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2002

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Federal Register. Notices. Notice and request for comments. Wednesday, December 18, 2002.
The FHWA jointly with the FTA proposes a nationwide programmatic Section 4(f) evaluation (programmatic evaluation) for use in certain federally assisted or direct Federal transportation improvement projects where the use of land from a Section 4(f) park, recreation area, wildlife or waterfowl refuge, or historic property will result in a net benefit to the Section 4(f) property. The use of such a...... More Information
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Federal Register. Notices. Notice of intent to prepare an alternatives... Tuesday, December 3, 2002.
The Federal Transit Administration (FTA) as lead agency, the Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) and the Jacksonville Transportation Authority (JTA) intend to conduct an Alternatives Analysis and prepare a Draft Environmental Impact Statement (AA/DEIS) on a proposal by the JTA to study the implementation of transportation improvements within a corridor known as the Jacksonville...... More Information
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Federal Register. Notices. Notice of intent to prepare an environmental... Wednesday, November 6, 2002.
The Federal Transit Administration (FTA), in cooperation with the Metropolitan Atlanta Rapid Transit (MARTA), is issuing this notice to advise interested agencies and the public that, in accordance with National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA), an Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) will be prepared for an expansion of transit services westward from MARTA's Hamilton E. Holmes Station on its West...... More Information
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Federal Register. Notices. Notice of intent to prepare an environmental... Wednesday, November 6, 2002.
The Federal Transit Administration (FTA), in cooperation with the 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 the proposed Salt Lake City--Weber County Regional Transportation Corridor project located in Weber,...... More Information
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Federal Register. Notices. Notice. Monday, November 4, 2002.
The U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) Federal Transit Administration (FTA) announces the selection of projects to be funded under Fiscal Year 2002 appropriations for the Job Access and Reverse Commute (JARC) Program, authorized by Section 3037 of the Transportation Equity Act for the 21st Century (TEA-21). A total of $125 million was available for the JARC Program in FY 2002, the guaranteed...... More Information
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Federal Register. Notices. Notice of request for comments. Monday, October 28, 2002.
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 July 30,... More Information
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Federal Register. Notices. Notice. Monday, October 28, 2002.
The U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) Federal Transit Administration (FTA) announces the selection of projects to be funded under Fiscal Year 2002 appropriations 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...... More Information
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Federal Register. Notices. Notice of intent to prepare an Environmental... Thursday, October 24, 2002.
The Federal Transit Administration (FTA); the Central Florida Regional Transportation Authority (locally known as LYNX); METROPLAN ORLANDO, the Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO) for the Orlando and Kissimmee, Florida urbanized areas; the Volusia County Metropolitan Planning Organization (Volusia County MPO); and the Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) intend to conduct scoping...... More Information
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Federal Register. Notices. Notice. Wednesday, October 23, 2002.
Appendix A of this Notice contains the Federal Transit Administration's (FTA) comprehensive compilation of the Federal Fiscal Year 2003 certifications and assurances to be used in connection with all Federal assistance programs FTA administers during Federal Fiscal Year 2003, in compliance with 49 U.S.C.... More Information
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Federal Register. Notices. Notice of intent to prepare a Draft... Wednesday, October 16, 2002.
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 NJ TRANSIT Corporation will prepare a Draft Environmental Impact Statement (DEIS) to evaluate and document the effects of potential rail service alternatives within a three county study area bounded by the Northeast Corridor,...... More Information
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Federal Register. Notices. Supplementary notice of designation. Friday, October 4, 2002.
The Federal Transit Administration (FTA) and the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) are modifying their announcement designating Transportation Management Areas (TMAs) issued on July 8, 2002. This action is necessary because in August 2002 the Census Bureau published a list of corrections to their population figures that we used to designate the TMAs. This notice is effective immediately and...... More Information
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Federal Register. Notices. Notice of intent to transfer federally assisted... Wednesday, October 2, 2002.
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. Withdrawal of proposed rulemaking and closing... Friday, September 20, 2002.
This document withdraws a proposed rulemaking proceeding to update and revise our National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) implementation regulation for projects funded or approved by the FHWA and the FTA. The agencies undertook this action to update and revise the NEPA and related procedures regulation which was last issued in 1987. The agencies intended to modify the regulation to reflect...... More Information
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Federal Register. Proposed Rules. Partial withdrawal of notice of proposed... RIN 2125-AE62,2125-AE62. Friday, September 20, 2002.
This document partially withdraws the proposed rulemaking in which the agencies proposed to amend its requirements on statewide and metropolitan planning (65 FR 33922, May 25, 2000; comment period ended at 65 FR 41891, July 7, 2000). This partial withdrawal is based on the level of critical comment received, the development of alternative means for implementing the topics addressed in the NPRM...... More Information
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Federal Register. Notices. Request for grant proposals. Tuesday, September 17, 2002.
