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Federal Register. Notices. Thursday, December 31, 2009.
[Federal Register Volume 74, Number 250 (Thursday, December 31, 2009)] [Notices] [Pages 69370-69373] From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office... More Information
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Federal Register. Notices. Notice of award. Friday, December 18, 2009.
The Federal Transit Administration (FTA) announces the selection of projects to be funded under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA) for the Public Transportation on Indian Reservations Program (Tribal Transit Program (TTP)), and Fiscal Year (FY) 2009 appropriations for the Tribal Transit Program, a program authorized by the Safe, Accountable, Flexible, Efficient Transportation...... More Information
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Federal Register. Notices. Notice of Limitation on Claims. Wednesday, December 9, 2009.
This notice announces final environmental actions taken by the Federal Transit Administration (FTA) for the following projects: (1) Main Street Multi-Modal Access Project, Buffalo, New York; (2) Multi- modal Transit Facility, San Angelo, Texas; (3) East Corridor Project, Denver, Aurora, Adams County, Colorado; (4) Gold Line Corridor Project, Denver, Arvada, Wheat Ridge, Adams County, Jefferson...... More Information
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Federal Register. Notices. Notice of Availability of FTA Bus and Bus... Tuesday, December 8, 2009.
The Federal Transit Administration (FTA) announces the availability of discretionary Section 5309 Bus and Bus Facilities grant funds in support of the Department of Transportation's Livability Initiative (''Livability Bus Program''). The Livability Bus program will be funded using $150 million in unallocated Discretionary Bus and Bus Facilities Program funds, authorized by 49 U.S.C. 5309(b) of...... More Information
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Federal Register. Notices. Notice of Availability of FTA Urban Circulator... Tuesday, December 8, 2009.
The Federal Transit Administration (FTA) announces the availability of Section 5309 funds for exempt discretionary grants for Urban Circulator Systems which support the Department of Transportation Livability Initiative. The Urban Circulator program will be funded using $130 million in unallocated Discretionary New Starts/Small Starts Program funds, authorized by 49 U.S.C. 5309(a) of the Safe,...... More Information
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Federal Register. Notices. Notice of intent to establish a Federal... Monday, November 30, 2009.
On November 23, 2009, the Secretary of... More Information
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Federal Register. Notices. Notice of request for comments. Friday, November 20, 2009.
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 information... More Information
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Federal Register. Notices. Notice of Intent (NOI) to prepare an... Friday, November 20, 2009.
The Federal Transit Administration (FTA) in cooperation with the City of Hercules, CA (City) is planning to prepare a joint Environmental Impact Statement/Environmental Impact Report (EIS/EIR) for the construction of a proposed intermodal transit center project which includes a new passenger train station on the existing Capitol Corridor line, a transit bus terminal, access roadways, and parking...... More Information
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Federal Register. Notices. Notice of proposed policy statement and request... Friday, November 13, 2009.
This notice describes the eligibility of pedestrian and bicycle improvements for Federal Transit Administration (FTA) funding and proposes a formal policy on the catchment area for pedestrians and bicyclists in relationship to public transportation stops and stations. FTA seeks comment from all interested parties. After consideration of the comments, FTA will issue a second Federal Register...... More Information
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Federal Register. Proposed Rules. Advance Notice of Proposed Rulemaking... RIN 2132-AA92. Tuesday, November 10, 2009.
The Federal Transit Administration (FTA) is extending the public comment period by sixty (60) days for its Advance Notice of Proposed Rulemaking; request for comments. Additionally, FTA hereby provides notice that it intends to host two Webinars to discuss the Advance Notice of Proposed... More Information
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Federal Register. Notices. Tuesday, October 27, 2009.
The Federal Transit Administration (FTA), in cooperation with the Orange County Transportation Authority (OCTA) and the City of Anaheim, is planning to prepare a Draft Environmental Impact Statement/ Environmental Impact Report (DEIS/EIR) to provide transit service over a 3.5-mile corridor between the future ARTIC on the east and The Anaheim Resort on the west. The EIS will be prepared in...... More Information
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Federal Register. Notices. Notice. Monday, October 19, 2009.
Pursuant to 49 U.S.C. 5323(n), FTA is authorized to consolidate the certifications and assurances required by Federal law or regulations for its programs into a single document. FTA is also required by 49 U.S.C. 5323(n) to publish a list of those certifications and assurances... More Information
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Federal Register. Notices. Notice of project selections; response to... Tuesday, October 13, 2009.
