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Federal Register. Notices. Notice of Buy America waiver. Tuesday, July 29, 2014.
In response to the Golden Gate Bridge Highway & Transportation District's (Bridge District) request for a Buy America waiver for waterjets, the Federal Transit Administration (FTA) hereby waives its Buy America requirements for waterjets to be installed in the Bridge District's M.V. Mendocino ferry vessel. This waiver is limited to a single procurement for the waterjets to be installed in the...... More Information
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Federal Register. Notices. Passenger Ferry Grant Program Announcement of... Tuesday, July 22, 2014.
The US. Department of Transportation's (DOT) Federal Transit Administration (FTA) announces the selection of projects with Fiscal Year (FY) 2013 and FY 2014 appropriations for the Passenger Ferry Grant Program (Ferry Program). The Moving Ahead for Progress in the 21st Century Act (MAP-21) set forth a new discretionary Ferry Program as a take-down under the Section 5307 Urbanized Area Formula...... More Information
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Federal Register. Notices. Correction. Tuesday, July 15, 2014.
On March 10, 2014, the Federal Transit Administration (FTA) published a notice in the Federal Register apportioning funds appropriated by law. The notice provided information on the FY 2014 funding available for the FTA assistance programs, and provides program guidance and requirements, and information on several program issues important in the current year. This notice provides a needed...... More Information
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Federal Register. Notices. Notice of proposed Buy America waiver and... Tuesday, July 8, 2014.
The Federal Transit Administration (FTA) received a request for a waiver to permit the purchase of new waterjets that are non- compliant with Buy America requirements using FTA funding. The request is from the Golden Gate Bridge Highway & Transportation District (Golden Gate Bridge) for its M.V. Mendocini ferry vessel. In accordance with 49 U.S.C. 5323(j)(3)(A), FTA is providing notice of the...... More Information
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Federal Register. Notices. Notice. Tuesday, July 8, 2014.
This notice announces final environmental actions taken by the Federal Transit Administration (FTA) for projects in Chicago, 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. Rescind Notice of Intent to Prepare an... Tuesday, July 1, 2014.
The Federal Transit Administration (FTA), in cooperation with the Capital Metropolitan Transportation Authority (Cap Metro) and the City of Austin, is issuing this notice to advise the public that the Notice of Intent (NOI) to prepare an Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for the proposed Urban Rail project in Austin, Texas is being... More Information
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Federal Register. Notices. Notice of reopening of early scoping and... Monday, June 23, 2014.
The Federal Transit Administration (FTA) and the Metropolitan Atlanta Rapid Transit Authority (MARTA) issue this early scoping notice to advise other agencies and the public that they intend to conduct another round of early scoping. The additional early scoping period will continue the examination of potential alternatives for providing high-capacity transit in the Georgia (GA) 400 corridor in...... More Information
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Federal Register. Notices. Rescind Notice of Intent to Prepare an... Tuesday, June 17, 2014.
The Federal Transit Administration (FTA), in cooperation with the Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT), is issuing this notice to advise the public that the Notice of Intent (NOI) to prepare an Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for the proposed public transportation improvement project in Broward County, Florida is being... More Information
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Federal Register. Notices. Notice of Buy America waiver. Tuesday, June 17, 2014.
In response to the Rock Island County Metropolitan Mass Transit District's (MetroLINK) request for a Buy America waiver for a Variable Refrigerant Flow (VRF) HVAC system, the Federal Transit Administration (FTA) hereby waives its Buy America requirements for the VRF HVAC system to be installed in MetroLINK's Rock Island Transfer Station. This waiver is limited to a single procurement for the VRF...... More Information
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Federal Register. Notices. Notice of Safety Advisory. Friday, June 13, 2014.
Today the Federal Transit Administration (FTA) is issuing Safety Advisory 14-2 to provide guidance to rail fixed guideway public transportation agencies of the need to assess the adequacy of safe stopping distances for rail transit trains in terminal stations. This safety advisory recommends specific and immediate action for rail transit agencies not overseen by the Federal Railroad...... More Information
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Federal Register. Notices. Notice of request for comments. Tuesday, June 10, 2014.
As part of a Federal Government-wide effort to streamline the process to seek feedback from the public on service delivery, the Federal Transit Administration invites public comment about our intention to request the Office of Management and Budget's (OMB) approval to renew the following information collection under the Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA) (44 U.S.C. 3501 et.... More Information
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Federal Register. Notices. Notice of request for comments. Tuesday, June 10, 2014.
