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1998

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63 FR 69708 - Notice of Request for Revision of a Currently Approved Information Collection [PDF 22 KB]
Federal Register. Notices. Notice of request for comments. Thursday, December 17, 1998.
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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63 FR 68818 - Prevention of Prohibited Drug Use in Transit Operations; Prevention of Alcohol Misuse in Transit... [PDF 21 KB]
Federal Register. Notices. Notice of random drug and alcohol testing rate. Monday, December 14, 1998.
This notice announces the random testing rates for employers subject to the Federal Transit Administration's (FTA) drug and alcohol... More Information
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63 FR 68366 - Capital Leases [PDF 14 KB]
Federal Register. Rules and Regulations. Final rule RIN 2132-AA65. Thursday, December 10, 1998.
This final rule implements the Transportation Equity Act for the 21st Century, Public Law 105-178 (TEA-21), which allows all Federal Transit Administration (FTA) capital grant funds to be used for leasing facilities and equipment if a lease is more cost effective than purchase or construction. Before the enactment of TEA-21, recipients were permitted to lease assets only with funds received under...... More Information
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63 FR 67612 - Prevention of Prohibited Drug Use in Transit Operations: Prevention of Alcohol Misuse in Transit... [PDF 19 KB]
Federal Register. Rules and Regulations. Final rule. RIN 2132-AA56. Tuesday, December 8, 1998.
The Federal Transit Administration (FTA) is amending its drug and alcohol testing regulations to allow employers to use the results of post-accident drug and alcohol tests administered by State or local law enforcement personnel when the State and local law enforcement officials have independent authority for the tests and when the employer is able to obtain the results in conformance with State...... More Information
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63 FR 64994 - Request for Letters of Interest to Participate in an Operational Test of an Electronic Payment... [PDF 30 KB]
Federal Register. Notices. Notice. Tuesday, November 24, 1998.
The U.S. Department of Transportation (USDOT) announces a Request for Letters of Interest from eligible applicants for an operational test of an electronic payment system for transit fare collection and other applications. The USDOT is interested in identifying and evaluating issues associated with the establishment of partnerships between public transit service providers and other entities in...... More Information
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63 FR 63354 - Joint Partnership Program; Public Meeting [PDF 12 KB]
Federal Register. Notices. Notice of meeting. Thursday, November 12, 1998.
This notice announces a public meeting, open to all interested parties, to discuss and comment on the Federal Transit Administration's (FTA) new Joint Partnership Program (JPP). The purpose of the meeting is to outline the JPP, to receive comments and suggestions on the Program from meeting attendees, and to answer... More Information
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63 FR 60052 - FTA Fiscal Year 1999 Apportionments, Allocations and Program Information [PDF 1737 KB]
Federal Register. Notices. Notice. Friday, November 6, 1998.
The Omnibus Consolidated and Emergency Supplemental Appropriations Act, Fiscal Year 1999 includes Appropriations for Department of Transportation (DOT) and Related Agencies for fiscal year 1999 (Pub. L. 105-277), signed into law by President Clinton on October 21, 1998, and provides fiscal year 1999 appropriations for the Federal Transit Administration (FTA) transit assistance programs. Based...... More Information
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63 FR 60168 - Job Access and Reverse Commute Competitive Grants [PDF 60 KB]
Federal Register. Notices. Notice of availability of funds; solicitation... Friday, November 6, 1998.
the U.S. Department of Transportation's (DOT) Federal Transit Administration (FTA) announces the first round of competitive grants under the Job Access and Reverse Commute grant program, authorized under Section 3037 of the Transportation Equity Act for the 21st Century (TEA-21). The Job Access and Reverse Commute grant program is intended to establish a regional approach to job access challenges...... More Information
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63 FR 60108 - Fiscal Year 1999 Annual List of Certifications and Assurances for Federal Transit Administration... [PDF 205 KB]
Federal Register. Notices. Notice. Friday, November 6, 1998.
This Notice contains FTA's comprehensive compilation of the Federal Fiscal Year 1999 certifications and assurances to be used in connection with all Federal assistance programs administered by FTA during Federal Fiscal Year 1999. (See Appendix A.) These certifications and assurances include all annual certifications required by 49 U.S.C. 5307(d)(1) for FTA's Urbanized Area Formula Program as well...... More Information
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63 FR 53122 - Transfer of Federally Assisted Land or Facility [PDF 19 KB]
Federal Register. Notices. Notice of intent to transfer Federally assisted... Friday, October 2, 1998.
49 U.S.C. Section 5334(g), 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 Federal use. Accordingly, FTA is issuing this Notice to...... More Information
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63 FR 53266 - Joint Partnership Program for Deployment of Innovation [PDF 28 KB]
Federal Register. Notices. Notice. Friday, October 2, 1998.
