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Federal Register. Notices. Notice of request for comments. Monday, December 27, 2010.
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 U.S.C. Part 611--Major Capital Investment Projects. The information collected for this program will be used is to evaluate proposed New and Small Starts projects. The Federal Register notice with a 60-day...... More Information
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Federal Register. Notices. Notice of Intent to Prepare an Environmental... Monday, December 27, 2010.
The Federal Transit Administration (FTA), as the federal lead agency, and the Metro Gold Line Foothill Extension Construction Authority (Construction Authority) intend to prepare an Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for proposed transit improvements in the Foothill Extension Transit Corridor. FTA is the lead Federal agency with the Construction Authority as a co-lead agency for the National...... More Information
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Federal Register. Notices. Notice of request for comments. Monday, December 27, 2010.
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. The information collected for this program is necessary to identify and evaluate the transportation issues and needs in each urbanized area and throughout...... More Information
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Federal Register. Notices. Notice of Request for Comments. Monday, December 20, 2010.
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 collection: Charter Service... More Information
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Federal Register. Notices. Notice of intent to transfer Federally assisted... Tuesday, December 14, 2010.
Section 5334(h) of the Federal Transit Laws, as codified, 49 U.S.C. 5301, et. seq., permits the Administrator of the Federal Transit Administration (FTA) to authorize a recipient of FTA funds to transfer land or a facility to a public body for any public purpose with no further obligation to the Federal Government if, among other things, no Federal agency is interested in acquiring the asset for...... More Information
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Federal Register. Notices. Notice of request for comments. Wednesday, December 8, 2010.
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: Pre-Award and Post-Delivery Review Requirements. The information collected on the certification forms is necessary for FTA's grantees to meet the requirements of 49 U.S.C. Section 5323(m). The Federal Register...... More Information
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Federal Register. Notices. Notice of Request for Comments. Wednesday, December 8, 2010.
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 collection: Survey of FTA... More Information
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Federal Register. Notices. State of Good Repair Bus and Bus Facilities... Tuesday, November 30, 2010.
The U.S. Department of Transportation's (DOT) Federal Transit Administration (FTA) announces the selection of projects funded with Section 5309 Bus and Bus Facilities program funds in support of the State of Good Repair (SGR) Initiative, which was announced in the State of Good Repair Initiative Notice of Funding Availability on May 4, 2010. The SGR Initiative makes funds available to public...... More Information
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Federal Register. Notices. Notice of limitation on claims. Monday, November 22, 2010.
This notice announces final environmental actions taken by the Federal Transit Administration (FTA) for the following projects: (1) Fredericksburg Road Bus Rapid Transit, VIA Metropolitan Transit, San Antonio, TX; (2) Draper Transit Corridor Project, Utah Transit Authority, Salt Lake County, Utah; (3) Wyandanch Intermodal Transit Facility, Town of Babylon, Wyandanch, NY; (4) Fayetteville...... More Information
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Federal Register. Notices. Request for Proposals (RFP). Friday, November 19, 2010.
The Federal Transit Administration (FTA) is soliciting proposals from public transportation providers, state Departments of Transportation (DOT), and Metropolitan Planning Organizations (MPO)-- individually or in partnership--to demonstrate effective Transit Asset Management (TAM) systems and ''best practices'', which can be replicated to improve transportation asset management at the nation's...... More Information
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Federal Register. Notices. Notice. Tuesday, November 2, 2010.
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 annually. Appendix A of this Notice contains the comprehensive compilation of FTA's Certifications and Assurances...... More Information
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Federal Register. Notices. Notice of request for comments. Wednesday, October 13, 2010.
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 collection: Metropolitan and Statewide Transportation... More Information
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Federal Register. Notices. Notice of request for comments. Wednesday, October 13, 2010.
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 collection: 49 U.S.C. Part 611--Major Capital Investment... More Information
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Federal Register. Notices. Notice of Proposed Amendments to the 2011... Tuesday, October 5, 2010.
This notice provides interested parties with the opportunity to comment on changes to the Federal Transit Administration's (FTA) National Transit Database (NTD) reporting requirements, including amendments to the 2011 Urbanized Area Annual Reporting Manual (Annual Manual). Pursuant to 49 U.S.C. 5335, FTA requires recipients or beneficiaries of FTA Urbanized Area Formula Grants to provide an...... More Information
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Federal Register. Notices. Notice of availability of proposed guidance and... Thursday, September 30, 2010.
This notice proposes guidance in the form of a revised circular on the Federal Transit Administration's research, technical assistance, and training programs and seeks comment thereon. Proposed FTA Circular 6100.1D, ''Research, Technical Assistance, and Training Programs: Application Instructions and Program Management Guidelines,'' modifies FTA's existing FTA Circular 6100.1C, ''Transit Research...... More Information
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Federal Register. Notices. Early Scoping Notice. Monday, September 27, 2010.