FTA is issuing a request for grant proposals (RFP) for an operational test, which is funded at one million dollars ($1,000,000) to demonstrate and evaluate innovative approaches to integrating Advanced Public Transportation System (APTS) technologies (also referred to as Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITS) technologies for transit or Transit ITS) and available Information Technology (IT)...... More Information
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Federal Register. Notices. Notice of granted buy America waiver. Tuesday, September 3, 2002.
This waiver allows North American Bus Industries to count a foreign-manufactured articulating joint system used in its low floor bus 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 July 9, 2002. This notice shall insure that the public,...... More Information
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Federal Register. Notices. Notice of granted buy America waiver. Tuesday, September 3, 2002.
This waiver, granted August 9, 2002, allows Orion Bus Industries (Orion) to count the axle used in the Orion II paratransit vehicle as a domestic component for the purposes of calculating overall domestic content and was predicated on the non-availability of the item domestically. A similar waiver was granted by FTA to Orion on February 28, 2000, for the period of two years. Because the market...... More Information
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Federal Register. Notices. Notice of intent to prepare an environmental... Tuesday, September 3, 2002.
The Federal Transit Administration and Lane Transit District (LTD) intend to prepare an Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) in accordance with the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) for transit improvements in the North Springfield Bus Rapid Transit Corridor of the Eugene-Springfield metropolitan region. The purpose of this Notice of Intent is to notify interested parties of the intent to...... More Information
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Federal Register. Notices. Notice of intent to prepare an environmental... Tuesday, September 3, 2002.
The Federal Transit Administration and Lane Transit District (LTD) intend to prepare an Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) in accordance with the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) for transit improvements in the North Eugene Bus Rapid Transit Corridor of the Eugene-Springfield metropolitan region. The purpose of this Notice of Intent is to notify interested parties of the intent to...... More Information
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Federal Register. Proposed Rules. Notice; extension of comment period. Thursday, August 15, 2002.
The FHWA and FTA propose to extend the comment period for a supplemental notice of proposed rulemaking, which was published June 19, 2002, at 67 FR 41648. The original comment period is set to close on August 19, 2002. The proposed extension stems from concern expressed jointly by the American Association of Highway and Transportation Officials (AASHTO), the National Association of Counties...... More Information
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Federal Register. Notices. Notice of request for comments. Tuesday, July 30, 2002.
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 revise the following currently approved information collection: Rail Fixed Guideway Systems, State Safety... More Information
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Federal Register. Notices. Notice of granted Buy America waiver. Monday, July 22, 2002.
This waiver was granted to Webasto Thermosystems, Inc., Teleflex Thermal Technology, and Espar Products for the manufacture of an auxiliary heater to be used in bus heating systems and will allow vehicle manufacturers to count the auxiliary heater as domestic when calculating domestic content. This notice shall ensure that the public, particularly potential manufacturers, is aware of this waiver....... More Information
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Federal Register. Notices. Notice of designation. Monday, July 8, 2002.
The Federal Transit Administration (FTA) and the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) are announcing that all urbanized areas (UZAs) with populations greater than 200,000 as determined by the 2000 Census, are hereby designated as Transportation Management Areas (TMAs). The FTA and the FHWA are taking this action in compliance with the agencies' authorizing statutes, 23 U.S.C. 134, and 49 U.S.C....... More Information
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Federal Register. Rules and Regulations. Withdrawal of direct final rule. RIN 2132-AA69. Monday, July 1, 2002.
The Federal Transit Administration (FTA) is withdrawing the direct final rule that revised the definition of ''accident'' as used in 49 CFR part 659 due to the receipt of adverse comments. FTA noted in the direct final rule published in the Federal Register on April 3, 2002 (67 FR 15725) that the rule would be withdrawn and would not take effect if an adverse comment was received on or before...... More Information
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Federal Register. Notices. Notice of intent to prepare a Supplemental... Wednesday, June 26, 2002.
The Federal Transit Administration (FTA) as lead agency in cooperation with the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA), and the Central Florida Regional Transportation Authority (CFRTA, locally known as LYNX), in conjunction with METROPLAN ORLANDO, and the Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) intend to conduct scoping meetings and prepare a Supplemental Draft Environmental Impact Statement...... More Information
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Federal Register. Corrections. RIN 2132-AA64. Tuesday, June 18, 2002.
[Federal Register Volume 67, Number 117 (Tuesday, June 18, 2002)] [Corrections] [Page 41579] From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov] [FR Doc No: C2-14547] Federal Register / Vol. 67,... More Information
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Federal Register. Notices. Notice of request for comments. Thursday, June 13, 2002.
