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2001

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Federal Register. Notices. Notice of request for comments. Thursday, December 27, 2001.
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: 49 U.S.C. Section 5335(a) and (b) National Transit... More Information
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Federal Register. Notices. Notice of intent to prepare an Environmental... Friday, December 21, 2001.
The Federal Transit Administration (FTA), in cooperation with the Wasatch Front Regional Council (WFRC) and Utah Transit Authority (UTA), is issuing this notice to advise interested agencies and the public that, in accordance with the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA), an Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) will be prepared for a transit connection from the North-South Light Rail (TRAX)...... More Information
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Federal Register. Notices. Notice of intent to prepare an Environmental... Friday, December 21, 2001.
The Federal Transit Administration (FTA), in cooperation with the Wasatch Front Regional Council (WFRC) and Utah Transit Authority (UTA), is issuing this notice to advise interested agencies and the public that, in accordance with the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA), an Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) will be prepared for a transit connection westward from the North-South Light Rail...... More Information
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Federal Register. Notices. Notice of intent to prepare an environmental... Wednesday, December 12, 2001.
The Federal Transit Administration (FTA) and the Sacramento Regional Transit District (RT), intend to prepare an Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) in accordance with the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) and an Environmental Impact Report (EIR) in accordance with the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) for proposed transit improvements from 7th Street and K Street in downtown...... More Information
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Federal Register. Notices. Notice of request for comments. Wednesday, November 28, 2001.
In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (44 U.S.C. 3501 et seq.), this notice announces the Information Collection Request (ICR) abstracted below has been forwarded to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for extension of the currently approved information collection. The Federal Register Notice with a 60-day comment period soliciting comments was published on August 10,... More Information
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Federal Register. Notices. Notice of availability of funds inviting... Wednesday, November 21, 2001.
Elsewhere in today's Federal Register, the the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) published a notice announcing the availability of Transportation Infrastructure Finance and Innovation Act (TIFIA) assistance and inviting applicants to submit applications for credit assistance for major surface transportation projects. The TIFIA authorizes the Department of Transportation (DOT) to provide...... More Information
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Federal Register. Notices. Notice of Intent to prepare an Environmental... Friday, November 9, 2001.
The Federal Transit Administration (FTA), the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA), the Washington State Department of Transportation (WSDOT) and the Central Puget Sound Regional Transit Authority (Sound Transit) intend to prepare an EIS in accordance with the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) on the I-90 Project. The project proposes to design and construct modifications to I-90 between...... More Information
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Federal Register. Notices. Notice of intent to transfer Federally assisted... Thursday, November 1, 2001.
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. Notices. Notice of request for comments. Thursday, November 1, 2001.
In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (44 U.S.C. 3501 et seq.), this notice announces the Information Collection Request (ICR) abstracted below has been forwarded to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for extension of the currently approved information collection. The Federal Register Notice with a 60-day comment period soliciting comments was published on August 15,... More Information
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Federal Register. Notices. Notice. Tuesday, October 30, 2001.
The Federal Transit Administration (FTA) is announcing that the collection of information required under 49 CFR part 611, Major Capital Investment Projects, has been approved by the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) under the Paperwork Reduction Act of... More Information
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Federal Register. Notices. Notice of intent to prepare a supplemental... Monday, October 22, 2001.
The Federal Transit Administration (FTA) and the Central Puget Sound Regional Transit Authority (Sound Transit) intend to prepare a supplemental EIS in accordance with the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) on the Central Link Light Rail Transit project north corridor from Convention Place to Northgate. This is a supplemental EIS to the Central Link Light Rail Transit Project Final EIS...... More Information
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Federal Register. Notices. Notice of intent to prepare a Supplemental... Wednesday, September 26, 2001.
The Federal Transit Administration (FTA) and Federal Highway Administration (FHWA), in cooperation with the City and County of Honolulu Department of Transportation Services (DTS), intend to prepare a supplemental draft environmental impact statement (SDEIS) in accordance with the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) for proposed transportation improvements in the Primary Transportation...... More Information
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Federal Register. Notices. Notice of intent to prepare an Environmental... Tuesday, September 18, 2001.
