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72 FR 73062 - Notice of Request for a New Information Collection [PDF 52 KB]
Federal Register. Notices. Notice of request for comments. Wednesday, December 26, 2007.
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 collection: Customer Satisfaction Survey for FTA's Public Web site Contact Us... More Information
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72 FR 72813 - Alternatives Analysis/Environmental Impact Statement for Rapid Transit in Utah County, UT [PDF 56 KB]
Federal Register. Notices. Notice of Intent To Prepare an Alternatives... Friday, December 21, 2007.
The Federal Transit Administration (FTA), Utah Transit Authority (UTA), and Mountainland Association of Governments (MAG) intend to prepare an Alternatives Analysis/Environmental Impact Statement (AA/EIS) for potential high-capacity fixed-guideway transit improvements and roadway infrastructure improvements in Utah County, Utah. The project's purposes are to serve transit markets along the...... More Information
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72 FR 71479 - Agency Information Collection Activity Under OMB Review [PDF 52 KB]
Federal Register. Notices. Notice of request for comments. Monday, December 17, 2007.
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 October 1, 2007. No comments were received in response to...... More Information
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72 FR 71478 - Notice of Request for a New Collection [PDF 54 KB]
Federal Register. Notices. Notice of request for comments. Monday, December 17, 2007.
The Federal Transit Administration invites public comments about our intention to request the Office of Management and Budget's (OMB) to approve a new collection: 49 U.S.C. 5317, New Freedom Program. The information to be collected will be used to accumulate mass transportation financial and operating information using a uniform system of accounts and records. The Federal Register Notice with a...... More Information
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72 FR 70929 - Alternative Transportation in Parks and Public Lands Program [PDF 59 KB]
Federal Register. Notices. Notice of Funding Availability: Alternative... Thursday, December 13, 2007.
This notice solicits proposals to compete for Fiscal Year (FY) 2008 funds through 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 Forest Service. The purpose of the program is to enhance the protection of national...... More Information
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72 FR 68756 - National Transit Database: Amendment to Reporting Requirements and Non-Substantive Technical Changes [PDF 71 KB]
Federal Register. Rules and Regulations. Final rule. RIN 2132-AA94. Thursday, December 6, 2007.
This notice announces the final rule requiring recipients of grants under 49 U.S.C. 5311, Formula Grants for Other Than Urbanized Areas (Nonurbanized Area Formula Grants,) to report annual data to the National Transit Database (NTD) as a condition for receiving these grants. In addition, this final rule makes non-substantive changes, technical corrections, and conforming amendments to the...... More Information
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72 FR 68952 - National Transit Database: Rural Reporting Manual [PDF 64 KB]
Federal Register. Notices. Final National Transit Database Rural Reporting... Thursday, December 6, 2007.
This notice announces the availability of the Federal Transit Administration's (FTA) National Transit Database (NTD) Rural Reporting Manual (Rural Manual). Pursuant to 49 U.S.C. 5335, FTA requires recipients of grants under 49 U.S.C. 5311 (Other Than Urbanized Area Formula Grants) to provide an annual report to the Secretary of Transportation via the NTD reporting system and according to a...... More Information
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72 FR 66024 - Intent To Prepare an Environmental Impact Statement for Proposed Transit Improvements in the... [PDF 58 KB]
Federal Register. Notices. Notice of intent to prepare an Environmental... Monday, November 26, 2007.
The Federal Transit Administration (FTA) and Utah Transit Authority (UTA) intend to prepare an Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) to evaluate proposed public transportation improvements to extend fixed guideway transit service through the cities of Sandy and Draper to the southernmost part of Salt Lake County, Utah. The Wasatch Front Regional Council (WFRC) has adopted a long-range...... More Information
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72 FR 65635 - National Transit Database: Strike Adjustments for Urbanized Area Apportionments [PDF 52 KB]
Federal Register. Notices. Notice of New Policy on Strike Adjustments for... Wednesday, November 21, 2007.
This notice provides interested parties with the opportunity to comment on changes to the Federal Transit Administration's (FTA) National Transit Database (NTD) policy on strike adjustments. On March 12, 2007, FTA provided notice to NTD reporters that it was changing its policy on strikes, to permit transit agencies to request an adjustment to their NTD data that are used in the apportionment of...... More Information
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72 FR 65636 - National Transit Database: Amendments to Safety & Security Reporting Manual [PDF 59 KB]
Federal Register. Notices. Notice of Availability of Proposed Amendments... Wednesday, November 21, 2007.
This notice provides interested parties with the opportunity to comment on changes to the Federal Transit Administration's (FTA) 2008 National Transit Database (NTD) Safety & Security Reporting Manual (Safety & Security Manual). Pursuant to 49 U.S.C. 5335, FTA requires those transit agencies that are reporting to the NTD from urbanized areas to provide reports within 30 days of a major safety or...... More Information
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72 FR 63646 - National Transit Database: Amendments to Urbanized Area Annual Reporting Manual [PDF 55 KB]
Federal Register. Notices. Notice of Final Amendments to the 2007 National... Friday, November 9, 2007.
This notice provides final notice of changes to the Federal Transit Administration's (FTA) 2007 National Transit Database (NTD) Urbanized Area Annual Reporting Manual (Annual Manual). Pursuant to 49 U.S.C. 5335, FTA requires recipients of FTA Urbanized Area Formula Grants to provide an annual report to the Secretary of Transportation via the NTD reporting system according to a uniform system of...... More Information
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72 FR 62898 - Agency Information Collection Activity Under OMB Review [PDF 46 KB]
Federal Register. Notices. Notice of request for comments. Wednesday, November 7, 2007.
