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80 FR 11001 - State Safety Oversight [PDF 355 KB]
Federal Register. Proposed Rules. Notice of proposed rulemaking; request for... RIN 2132-AB19. Friday, February 27, 2015.
This notice seeks public comment on proposed rules that would transform and strengthen State Safety Oversight (SSO) of rail fixed guideway public transportation systems. FTA will issue a final rule and response to comments following the close of the comment period. Once FTA issues a final rule, the agency will rescind its current... More Information
80 FR 10619 - Interim Safety Certification Training Program Provisions [PDF 195 KB]
Federal Register. Rules and Regulations. Notice of Final Interim Safety Certification... RIN 2132-ZA02. Friday, February 27, 2015.
This document announces interim safety certification training provisions for Federal and State Safety Oversight Agency personnel and their contractor support who conduct safety audits and examinations of public transportation systems not otherwise regulated by another Federal agency. This document also announces interim safety certification training provisions for public transportation agency...... More Information
80 FR 8753 - Notice of Buy America Waiver for Track Turnout Components [PDF 81 KB]
Federal Register. Notices. Notice of Buy America Waiver. Wednesday, February 18, 2015.
In response to a request from the Long Island Rail Road Company (LIRR), a subsidiary of the New York Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA), for a Buy America waiver for track turnout components, the Federal Transit Administration (FTA) hereby waives its Buy America requirements for LIRR's procurement of the following track turnout components: Schwihag roller assemblies, Schwihag plates,...... More Information
80 FR 7681 - National Public Transportation/Transit-Oriented Development (TOD) Technical Assistance Ladders of... [PDF 78 KB]
Federal Register. Notices. Notice of funding opportunity and request for... Wednesday, February 11, 2015.
The Federal Transit Administration (FTA) announces a Notice of Funding Opportunity and Request for Proposals (RFP) for a new National Public Transportation/TOD Technical Assistance Initiative, which supports the Ladders of Opportunity initiative of the President and the Secretary of Transportation by providing technical assistance for transit-oriented development activities around public...... More Information
80 FR 7253 - FTA Fiscal Year (FY) 2015 Apportionments, Allocations, and Program Information [PDF 403 KB]
Federal Register. Notices. Notice. Monday, February 9, 2015.
On December 16, 2014, President Obama signed the Consolidated and Further Continuing Appropriations Act, 2015 (FY 2015 Appropriations) which provided $11.008 billion in new budget authority including a full fiscal year's funding for the Federal Transit Administration's (FTA) programs funded from the General Fund of the Treasury, which funds its administrative expenses as well as its Research,...... More Information
80 FR 6794 - National Aging and Disability Transportation Center (NADTC) Under FTA's Technical Assistance Program [PDF 102 KB]
Federal Register. Notices. Notice; Request for Proposals (RFP). Friday, February 6, 2015.
The Federal Transit Administration (FTA) is soliciting proposals under the Moving Ahead for Progress in the 21st Century Act's Section 5314 Technical Assistance and Standards Development Program from national non-profit organizations for a cooperative agreement to fund a National Aging and Disability Transportation Center (NADTC). FTA is releasing this notice of funding availability to promote...... More Information
80 FR 6170 - Emergency Relief Program: Proposed Guidance [PDF 106 KB]
Federal Register. Notices. Notice of Availability of Guidance for FTA's... Wednesday, February 4, 2015.
The Federal Transit Administration (FTA) has placed in the docket and on its Web site proposed guidance on FTA's Emergency Relief (ER) Program for states and transit agencies that may be affected by a declared emergency or disaster and that may seek funding under FTA's ER Program. The proposed guidance is contained in the newly revised Reference Manual for States & Transit Agencies on Response...... More Information
80 FR 4961 - Notice of Establishment of Emergency Relief Docket for Calendar Year 2015 [PDF 82 KB]
Federal Register. Notices. Notice. Thursday, January 29, 2015.
By this notice, the Federal Transit Administration (FTA) is establishing an Emergency Relief Docket for calendar year 2015 so that grantees and subgrantees affected by national or regional emergencies may request temporary relief from FTA administrative and statutory... More Information
80 FR 4620 - National Transit Database: Safety Information Collection [PDF 87 KB]
Federal Register. Notices. Final Guidance to the Safety & Security... Wednesday, January 28, 2015.
This notice conveys the Federal Transit Administration's (FTA) response to comments received regarding proposed revisions to the Safety & Security Module in the National Transit Database (NTD) Reporting Manual for Safety Information... More Information
80 FR 4622 - State of Good Repair Grants Program: Final Circular [PDF 97 KB]
Federal Register. Notices. Notice of availability of final circular. Wednesday, January 28, 2015.
FTA has placed guidance in the docket and on its Web site, in the form of a circular, to assist recipients of financial aid under the 49 U.S.C. 5337 State of Good Repair (''SGR'') Grants Program. The circular provides instructions and guidance on program administration and the grant application... More Information
80 FR 605 - Limitation on Claims Against a Proposed Public Transportation Project [PDF 77 KB]
Federal Register. Notices. Notice. Tuesday, January 6, 2015.
This notice announces final environmental actions taken by the Federal Transit Administration (FTA) for a project in Douglas County, CO. The purpose of this notice is to announce publicly the environmental decisions by FTA on the subject project and to activate the limitation on any claims that may challenge these final environmental... More Information