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73 FR 78424 - Notice of Availability of Guidance on the Application of 49 U.S.C. 5324(c), Railroad Corridor... [PDF 44 KB]
Federal Register. Notices. Notice of availability; request for comments. Monday, December 22, 2008.
This notice by the Federal Transit Administration (FTA) announces the availability of proposed guidance on the application of a provision of the Safe, Accountable, Flexible, Efficient Transportation Equity Act: A Legacy for Users (SAFETEA-LU) concerning the acquisition of railroad right-of-way for transit projects. The guidance explains FTA's interpretation of the provision, which allows the...... More Information
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73 FR 77871 - Public Transportation on Indian Reservations Program; Tribal Transit Program [PDF 56 KB]
Federal Register. Notices. Notice of award. Friday, December 19, 2008.
The Federal Transit Administration (FTA) announces the selection of projects to be funded under Fiscal Year (FY) 2008 appropriations for the Public Transportation on Indian Reservations Program; 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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73 FR 77871 - Notice of Request for the Approval of a New Information Collection [PDF 45 KB]
Federal Register. Notices. Notice of request for comments. Friday, December 19, 2008.
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: Grant Accrual Surveys of FTA... More Information
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73 FR 77344 - FTA Fiscal Year 2009 Apportionments, Allocations, and Program Information [PDF 9460 KB]
Federal Register. Notices. Notice. Thursday, December 18, 2008.
Division A of the Consolidated Security, Disaster Assistance, and Continuing Appropriations Act, 2009, (Pub. L. 110-329) signed into law by President Bush on September 30, 2008, continues to fund the Federal transit programs of the Department of Transportation (DOT) at the same levels that were available under Division K of the ''Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2008'' (Pub. L. 110-161) until a...... More Information
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73 FR 71718 - Over-the-Road Bus Accessibility Program Grant Program: Corrections to Project ID Numbers [PDF 617 KB]
Federal Register. Notices. Notice; correction Tuesday, November 25, 2008.
This notice revises Project Identification Numbers published in the August 22, 2008, Federal Transit Administration (FTA) notice titled ''Over-the-Road Bus Accessibility Program Announcement of Project Selections.'' The notice identifies corrections to Fiscal Year (FY) 2007 and 2008 Project Identification Numbers; however, award amounts remain... More Information
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73 FR 71085 - Preparation of an Environmental Impact Statement/Environmental Impact Report for the Geary Bus... [PDF 56 KB]
Federal Register. Notices. Notice of Intent (NOI) to prepare an... Monday, November 24, 2008.
The Federal Transit Administration (FTA) and the San Francisco County Transportation Authority (The Authority) intend to prepare an EIS on the implementation of a fixed-guideway transit system in the Geary Boulevard Corridor located between the Transbay Terminal on the east (at First and Mission Streets) and 33rd Avenue on the west. Alternatives proposed to be considered in the draft EIS include...... More Information
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73 FR 70950 - Buy America Requirements; Bi-Metallic Composite Conducting Rail [PDF 51 KB]
Federal Register. Proposed Rules. Notice of proposed rulemaking (NPRM). RIN 2132-AA99. Monday, November 24, 2008.
Following the two recent Buy America rulemakings pursuant to the Safe, Accountable, Flexible, Efficient Transportation Equity Act: A Legacy for Users (SAFETEA-LU), the Federal Transit Administration (FTA) received a petition for reconsideration of the treatment of bi-metallic composite conducting rail as a steel product that must be manufactured in the United States. At present, FTA's Buy America...... More Information
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73 FR 68494 - Notice of Limitation on Claims Against Proposed Public Transportation Projects [PDF 47 KB]
Federal Register. Notices. Notice of limitation on claims. Tuesday, November 18, 2008.
This notice announces final environmental actions taken by the Federal Transit Administration (FTA) for public transportation projects in the following areas: Denver, Colorado, and Jacksonville, Florida. 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 claims that may challenge these final...... More Information
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73 FR 68375 - School Bus Operations [PDF 111 KB]
Federal Register. Proposed Rules. Notice of proposed rulemaking. RIN 2132-AB00. Tuesday, November 18, 2008.
Through this notice, the Federal Transit Administration (FTA) proposes to amend its school bus operations regulations. Most notably, FTA proposes to clarify several definitions, amend the school bus operations complaint procedures, and implement Section 3023(f) of the Safe, Accountable, Flexible, Efficient Transportation Equity Act: A Legacy for Users (SAFETEA-LU). FTA seeks comment on this...... More Information
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73 FR 67923 - Preparation of an Environmental Impact Statement on Hatcher Pass Recreational Area Trails and... [PDF 50 KB]
Federal Register. Notices. Notice of Intent To Prepare an Environmental... Monday, November 17, 2008.