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 August 24, 2007. No comments were received in response to...... More Information
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72 FR 62302 - Notice of Limitation on Claims Against Proposed Public Transportation Projects [PDF 54 KB]
Federal Register. Notices. Notice of Limitation on Claims. Friday, November 2, 2007.
This notice announces final environmental actions taken by the Federal Transit Administration (FTA) for public transportation projects in the following metropolitan areas: Orlando, Florida; Miami, Florida; Salt Lake City, Utah; San Francisco, California; and Binghamton, 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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72 FR 61706 - Early Scoping Notice for an Alternatives Analysis of Proposed Transit Improvements in the... [PDF 58 KB]
Federal Register. Notices. Early Scoping Notice. Wednesday, October 31, 2007.
The Federal Transit Administration (FTA) and the Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (LACMTA) 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, alternative means of improving transit capacity and service in the Eastside Extension Phase II Transit...... More Information
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72 FR 61703 - Early Scoping Notice for an Alternatives Analysis of Proposed Transit Improvements in the... [PDF 63 KB]
Federal Register. Notices. Early Scoping Notice. Wednesday, October 31, 2007.
The Federal Transit Administration (FTA) and the Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (LACMTA) 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, alternative means of improving transit capacity and service in and through the central core of Los...... More Information
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72 FR 61708 - Proposed Program Guidance Circulars [PDF 54 KB]
Federal Register. Notices. Proposed Program Guidance Circulars; Extension... Wednesday, October 31, 2007.
On September 28, 2007, the Federal Transit Administration (FTA) published notices seeking comment on four program guidance circulars--the Metropolitan Planning Program and State Planning and Research Program Grants; the Capital Investment Program; the Grant Management Requirements; and Third Party Contracting. This document extends the comment periods of each of these notices. The reasons for...... More Information
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72 FR 60720 - Federal Fiscal Year 2008 Annual List of Certifications and Assurances for Federal Transit... [PDF 5641 KB]
Federal Register. Notices. Notice. Thursday, October 25, 2007.
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 for...... More Information
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72 FR 58365 - Alternative Transportation in Parks and Public Lands Program [PDF 71 KB]
Federal Register. Notices. Announcement of Project Selections. Monday, October 15, 2007.
The U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) Federal Transit Administration (FTA) announces the selection of projects to be funded under Fiscal Year (FY) 2007 appropriations for the Alternative Transportation in Parks and Public Lands (ATPPL) program, authorized by Section 3021 of the Safe, Accountable, Flexible, Efficient Transportation Equity Act--A Legacy for Users of 2005 (SAFETEA-LU) and...... More Information
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72 FR 56123 - Intent To Prepare an Environmental Impact Statement on the Restoration of Rail Service in the... [PDF 63 KB]
Federal Register. Notices. Notice of intent to prepare an Environmental... Tuesday, October 2, 2007.
The Federal Transit Administration (FTA) and the New Jersey Transit Corporation (NJ TRANSIT) intend to prepare an Environmental Impact Statement to study the restoration of rail passenger service on the Northern Branch rail corridor between North Bergen, Hudson County, and Tenafly, Bergen County. The EIS will be prepared in accordance with the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA: 42 U.S.C....... More Information
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72 FR 56128 - Preparation of an Environmental Impact Statement and Section 4(f) Evaluation for High-Capacity... [PDF 58 KB]
Federal Register. Notices. Notice of intent to prepare an Alternatives... Tuesday, October 2, 2007.
The Federal Transit Administration (FTA) and Valley Metro Rail, Inc. (METRO) intend to prepare an Alternatives Analysis (AA)/ Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) and Section 4(f) Evaluation on proposed high capacity transit improvements, including a potential light rail transit (LRT) line and/or bus rapid transit (BRT) in the Interstate 10 (I-10) West study area between the Central Phoenix/East...... More Information
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72 FR 56126 - Intent To Prepare an Environmental Impact Statement for Proposed Transit Improvements in the... [PDF 57 KB]
Federal Register. Notices. Notice of intent to prepare an environmental... Tuesday, October 2, 2007.
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 Crenshaw- Prairie Transit Corridor Project. The proposed project would provide for transit improvements within the Crenshaw-Prairie Corridor, which extends approximately 10 miles from Wilshire Boulevard on the...... More Information
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72 FR 56122 - Notice of Request for a New Collection [PDF 52 KB]
Federal Register. Notices. Notice of request for comments. Tuesday, October 2, 2007.
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 collection: 49 U.S.C. Section 5317, New Freedom... More Information
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72 FR 55854 - Early Scoping Notice for an Alternatives Analysis of Proposed Transit Improvements in the... [PDF 57 KB]
Federal Register. Notices. Early Scoping Notice. Monday, October 1, 2007.
The Federal Transit Administration (FTA) and the Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (LACMTA) 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, alternative means of improving transit capacity and service in the Westside Extension Transit Corridor...... More Information
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72 FR 55853 - Notice of Request for Revision of a Currently Approved Collection [PDF 54 KB]
Federal Register. Notices. Notice of request for comments. Monday, October 1, 2007.
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 collection: 49 CFR Part 611 Major Capital Investment... More Information
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72 FR 55624 - Capital Investment Program: Proposed Circular [PDF 56 KB]
Federal Register. Notices. Notice of availability of proposed circular and... Friday, September 28, 2007.