The American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 (ARRA) appropriated $100 million for a new discretionary grant program for public transportation projects that reduce a transit system's greenhouse gas emissions or results in a decrease in a transit system's energy... More Information
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Federal Register. Rules and Regulations. Final rule. RIN 2132-AA95. Monday, October 5, 2009.
This final rule amends the Federal Transit Administration's (FTA's) bus testing regulation to incorporate brake performance and emissions tests into FTA's bus testing program to comply with statutory changes. To improve the program, this final rule also republishes the existing regulation to incorporate several updates that will enhance the program's value and respond to changes in the bus...... More Information
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Federal Register. Notices. Notice of Availability of Proposed Circular. Wednesday, September 30, 2009.
The Federal Transit Administration (FTA) has placed in the docket and on its Web site, proposed guidance in the form of a circular to assist grantees in implementing the Urbanized Area Formula Program (Section 5307). The Urbanized Area Formula Program provides grants for capital, planning, and some operating projects in urbanized areas. By this notice, FTA invites public comment on the proposed...... More Information
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Federal Register. Notices. Notice of Intent to Prepare an Environmental... Friday, September 18, 2009.
The Federal Transit Administration (FTA), in cooperation with the Orange County Transportation Authority (OCTA) and the City of Anaheim, is issuing this notice of intent to advise other agencies and the public that they will be preparing a Draft Environmental Impact Statement/Environmental Impact Report (DEIS/EIR) for the Anaheim Regional Transportation Intermodal center (ARTIC), which is...... More Information
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Federal Register. Notices. Notice of Intent to prepare a Supplemental... Wednesday, September 16, 2009.
The Federal Transit Administration and the Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority (VTA) are planning to prepare a Supplemental Draft Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for the proposed 2.3 mile extension of light rail along Capitol Expressway from the existing Alum Rock Station to Eastridge Transit Center in the City of San Jose. Pursuant to 23 C.F.R 771.129(a) and 771.130, the...... More Information
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Federal Register. Notices. Notice of request for comments. Wednesday, September 16, 2009.
The Federal Transit Administration invites public comment about our intention to request the Office of Management and Budget's (OMB) approval of the following new information collection: Over-the- Road Bus (OTRB) Accessibility Program (OMB Number... More Information
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Federal Register. Proposed Rules. Advance notice of proposed rulemaking; request... RIN 2132-AA92. Thursday, September 10, 2009.
In an effort toward greater transparency and to ensure integrity in public investments, FTA today publishes an advance notice of proposed rulemaking on capital project management. The Federal Transit Administration (FTA) is considering a revision of its Project Management Oversight (PMO) rule, shifting its focus from project oversight only to project management and oversight. A revised Part would...... More Information
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Federal Register. Notices. Response to comments; final guidance. Wednesday, September 2, 2009.
The purpose of this notice is to convey additional 2009 final guidance on New Starts/Small Starts policies and procedures. On July 29, 2009, FTA announced in the Federal Register the availability of proposed guidance and requested public comment. FTA received a total of 15 comments from transit agencies, metropolitan planning organizations, labor unions, advocacy groups, and other interested...... More Information
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Federal Register. Notices. Notice of limitation on claims. Wednesday, September 2, 2009.
This notice announces final environmental actions taken by the Federal Transit Administration (FTA) for the Downtown Boise Multimodal Center Project, Boise, Idaho; Ketchikan Shipyard Improvement Project, Ketchikan, Alaska; Colorado Springs Transportation Station, Colorado Springs, Colorado; and Central Corridor Light Rail Transit Project, Minneapolis-St. Paul, Minnesota. The purpose of this...... More Information
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Federal Register. Notices. Notice of intent to prepare an Environmental... Tuesday, September 1, 2009.
The FTA, as the lead federal agency, and the Chicago Transit Authority (CTA) intend to prepare an Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for the Red Line Extension Project in Cook County, Illinois. CTA operates the rapid transit system in Chicago, Cook County, Illinois. The proposed project, described more completely within, would extend the Red Line, a heavy rail transit line, to connect the 95th...... More Information
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Federal Register. Notices. Notice of Intent to Prepare an Environmental... Tuesday, September 1, 2009.
The FTA, as the Federal lead agency, and the Chicago Transit Authority (CTA) intend to prepare an Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for the Orange Line Extension Project in Cook County, Illinois. CTA operates the rapid transit system in Chicago, Cook County, Illinois. The proposed project, described more completely within, would extend the Orange Line, a heavy rail transit line, to connect...... More Information
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Federal Register. Notices. Notice of Intent to Prepare an Environmental... Tuesday, September 1, 2009.
