2) Transit Research, Development, Demonstration and Deployment... More Information
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Federal Register. Proposed Rules. Notice of proposed rulemaking (NPRM); request... Friday, June 9, 2006.
The FHWA and the FTA are jointly issuing this document which proposes the revision of regulations governing the development of metropolitan transportation plans and programs for urbanized areas, State transportation plans and programs and the regulations for Congestion Management Systems and invites public comment. This proposed revision results from the recent passage of the Safe, Accountable,...... More Information
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Federal Register. Notices. Notice of availability; Request for comments. Friday, June 9, 2006.
This notice announces the availability of the Federal Transit Administration's (FTA's) proposed Interim Guidance and Instructions: Small Starts Provision of the Section 5309 New Starts Program and requests your comments on it. The proposed guidance explains submission requirements and evaluation criteria that FTA plans to use to evaluate Small Starts projects in the interim period before...... More Information
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Federal Register. Proposed Rules. Notice of additional committee members notice... RIN 2132-AA85. Tuesday, June 6, 2006.
This notice lists the additional committee members as nominated by the Charter Bus Negotiated Rulemaking Advisory Committee (CBNRAC) and approved by the Deputy Administrator of the Federal Transit Administration (FTA). This notice also includes new meeting dates and... More Information
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Federal Register. Proposed Rules. Notice of proposed rulemaking. RIN 2132-AA86. Monday, June 5, 2006.
The Federal Transit Administration (FTA) proposes to eliminate duplicative requirements for safety-sensitive employees of some public (mass) transportation systems, who are subject to the alcohol and controlled substances (D&A) testing requirements of both FTA and the United States Coast Guard (USCG), or FTA and the Federal Motor Carriers Safety Administration (FMCSA). Recipients could...... More Information
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Federal Register. Notices. Final notice. Monday, June 5, 2006.
This final notice establishes the Federal Transit Administration's (FTA) policy concerning notice and comment for FTA documents that impose binding obligations. This final policy statement is consistent with the Safe, Accountable, Flexible, Efficient Transportation Equity Act of 2005--a Legacy for Users (SAFETEA-LU) amendments to FTA's administrative provisions... More Information
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Federal Register. Notices. Notice of request for comments. Tuesday, May 30, 2006.
The Federal Transit Administration invites public comments about our intention to request the Office of Management and Budget's (OMB) approval to renew the following information collections: (1) Nondiscrimination as it Applies to FTA Grant Programs. (2) Title VI as it Applies to FTA Grant Programs. The collections involve our Nondiscrimination and Title VI Programs. The information to be...... More Information
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Federal Register. Notices. Notice of intent to prepare a supplemental... Wednesday, May 24, 2006.
The Federal Transit Administration (FTA) and Miami-Dade Transit (MDT) intend to prepare a Supplemental Draft Environmental Impact Statement (SDEIS) in accordance with the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969 (NEPA), for the proposed East-West Transit Corridor Study in Miami-Dade County, Florida, between Florida International University (FIU) and the Miami Intermodal Center (MIC) at Miami...... More Information
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Federal Register. Notices. Notice of availability. Monday, May 22, 2006.
This notice announces the availability of the Federal Transit Administration's (FTA) Final Guidance on New Starts Policies and Procedures which was initially issued for comment on January 19, 2006. This final Policy Guidance updates procedures for project planning and development to receive New Starts funding, in accordance with the Safe, Accountable, Flexible, Efficient Transportation Equity...... More Information
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Federal Register. Notices. Notice of Intent to prepare an Environmental... Monday, May 22, 2006.
The Federal Transit Administration (FTA) and the Metropolitan Transit Authority of Harris County (METRO) intend to prepare an Environmental Impact Statement (EIS), in accordance with the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA), to evaluate proposed public transportation improvements in the Houston metropolitan area. The area being studied, known as the University Corridor, extends approximately...... More Information
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Federal Register. Notices. Notice of limitation on claims. Thursday, May 18, 2006.