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 Capital Investment Program. The Capital Investment Program includes projects such as bus and bus facilities, new fixed guideway systems, and fixed guideway modernization, as authorized by 49 U.S.C. 5309. By this notice, FTA...... More Information
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72 FR 55629 - Notice of Proposed Guidance and Request for Comment on the Federal Transit Administration's Grant... [PDF 45 KB]
Federal Register. Notices. Notice of availability of proposed guidance and... Friday, September 28, 2007.
This notice proposes guidance in the form of a revised circular on the Federal Transit Administration's Grant Management Requirements and seeks comment thereon. Proposed Circular 5010.1D modifies FTA's existing Grants Management Circular 5010.1C in several material respects. Among other things, Circular 5010.1D proposes to expand the circumstances under which a grantee may request budget...... More Information
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72 FR 55102 - Buy America Requirements; End Product Analysis and Waiver Procedures [PDF 52 KB]
Federal Register. Rules and Regulations. Final rule; correction. RIN 2132-AA90. Friday, September 28, 2007.
The Federal Transit Administration published in the Federal Register of September 20, 2007, a final rule (effective October 22, 2007) which amended the Buy America requirements in 49 CFR part 661. This document replaces text that was discussed in the preamble but omitted from the final rule with regard to final assembly requirements for rolling... More Information
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72 FR 55627 - Program Guidance for Metropolitan Planning Program and State Planning and Research Program Grants... [PDF 45 KB]
Federal Register. Notices. Availability of proposed program guidance and... Friday, September 28, 2007.
This notice proposes guidance in the form of a revised program circular for the Federal Transit Administration's (FTA) planning programs. The proposed circular revises and combines into one document the contents of existing Circulars 8100.1B for the Metropolitan Planning Program (MPP) and 8200.1 the Statewide Planning and Research Program (SPRP). The proposed circular also provides information on...... More Information
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72 FR 55630 - Third Party Contracting Guidance; Notice of Proposed Program Guidance; Proposed Circular [PDF 63 KB]
Federal Register. Notices. Notice of availability of proposed circular and... Friday, September 28, 2007.
The Federal Transit Administration (FTA) has placed in the docket and on its Web site, proposed guidance pertaining to procurements financed in whole or part with Federal assistance awarded by FTA through grants or cooperative agreements (third party procurements). By this notice, FTA invites public comment on FTA's proposed circular, ''Third Party Contracting... More Information
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72 FR 54318 - Preparation of an Environmental Impact Statement for the Van Ness Avenue Bus Rapid Transit... [PDF 62 KB]
Federal Register. Notices. Notice of Intent (NOI) to prepare Environmental... Monday, September 24, 2007.
Pursuant to Section 102(2)(C) of the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA), the Council of Environmental Quality Regulations (40 CFR part 1505.6), and the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) Section 151710, the Federal Transit Administration (FTA), in cooperation with the San Francisco County Transportation Authority (SFCTA), will prepare a joint Environmental Impact Statement/...... More Information
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72 FR 54099 - Intent To Prepare a Revised Environmental Impact Statement for the Silicon Valley Rapid Transit... [PDF 57 KB]
Federal Register. Notices. Notice of Intent to prepare an Environmental... Friday, September 21, 2007.
The Federal Transit Administration (FTA) and the Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority (VTA) will prepare a Revised Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for the proposed Silicon Valley Rapid Transit Project (SVRT Project), a 16.1-mile extension of the San Francisco Bay Area Rapid Transit District (BART) system from the planned BART Warm Springs Station in Fremont through Milpitas and San...... More Information
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72 FR 53688 - Buy America Requirements; End Product Analysis and Waiver Procedures [PDF 94 KB]
Federal Register. Rules and Regulations. Final rule. RIN 2132-AA90. Thursday, September 20, 2007.
The Safe, Accountable, Flexible, Efficient Transportation Equity Act: A Legacy for Users (SAFETEA-LU) requires the Federal Transit Administration (FTA or the Agency) to make certain changes to the Buy America requirements. This Final Rule creates a new publication process for public interest waivers to provide an opportunity for public comment; clarifies Buy America requirements with respect to...... More Information
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72 FR 53281 - Intent To Prepare an Environmental Impact Statement on West 11th Avenue Bus Rapid Transit... [PDF 57 KB]
Federal Register. Notices. Notice of Intent to prepare an environmental... Tuesday, September 18, 2007.
The Federal Transit Administration (FTA) and Lane Transit District (LTD) intend to prepare an Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for potential high-capacity transit improvements, including possible bus rapid transit (BRT) improvements, along the West 11th Avenue Corridor in the West Eugene area of the Eugene-Springfield metropolitan region. The project's purposes are to increase mobility and...... More Information
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72 FR 52600 - Over-the-Road Bus Accessibility Program Grants [PDF 73 KB]
Federal Register. Notices. Notice of Availability of Fiscal Year 2007... Friday, September 14, 2007.
The U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) Federal Transit Administration (FTA) announces the availability of funds in Fiscal Year (FY) 2007 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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72 FR 51295 - National Transit Database: Amendments to Urbanized Area Annual Reporting Manual [PDF 58 KB]
Federal Register. Notices. Notice of Availability of Proposed Amendments... Thursday, September 6, 2007.
This notice provides interested parties with the opportunity to comment on changes to the Federal Transit Administration's (FTA) 2007 National Transit Database (NTD) Urbanized Area Annual Reporting Manual (Annual Manual). Pursuant to 49 U.S.C. 5335, FTA requires recipients of FTA Urbanized Area Formula Grants to provide an annual report to the Secretary of Transportation via the NTD reporting...... More Information
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72 FR 51295 - National Transit Database: Rural Reporting Manual [PDF 47 KB]
Federal Register. Notices. Notice of Availability of National Transit... Thursday, September 6, 2007.