As part of a Federal Government-wide effort to streamline the process to seek feedback from the public on service delivery, the Federal Transit Administration invites public comment about our intention to request the Office of Management and Budget's (OMB) approval to renew the following information collection under the Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA) (44 U.S.C. 3501 et.... More Information
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Federal Register. Notices. Notice of request for comments. Tuesday, June 10, 2014.
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 renew the following information... More Information
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Federal Register. Notices. Notice of availability of final circular. Friday, June 6, 2014.
The Federal Transit Administration (FTA) has placed in the docket and on its Web site, guidance in the form of a circular to assist grantees in implementing the Enhanced Mobility for Seniors and Individuals with Disabilities Program. The Moving Ahead for Progress in the 21st Century Act blended the New Freedom Program and the Elderly Individuals and Individuals with Disabilities Program into a...... More Information
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Federal Register. Notices. Notice of Funding Availability for FTA Bus and... Wednesday, June 4, 2014.
The Federal Transit Administration (FTA) announces the availability of prior year Section 5309 Bus and Bus Facilities Program discretionary funds for the Ladders of Opportunity Initiative in Fiscal Year (FY) 2014. FTA will make available approximately $100 million from recoveries from the Section 5309 Bus and Bus Facilities Program authorized by the Safe, Accountable, Flexible, Efficient,...... More Information
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Federal Register. Proposed Rules. Notice of proposed rulemaking (NPRM). Monday, June 2, 2014.
The FHWA and the FTA are jointly issuing this NPRM to propose revisions to the regulations governing the development of metropolitan transportation plans and programs for urbanized areas, State transportation plans and programs, and the congestion management process. The changes reflect recent passage of the Moving Ahead for Progress in the 21st Century Act (MAP-21). The MAP-21 continues many...... More Information
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Federal Register. Rules and Regulations. Policy guidance. Monday, June 2, 2014.
The FTA and FHWA are jointly issuing this guidance on implementation of provisions of the Moving Ahead for Progress in the 21st Century Act (MAP-21), that require representation by providers of public transportation in each metropolitan planning organization (MPO) that serves a transportation management area (TMA) no later than October 1, 2014. The purpose of this guidance is to assist MPOs and...... More Information
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Federal Register. Notices. Notice. Thursday, May 8, 2014.
This notice announces final environmental actions taken by the Federal Transit Administration (FTA) for projects in the following locations: Boise, ID and Houston, 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 Buy America Waiver. Tuesday, May 6, 2014.
In response to the City of Cincinnati (Cincinnati) request for a Buy America waiver for a cross-connect cabinet, the Federal Transit Administration (FTA) hereby waives its Buy America requirements for the cross-connect cabinet needed for a Cincinnati Bell utility relocation associated with the Cincinnati Streetcar project. This waiver is limited to a single procurement for the cross-connect...... More Information
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Federal Register. Proposed Rules. Notice of proposed interim safety certification... RIN 2132-ZA02. Wednesday, April 30, 2014.
This document seeks public comment on FTA's proposed requirements for the interim safety certification training provisions for Federal and State safety oversight personnel and their contractor support who conduct safety audits and examinations of public transportation systems not otherwise regulated by another Federal agency. Additionally, FTA proposes that designated safety oversight personnel...... More Information
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Federal Register. Notices. Rescind notice of intent to prepare an... Wednesday, April 23, 2014.
The Federal Transit Administration (FTA), in cooperation with the Chicago Transit Authority (CTA), is issuing this notice to advise the public that the Notice of Intent (NOI) to prepare an Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for the proposed transportation improvements on the Red and Purple lines between Belmont Station in Chicago and Linden terminal in Wilmette, Illinois is being... More Information
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Federal Register. Notices. Tribal Transit Program Announcement of Project... Tuesday, April 15, 2014.
The US. Department of Transportation's (DOT) Federal Transit Administration (FTA) announces the selection of projects with Fiscal Year (FY) 2013 appropriations for the Tribal Transit Program (TTP). On May 9, 2013 FTA published a Federal Register Notice (78 FR 27284) announcing the availability of the funding for the program. The Moving Ahead for Progress in the 21st Century Act (MAP-21)...... More Information
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Federal Register. Notices. Notice of request for comments. Tuesday, April 8, 2014.
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 extend the following currently approved information collection: Generic Clearance for the Collection of Qualitative Feedback on Agency Service... More Information
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Federal Register. Notices. Notice of request for comments. Tuesday, April 8, 2014.
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 renew the following information... More Information
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Federal Register. Notices. Notice of availability. Monday, March 31, 2014.
The Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) and the Federal Transit Administration (FTA) are issuing joint guidance on the implementation of the financial penalty provisions contained in Section 1306 of the Moving Ahead for Progress in the 21st Century Act (MAP-21). The financial penalty provisions require Federal agencies of jurisdiction (Reviewing Agency) to render a decision on a permit,...... More Information
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Federal Register. Notices. Notice. Monday, March 31, 2014.
This notice announces final environmental actions taken by the Federal Transit Administration (FTA) for a project in Montgomery County and Prince George's County, MD. 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
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Federal Register. Notices. Notice of availability of proposed circular and... Thursday, March 27, 2014.
On March 3, 2014, the Federal Transit Administration (FTA) published a notice of available guidance regarding the State of Good Repair Grants program. In the March 3, 2014, notice, the DATES section was incorrect and this notice corrects... More Information
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Federal Register. Notices. Notice of Buy America waiver. Friday, March 21, 2014.
In response to the MTA Capital Construction Company's (MTACC) request for a Buy America waiver for the pad and rubber boot of a concrete block for the Low Vibration Track (LVT) system that it is constructing on behalf of New York Metropolitan Transportation Authority's (MTA) operating agency, New York City Transit (NYCT), the Federal Transit Administration (FTA) hereby waives its Buy America...... More Information
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Federal Register. Notices. Notice: Extension of application deadline and... Monday, March 10, 2014.
Pursuant to the Moving Ahead for Progress in the 21st Century Act (MAP-21), the Federal Transit Administration (FTA) published a Notice for Request for Proposals (RFP) for the deployment of low or no emission transit buses on January 9, 2014. Due to heightened public interest in the RFP and the volume of technical questions received, FTA is extending the application submission deadline announced...... More Information
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Federal Register. Notices. Notice. Monday, March 10, 2014.
On January 17, 2014, President Obama signed the Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2014, (FY 2014 Appropriations) which provided a full fiscal year's funding for Federal Transit Assistance programs. Previous continuing resolutions had provided funds through January 18, 2014. The Federal Transit Administration (FTA) annually publishes one or more notices apportioning funds appropriated by law. This...... More Information
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Federal Register. Notices. Establishment of the State Safety Oversight... Monday, March 10, 2014.
The Federal Transit Administration (FTA) is apportioning fiscal years (FY) 2013 and 2014 funds for the new State Safety Oversight (SSO) Formula Grant Program in accordance with the Moving Ahead for Progress in the 21st Century Act (MAP-21). This notice apportions the available funding for FYs 2013 and 2014 and provides instructions and guidance for this new formula grant program, for which...... More Information
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Federal Register. Notices. Notice of request for comments. Friday, March 7, 2014.
The Federal Transit Administration invites public comment about our 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 of proposed circular and... Monday, March 3, 2014.
FTA has placed in the docket and on its Web site proposed guidance, 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 proposed circular provides instructions and guidance on program administration and the grant application... More Information
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Federal Register. Notices. Notice. Thursday, February 20, 2014.
This notice announces final environmental actions taken by the Federal Transit Administration (FTA) for a project in Bucks County, PA, and Mercer County, NJ. 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
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Federal Register. Notices. Notice of availability of four additional... Wednesday, February 19, 2014.
The Federal Transit Administration (FTA) has placed in the docket and on its Web site proposed guidance in the form of four additional circular chapters to help transportation providers meet the requirements of the U.S. Department of Transportation's (DOT) Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) regulations. These proposed chapters include Chapter 1 (Introduction and Applicability), Chapter 2...... More Information
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Federal Register. Notices. Notice of proposed Buy America waiver and... Tuesday, February 18, 2014.
The City of Cincinnati (Cincinnati) has requested a Buy America waiver based upon non-availability for a cross-connect cabinet. The cross-connect cabinet is needed for Cincinnati Bell's utility relocation work associated with the Cincinnati Streetcar Project. This notice is to inform the public of the waiver request and to seek public comment to inform the Federal Transit Administration's (FTA)...... More Information
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Federal Register. Notices. Notice of proposed Buy America waiver and... Tuesday, February 18, 2014.
The Federal Transit Administration (FTA) received a request for a waiver to permit the purchase of a Variable Refrigerant Flow (VRF) HVAC system that is non-compliant with Buy America requirements using FTA funding. The request is from the Rock Island County Metropolitan Mass Transit District (MetroLINK) for its Rock Island Transfer Station. In accordance with 49 U.S.C. 5323(j)(3)(A), FTA is...... More Information
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Federal Register. Notices. Notice of intent to prepare an environmental... Wednesday, February 12, 2014.