This notice announces final environmental actions taken by the Federal Transit Administration (FTA) for public transportation projects in Norfolk, Virginia; Nashville, Tennessee; Phoenix, Arizona; San Francisco, California; and Portland, Oregon. The purpose of this notice is to activate the limitation on any claims that may challenge these final FTA environmental... More Information
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Federal Register. Notices. Notice of clarification. Wednesday, May 3, 2006.
This notice clarifies the effective date set forth in the notice of availability and request for comments for the Guidance on New Starts Policies and Procedures published on January 19, 2006, in the Federal Register. The Proposed Guidance on New Starts Policies and Procedures did not become effective on April 30, 2006, as stated in the January 19, 2006 notice. FTA will publish an additional...... More Information
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Federal Register. Notices. Notice of Intent To Prepare an Environmental... Wednesday, April 19, 2006.
The Federal Transit Administration (FTA) and the City of Madison, WI (Madison) intend to prepare an Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) in accordance with the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) for a proposal by Madison to implement new transit operations in an approximately 13-mile travel corridor extending from the City of Middleton on the west, through the campus of the University of...... More Information
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Federal Register. Notices. Extension of comment period. Wednesday, April 19, 2006.
The Federal Transit Administration is extending the comment period through May 22, 2006, for interested parties to submit comments to assist FTA in developing guidance in the form of circulars to help grantees in implementing the Elderly Individuals and Individuals With Disabilities Program, the Job Access and Reverse Commute Program, and the New Freedom Program beginning in... More Information
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Federal Register. Notices. Notice; request for proposals. Friday, April 14, 2006.
This notice is a request for proposals (RFP) for system development and design of enhanced human service transportation models. The USDOT seeks up to 10 local communities to carry out detailed development and design of coordinated human service transportation systems that utilize Intelligent Transportation Systems capabilities. The expected results from Phase 1 include up to 10 ''deployment-...... More Information
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Federal Register. Notices. Notice of funding availability; competitive... Friday, April 14, 2006.
This competitive solicitation is for fiscal year 2006-2009 funding, subject to congressional appropriations action, for the new National Fuel Cell Bus Technology Development Program (NFCBP), administered by the Federal Transit Administration. The purpose of the program is to facilitate the development of commercially viable fuel cell bus technology and related infrastructure. FTA intends to enter...... More Information
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Federal Register. Proposed Rules. Final notice forming a negotiated rulemaking... RIN 2132-AA85. Monday, April 10, 2006.
Pursuant to the direction contained in the Joint Explanatory Statement of the Committee of Conference, for section 3023(d), ''Condition on Charter Bus Transportation Service'' of the Safe, Accountable, Flexible, Efficient Transportation Equity Act: A Legacy for Users (SAFETEA-LU) of 2005, FTA is establishing a committee to develop, through negotiated rulemaking procedures, recommendations for...... More Information
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Federal Register. Notices. Notice of intent to prepare a Programmatic... Tuesday, March 28, 2006.
The FTA and the Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) are issuing this notice to advise the public that, in accordance with the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA), Tier 1 of a Tiered, Programmatic Environmental Impact Statement (PEIS) will be prepared for the South Florida East Coast Corridor Transit Analysis (SFECCTA) to evaluate transit improvements in Miami-Dade, Broward and Palm...... More Information
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Federal Register. Notices. Solicitation of comment; Extension of comment... Tuesday, March 28, 2006.
The Safe, Accountable, Flexible, Efficient Transportation Equity Act of 2005: A Legacy for Users (SAFETEA-LU) enacted certain amendments to the definition of the term ''capital project'' as used in 49 U.S.C. 5301 et seq. (Federal Transit Law) relating to ''joint development'' activities by recipients of Federal funds under Federal Transit Law. In order to assist the Federal Transit Administration...... More Information
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Federal Register. Notices. Notice of policy implementation and request for... Thursday, March 23, 2006.