This Notice announces establishment of a new public/private Joint Partnership Program for Deployment of Innovation (JPP) in the mass transportation industry, describes the statutory bases of the JPP, requests comments on the proposed approach, and solicits initial proposals for JPP consideration. Section 3015 of the Transportation Equity Act for the 21st Century (TEA-21), signed into law by...... More Information
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63 FR 47341 - Environmental Impact Statement on the Proposed Resort Corridor Fixed Guideway Project Between... [PDF 26 KB]
Federal Register. Notices. Notice of intent to prepare an environmental... Friday, September 4, 1998.
The Federal Transit Administration (FTA), as Federal lead agency, and the Regional Transportation Commission of Clark County (RTC), as local lead agency, intend to prepare an Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) in accordance with the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969 (NEPA) on a proposal by RTC to further study the proposed implementation of a fixed guideway (urban rail) system within a...... More Information
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63 FR 46097 - Notice of Request for the Extension of Currently Approved Information Collection [PDF 12 KB]
Federal Register. Notices. Notice of request for comments. Friday, August 28, 1998.
In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, this notice announces the intention of the Federal TransitAdministration (FTA) to request the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) to extend the following currently approved information... More Information
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63 FR 45926 - Job Access and Reverse Commute Program [PDF 21 KB]
Federal Register. Notices. Notice. Thursday, August 27, 1998.
The Department of Transportation is seeking public advice in implementing the Jobs Access and Reverse Commute Program authorized in Section 3037 of the Transportation Equity Act for the 21st Century (TEA-21). This notice also includes questions regarding the implementation of the Job Access/Reverse Commute Program. Responses to the questions posed are invited. DATES: Comments must be submitted by...... More Information
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63 FR 45281 - Notice of Request for Extension of a Currently Approved Information Collection [PDF 14 KB]
Federal Register. Notices. Notice of request for comments. Tuesday, August 25, 1998.
In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, this notice announces the intention of the Federal Transit Administration (FTA) to request the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) to extend the following currently approved information collection: 49 U.S.C. Section 5309 Capital Program and Section 5307 Urbanized Area Formula... More Information
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63 FR 44358 - FTA Transit Program Technical Amendments Changes Under the ransportation Equity Act for the 21st... [PDF 11 KB]
Federal Register. Notices. Notice. Tuesday, August 18, 1998.
The Transportation Equity Act for the 21st Century (TEA-21) made certain changes to the FTA transit program by amending 49 U.S.C. chapter 53. On June 24, 1998, the FTA published a Federal Register Notice summarizing TEA-21 provisions as they impacted the FTA grant program. The Internal Revenue Restructuring and Reform Act of 1997, signed into law by President Clinton on July 22, 1998, contained...... More Information
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63 FR 42477 - Environmental Impact Statement: Transportation Improvements Within the Desire Corridor in New... [PDF 20 KB]
Federal Register. Notices. Notice of Intent to prepare an environmental... Friday, August 7, 1998.
The FTA is issuing this notice to advise interested agencies and the public that an environmental impact statement may be prepared for transportation improvements in the Desire Corridor in New Orleans,... More Information
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63 FR 36477 - Environmental Impact Statement on New Rochelle Intermodal Transportation Center Project, New... [PDF 20 KB]
Federal Register. Notices. Notice of intent to prepare an environmental... Monday, July 6, 1998.
Pursuant to Section 102(2)(C) of the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) of 1969, as amended, and as implemented by the Council on Environmental Quality (CEQ) regulations (40 CFR Parts 1500- 1508) and Federal Transit Administration (FTA) regulations under 23 CFR Part 771, the FTA and the Westchester County Department of Transportation (WCDOT) intend to prepare an Environmental Impact...... More Information
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63 FR 36010 - Notice of Request for the Extension of a Currently Approved Information Collection [PDF 13 KB]
Federal Register. Notices. Notice of request for comments. Wednesday, July 1, 1998.
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 expired information collection: Charter Service... More Information
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63 FR 34506 - FTA Transit Program Changes and Final Funding Levels for Fiscal Year 1998 Under the... [PDF 1751 KB]
Federal Register. Notices. Notice. Wednesday, June 24, 1998.
This Notice announces the availability of the remaining fiscal year 1998 funding for the Federal transit programs that was not available previously due to the lack of a full year authorization of the transit program. The Transportation Equity Act for the 21st Century (TEA-21), signed into law by President Clinton on June 9, 1998, provides a six-year reauthorization of the Federal transit program...... More Information
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63 FR 30558 - Major Investment Study/Environmental Impact Statement on the Lower Manhattan Access Alternatives... [PDF 20 KB]
Federal Register. Notices. Notice of intent to prepare a Major Investment... Thursday, June 4, 1998.
The Federal Transit Administration (FTA) and the Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) intend to prepare a Major Investment Study (MIS) and an Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) in accordance with the FTA/Federal Highway Administration's Statewide Planning, Metropolitan Planning regulations under 23 CFR part 450 and the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) of 1969, as amended, and...... More Information
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63 FR 27782 - Environmental Impact Statement on the Proposed Urban Rail Project Between the Fullerton... [PDF 28 KB]
Federal Register. Notices. Notice of intent to prepare an environmental... Wednesday, May 20, 1998.