In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (44 U.S.C. 3501 et seq.), this notice announces that the Information Collection Request (ICR) abstracted below has been forwarded to the Office of Management 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 February 22,...... More Information
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Federal Register. Rules and Regulations. Final rule. RIN 2132-AA64. Tuesday, June 11, 2002.
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 rule establishes the procedures eligible recipients must use to apply for this new program. Although the FY 1999, FY 2000, FY 2001 and FY 2002 appropriations bills did not...... More Information
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Federal Register. Notices. Notice of Intent to prepare an Environmental... Tuesday, June 4, 2002.
The Federal Transit Administration (FTA) is issuing this notice to advise agencies and the public that, in accordance with the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA), FTA as lead agency, the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) and the Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) as cooperating agencies, the Regional Transportation District (RTD), in conjunction with the City and County of Denver...... More Information
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Federal Register. Notices. Notice of intent to prepare an environmental... Wednesday, May 15, 2002.
The Federal Transit Administration (FTA), Spokane Transit Authority (STA), and the Spokane Regional Transportation Council (SRTC) intend to prepare an Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) in accordance with the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) for transit improvements in Spokane County, between downtown Spokane and Liberty Lake. The EIS will be prepared to satisfy both NEPA and the...... More Information
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Federal Register. Notices. Notice of intent to prepare an Environmental... Wednesday, May 15, 2002.
The Federal Transit Administration (FTA) is issuing this notice to advise agencies and the public that, in accordance with the National Environmental Policy Act, an Alternatives Analysis/ Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) is being prepared for a proposed transportation improvement in the Metropolitan Atlanta Region's Northwest Corridor. Located in Fulton and Cobb counties, the proposed...... More Information
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Federal Register. Notices. Notice of interpretation. Monday, April 22, 2002.
The Federal Transit Administration (FTA) is eliminating duplicative controlled substance and alcohol misuse testing requirements for ferry operations that receive Federal transit funding under 49 U.S.C. 5307, 5309, or 5311. Those ferry operations that are simultaneously subject to FTA drug and alcohol regulations at 49 CFR part 655 and U.S. Coast Guard (USCG) chemical testing regulations at 46...... More Information
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Federal Register. Notices. Notice of granted Buy America waivers. Tuesday, April 9, 2002.
FTA granted North American Bus Industries (NABI) two Buy America waivers on March 19, 2002. The first waiver allows NABI to assemble its CompoBus outside the United States and the second allows it to count the composite chassis/frame as domestic for purposes of calculating the domestic component content of the vehicle. The final assembly waiver is predicated on public interest and the component...... More Information
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Federal Register. Notices. Notice of availability of funds; solicitation... Monday, April 8, 2002.
The U.S. Department of Transportation's (DOT) Federal Transit Administration (FTA) announces the solicitation of grant proposals for Fiscal Years (FY) 2002 and 2003 funding provided under the Job Access and Reverse Commute (JARC) grant program, as authorized under Section 3037 of the Transportation Equity Act for the 21st Century (TEA-21). The FY 2002 DOT Appropriations Act provides $125 million...... More Information
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Federal Register. Notices. Notice of availability of fiscal year 2002... Monday, April 8, 2002.
The U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) Federal Transit Administration (FTA) announces the availability of funds in fiscal year (FY) 2002 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. Rules and Regulations. Direct final rule. RIN 2132-AA69. Wednesday, April 3, 2002.
The Federal Transit Administration (FTA) is revising the definition of ''accident'' as used in the State Safety Oversight regulation to achieve consistency with the reporting requirements of the revised Safety and Security Module of the National Transit Database (NTD), updated February 2002. The term and definition of ''accident'' is removed and replaced with the term and definition ''major...... More Information
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Federal Register. Notices. Notice of request for comments. Wednesday, March 27, 2002.
In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (44 U.S.C. 35001 et seq.), this notice announces that 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 December...... More Information
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Federal Register. Notices. Notice of intent to prepare an environmental... Friday, March 8, 2002.
The Federal Transit Administration (FTA) is issuing this notice to advise agencies and the public that, in accordance with the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA), FTA and the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority (MBTA), will prepare an environmental impact statement (EIS) to evaluate transit improvements, including a potential rapid transit service extension, in the North Shore...... More Information
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Federal Register. Notices. Notice of Intent to prepare a Supplemental... Friday, March 8, 2002.
The Federal Transit Administration (FTA) and the Sacramento Regional Transit District (RT) intend to prepare a Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement (SEIS) in accordance with the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) and a Subsequent Environmental Impact Report (SEIR) in accordance with the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) for a proposed light rail extension in the South...... More Information
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Federal Register. Corrections. Friday, March 1, 2002.