This notice provides interested parties with the opportunity to comment on the Federal Transit Administration's (FTA) National Transit Database (NTD) Rural Reporting Manual (Rural Manual). Pursuant to 49 U.S.C. 5335, FTA requires recipients of grants under 49 U.S.C. 5311 (Other Than Urbanized Area Formula Grants) to provide an annual report to the Secretary of Transportation via the NTD reporting...... More Information
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72 FR 51003 - Agency Information Collection Activity Under OMB Review [PDF 54 KB]
Federal Register. Notices. Notice of request for comments. Wednesday, September 5, 2007.
The Federal Transit Administration invites public comments about our intention to request the Office of Management and Budget's (OMB) approval to renew the following information collection: 49 U.S.C. 5335(a) and (b) National Transit Database. The information to be collected will be used to accumulate mass transportation financial and operating information using a uniform system of accounts and...... More Information
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72 FR 51003 - Agency Information Collection Activity Under OMB Review [PDF 46 KB]
Federal Register. Notices. Notice of request for comments. Wednesday, September 5, 2007.
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: Customer Service Surveys of FTA Grantees and Stakeholders. The information to be collected from the surveys covered in this request will provide FTA with a means to gather data directly from its customers. The...... More Information
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72 FR 48727 - Notice of Request for the Extension of a Currently Approved Information Collection [PDF 47 KB]
Federal Register. Notices. Notice of request for comments. Friday, August 24, 2007.
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: Charter Service... More Information
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72 FR 48727 - Notice of Public Meetings on Notice of Proposed Rulemaking for Major Capital Investment Projects [PDF 53 KB]
Federal Register. Notices. Notice. Friday, August 24, 2007.
This notice announces the dates, times, and locations of five public meetings to be held in September and October 2007 concerning a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NPRM) on Major Capital Investment Projects. Presentations delivered at these meetings will describe the provisions of the NPRM issued by the Federal Transit Administration (FTA) on August 3, 2007 that proposes to implement the...... More Information
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72 FR 47123 - Announcement of Project Selections for FY 2007 Discretionary Programs [PDF 130 KB]
Federal Register. Notices. Notice. Wednesday, August 22, 2007.
The U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) Federal Transit Administration (FTA) announces the discretionary selection of projects to be funded under Fiscal Year (FY) 2007 appropriations for the Bus and Bus Facilities Program and Alternatives Analysis program, in response to Notices of Funding Availability published March 23, 2007, and additional FY 2007 New Starts... More Information
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72 FR 45297 - Availability of Environmental Management Systems Training and Assistance for State and Local... [PDF 54 KB]
Federal Register. Notices. Notice of availability of Environmental... Monday, August 13, 2007.
The Federal Transit Administration (FTA) will sponsor training and assistance in Environmental Management Systems (EMS) for up to ten state and local transit agencies. EMS can play a valuable role in the establishment of sound business management practices that include concern for the environment. Adoption of environmental management systems has been shown to result in advantages in financing,...... More Information
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72 FR 44038 - Environmental Impact and Related Procedures [PDF 106 KB]
Federal Register. Proposed Rules. Notice of Proposed Rulemaking. RIN 2132-AA87. Tuesday, August 7, 2007.
This notice of proposed rulemaking (NPRM) provides interested parties with the opportunity to comment on proposed changes to the joint FTA/FHWA procedures that implement the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA). The revisions are prompted by enactment of the Safe, Accountable, Flexible, Efficient Transportation Equity Act: A Legacy for Users (SAFETEA-LU), which prescribes additional...... More Information
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72 FR 43328 - Major Capital Investment Projects [PDF 462 KB]
Federal Register. Proposed Rules. Notice of proposed rulemaking. RIN 2132-AA81. Friday, August 3, 2007.
This Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NPRM) provides interested parties with the opportunity to comment on proposed changes to the Federal Transit Administration's (FTA's) New Starts program and a new proposed Small Starts program category. The new Small Starts program category is a discretionary grant program category for public transportation capital projects that run along a dedicated corridor...... More Information
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72 FR 43324 - Preparation of an Alternatives Analysis/Environmental Impact Statement for High-Capacity Transit... [PDF 57 KB]
Federal Register. Notices. Notice of intent to prepare an Alternatives... Friday, August 3, 2007.
The Federal Transit Administration (FTA) and Valley Metro Rail, Inc. (METRO) intend to prepare an Alternatives Analysis (AA) and Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) on proposed high capacity transit improvements, including a potential light rail transit (LRT) and/or bus rapid transit (BRT) in the Central Mesa Corridor between the LRT Starter Line eastern terminus and Power Road (a distance of...... More Information
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72 FR 43378 - Notice of Availability of Proposed Policy Guidance on Evaluation Measures for New Starts/Small... [PDF 32 KB]
Federal Register. Notices. Notice of availability; request for comments. Friday, August 3, 2007.
This notice announces the availability of the Federal Transit Administration's (FTA) Proposed Policy Guidance on Evaluation Measures for New Starts/Small Starts and requests your comments on it. This document complements the Notice of Proposed Rulemaking for Major Capital Investments by describing the detailed measures proposed for evaluation of projects seeking New and Small Starts funding and...... More Information
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72 FR 39131 - Early Scoping Notice [PDF 56 KB]
Federal Register. Notices. Early Scoping Notice for the Detroit Transit... Tuesday, July 17, 2007.