The Federal Transit Administration (FTA) and the Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority (VTA) intend to prepare an Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) in accordance with the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) and an Environmental Impact Report (EIR) in accordance with the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) for a proposed Light Rail Transit (LRT) line in the Capitol Expressway...... More Information
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Federal Register. Notices. Notice. Tuesday, September 18, 2001.
The U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) Federal Transit Administration (FTA) announces the Fiscal Year 2001 selection of projects to be funded under 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...... More Information
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Federal Register. Notices. Notice of intent to prepare an Environmental... Tuesday, September 18, 2001.
The Federal Transit Administration (FTA) and the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority (MBTA) intend to prepare an Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for Phase II of the Urban Ring Project located in Boston and adjacent communities. The EIS will be undertaken in accordance with the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA). The MBTA will ensure that the EIS also satisfies the requirements...... More Information
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Federal Register. Proposed Rules. Withdrawal of rulemaking. RIN 2132-AA58. Tuesday, September 18, 2001.
This document withdraws the rulemaking in which the Federal Transit Administration (FTA) proposed to amend its requirements on charter bus service. On June 23, 1997, FTA issued a notice of proposed rulemaking (NPRM) in which it sought public comment on proposed amendments to the charter service regulations. Based on a review of the comments to the NPRM, FTA has concluded that there is no...... More Information
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Federal Register. Notices. Notice of intent to prepare an Environmental... Tuesday, September 18, 2001.
The Federal Transit Administration (FTA) and the Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority (VTA) intend to prepare an Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) in accordance with the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) and an Environmental Impact Report (EIR) in accordance with the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) for a proposed Light Rail Transit (LRT) line in the Santa Clara/ Alum...... More Information
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Federal Register. Notices. Notice of intent to prepare environmental... Thursday, September 13, 2001.
The Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) and the Federal Transit Administration (FTA), in cooperation with the Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development (LDOTD) and the Regional Planning Commission (RPC) are issuing this notice to advise interested agencies and the public that, in accordance with the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA), an Environmental Impact Statement (EIS)...... More Information
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Federal Register. Proposed Rules. Notice of proposed rulemaking. RIN 2132-AA64. Tuesday, August 28, 2001.
On June 9, 1998, the Transportation Equity Act for the 21st Century (TEA-21) was enacted requiring the Federal Transit Administration (FTA) to establish a new grant program entitled the Clean Fuels Formula Grant Program. This proposed rule establishes the procedures potential recipients must use to apply for this new program. The FY 1999, FY 2000, and FY 2001 appropriations bills did not make...... More Information
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Federal Register. Notices. Notice of request for comments. Wednesday, August 15, 2001.
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: Charter Service... More Information
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Federal Register. Notices. Notice of intent to prepare an environmental... Friday, August 10, 2001.
The Federal Transit Administration (FTA) is issuing this notice to advise agencies and the public that, in accordance with the National Environmental Policy Act, FTA and the Denver Regional Transportation District (RTD), in cooperation with the Denver Regional Council of Governments, will prepare an environmental impact statement (EIS) to evaluate transit improvements, including a potential light...... More Information
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Federal Register. Notices. Notice of request for comments. Friday, August 10, 2001.
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: 49 U.S.C. Sections 5309 and 5307 Capital Assistance... More Information
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Federal Register. Rules and Regulations. RIN 2105-AD02,2105-AD02,2105-AD02,2105-AD02,2105-AD02,2105-AD02,2105-AD02. Thursday, August 9, 2001.
This document does two things. First, it responds to comments by maritime industry groups and others concerning the pre-employment inquiry provision of the Department-wide regulations on transportation workplace drug and alcohol testing procedures (Part 40 rule). The Department recently opened a 30-day comment period on that issue. Second, this document serves as a ''common preamble'' discussing...... More Information
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Federal Register. Rules and Regulations. Final rule. RIN 2132-AA71. Thursday, August 9, 2001.