The Federal Transit Administration (FTA) and the Central Puget Sound Regional Transit Authority (Sound Transit) issue this early scoping notice to advise other agencies and the public that they intend to explore alternatives for improving transit service between Northgate in Seattle and Lynnwood, in King and Snohomish counties, Washington. The early scoping is being conducted within the context...... More Information
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Federal Register. Notices. Notice of limitation on claims. Thursday, September 23, 2010.
This notice announces final environmental actions taken by the Federal Transit Administration (FTA) for the following projects: (1) Colorado Department of Transportation, U.S. 36 Corridor, Boulder, CO; (2) Ames Transit Agency, Intermodal Transit Facility, Ames, IA; (3) Seldovia Village Tribe, Seldovia Bay Ferry Homer Dock and Pier Project, Seldovia, AK; (4) Santa Clara Valley Transportation...... More Information
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Federal Register. Notices. Notice of request for comments. Friday, September 17, 2010.
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 collections: (1) Nondiscrimination as it Applies to FTA Grant Programs. (2) Title VI as it Applies to FTA Grant... More Information
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Federal Register. Notices. Notice of Request for Comments. Thursday, September 2, 2010.
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 collection: Pre-Award and Post-Delivery Review... More Information
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Federal Register. Notices. Bus and Bus Facilities Livability program... Tuesday, August 24, 2010.
The U.S. Department of Transportation's (DOT) Federal Transit Administration (FTA) announces the selection of projects funded with Bus and Bus Facilities program funds in support of DOT's Livability Initiative, which was announced in the Bus Livability Initiative notice of funding availability on December 8, 2009. The Livability Bus program makes funds available to public transit providers to...... More Information
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Federal Register. Notices. Notice of meeting. Friday, August 20, 2010.
This notice announces a public meeting of the Transit Rail Advisory Committee for Safety (TRACS). TRACS is a Federal Advisory Committee established by the Secretary of the Department of Transportation in accordance with the Federal Advisory Committee Act to provide information, advice, and recommendations to the Secretary and the Federal Transit Administrator on matters relating to the safety of...... More Information
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Federal Register. Notices. Notice of request for comments. Tuesday, August 3, 2010.
The Federal Transit Administration invites public comment about our intention to request the Office of Management and Budget's (OMB) to approve the revision of the currently approved information collection: 49 U.S.C. Sections 5310 and 5311--Capital Assistance Program for Elderly Persons and Persons with Disabilities and Nonurbanized Area Formula Program. The Federal Register Notice with a 60-day...... More Information
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Federal Register. Notices. Notice of Intent to Prepare an Environmental... Friday, July 30, 2010.
The Federal Transit Administration (FTA), as the federal lead agency, and the City of Detroit (the City) intend to prepare an Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for the proposed Woodward Avenue Light Rail Transit (LRT) project in Detroit, Michigan. The proposed project, described more completely within, is an LRT line that would begin in downtown Detroit near the Detroit River and extend...... More Information
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Federal Register. Proposed Rules. Public meetings on ANPRM. RIN 2132-AB02. Friday, July 9, 2010.
This document announces the date, time, and location of an additional outreach session concerning the Advance Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (ANPRM) for FTA's New Starts and Small Starts programs. Presentations delivered at the meeting will describe the provisions of the ANPRM issued by the Federal Transit Administration (FTA). Further outreach sessions, if scheduled, will be announced in a...... More Information
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Federal Register. Notices. Notice of intent to prepare an environmental... Thursday, July 8, 2010.
The Federal Transit Administration (FTA), as the Federal lead agency, and the Dallas Area Rapid Transit (DART) intend to prepare an Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) to study the implementation of rail passenger service on the 26-mile long Cotton Belt Corridor from Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport (DFWIA) in Tarrant County, Texas, through a large portion of northwest Dallas County, to...... More Information
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Federal Register. Notices. Notice of request for comments. Wednesday, June 23, 2010.
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 reinstate the following new information collections: (1) Nondiscrimination as it Applies to FTA Grant Programs. (2) Title VI as it Applies to FTA Grant Programs. The collections involve FTA's...... More Information
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Federal Register. Notices. Notice of Buy America Waiver. Monday, June 21, 2010.
In response to formal requests from El Dorado National, Kansas, and Chrysler Group LLC, and informal requests from several other parties, and based on the fact that no manufacturer has identified itself as willing and able to supply minivans or minivan chassis that are assembled in the United States, the Federal Transit Administration hereby waives its Buy America final assembly requirement for...... More Information
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Federal Register. Proposed Rules. Public meetings on ANPRM. RIN 2132-AB02. Tuesday, June 15, 2010.