The FTA, as the Federal lead agency, and the Chicago Transit Authority (CTA) intend to prepare an environmental impact statement (EIS) for the Yellow Line Extension Project in Cook County, Illinois. CTA operates the rapid transit system in Chicago, Cook County, Illinois. The proposed project, described more completely within, would extend the Yellow Line, a heavy rail transit line, to connect the...... More Information
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Federal Register. Notices. Notice of request for comments. Monday, August 31, 2009.
The Federal Transit Administration invites public comment about our intention to request the Office of Management and Budget's (OMB) approval to reinstate the following information... More Information
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Federal Register. Notices. Notice of request for comments. Tuesday, August 18, 2009.
The Federal Transit Administration invites public comment about our intention to request the Office of Management and Budget's (OMB) to approve the following new information collection: 49 U.S.C. Section 5339--Alternatives Analysis Program (OMB Number: 2132-NEW). The Federal Register Notice with a 60-day comment period soliciting comments was published on May 13,... More Information
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Federal Register. Notices. Notice of request for comments. Tuesday, August 11, 2009.
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: Tribal Transit Program (OMB Number: 2132-0567). The information to be collected for this program is to ensure FTA's compliance with applicable Federal laws and the Common Grant Rule. The Federal Register Notice...... More Information
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Federal Register. Notices. Notice of request for comments. Thursday, August 6, 2009.
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: Metropolitan and Statewide Transportation Planning (OMB Number: 2132- 0529). The information to be collected for this program is to evaluate proposed New and Small Starts projects. The Federal Register Notice...... More Information
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Federal Register. Notices. Notice of request for comments. Thursday, August 6, 2009.
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: 49 CFR Part 611 Major Capital Investment Projects (OMB Number: 2132-0561). The information to be collected for this program is to evaluate proposed New and Small Starts projects. The Federal Register Notice...... More Information
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Federal Register. Notices. Proposed guidance; request for comments. Wednesday, July 29, 2009.
This notice includes, and requests comments on, additional Proposed Guidance on New Starts/Small Starts Policies and Procedures. This guidance continues FTA's efforts to streamline and simplify the New and Small Starts programs. The notice: (1) Proposes modifications to the evaluation and rating process; (2) clarifies existing policies; and (3) solicits public feedback on potential changes to...... More Information
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Federal Register. Notices. Response to comments; final guidance. Wednesday, July 29, 2009.
The purpose of this notice is to convey the 2009 final guidance on New Starts/Small Starts policies and procedures. On May 20, 2009, FTA announced in the Federal Register the availability of proposed guidance and requested public comment. FTA received a total of 29 comments, primarily from transit agencies and metropolitan planning organizations, as well as cities, advocacy groups, State...... More Information
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Federal Register. Notices. Notice of request for comments. Friday, July 17, 2009.
The Federal Transit Administration invites public comment about our intention to request the Office of Management and Budget's (OMB's) approval to renew the following information collection: 49 U.S.C. Section 5317--New Freedom... More Information
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Federal Register. Notices. Notice of request for comments. Monday, July 13, 2009.
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 and Budget (OMB) for approval. The Federal Register Notice with a 60-day comment period soliciting comments was published on April 27, 2008. No comments were received in response to that...... More Information
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Federal Register. Notices. Notice of Limitation on Claims. Tuesday, July 7, 2009.
This notice announces final environmental actions taken by the Federal Transit Administration (FTA) for Beckley Intermodal Gateway Project, Beckley, West Virginia; Charlotte Gateway Station Project, Charlotte, North Carolina; Renaissance Square Center, Rochester, New York; New Haven Rail Yard Maintenance Facility Improvements, New Haven, Connecticut; North Highway 89 Pathway Project, Teton...... More Information
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Federal Register. Notices. Notice of request for comments. Monday, June 29, 2009.
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... More Information
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Federal Register. Proposed Rules. Notice of proposed rulemaking; withdrawal. RIN 2132-AB00. Friday, June 26, 2009.
The Federal Transit Administration (FTA) hereby withdraws a notice of proposed rulemaking (NPRM) regarding school bus operations published in the Federal Register on November 18, 2008. FTA has determined that withdrawal of the NPRM is appropriate in consideration of public misperceptions with FTA's regulatory... More Information
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Federal Register. Rules and Regulations. Final rule; correcting amendment. RIN 2132-AA99. Thursday, June 25, 2009.