The Federal Transit Administration (FTA) has combined its drug and alcohol testing regulations. This final rule incorporates guidance that FTA has issued in the past several years in letters of interpretation, audit findings, newsletters, training classes, safety seminars, and public speaking engagements. In addition, this final rule conforms FTA's rule to the Department of Transportation's (DOT)...... More Information
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Federal Register. Notices. Notice of Intent to prepare an environmental... Friday, August 3, 2001.
The Federal Transit Administration (FTA) is issuing this notice to advise interested agencies and the public that, in accordance with the National Environmental Policy Act, an Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) is being prepared for the proposed transportation improvements in the Downtown-Airport Corridor and adjacent areas located in Memphis,... More Information
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Federal Register. Notices. Notice of request for comments. Monday, July 16, 2001.
In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, this notice announces that the Information Collection Request (ICR) abstracted below has been forwarded to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for approval. The Federal Register Notice with a 60-day comment period soliciting comments was published on April 20,... More Information
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Federal Register. Notices. Notice of intent to prepare an Environmental... Thursday, July 12, 2001.
The Federal Transit Administration (FTA) is issuing this notice to advise interested agencies and the public that, in accordance with the National Environmental Policy Act, an Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) is being prepared for the Riverview Corridor Transit Project in the cities of St. Paul and Bloomington, Minnesota. Based on the definition of the proposed Bus Rapid Transit (BRT)...... More Information
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Federal Register. Notices. Notice of Intent to prepare a Major Investment... Monday, June 18, 2001.
The Federal Transit Administration (FTA) and the New Jersey Transit Corporation (NJ TRANSIT) intend to prepare a Major Investment Study/Draft Environmental Impact Statement (MIS/DEIS) to study transportation access improvements along the West Shore corridor in Bergen County, New Jersey and Rockland County, New York. The MIS/DEIS is being prepared in accordance with the National Environmental...... More Information
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Federal Register. Notices. Notice of intent to prepare a major investment... Monday, June 18, 2001.
The Federal Transit Administration (FTA) and the New Jersey Transit Corporation (NJ TRANSIT) intend to prepare a Major Investment Study/Draft Environmental Impact Statement (MIS/DEIS) to study transportation access improvements along the Bergen-Passaic Cross County Corridor (also known as the NYS&W corridor) in Bergen and Passaic Counties, New Jersey. The MIS/DEIS is being prepared in accordance...... More Information
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Federal Register. Notices. Notice of intent to prepare a major investment... Monday, June 18, 2001.
The Federal Transit Administration (FTA) and the New Jersey Transit Corporation (NJ TRANSIT) intend to prepare a Major Investment Study/Draft Environmental Impact Statement (MIS/DEIS) to study transportation access improvements along the Northern Branch corridor in Bergen County, New Jersey. The MIS/DEIS is being prepared in accordance with the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969 (NEPA), as...... More Information
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Federal Register. Notices. Notice of dear colleague letter. Thursday, June 14, 2001.
The Federal Transit Administration (FTA) issued a ''Dear Colleague'' letter on March 30, 2001, addressing inquiries regarding its Buy America regulations that focused on the calculation of the cost of the components and subcomponents of rolling stock. In order to ensure wide dissemination of this letter, it is published below, together with further explanation in this... More Information
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Federal Register. Notices. Notice of Intent to prepare an environmental... Tuesday, June 5, 2001.
The Federal Transit Administration (FTA) is issuing this notice to advise interested agencies and the public that, in accordance with the National Environmental Policy Act, an Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) is being prepared for the Central Corridor Transit Project located between Minneapolis and St. Paul,... More Information
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Federal Register. Notices. Notice of Granted Buy America Waiver. Tuesday, May 22, 2001.
This waiver allows New Flyer of America to count a foreign manufactured articulating joint system used in its low floor buses as a domestic component for purposes of calculating the aggregate domestic content of the vehicle and was predicated on the non-availability of the item in the domestic market. The waiver was granted on April 24, 2001, for the period of two years, or until such time as a...... More Information
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Federal Register. Notices. Notice of availability of funds inviting... Friday, May 18, 2001.