The Federal Transit Administration (FTA) and the Detroit Department of Transportation (DDOT) are issuing this early scoping notice to advise agencies and the public that they intend to explore, in the context of the Council on Environmental Quality's early scoping process, alternative means of implementing rapid transit improvements in the Detroit area in Wayne County, Michigan. Three alignments,...... More Information
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72 FR 35300 - Notice of Request for the Revision of Currently Approved Information Collection [PDF 53 KB]
Federal Register. Notices. Notice of request for comments. Wednesday, June 27, 2007.
In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (44 U.S.C. 35001 et seq.), 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 collection: 49 U.S.C. 5335(a) and (b) National Transit Database NTD). FTA would like to add the collection of rural...... More Information
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72 FR 34339 - Safety and Security Management for Major Capital Projects: Notice of Final Circular [PDF 90 KB]
Federal Register. Notices. Notice of Availability of Final Circular. Thursday, June 21, 2007.
The Federal Transit Administration (FTA) has placed in the docket and on its Web site final guidance in the form of a circular to address safety and security management in capital projects covered under 49 CFR part 633, ''Project Management Oversight.'' FTA requires a Project Management Plan (PMP) for major capital projects as defined in 49 CFR 633. In the final circular, FTA requires recipients...... More Information
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72 FR 32707 - Agency Information Collection Activity Under OMB Review [PDF 46 KB]
Federal Register. Notices. Notice of request for comments. Wednesday, June 13, 2007.
The Federal Transit Administration invites public comments 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 to be collected for this program is necessary to certify that pre-award and post- delivery reviews will be conducted when using FTA funds to...... More Information
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72 FR 31895 - Notice of Request for a New Information Collection [PDF 54 KB]
Federal Register. Notices. Notice of request for comments. Friday, June 8, 2007.
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 collection: Customer Service Surveys of FTA Grantees and... More Information
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72 FR 31895 - Agency Information Collection Activity Under OMB Review [PDF 47 KB]
Federal Register. Notices. Notice of request for comments. Friday, June 8, 2007.
The Federal Transit Administration invites public comments about our intention to request the Office of Management and Budget's (OMB) approval to renew the following information... More Information
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72 FR 31126 - Intent To Prepare an Environmental Impact Statement for the Southwest-to-Northeast Rail Corridor... [PDF 52 KB]
Federal Register. Notices. Notice of Intent to prepare an Environmental... Tuesday, June 5, 2007.
The FTA and the Fort Worth Transportation Authority (The T) issue this notice to advise interested agencies and the public of their intent to prepare an EIS in accordance with the regulations implementing the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) for transit improvements in Fort Worth, and Tarrant County, Texas. Transit improvements from southwest Fort Worth, through downtown Fort Worth, to...... More Information
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72 FR 30907 - Final Guidance on New Starts/Small Starts Policies and Procedures and Notice of Availability of... [PDF 84 KB]
Federal Register. Notices. Notice of Availability of Final Guidance on New... Monday, June 4, 2007.
This notice conveys the Federal Transit Administration's (FTA) Final Guidance on New Starts/Small Starts Policies and Procedures. This Policy Guidance complements FTA's previous Guidance on New Starts Policies and Procedures, dated May 22, 2006, by providing further updates and enhancements to the procedures for project planning and development necessary to receive New or Small Starts funding....... More Information
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72 FR 30049 - Notice of Limitation on Claims Against a Proposed Public Transportation Project [PDF 53 KB]
Federal Register. Notices. Notice of Limitation on Claims. Wednesday, May 30, 2007.
This notice announces a final agency action taken by the Federal Transit Administration (FTA) for the Dulles Corridor Metrorail Project, a public transportation project in the Washington, DC metropolitan area. The purpose of this notice is to announce the decision by FTA not to perform supplemental review under the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) on the subject project and to activate...... More Information
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72 FR 24353 - Notice of Limitation on Claims Against Proposed Public Transportation Projects [PDF 85 KB]
Federal Register. Notices. Notice of Limitation on Claims. Wednesday, May 2, 2007.
This notice announces final environmental actions taken by the Federal Transit Administration (FTA) for public transportation projects in the following metropolitan areas: Eugene, Oregon; Fort Myers, Florida; Houston, Texas; 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 activate the limitation on any...... More Information
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72 FR 23886 - Public-Private Partnership Pilot Program
Federal Register. Notices. Notice of agency response to comments. Tuesday, May 1, 2007.
Section 3011(c) of the Safe, Accountable, Flexible, Efficient Transportation Equity Act: A Legacy for Users (''SAFETEA-LU'') authorizes the U.S. Secretary of Transportation (the ''Secretary'') to establish and implement a pilot program to demonstrate the advantages and disadvantages of public-private partnerships (''PPPs'') for certain new fixed guideway capital projects (the ''Pilot Program'')....... More Information
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72 FR 18732 - Notice of Final Title VI Circular [PDF 114 KB]
Federal Register. Notices. Notice of Final Title VI and Title VI... Friday, April 13, 2007.
The Federal Transit Administration (FTA) has revised its Title VI Circular 4702.1 and is publishing a new Circular 4702.1A, ''Title VI and Title VI--Dependent Guidelines for Federal Transit Administration Recipients.'' The purpose of this circular is to provide recipients and subrecipients of Federal Transit Administration (FTA) financial assistance with guidance and instructions necessary to...... More Information
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72 FR 18511 - Intent to Prepare an Environmental Impact Statement on Transportation Improvements Within... [PDF 57 KB]
Federal Register. Notices. Notice of intent to prepare an environmental... Thursday, April 12, 2007.