This document announces the dates, times, and locations of outreach sessions concerning the Advance Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (ANPRM) for FTA's New Starts and Small Starts programs. Presentations delivered at these meetings will describe the provisions of the ANPRM issued by the Federal Transit Administration (FTA). Further outreach sessions, if scheduled, will be announced in a subsequent...... More Information
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Federal Register. Proposed Rules. Advance Notice of Proposed Rulemaking; request... RIN 2132-AB02. Thursday, June 3, 2010.
This advance notice of proposed rulemaking (ANPRM) seeks public comment regarding the Federal Transit Administration's (FTA) New Starts and Small Starts project justification criteria. In particular, FTA seeks public input on how to improve its calculation of ''cost effectiveness,'' including whether FTA should measure quantifiable benefits other than reduced travel time. In addition, FTA seeks...... More Information
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Federal Register. Notices. Notice of Availability of FTA Alternatives... Friday, May 28, 2010.
The Federal Transit Administration (FTA) announces the availability of up to $25.7 million in discretionary Fiscal Year (FY) 2009 and 2010 funds under the Alternatives Analysis Program (49 U.S.C. 5339) authorized by the Safe, Accountable, Flexible, Efficient, Transportation Equity Act: A Legacy For Users (SAFETEA-LU), Public Law 109-59, August 10, 2005. Discretionary program funds will be...... More Information
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Federal Register. Notices. Notice of request for comments. Friday, May 21, 2010.
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 revision of the currently approved information... More Information
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Federal Register. Notices. Notice of Availability: Solicitation of Project... Thursday, May 13, 2010.
The Federal Transit Administration (FTA) announces the availability of approximately $24.5 million in discretionary Fiscal Year (FY) 2010 Paul S. Sarbanes Transit in Parks Program (Transit in Parks Program) funds. This notice solicits proposals to compete for FY 2010 funds under the program, which was established by Section 3021 of the Safe, Accountable, Flexible, Efficient, Transportation Equity...... More Information
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Federal Register. Notices. Notice. Thursday, May 13, 2010.
The Hiring Incentives to Restore Employment Act, (Pub. L. 111- 147), signed into the law by President Obama on March 18, 2010, authorized funds for all of the surface transportation programs of the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) for the remainder of the Fiscal Year (FY) ending September 30, 2010, and the first quarter of FY 2011. This Notice supplements the February 18, 2009 Federal...... More Information
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Federal Register. Notices. Notice of Funding Availability: Solicitation of... Thursday, May 13, 2010.
This notice announces the availability of $15,074,963 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 proposals and it includes the...... More Information
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Federal Register. Notices. Paul S. Sarbanes Transit in Parks Program... Monday, May 10, 2010.
The U.S. Department of Transportation's (DOT) Federal Transit Administration (FTA) announces the selection of projects funded with Fiscal Year (FY) 2009 appropriations for the Paul S. Sarbanes Transit in Parks program (formally the Alternative Transportation in Parks and Public Lands (ATPPL)) program, authorized by Section 3021 of the Safe, Accountable, Flexible, Efficient Transportation Equity...... More Information
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Federal Register. Notices. Notice of Availability of FTA State of Good... Tuesday, May 4, 2010.
The Federal Transit Administration (FTA) announces the availability of discretionary Section 5309 Bus and Bus Facilities grant funds in support of its ''State of Good Repair'' initiative. The State of Good Repair (SGR) Bus initiative will be funded with up to $775 million in unallocated Fiscal Year (FY) 2010 discretionary Bus and Bus Facilities Program funds, authorized by 49 USC 5309(b) of the...... More Information
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Federal Register. Notices. Notice of Intent to prepare an Environmental... Monday, April 19, 2010.
FTA, in coordination with the Delaware River Port Authority (DRPA)/Port Authority Transit Corporation (PATCO), is issuing this Notice of Intent (NOI) to advise the public that it proposes to prepare an Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) to assess the potential environmental impacts associated with the construction and operation of the Glassboro-Camden Line (GCL) light rail system, as well as...... More Information
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Federal Register. Notices. Notice; corrections and deadline extension. Friday, April 16, 2010.
This notice corrects dollar thresholds and revenue classifications for large and small intercity fixed-route Class I carriers, and labor protection information, among other things, published in the January 15, 2010 Federal Transit Administration (FTA) Notice titled ''Over-the-Road Bus Accessibility Program Grants,'' extends the application deadline, and allows applicants to submit a single...... More Information
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Federal Register. Notices. Notice of Intent to Prepare an Environmental... Wednesday, April 14, 2010.