Elsewhere in today's Federal Register the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) published a notice announcing the availability of Transportation Infrastructure Finance and Innovation Act (TIFIA) assistance and inviting applicants to submit applications for credit assistance for major surface transportation project. The TIFIA authorizes the Department of Transportation (DOT) to provide credit...... More Information
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Federal Register. Proposed Rules. <RM>Notice of proposed rulemaking (NPRM). RIN 2132-AA71. Monday, April 30, 2001.
The Federal Transit Administration (FTA) proposes to combine its drug and alcohol testing regulations. FTA believes this action will make the rules more ''user-friendly'' and easier to understand. Also, the new rule will take into account the guidance that FTA has issued in the past several years, including technical assistance, letters of interpretation, audit findings, newsletters, training...... More Information
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Federal Register. Proposed Rules. <RM>Notices of Proposed Rulemaking... Monday, April 30, 2001.
In a rule published December 19, 2000, the Department of Transportation has revised its drug and alcohol testing procedures regulation. The purposes of these proposed amendments is to make DOT agency drug and alcohol testing regulations consistent with the revised testing procedures regulation, avoid duplication and inconsistency, and make certain other changes to update and clarify the...... More Information
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Federal Register. Notices. <RM>Notice of intent to prepare an... Monday, April 30, 2001.
The Federal Transit Administration (FTA), the Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT), and Miami-Dade Transit (MDT) in issuing this notice to advise that an Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) is being prepared on the proposed Airport/Earlington Heights Connector Project in Miami-Dade County, Florida. The EIS will be prepared in accordance with the National Environmental Policy Act of...... More Information
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Federal Register. Notices. Notice of request for comments. Friday, April 20, 2001.
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 following new information collection: 49 CFR Part 611 Major Capital Investment... More Information
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Federal Register. Notices. Notice of granted Buy America Waiver. Wednesday, April 18, 2001.
This waiver allows construction contractors to use Omer heavy- duty parallelogram lifts in vehicle garages without violating the Buy America regulations. It is predicated on the grounds that sufficient competition among suppliers is in the public interest and was granted on February 14, 2001, for the period of two years, or until such time as a second domestic source for the lift becomes...... More Information
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Federal Register. Notices. Notice of intent to prepare a Supplemental... Monday, April 16, 2001.
The Federal Transit Administration (FTA) is issuing this notice to advise the public, tribes and agencies that an SEIS will be prepared to further evaluate station and route alternatives from Northeast (NE) 45th Street to Northgate Mall in Seattle, Washington, and possibly design refinements and variations in other segments of the project for the Central Link Light Rail Transit Project. This...... More Information
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Federal Register. Notices. Notice of Intent to prepare an Environmental... Wednesday, March 28, 2001.
The Federal Transit Administration (FTA), in cooperation with the Peninsula Corridor Joint Powers Board (JPB), the City and County of San Francisco, and the San Francisco Redevelopment Agency will prepare a joint Environmental Impact Statement/Environmental Impact Report (EIS/EIR) for the San Francisco Transbay Terminal and Caltrain Downtown Extension Project in accordance with the National...... More Information
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Federal Register. Notices. Notice of intent to prepare a supplemental... Thursday, March 22, 2001.
The Federal Transit Administration (FTA) and the Metropolitan Transportation Authority/New York City Transit (MTA/NYCT) are issuing this notice to advise the public and interested agencies that a Supplemental Draft Environmental Impact Statement (SDEIS) will be prepared by the FTA and MTA/NYCT on the Manhattan East Side Alternatives Project (MESA). The SDEIS will evaluate a ''full-length'' Second...... More Information
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Federal Register. Notices. Notice of intent to prepare an alternatives... Thursday, March 15, 2001.