Following the two recent Buy America rulemakings pursuant to the Safe, Accountable, Flexible, Efficient Transportation Equity Act: A Legacy for Users (SAFETEA-LU), the Federal Transit Administration (FTA) received a petition for reconsideration of the treatment of bi-metallic composite conducting rail as a steel product that must be manufactured in the United... More Information
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Federal Register. Notices. Notice of request for comments. Monday, June 1, 2009.
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 reinstatement of the following information... More Information
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Federal Register. Notices. Notice of availability and request for comments. Wednesday, May 20, 2009.
This notice announces the availability of, and requests comments on, the Federal Transit Administration's (FTA) Proposed Guidance on New Starts/Small Starts Policies and Procedures. The proposed guidance presents weights to be assigned for the six project justification criteria for New Starts and the three project justification criteria for Small Starts in the project evaluation process. FTA also...... More Information
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Federal Register. Notices. Notice of request for comments. Wednesday, May 13, 2009.
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 extension of the currently approved information collection: Tribal Transit... More Information
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Federal Register. Notices. Notice of Request for Comments. Wednesday, May 13, 2009.
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 a new information... More Information
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Federal Register. Notices. Notice. Monday, May 11, 2009.
The ''American Recovery and Reinvestment Act, 2009'' (Pub. L. 111-5; ''ARRA''), signed into law by President Barack Obama on February 17, 2009, includes $8.4 billion for transit capital improvements. The Federal Transit Administration (FTA) published in the Federal Register the transit formula program-related provisions of the ARRA, as well as program and grant application requirements for these...... More Information
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Federal Register. Notices. Notice. Thursday, April 30, 2009.
Division I of the ''Omnibus Appropriations Act, 2009'' (Pub. L. 111-8), signed into law by President Barack Obama on March 11, 2009, made funds available for all of the surface transportation programs of the Department of Transportation (DOT) for the Fiscal Year (FY) ending September 30, 2009. This notice supplements the December 18, 2008 Federal Register notice. The notice apportions formula...... More Information
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Federal Register. Notices. Notice of availability of guidance. Thursday, April 30, 2009.
By this notice the FTA announces the availability of final guidance on the application of a provision of the Safe, Accountable, Flexible, Efficient Transportation Equity Act: A Legacy for Users (SAFETEA-LU) concerning the acquisition of railroad right-of-way for transit projects. The guidance explains FTA's interpretation of the provision, which allows the acquisition of pre-existing railroad...... More Information
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Federal Register. Notices. Notice of Funding Availability: Solicitation of... Wednesday, April 29, 2009.
This notice announces the availability of $15 million in funding provided by the Public Transportation on Indian Reservations Program (Tribal Transit Program (TTP)), a program authorized by the Safe, Accountable, Flexible, Efficient Transportation Equity Act: A Legacy for Users (SAFETEA-LU), Section 3013 (c). This notice is a national solicitation for grant applicants to be selected on a...... More Information
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Federal Register. Notices. Notice. Wednesday, April 29, 2009.
The Federal Transit Administration (FTA) is expanding the type of projects it considers to be ''beyond the ADA'' and thus increase the types of projects eligible for funding under the New Freedom program. Under this interpretation, new and expanded fixed route and demand responsive transit service planned for and designed to meet the needs of individuals with disabilities are eligible... More Information
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Federal Register. Notices. Notice. Monday, April 27, 2009.
Division I of the ''Omnibus Appropriations Act, 2009'' (Pub. L. 111-8), signed into law by President Barack Obama on March 11, 2009, made funds available for all of the surface transportation programs of the Department of Transportation (DOT) for the Fiscal Year (FY) ending September 30, 2009. This notice supplements the December 18, 2008 Federal Register notice. The notice apportions formula...... More Information
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Federal Register. Notices. Notice of request for comments. Monday, April 27, 2009.
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 extension of the currently approved information... More Information
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Federal Register. Notices. Notice of request for comments. Monday, April 27, 2009.
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: Transit Investments in Greenhouse Gas and Energy Reduction... More Information
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Federal Register. Notices. Notice of request for comments. Monday, April 27, 2009.
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 extension of the currently approved information... More Information
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Federal Register. Notices. Notice of Buy America waiver request and... Friday, April 24, 2009.
The Capital Metropolitan Transportation Authority (Capital Metro) of Austin, Texas, has asked the Federal Transit Administration (FTA) to waive its Buy America requirements to permit it to purchase rail car vehicles that will be manufactured by Stadler Bussnang AG (Stadler) in Switzerland. According to Capital Metro, the rail cars are not available from a domestic source. This Notice sets forth...... More Information
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Federal Register. Notices. Notice of request for comments. Thursday, April 23, 2009.