[Federal Register Volume 67, Number 41 (Friday, March 1, 2002)] [Corrections] [Page 9507] From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov] [FR Doc No: C2-4178] Federal Register / Vol. 67,... More Information
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Federal Register. Corrections. Friday, March 1, 2002.
[Federal Register Volume 67, Number 41 (Friday, March 1, 2002)] [Corrections] [Page 9507] From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office... More Information
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Federal Register. Notices. Notice of intent to prepare a supplemental... Thursday, February 28, 2002.
The Federal Transit Administration, the Federal Highway Administration, Metro and Tri-Met intend to prepare a Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement (SEIS) in accordance with the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) for transit improvements in the southern segment of the South/North Transit Corridor (referred to as the South Corridor Project) of the Portland Oregon metropolitan region....... More Information
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Federal Register. Notices. Notice of request for comments. Friday, February 22, 2002.
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 revise the following currently approved information collection: Customer Service... More Information
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Federal Register. Notices. Notice; issuance of revised guidance. Thursday, February 7, 2002.
The Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) and Federal Transit Administration (FTA) have issued revised guidance for implementing a March 1999 Circuit Court decision affecting transportation conformity. In previous guidance issued on June 18, 1999, the FHWA and FTA indicated that projects that had received funding commitments for construction prior to the conformity lapse could proceed during a...... More Information
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Federal Register. Notices. Notice of intent to prepare an Environmental... Wednesday, February 6, 2002.
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 the proposed BART Extension to Milpitas, San Jose, and Santa Clara...... More Information
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Federal Register. Notices. Notice; final decision on CMAQ eligibility for... Wednesday, January 16, 2002.
This notice announces a decision regarding the eligibility of Congestion Mitigation and Air Quality Improvement (CMAQ) funds for projects outside nonattainment or maintenance area boundaries. A request for comments on this issue was published at 65 FR 16997 on March 30, 2000. Eligibility under the CMAQ program has already been granted for high speed rail improvements located within air quality...... More Information
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Federal Register. Notices. Notice; request for participation. Wednesday, January 16, 2002.
The Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) and the Federal Transit Administration (FTA) are seeking applications from public agencies that are currently deploying, or operating, a telephone system that delivers traveler information services so that those agencies may enhance their system to provide a high quality 511 service. This effort will provide for the enhancements to an existing telephone...... More Information
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Federal Register. Notices. Notice of intent. Friday, January 11, 2002.
The Federal Transit Administration (FTA) and Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) are jointly issuing this notice to advise the public of its intent to prepare an Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) in cooperation with the Virginia Department of Rail and Public Transportation (VDRPT) and Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) for potential transportation improvements in the Interstate 66...... More Information
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Federal Register. Notices. Notice of intent to prepare Environmental... Wednesday, January 9, 2002.
The Federal Transit Administration (FTA), in cooperation with the Metropolitan Transit Authority of Harris County (METRO), intends to prepare an Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) in accordance with the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA), to evaluate transportation improvements in the Houston metropolitan area (Harris County). The EIS will evaluate the following transit alternatives: a No...... More Information
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Federal Register. Notices. Notice of intent to prepare an Environmental... Wednesday, January 9, 2002.
The Federal Transit Administration (FTA) and Federal Highway Administration (FHWA), in cooperation with the Metropolitan Transit Authority of Harris County (METRO), the Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT), and the Houston-Galveston Area Council (H-GAC), intend to prepare one or more Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) to evaluate highway and transit improvements in the North-Hardy Corridor of...... More Information
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Federal Register. Notices. Notice of intent to prepare an Environmental... Wednesday, January 9, 2002.
The Federal Transit Administration (FTA), in cooperation with the Metropolitan Transit Authority of Harris County (METRO), intends to prepare an Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) in accordance with the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA), to evaluate transportation improvements in the Houston metropolitan area (Harris County). The EIS will evaluate the following transit alternatives: a No...... More Information
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Federal Register. Notices. Notice. Wednesday, January 2, 2002.
This Notice contains FTA's comprehensive compilation of the Federal Fiscal Year 2002 certifications and assurances to be used in connection with all Federal assistance programs FTA administers during Federal Fiscal Year 2002, as required by 49 U.S.C.... More Information
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Federal Register. Notices. Notice. Wednesday, January 2, 2002.
The Department of Transportation (DOT) and Related Agencies Appropriations Act for Fiscal Year 2002 (FY 2002 DOT Appropriations Act) (Pub. L. 107-87) was signed into law by President Bush on December 18, 2001, and provides FY 2002 appropriations for the Federal Transit Administration (FTA) transit assistance programs. Based upon this Act, the Transportation Equity Act for the 21st Century...... More Information