The Federal Transit Administration (FTA), the Jacksonville Transportation Authority (JTA), and the Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) intend to prepare an Alternatives Analysis/Draft Environmental Impact Statement (AA/DEIS) in accordance with the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969 (NEPA), as amended, to evaluate transportation improvements within a corridor known as the...... More Information
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Federal Register. Notices. Notice of random drug and alcohol testing rates. Thursday, March 8, 2001.
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. Notices. Notice of request for comments. Tuesday, March 6, 2001.
In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (44 U.S.C. 3501 et seq.), this notice announces that the Information Collection Requests (ICRs) abstracted below have been forwarded to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for extension of the currently approved information collections. The Federal Register Notice with a 60-day comment period soliciting comments was published on...... More Information
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Federal Register. Rules and Regulations. Final rule; partial stay of effectiveness. RIN 2132-AA63. Friday, February 9, 2001.
In accordance with the memorandum of January 20, 2001, from the Assistant to the President and Chief of Staff, entitled ''Regulatory Review Plan,'' published in the Federal Register on January 24, 2001, this action temporarily stays 49 CFR part 611, Major Capital Investment Projects, which was published in the Federal Register on December 7, 2000, at 65 FR 76864, with an effective date of...... More Information
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Federal Register. Notices. Notice; delay of effective date. Wednesday, February 7, 2001.
This action temporarily delays for 60 days the effective date of the policy titled, ''Federal Transit Administration National ITS Architecture Policy on Transit Projects,'' published in the Federal Register on January 8, 2001, at 66 FR 1455, in conjunction with the Federal Highway Administration's (FHWA) final rule titled, ''Intelligent Transportation System Architecture and Standards,'' also...... More Information
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Federal Register. Notices. Notice of availability of funds; Solicitation... Friday, January 26, 2001.
The U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) Federal Transit Administration (FTA) announces the availability of funds in fiscal year (FY) 2001 for the Over-the-Road Bus (OTRB) Accessibility Program, authorized by Section 3038 of the Transportation Equity Act for the 21st Century (TEA-21), Pub. L. 105-178. The OTRB Accessibility Program makes funds available to private operators of over-the-road...... More Information
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Federal Register. Notices. Notice. Thursday, January 25, 2001.
The U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT), Federal Transit Administration (FTA), announces the selection of competitively submitted proposals for Fiscal Year (FY) 2001 funding under the Job Access and Reverse Commute Grants program funding, authorized under section 3037 of the Transportation Equity Act for the 21st Century (TEA-21) Pub. L. 105-178. The Notice also provides information on how to...... More Information
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Federal Register. Notices. Notice. Thursday, January 18, 2001.
The Department of Transportation (DOT) and Related Agencies Appropriations Act for Fiscal Year 2001 (FY 2001 DOT Appropriations Act) (Pub. L. 106-346) was signed into law by President Clinton on October 23, 2000, and provides FY 2001 appropriations for the Federal Transit Administration (FTA) transit assistance programs. Based upon this Act, and the Transportation Equity Act for the 21st Century...... More Information
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Federal Register. Notices. Notice. Thursday, January 18, 2001.
This Notice contains FTA's comprehensive compilation of the Federal Fiscal Year 2001 certifications and assurances to be used in connection with all Federal assistance programs FTA administers during Federal Fiscal Year 2001, as required by 49 U.S.C.... More Information
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Federal Register. Notices. Notice. Monday, January 8, 2001.
The Federal Transit Administration (FTA) announces the FTA National ITS Architecture Policy on Transit Projects, which is defined in this document. The National ITS Architecture Policy is a product of statutory changes made by the Transportation Equity Act for the 21st Century (TEA-21) (Pub. L. 105-178) enacted on June 9, 1998. The National ITS Architecture Policy is also a product of the Request...... More Information
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Federal Register. Notices. Notice and request for comments on proposed... Friday, January 5, 2001.
The Federal Transit Administration (FTA) is developing additional guidance on identifying and addressing real and apparent conflicts of interest on contracts involving federal financial assistance. FTA is seeking input from interested parties on this issue, including examples of problems and best practices for avoiding and/or dealing with conflicts of interest. Upon consideration of the comments,...... More Information