The Federal Transit Administration (FTA) and Dallas Area Rapid Transit (DART) have issued this notice to advise interested agencies and the public of their intent to prepare an Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) concurrent with a planning Alternatives Analysis (AA) for transportation improvements in the central business district (CBD) of Dallas, Texas. The EIS will be prepared in accordance...... More Information
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72 FR 16405 - Public Transportation on Indian Reservations Program; Tribal Transit Program [PDF 62 KB]
Federal Register. Notices. Notice of Award. Wednesday, April 4, 2007.
The Federal Transit Administration (FTA) announces the selection of projects to be funded under Fiscal Year (FY) 2006 appropriations for the Tribal Transit Program (TTP), a program authorized by the Safe, Accountable, Flexible, and Efficient Transportation Equity Act: A Legacy for Users... More Information
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72 FR 16397 - Public Transportation on Indian Reservations Program; Tribal Transit Program [PDF 89 KB]
Federal Register. Notices. Notice of Funding Availability: Solicitation of... Wednesday, April 4, 2007.
This notice announces the availability of Fiscal Year (FY) 2007 funds for the Public Transportation on Indian Reservations Program, a program authorized by the Safe, Accountable, Flexible, Efficient Transportation Equity Act: A Legacy for Users (SAFETEA-LU). This notice also announces a national solicitation for Grant Applications for FY 2007 Tribal Transit Program (TTP) funds to be selected on a...... More Information
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72 FR 15933 - Notice of Request for the Extension of Currently Approved Information Collection [PDF 51 KB]
Federal Register. Notices. Notice and request for comments. Tuesday, April 3, 2007.
The Federal Transit Administration invites public comments 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 to be collected for this program is necessary to certify that pre-award and post-delivery reviews will be conducted when using FTA funds to...... More Information
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72 FR 15049 - Clean Fuels Grant Program [PDF 68 KB]
Federal Register. Rules and Regulations. Final rule. RIN 2132-AA91. Friday, March 30, 2007.
On June 9, 1998, the Transportation Equity Act for the 21st Century (TEA-21) was enacted requiring the Federal Transit Administration (FTA) to establish the Clean Fuels Formula Grant Program (the program). The program was developed to assist non-attainment and maintenance areas in achieving or maintaining the National Ambient Air Quality Standards for ozone and carbon monoxide (CO). Additionally,...... More Information
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72 FR 15183 - Public-Private Partnership Pilot Program [PDF 55 KB]
Federal Register. Notices. Notice of extension of date by which FTA shall... Friday, March 30, 2007.
FTA is extending the date by which it indicated it would respond to comments received on the establishment and implementation of the Public-Private Partnership Pilot... More Information
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72 FR 14851 - Elderly Individuals and Individuals With Disabilities, Job Access and Reverse Commute, and New... [PDF 94 KB]
Federal Register. Notices. Notice of Availability of Final Circulars. Thursday, March 29, 2007.
The Federal Transit Administration (FTA) has placed in the docket and on its website final guidance in the form of circulars to assist grantees in implementing the Elderly Individuals and Individuals with Disabilities (Section 5310), Job Access and Reverse Commute (JARC), and New Freedom... More Information
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72 FR 14061 - National Transit Database: Amendment To Reporting Requirements and Non-Substantive Technical Changes [PDF 69 KB]
Federal Register. Proposed Rules. Notice of proposed rulemaking. RIN 2132-AA94. Monday, March 26, 2007.
This notice of proposed rulemaking (NPRM) provides interested parties with the opportunity to comment on proposed changes to the Federal Transit Administration's (FTA) National Transit Database (NTD) Uniform System of Accounts and Reporting System. The proposed changes will require recipients of formula grants for other than urbanized areas (Nonurbanized Area Formula Grants) to report annual...... More Information
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72 FR 14167 - Notice of Request for the Extension of a Currently Approved Information Collection [PDF 47 KB]
Federal Register. Notices. Notice of request for comments. Monday, March 26, 2007.
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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72 FR 13872 - FTA Fiscal Year 2007 Apportionments and Allocations and Program Information [PDF 495 KB]
Federal Register. Notices. Notice. Friday, March 23, 2007.
The ''Revised Continuing Appropriations Resolution, 2007,'' (Public Law 110-5), signed into law by President Bush on February 15, 2007, makes funds available for all of the surface transportation programs of the Department of Transportation (DOT) for the Fiscal Year (FY) ending September 30, 2007. This notice provides information on the FY 2007 funding available for the Federal Transit...... More Information
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72 FR 13968 - Bus and Bus Facilities Discretionary Program Grants (Section 5309) [PDF 39 KB]
Federal Register. Notices. Notice of Availability of Fiscal Year 2007... Friday, March 23, 2007.
This notice invites applications for the discretionary funds available in Fiscal Year (FY) 2007 for the discretionary Bus and Bus Facilities Program, authorized by 49 U.S.C. 5309(b). The Bus and Bus Facilities Program makes funds available to public transit providers to finance capital projects to replace, rehabilitate, and purchase buses and related equipment and to construct bus-related...... More Information
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72 FR 13980 - Alternatives Analysis Discretionary Program [PDF 26 KB]
Federal Register. Notices. Notice of Funding Availability; Alternatives... Friday, March 23, 2007.
This notice solicits proposals to compete for $12 million in Section 5339 funds to support technical work conducted within an alternatives analysis, in which one of the alternatives is a major transit capital investment. Under this authority, FTA will allocate the available discretionary funding for alternatives analysis. This analysis will support technical work that will improve and expand the...... More Information
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72 FR 13974 - Solicitation of Applications for Certain Funding Available in Fiscal Year 2007 Under the Federal... [PDF 46 KB]
Federal Register. Notices. Notice of funding availability; solicitation... Friday, March 23, 2007.