The Federal Transit Agency (FTA), as the lead federal agency, the Washington County Regional Railroad Authority (WCRRA), and the Metropolitan Council intend to prepare an Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for the proposed Gateway Corridor project. The Gateway Corridor project is a planned transitway approximately 12 miles in length located in Ramsey and Washington Counties in the eastern part...... More Information
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Federal Register. Notices. Notice of request for comments. Thursday, February 6, 2014.
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 renew the following information collections: Title VI as it Applies to FTA Grant Programs; Nondiscrimination as it Applies to FTA Grant Programs; and Charter Service Operations. The collections involve FTA's...... More Information
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Federal Register. Notices. Rescind notice of intent to prepare an... Thursday, February 6, 2014.
The Federal Transit Administration (FTA), in cooperation with the Orange County Transportation Authority (OCTA) and the City of Anaheim, are issuing this notice to advise the public that the Notice of Intent (NOI) to prepare an Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for proposed transit improvements in the corridor between the Anaheim Regional Transportation Intermodal Center (ARTIC) and The...... More Information
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Federal Register. Notices. Notice. Friday, January 31, 2014.
The Federal Transit Administration (FTA) is establishing an Emergency Relief Docket for calendar year 2014 so that grantees and subgrantees affected by national or regional emergencies may request relief from FTA administrative and statutory requirements. By this notice, FTA is establishing an Emergency Relief Docket for calendar year... More Information
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Federal Register. Notices. Notice of availability. Friday, January 31, 2014.
This notice announces the availability of the Federal Transportation Administration's (FTA) Fiscal Year (FY) 2014 Annual List of Certifications and Assurances for FTA Grants and Cooperative Agreements. See FTA Web site, http://www.fta.dot.gov. In this notice, FTA provides a consolidated list of the various pre-award Certifications and Assurances that may apply to an Applicant for FTA funding and...... More Information
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Federal Register. Notices. Notice of intent to transfer Federally assisted... Thursday, January 30, 2014.
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 request for comments. Wednesday, January 29, 2014.
The Federal Transit Administration invites public comment about our 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 charter renewal. Thursday, January 16, 2014.
The Federal Transit Administration (FTA) announces the charter renewal of the Transit Advisory Committee for Safety (TRACS), a Federal Advisory Committee established by the U.S. Secretary of Transportation (the Secretary) in accordance with the Federal Advisory Committee Act to provide information, advice, and recommendations to the Secretary and the Federal Transit Administrator on matters...... More Information
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Federal Register. Notices. Notice of availability of final circular Thursday, January 16, 2014.
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 Urbanized Area Formula Program. The purpose of this Circular is to provide recipients of FTA financial assistance with instructions and guidance on the program's administration and the grant application... More Information
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Federal Register. Rules and Regulations. Final rule. RIN 2125-AF48. Monday, January 13, 2014.
This final rule amends the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) and Federal Transit Administration (FTA) joint procedures that implement the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) by adding new categorical exclusions (CE) for projects within an existing operational right-of-way and projects receiving limited Federal funding, as described in sections 1316 and 1317, respectively, of the Moving...... More Information
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Federal Register. Notices. Notification of Early Scoping Meeting. Friday, January 10, 2014.
The Federal Transit Administration (FTA) and the Utah Transit Authority (UTA) issue this early scoping notice to advise other agencies and the public that they intend to explore potential alternatives for improving public transportation service to and within the central Wasatch Mountains of Salt Lake County and Summit County, Utah. UTA is conducting this work through formal agreement and...... More Information
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Federal Register. Notices. Notice for Request for Proposals (RFP). Thursday, January 9, 2014.
The Federal Transit Administration (FTA) announces the availability of $24.9 million of Fiscal Year 2013 funds for the deployment of low or no emission transit buses. Of that amount, $21.6 million is available for buses and $3.3 million is available for supporting facilities and related equipment. If additional funding is appropriated for this program in FY 2014, FTA may, at its discretion, also...... More Information
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Federal Register. Notices. Notice of Safety Advisory. Wednesday, January 8, 2014.
On December 31, 2013, the Federal Transit Administration (FTA) issued Safety Advisory 14-1 to provide guidance to State Safety Oversight Agencies (SSOAs) and rail fixed guideway public transportation agencies on redundant protections for roadway workers in the rail transit industry, and review and revision of rules and procedures to protect roadway workers from trains and moving equipment. FTA...... More Information
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Federal Register. Notices. Notice. Thursday, January 2, 2014.
This notice announces final environmental actions taken by the Federal Transit Administration (FTA) for projects in the following locations: Mesa, AZ; Azusa, CA; San Francisco, CA; and New York, NY. 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