This notice provides the opportunity for public comment on specific issues regarding the Federal Transit Administration's (FTA) implementation of Department of Transportation (DOT) guidance for participants of the Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE) program. This guidance is applicable to recipients of Federal financial assistance from the Federal Transit Administration (FTA) located in the...... More Information
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Federal Register. Notices. Notice of Funding Availability; Solicitation of... Thursday, March 23, 2006.
This solicitation is for proposals for fiscal year 2006 funding through the new Alternative Transportation in Parks and Public Lands program, administered by the Federal Transit Administration in partnership with the Department of the Interior and the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Forest Service. The purpose of the program is to enhance the protection of national parks and Federal lands, and...... More Information
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Federal Register. Notices. Notice and request for comment; Announcement of... Wednesday, March 22, 2006.
This notice does several things. First, it summarizes comments FTA received in response to information about a new program for Public Transportation on Indian Reservations Program (hereafter referred to as the Tribal Transit Program) included in an earlier Federal Register notice dated November 30, 2005 (70 FR 71950), ''FTA Transit Program Changes, Authorized Funding Levels and Implementation of...... More Information
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Federal Register. Notices. Notice; solicitation of comments and... Wednesday, March 22, 2006.
Section 3011(c) of SAFETEA-LU authorizes the Secretary of Transportation to establish and implement a pilot program to demonstrate the advantages and disadvantages of public-private partnerships for certain new fixed guideway capital projects. This notice solicits comments and preliminary expressions of interest with respect to the Secretary of Transportation's establishment and implementation of...... More Information
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Federal Register. Rules and Regulations. Final rule. RIN 2132-AA80. Tuesday, March 21, 2006.
This final rule amends 49 CFR Parts 661 and 663 as required by the Safe, Accountable, Flexible, Efficient Transportation Equity Act: A Legacy for Users (SAFETEA-LU) [Pub. L. 109-59, August 10, 2005]. The Federal Transit Administration (FTA) proposed certain changes to the Buy America requirements on November 21, 2005 (70 FR 71246). This final rule addresses fewer issues than were proposed in the...... More Information
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Federal Register. Notices. Notice of Intent to prepare an Environmental... Friday, March 17, 2006.
The Federal Highway Administration and Federal Transit Administration are issuing this notice to advise the public that an Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) will be prepared for the Washington State Ferries Seattle Ferry Terminal Project in Seattle,... More Information
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Federal Register. Notices. Guidance for FY06 Implementation; notice and... Wednesday, March 15, 2006.
The Federal Transit Administration (FTA) is developing guidance in the form of circulars to assist grantees in implementing the Elderly Individuals and Individuals with Disabilities Program, the Job Access and Reverse Commute Program, and the New Freedom Program beginning in FY07. FTA solicited public comment in 2005 through a Federal Register Notice (Transit Program Changes, Authorized Funding...... More Information
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Federal Register. Notices. Notice of intent to prepare an Environmental... Friday, March 10, 2006.
The Federal Transit Administration (FTA) and the Denton County Transportation Authority (DCTA) issue this notice to advise interested agencies and the public of their intent to prepare an Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) in accordance with the regulations implementing the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) for transportation improvements in Denton and Dallas Counties, Texas. Transit...... More Information
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Federal Register. Notices. Notice of Limitation on Claims. Wednesday, March 1, 2006.
This notice announces actions taken by FTA as final for purposes of the limitation on claims. The FTA actions described in this notice consist of various environmental approvals for proposed public transportation projects in the following urbanized areas: New York (lower Manhattan), Seattle, Buffalo, New York (remainder), Providence, Hartford, Boston, Brattleboro (Vermont), and... More Information
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Federal Register. Notices. Notice of Intent to prepare an Environmental... Friday, February 17, 2006.
The Federal Transit Administration is issuing this notice to advise the public, agencies and Indian tribes that an Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) will be prepared for proposed development of a multimodal ferry terminal in the City of Mukilteo, Snohomish County,... More Information
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Federal Register. Notices. Notice. Friday, February 10, 2006.