This notice solicits applications for a significant portion of funds not ''earmarked'' by law and otherwise available in Fiscal Year 2007 under the Section 5309 Bus and Bus-Related Facilities Discretionary Grant Program (the ''Bus Program'') reserved by the Federal Transit Administration (''FTA'') for proposals selected in accordance with the terms of this notice. Under 49 U.S.C. 5309, the FTA...... More Information
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72 FR 12254 - Intent To Prepare an Environmental Impact Statement for High-Capacity Transit Improvements in the... [PDF 63 KB]
Federal Register. Notices. Notice of Intent to prepare an Environmental... Thursday, March 15, 2007.
The Federal Transit Administration (FTA) and the City and County of Honolulu, Department of Transportation Services (DTS) intend to prepare an EIS on a proposal by the City and County of Honolulu to implement a fixed-guideway transit system in the corridor between Kapolei and the University of Hawai[revaps]i at M[amacr]noa with a branch to Waik[imacr]k[imacr]. Alternatives proposed to be...... More Information
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72 FR 11089 - Statewide Transportation Planning; Metropolitan Transportation Planning [PDF 24 KB]
Federal Register. Corrections. Monday, March 12, 2007.
[Federal Register Volume 72, Number 47 (Monday, March 12, 2007)] [Corrections] [Page 11089] From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office... More Information
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72 FR 11089 - Intent to Prepare an Environmental Impact Statement for a Proposed Dredged Material Management... [PDF 24 KB]
Federal Register. Corrections. RIN 2105-AC86,2105-AC86,2105-AC86. Monday, March 12, 2007.
[Federal Register Volume 72, Number 47 (Monday, March 12, 2007)] [Corrections] [Page 11089] From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov] [FR Doc No: C7-1007] Federal Register / Vol. 72,... More Information
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72 FR 9406 - Notice of Granted Buy America Waivers [PDF 48 KB]
Federal Register. Notices. Notice of granted Buy America waiver. Thursday, March 1, 2007.
The following waiver will permit ticket vending machine manufacturers to install and count as domestic for purposes of the Buy America Act, 49 U.S.C. 5323(j), as implemented by the Federal Transit Administration at 49 CFR part 661, the CashCode BB-10XX, MBB-01XX, MBB- 03XX, MBB-04XX Bill Validators (collectively, the ''CashCode Bill Validators''). This waiver is valid for a period of two years,...... More Information
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72 FR 9062 - Formula Grants for Other Than Urbanized Areas Program (49 U.S.C. 5311): Notice of Final Circular [PDF 101 KB]
Federal Register. Notices. Notice of Availability of Final Circular. Wednesday, February 28, 2007.
This notice announces the publication of final guidance in the form of a circular to assist grantees in implementing the Federal Transit Administration (FTA) Formula Grants for Other Than Urbanized Areas Program (commonly referred to as Section 5311). This notice provides a summary of the Section 5311 program circular, and addresses comments received in response to the July 31, 2006, Federal...... More Information
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72 FR 7526 - Charter Service [PDF 131 KB]
Federal Register. Proposed Rules. Notice of proposed rulemaking. RIN 2132-AA85. Thursday, February 15, 2007.
Pursuant to the direction contained in the Joint Explanatory Statement of the Committee of Conference, for section 3023(d), ''Condition on Charter Bus Transportation Service'' of the Safe, Accountable, Flexible, Efficient Transportation Equity Act: A Legacy for Users (SAFETEA-LU) of 2005, the Federal Transit Administration (FTA) established a committee to develop, through negotiated rulemaking...... More Information
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72 FR 7224 - Statewide Transportation Planning; Metropolitan Transportation Planning [PDF 327 KB]
Federal Register. Rules and Regulations. Final rule. RIN 2125-AF09,2125-AF09. Wednesday, February 14, 2007.
This final rule revises the regulations governing the development of metropolitan transportation plans and programs for urbanized areas, State transportation plans and programs and the regulations for Congestion Management Systems. The revision results from the passage of the Safe, Accountable, Flexible, Efficient Transportation Equity Act: A Legacy for Users (SAFETEA-LU) (Pub. L. 109-59, August...... More Information
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72 FR 6807 - Debt Service Reserve Reimbursement Pilot Program [PDF 55 KB]
Federal Register. Notices. Amendment of notice establishing Debt Service... Tuesday, February 13, 2007.
The Federal Transit Administration published in the Federal Register of December 28, 2006, a notice establishing the Debt Service Reserve Pilot Program as authorized under the Safe, Accountable, Flexible, Efficient Transportation Equity Act--a Legacy for Users. Inadvertently, an eligible class of participant in the pilot program was omitted. This document corrects that... More Information
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72 FR 6659 - Preparation of an Environmental Impact Statement for the Berkeley/Albany Ferry Terminal Project... [PDF 54 KB]
Federal Register. Notices. Notice of Intent (NOI) to prepare an... Monday, February 12, 2007.
The Federal Transit Administration and the San Francisco Bay Water Transit Authority (WTA) are planning to prepare an Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for the proposed construction of a ferry terminal along the Berkeley/Albany waterfront that would link the San Francisco Ferry Terminal with communities in the East Bay. The project would serve commuters, visitors, and recreational users who...... More Information
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72 FR 6660 - Intent To Prepare an Environmental Impact Statement for the Proposed Exposition Corridor Light... [PDF 64 KB]
Federal Register. Notices. Notice of Intent to Prepare an Environmental... Monday, February 12, 2007.