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... More Information
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Federal Register. Notices. Notice of Buy America waiver request and call... Thursday, April 2, 2009.
Several parties have asked the Federal Transit Administration to waive its Buy America requirements of 49 CFR 661.11 for the purchase of minivans that are manufactured or assembled outside the United States. According to these parties, minivans and minivan chassis are not available from a domestic source. FTA seeks public comment before deciding whether to grant these requests. If granted, a...... More Information
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Federal Register. Notices. Notice of limitation on claims. Friday, March 27, 2009.
This notice announces final environmental action taken by the Federal Transit Administration (FTA) for the Mid-City/Exposition Transit Corridor Light Rail Transit Project in Los Angeles, California. The purpose of this notice is to announce the decision by FTA to not perform supplemental review under the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) on the subject project and to activate the...... More Information
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Federal Register. Notices. Notice of Intent to Prepare an Environmental... Friday, March 27, 2009.
The Federal Transit Administration (FTA) and the Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (LACMTA) intend to prepare an Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for the proposed transit improvements in the Westside Extension Transit Corridor in Los Angeles County, California. The proposed project would provide for transit improvements within the Westside Extension Transit... More Information
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Federal Register. Notices. Notice of intent to prepare an environmental... Tuesday, March 24, 2009.
The Federal Transit Administration (FTA) and the Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (LACMTA) intends to prepare an environmental impact statement (EIS) for the Regional Connector Transit Corridor Project in Los Angeles County, California. LACMTA operates the Metro transit system in Los Angeles County. The proposed project would provide a direct link connecting several light...... More Information
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Federal Register. Notices. Interim notice of funding availability, request... Tuesday, March 24, 2009.
The American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 (ARRA) appropriated $100 million for a new discretionary grant program for public transportation projects that reduce a transit system's greenhouse gas emissions or result in a decrease in a transit system's energy use. Because of time limitations in ARRA funding, this notice announces the availability of the new grant program, application...... More Information
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Federal Register. Rules and Regulations. Final rule. RIN 2132-AA87. Tuesday, March 24, 2009.
The Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) and Federal Transit Administration (FTA) issue this final rule that modifies our regulations to make certain changes mandated by the Safe, Accountable, Flexible, Efficient Transportation Equity Act: A Legacy for Users (SAFETEA-LU). SAFETEA-LU prescribes additional requirements for environmental review and project decisionmaking that are not appropriately...... More Information
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Federal Register. Notices. Notice of Funding Availability: Solicitation of... Monday, March 23, 2009.
This notice announces the availability of $17 million in funding provided by the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA) for the Public Transportation on Indian Reservations Program (Tribal Transit Program (TTP)), a program authorized by the Safe, Accountable, Flexible, Efficient Transportation Equity Act: A Legacy for Users (SAFETEA-LU), Section 3013 (c). This notice is a national...... More Information
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Federal Register. Notices. Notice of request for comments. Thursday, March 19, 2009.
The Federal Transit Administration invites public comments about our intention to request the Office of Management and Budget's (OMB's) approval of the following new information... More Information
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Federal Register. Notices. Early scoping notice. Tuesday, March 10, 2009.
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, in the context of the Council on Environmental Quality's early scoping process, methods of improving transit service in the City of Ogden, Utah. The early scoping process is part of a planning Alternatives Analysis (AA)...... More Information
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Federal Register. Notices. Notice. Thursday, March 5, 2009.
The ''American Recovery and Reinvestment Act, 2009'' (Pub. L. 111-5; ''ARRA''), signed into law by President Barack Obama on February 17, 2009, includes $8.4 billion for transit capital improvements. This notice implements the transit formula program related provisions of the ARRA and provides program and grant application requirements for these funds, to be made available through Federal Transit...... More Information
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Federal Register. Notices. Notice of Final Policy on Reporting of... Wednesday, March 4, 2009.
This notice announces the Federal Transit Administration's (FTA) policy on the reporting of coordinated human services transportation data to the National Transit Database (NTD). On August 12, 2008, FTA proposed a new policy clarifying how transit providers reporting to the NTD may include sponsored trips in their reports. FTA received two comments on the proposed policy and is now formally...... More Information
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Federal Register. Proposed Rules. Withdrawal of notice of proposed rulemaking... RIN 2105-AD70. Wednesday, February 25, 2009.