This notice supplements the notice concerning FTA Fiscal Year 2006 Apportionments, Allocations and Program Information, dated as of December 20, 2005, as changed and corrected by the FTA Fiscal Year 2006 Apportionments and Allocations Changes and Corrections; Announcement of States Selected for Participation in Section 5310 Pilot Program, dated as of February 3,... More Information
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Federal Register. Notices. Notice. Friday, February 3, 2006.
This notice revises program apportionment or allocation amounts published in the December 20, 2005, FTA notice entitled ''FTA Fiscal Year 2006 Apportionments and Allocations.'' The revisions are required because Public Law 109-148, the Department of Defense, Emergency Supplemental Appropriations to Address Hurricanes in the Gulf of Mexico, and Pandemic Influenza Act, 2006, mandates an across-the-...... More Information
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Federal Register. Notices. Notice of Availability of Fiscal Year 2006... Thursday, February 2, 2006.
The U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) Federal Transit Administration (FTA) announces the availability of funds in fiscal year (FY) 2006 for the Over-the-Road Bus (OTRB) Accessibility Program, authorized by Section 3038 of the Transportation Equity Act for the 21st Century (TEA-21). The OTRB Accessibility Program makes funds available to private operators of over-the-road buses to finance...... More Information
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Federal Register. Notices. Notice of random drug and alcohol testing rates. Tuesday, January 31, 2006.
This notice announces the random testing rates for employers subject to the Federal Transit Administration's (FTA) drug and alcohol... More Information
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Federal Register. Proposed Rules. Notice of intent to form a negotiated... RIN 2132-AA85. Tuesday, January 31, 2006.
Pursuant to the direction contained in the Joint Explanatory Statement of the Committee of Conference, for section 3023(d), Condition on Charter Bus Transportation Service of the Safe, Accountable, Flexible, Efficient Transportation Equity Act: A Legacy for Users (SAFETEA-LU) of 2005, FTA is establishing a committee to develop, through negotiated rulemaking procedures, recommendations for...... More Information
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Federal Register. Notices. Notice of Guidance; request for comments. Tuesday, January 31, 2006.
This guidance would implement additional authority provided in the Safe, Accountable, Flexible and Efficient Transportation Equity Act, a Legacy for Users (SAFETEA-LU) for public transportation agencies undertaking joint development projects. In addition, this notice seeks comment on two issues: a clarification of what is ''physically or functionally related'' to a transit project; and a proposed...... More Information
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Federal Register. Proposed Rules. Advance Notice of Proposed Rulemaking. RIN 2132-AA81. Monday, January 30, 2006.
This advance notice of proposed rulemaking provides interested parties with the opportunity to comment on the characteristics and requirements proposed by the Federal Transit Administration (FTA) for a new capital investment program. This new program, ''Small Starts'', is a discretionary grant program for public transportation capital projects that run along a dedicated corridor or a fixed...... More Information
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Federal Register. Notices. Notice of intent to prepare an Environmental... Monday, January 23, 2006.
The FTA, in cooperation with the Southeastern Wisconsin Regional Planning Commission (SEWRPC), is issuing this notice to advise the public that a Draft Environmental Impact Statement (DEIS) will be prepared for the proposed initiation of commuter rail or bus services between Kenosha, Racine and Milwaukee, Wisconsin. The FTA is the lead Federal agency under the National Environmental Policy Act of...... More Information
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Federal Register. Notices. Notice of availability; Request for comments. Thursday, January 19, 2006.
This notice announces the availability of the Federal Transit Administration's (FTA's) Guidance on New Starts Policies and Procedures and requests your comments on it. The guidance explains proposed changes to the New Starts program that will become effective April 30, 2006 and longer-term changes to the New Starts program that FTA plans to be the subject of rulemaking in the future. FTA requests...... More Information