The Federal Transit Administration (FTA), as lead agency, and the Orange County Transportation Authority (OCTA) intend to prepare an Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) in accordance with the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969 (NEPA) on a proposal by OCTA to further study the proposed implementation of an urban rail system within a corridor 45 kilometers (28 miles) long and 9.7 kilometers...... More Information
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63 FR 24839 - Transfer of Federally Assisted Land or Facility [PDF 20 KB]
Federal Register. Notices. Notice of intent to transfer Federally assisted... Tuesday, May 5, 1998.
49 U.S.C. Section 5334(g) (formerly Section 12(k)) of the Federal Transit Act, as amended) permits the Administrator of the Federal Transit Administration (FTA) to authorize a recipient of FTA funds to transfer land or a facility to a local 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...... More Information
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63 FR 18247 - Environmental Impact Statement on the Phase I Regional Rail Project, Raleigh-Durham, NC [PDF 20 KB]
Federal Register. Notices. Notice of intent to prepare an Environmental... Tuesday, April 14, 1998.
The Federal Transit Administration (FTA) and the Research Triangle Regional Public Transportation Authority, locally known as Triangle Transit Authority or TTA, intend to prepare an Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) in accordance with the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) on the proposed regional rail transit project in Wake and Durham Counties, North Carolina. The EIS will evaluate the...... More Information
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63 FR 12856 - Environmental Impact Statement: Sacramento Amtrak and Folsom Corridor LRT Extensions and Double... [PDF 28 KB]
Federal Register. Notices. Notice of intent to prepare an Environmental... Monday, March 16, 1998.
The Federal Transit Administration (FTA), in cooperation with the Sacramento Regional Transit District (RT), will prepare an Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for the Sacramento Amtrak and Folsom Corridor LRT Extensions and Double Tracking project in accordance with the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) and the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA). The EIS will consider...... More Information
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63 FR 12573 - National ITS Architecture Consistency Meetings [PDF 21 KB]
Federal Register. Notices. Supplemental notice. Friday, March 13, 1998.
This is a supplemental notice to 63 FR 5,603 published on February 3, 1998, announcing a series of regional meetings at which DOT will discuss national ITS architecture consistency as it relates to federally funded highway and transit improvements that incorporate Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITS). It is anticipated that the upcoming surface transportation reauthorization bill will require...... More Information
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63 FR 10183 - ''Maintenance'' Under Definition of Safety-Sensitive Functions in Drug and Alcohol Rules [PDF 24 KB]
Federal Register. Proposed Rules. Notice of Proposed Rulemaking. RIN 2132-AA61. Monday, March 2, 1998.
In response to a letter from an attorney representing a large transit system, the Federal Transit Administration (FTA) proposes to require drug and alcohol testing of all maintenance workers, including those engaged in engine, revenue service vehicle, and parts rebuilding and overhaul. This change would eliminate the distinction between maintenance workers involved in on-going, daily maintenance...... More Information
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63 FR 7044 - Environmental Impact Statement: Denver, Arapahoe, and Douglas Counties [PDF 20 KB]
Federal Register. Notices. Notice of intent and public scoping meetings. Wednesday, February 11, 1998.
The FHWA and FTA are jointly issuing this notice to advise the public that an environmental impact statement will be prepared for the proposed transportation improvements in the Southeast Corridor of the Denver metropolitan... More Information
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63 FR 5603 - National ITS Architecture Consistency Meetings [PDF 20 KB]
Federal Register. Notices. Notice. Tuesday, February 3, 1998.
This notice announces a series of regional meetings at which DOT will discuss national ITS architecture consistency as it relates to highway and transit improvements that incorporate Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITS). It is anticipated that the upcoming surface transportation reauthorization bill will require federally funded projects which contain ITS elements to be consistent with the...... More Information
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63 FR 1527 - Environmental Impact Statement on the Proposed Commuter Rail Project Between Everett and Seattle, WA [PDF 27 KB]
Federal Register. Notices. Notice of intent to prepare an Environmental... Friday, January 9, 1998.
The Federal Transit Administration (FTA) and the Central Puget Sound Regional Transit Authority (RTA) intend to prepare an Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) in accordance with the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA). The RTA will ensure that the EIS also satisfies the requirements of the Washington State Environmental Policy Act (SEPA). The FTA will be the NEPA lead agency. The RTA will...... More Information
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63 FR 418 - Prevention of Prohibited Drug Use in Transit Operations; Prevention of Alcohol Misuse in Transit... [PDF 20 KB]
Federal Register. Rules and Regulations. Notice of random drug and alcohol testing rate. Tuesday, January 6, 1998.
This notice announces the random testing rates for employers subject to the Federal Transit Administration's (FTA) drug and alcohol... More Information