This notice withdraws DOT's proposed changes to its regulations implementing the Transportation Infrastructure Finance and Innovation Act (TIFIA). The NPRM is being withdrawn in order to allow the Obama Administration to review the program and decide what, if any changes, it may wish to... More Information
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Federal Register. Proposed Rules. Notice of proposed rulemaking; withdrawal. RIN 2132-AA81. Tuesday, February 17, 2009.
This action withdraws a notice of proposed rulemaking (NPRM) concerning major capital investment projects published in the Federal Register on August 3, 2007 (72 FR 43328). FTA has determined that withdrawal of the NPRM is warranted due to an intervening statutory... More Information
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Federal Register. Proposed Rules. Notice of proposed rulemaking; withdrawal. RIN 2132-AA96. Tuesday, February 17, 2009.
This action withdraws an FTA notice of proposed rulemaking (NPRM), Contractor Performance Incentives for the Capital Investment Program, published in the Federal Register on February 19, 2008 (73 FR 9075). FTA has determined that contractor performance incentives do not require a rulemaking to be effectuated. Rather, FTA can work with project sponsors on a case-by-case basis to provide...... More Information
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Federal Register. Notices. Notice of Limitation on Claims. Monday, January 26, 2009.
This notice announces final environmental actions taken by the Federal Transit Administration (FTA) for public transportation projects in the following areas: San Francisco, California; Miami, Florida; Sacramento, California; and Hudson County, New Jersey and New York, New York. The purpose of this notice is to announce publicly the environmental decisions by FTA on the subject projects and to...... More Information
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Federal Register. Notices. Notice of availability; request for comments. Monday, January 26, 2009.
This notice announces the availability of the Federal Transit Administration's (FTA) discussion paper on the Evaluation of Economic Development and requests your comments on it. The paper describes one possible approach that could be used to evaluate economic development impacts of projects seeking New Starts funding. Economic development is one of the criteria that FTA uses to assess project...... More Information
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Federal Register. Notices. Notice. Friday, January 23, 2009.
The Federal Transit Administration (FTA) is proposing to expand the type of projects it considers to be ''beyond the ADA'' and thus increase the types of projects eligible for funding under the New Freedom program. Under the proposed interpretation, new and expanded fixed route and demand responsive transit service designed to meet the needs of individuals with disabilities would be eligible...... More Information
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Federal Register. Notices. Notice of Funding Availability: Paul S... Friday, January 23, 2009.
This notice solicits proposals to compete for Fiscal Year (FY) 2009 funds through the Paul S. Sarbanes Transit in Parks Program (Transit in Parks Program), formerly the Alternative Transportation in Parks and Public Lands program (ATPPL), administered by the Federal Transit Administration (FTA) in partnership with the Department of the Interior (DOI) and the U.S. Department of Agriculture's...... More Information
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Federal Register. Proposed Rules. Notice of proposed rulemaking (NPRM); request... RIN 2105-AD70. Wednesday, January 21, 2009.
Recent changes to the Transportation Infrastructure Finance and Innovation Act (TIFIA) statute require changes in the TIFIA rule. In addition, the DOT has gained substantial administrative experience since the TIFIA rule was last amended in 2000. The DOT proposes to amend the TIFIA rule to implement the recent statutory changes and to incorporate certain other changes to the rule that it...... More Information
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Federal Register. Notices. Notice of Withdrawal of Circular. Wednesday, January 21, 2009.
The Federal Transit Administration (FTA) is providing notice that it is withdrawing circular C5620.1, ''Guidelines for Preparing Environmental Assessments.'' The circular, which was issued in 1979, is outdated and should no longer be relied upon for guidance or cited in documents prepared for federally funded transit projects. FTA plans to develop new guidance at some point in the... More Information
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Federal Register. Notices. Notice. Friday, January 16, 2009.
As provided in 49 CFR Part 601, Subpart D, (72 FR 910, Jan. 9, 2007), the Federal Transit Administration (FTA) must, by January 31 of each year, establish an Emergency Relief Docket so grantees and subgrantees affected by national or regional emergencies may request relief from FTA administrative requirements set forth in FTA policy statements, circulars, guidance documents, and regulations. By...... More Information
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Federal Register. Notices. Continuation of the Early Scoping--Efficient... Tuesday, January 13, 2009.
The Federal Transit Administration (FTA) and the Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) issue this notice to advise governmental agencies, the public and other interested stakeholders of FTA's and FDOT's intent to continue the early scoping and planning- level National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA)/Florida's Efficient Transportation Decision Making (ETDM) process previously initiated for...... More Information