The Federal Transit Administration (FTA) and the Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (LACMTA) intend to prepare an Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for proposed transit improvements in the South Bay Metro Green Line Extension Transit Corridor. LACMTA operates the Metro transit system in Los Angeles County. The proposed project would improve mobility in southwestern Los...... More Information
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Federal Register. Notices. Notice of availability of FTA environmental... Tuesday, April 13, 2010.
The Federal Transit Administration (FTA) announces the availability of discretionary funds in Fiscal Year (FY) 2010 for the Transit Investments for Greenhouse Gas and Energy Reduction (TIGGER) program funds and FY 2009 and 2010 Clean Fuels Grant program funds, augmented with FY 2010 Section 5309 Bus and Bus Facilities program funds. These discretionary program funds will be distributed in...... More Information
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Federal Register. Notices. Notice of Availability of Final Circular. Wednesday, March 31, 2010.
The Federal Transit Administration (FTA) is issuing Circular 9030.1D to provide comprehensive assistance to grantees in implementing the Urbanized Area Formula Program (Section 5307) for capital, planning, and some operating grants in urbanized... More Information
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Federal Register. Notices. Notice of Limitation on Claims. Friday, March 19, 2010.
This notice announces final environmental actions taken by the Federal Transit Administration (FTA) for the following projects: (1) Jacksonville Transit Authority, Rapid Transit System Phase One, Jacksonville, FL; (2) Salem-Keizer Transit, Keizer Transit Center Project, Salem, OR; (3) Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority, Installation of Elevators at Park Street Station Project, Boston, MA;...... More Information
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Federal Register. Notices. Notice of request for comments. Wednesday, March 17, 2010.
The Federal Transit Administration invites public comment about our intention to request the Office of Management and Budget's (OMB) to approve the following information collection: 49 U.S.C. Section 5308--Clean Fuels Grant Program. The information to be collected for this program is used to satisfy the program oversight responsibilities. FTA will use the information to evaluate the impact of the...... More Information
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Federal Register. Notices. Notice of Intent to prepare an Alternatives... Tuesday, March 9, 2010.
The Federal Transit Administration (FTA), the Central Indiana Regional Transportation Authority (CIRTA), the Indianapolis Metropolitan Planning Organization (Indianapolis MPO) and Indianapolis Public Transportation Corporation (IndyGo) intend to prepare an Alternatives Analysis/Environmental Impact Statement (AA/EIS) relating to proposed high capacity transit improvements in the Northeast...... More Information
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Federal Register. Notices. Notice. Tuesday, February 16, 2010.
The Federal Transit Administration (FTA) annually publishes one or more notices apportioning funds appropriated by law. In some cases, if less than a full year of funds is available, FTA publishes multiple partial apportionment notices. This notice is the first notice announcing partial apportionment of Fiscal Year (FY) 2010 formula and discretionary funds. It also provides program guidance and...... More Information
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Federal Register. Notices. Notice to Extend Application Deadline for the... Thursday, February 4, 2010.
The Federal Transit Administration (FTA) announced on December 8, 2009, the availability of discretionary Section 5309 Bus and Bus Facilities grant and New Starts funds in support of the Department of Transportation's Livability Initiative (''Livability Bus Program''). The Livability Bus Program is funded using $150 million in unallocated Discretionary Bus and Bus Facilities Program funds,...... More Information
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Federal Register. Notices. Notice. Wednesday, February 3, 2010.
The Federal Transit Administration (FTA) is establishing an Emergency Relief Docket for calendar year 2010 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... More Information
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Federal Register. Notices. Notice to solicit nominees. Monday, February 1, 2010.
The Federal Transit Administration (FTA) is seeking nominations for individuals to serve on the Transit Rail Advisory Committee for Safety (TRACS). The Advisory Committee meets at least twice a year to advise FTA on transit safety issues. The recommendations of the TRACS will help FTA develop new policies, practices, and regulations for enhancing safety in rail transit should FTA be given...... More Information
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Federal Register. Notices. Notice of Intent to prepare an Environmental... Thursday, January 28, 2010.
The Federal Transit Administration (FTA) and the Greater Cleveland Regional Transit Authority (GCRTA or RTA) 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) may be prepared for the proposed transportation improvements in the Blue Line Corridor and extended areas...... More Information
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Federal Register. Notices. Notice of Intent to prepare an Environmental... Monday, January 25, 2010.
The Federal Transit Administration (FTA) and the Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (LACMTA) intend to prepare an Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for the Eastside Transit Corridor Phase 2 Project in Los Angeles County, California. LACMTA operates the Metro transit system in Los Angeles County. The proposed project would provide a continuation of the Metro Gold Line...... More Information
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Federal Register. Notices. Notice of Availability of Fiscal Year 2009... Friday, January 15, 2010.
The U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) Federal Transit Administration (FTA) announces the availability of funds in Fiscal Year (FY) 2009 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