The Federal Transit Administration (FTA) and the Exposition Metro Line Construction Authority (Authority), in cooperation with the Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (LACMTA), intend to prepare an Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) on the proposed Phase 2 of the Exposition Corridor Light Rail Transit Project. Phase 2 would extend from the current planned terminus of the...... More Information
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72 FR 6663 - Notice of Availability of Proposed Guidance on New and Small Starts Policies and Procedures [PDF 49 KB]
Federal Register. Notices. Notice of availability; request for comments. Monday, February 12, 2007.
This notice announces the availability of the Federal Transit Administration's (FTA) Proposed Guidance on New and Small Starts Policies and Procedures and requests your comments on it. The guidance explains proposed changes to the New and Small Starts programs that will become effective upon the issuance of Final Guidance, which will be announced in a subsequent Federal Register notice. FTA...... More Information
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72 FR 6313 - Buy America: Notice of Public Meeting and Agenda [PDF 46 KB]
Federal Register. Notices. Notice announcing public meeting agenda and... RIN 2132-AA90. Friday, February 9, 2007.
On January 17, 2007, the Federal Transit Administration (FTA) announced a public meeting regarding the Buy America second notice of proposed rulemaking (SNPRM) to allow the public to ask questions regarding the SNPRM published on November 30, 2006. In the public meeting notice, FTA also extended the comment period to February 28, 2007, to allow affected parties time to carefully consider the...... More Information
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72 FR 5788 - Notice of Final Agency Guidance on the Eligibility of Joint Development Improvements Under... [PDF 256 KB]
Federal Register. Notices. Final Agency Guidance. Wednesday, February 7, 2007.
This final Agency guidance describes the eligibility of ''joint development'' improvements under 49 U.S.C. 5301 et seq. (Federal transit law) by interpreting the definition and operation of the term ''capital project'' as defined at 49 U.S.C. 5302(a)(1)(G), and as amended by Section 3003(a) of the Safe, Accountable, Flexible, Efficient Transportation Equity Act: A Legacy for Users (SAFETEA-LU)....... More Information
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72 FR 4558 - Notice of Establishment of Emergency Relief Docket for Calendar Year 2007 [PDF 52 KB]
Federal Register. Notices. Notice. Wednesday, January 31, 2007.
As provided for in 49 CFR Part 601, Subpart D, (72 FR 910, Jan. 9, 2007), the Federal Transit Administration (FTA) must, by January 31 of each calendar year, establish an Emergency Relief Docket so grantees and subgrantees affected by national or regional emergencies may request relief from policy statements, circulars, guidance documents and regulations. By this notice, FTA is establishing an...... More Information
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72 FR 2583 - Public-Private Partnership Pilot Program [PDF 90 KB]
Federal Register. Notices. Notice of establishment of Public-Private... Friday, January 19, 2007.
Section 3011(c) of the Safe, Accountable, Flexible, Efficient Transportation Equity Act: A Legacy for Users (''SAFETEA-LU'') authorizes the U.S. Secretary of Transportation to establish and implement a pilot program to demonstrate the advantages and disadvantages of public-private partnerships for certain new fixed guideway capital projects (the ''Pilot Program''). This notice establishes and...... More Information
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72 FR 1976 - Buy America Requirements; End Product Analysis and Waiver Procedures; Public Meeting and... [PDF 43 KB]
Federal Register. Proposed Rules. Notice announcing public meeting and extension... RIN 2132-AA90. Wednesday, January 17, 2007.
The Federal Transit Administration (FTA) is holding a public meeting on the Buy America second notice of proposed rulemaking (SNPRM). The purpose of this meeting is to allow the public to ask questions regarding the notice published on November 30, 2006 (71 FR 69411). Furthermore, due to the complexity of the issues presented in the SNPRM, FTA is extending the comment period to February 28, 2007,...... More Information
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72 FR 1364 - Preparation of a Programmatic Environmental Impact Statement on the Jacksonville, Florida Rapid... [PDF 50 KB]
Federal Register. Notices. Notice of intent to prepare a programmatic... Thursday, January 11, 2007.
The Federal Transit Administration, in cooperation with Jacksonville (Florida) Transportation Authority, is planning to prepare a programmatic environmental impact statement for the proposed expansion of and improvements to the Jacksonville Rapid Transit System, a busway serving the greater Jacksonville area. The programmatic environmental impact statement will be prepared in accordance with...... More Information
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72 FR 1366 - Final Policy Statement on When High-Occupancy Vehicle (HOV) Lanes Converted to High-Occupancy... [PDF 78 KB]
Federal Register. Notices. Final policy statement. Thursday, January 11, 2007.
This notice supersedes the notice published in the Federal Register by FTA on December 27, 2006, at 71 FR 77862. This notice corrects certain typographical errors that appeared in the prior notice, makes non-substantive revisions to the prior notice and re- orders the sections of the prior notice. This final policy statement describes the terms and conditions on which the Federal Transit...... More Information
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72 FR 1057 - Prevention of Alcohol Misuse and Prohibited Drug Use in Transit Operations [PDF 50 KB]
Federal Register. Notices. Notice of random drug and alcohol testing rates. Tuesday, January 9, 2007.
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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72 FR 910 - Emergency Procedures for Public Transportation Systems [PDF 59 KB]
Federal Register. Rules and Regulations. Final rule RIN 2132-AA89. Tuesday, January 9, 2007.
This rulemaking establishes a new subpart in 601 of Title 49 of the Code of Federal Regulations, to establish emergency relief procedures for granting relief from Federal transit policy statements, circulars, guidance documents, and regulations in times of national or regional... More Information