The FTA and Matanuska-Susitna Borough are issuing this notice to advise the public that an Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) will be prepared for the proposed Hatcher Pass Recreational Area Trails and Transit Facilities project in the Matanuska-Susitna Borough, Alaska. The project would construct access roads, parking areas, and pedestrian facilities for two day-use areas that would provide an...... More Information
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73 FR 67568 - United We Ride State/Tribal Mobility Management Coordination Grants; Solicitation for Proposals... [PDF 59 KB]
Federal Register. Notices. Notice of request for proposals. Friday, November 14, 2008.
This notice solicits proposals from States and tribal associations or consortia for United We Ride (UWR) mobility management grants. This solicitation is issued by the Federal Transit Administration (FTA) on behalf of the Federal Interagency Coordinating Council on Access and Mobility (CCAM). Funding in the amount of $1.5 million is provided by FTA to support grants ranging up to $300,000 each....... More Information
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73 FR 67247 - National Transit Database: Natural Disaster Adjustments for Urbanized Area Apportionments [PDF 51 KB]
Federal Register. Notices. Final Natural Adjustment Policy for Urbanized... Thursday, November 13, 2008.
This notice announces the Federal Transit Administration's (FTA) National Transit Database (NTD) policy on natural disaster adjustments for data used in urbanized area apportionments. On August 14, 2008, FTA proposed a new policy allowing transit systems suffering a marked decrease in transit service data due to a natural disaster to use their transit service data from a prior year in the...... More Information
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73 FR 66959 - Agency Information Collection Activity Under OMB Review [PDF 44 KB]
Federal Register. Notices. Notice of request for comments. Wednesday, November 12, 2008.
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. section 5316--Job Access and Reverse Commute Program. The information to be collected for this program is used to determine eligibility for funding and to monitor the grantees' progress in...... More Information
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73 FR 65918 - Notice of Buy America Waiver Request by the Regional Transportation Commission of Southern Nevada... [PDF 56 KB]
Federal Register. Notices. Notice of Buy America waiver request and... Wednesday, November 5, 2008.
The Regional Transportation Commission of Southern Nevada (RTC) has asked the Federal Transit Administration (FTA) to waive its Buy America requirements to permit it to purchase Bus Rapid Transit Vehicles from Wright Group (Wright) to be designed and manufactured in the United Kingdom. This request comes after the RTC awarded a contract to Wright but before the award of an FTA grant to the RTC....... More Information
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73 FR 65010 - Federal Fiscal Year 2009 Annual List of Certifications and Assurances for Federal Transit... [PDF 484 KB]
Federal Register. Notices. Notice. Friday, October 31, 2008.
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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73 FR 65029 - National Technical Assistance Center for Parks and Public Lands [PDF 68 KB]
Federal Register. Notices. Notice: Request for Proposals. Friday, October 31, 2008.
This solicitation is for proposals from organizations to implement a National Technical Assistance Center for Alternative Transportation in Public Lands. The Center is to assist the Federal Transit Administration (FTA) in the coordinated provision of technical assistance under the Paul S. Sarbanes Transit in Parks program. The Center is to develop, administer, distribute, and oversee multiple...... More Information
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73 FR 62587 - Notice of Buy America Waiver Request by the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority for Final... [PDF 51 KB]
Federal Register. Notices. Notice of Buy America waiver request and call... Tuesday, October 21, 2008.
The Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority (MBTA) has asked the Federal Transit Administration (FTA) to waive its Buy America requirements on the basis of public interest to permit Vossloh Espa[ntilde]a S.A. (Vossloh) to manufacture and assemble two pilot locomotives in Spain. MotivePower, Inc., a domestic competitor to Vossloh has asked FTA to deny MBTA's request. FTA seeks public comment...... More Information
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73 FR 60399 - Paul S. Sarbanes Transit in Parks Program, Formerly Alternative Transportation in Parks and... [PDF 320 KB]
Federal Register. Notices. Announcement of project selections. Friday, October 10, 2008.
The U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) Federal Transit Administration (FTA) announces the selection of projects to be funded under Fiscal Year (FY) 2008 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...... More Information
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73 FR 56892 - Grant Management Guidance [PDF 61 KB]
Federal Register. Notices. Notice of Availability of Final Circular. Tuesday, September 30, 2008.
The Federal Transit Administration (FTA) has placed in the docket and on its Web site (http://www.fta.dot.gov) guidance in the form of Circular 5010.1D, Grant Management Requirements, which circular replaces FTA's prior Grant Management Circular 5010.1C. Circular 5010.1D includes information pertaining to new and existing FTA programs; incorporates provisions of the Safe, Accountable, Flexible,...... More Information
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73 FR 56781 - Bus Testing; Phase-In of Brake Performance and Emissions Testing, and Program Updates [PDF 81 KB]
Federal Register. Proposed Rules. Notice of proposed rulemaking (NPRM). RIN 2132-AA95. Tuesday, September 30, 2008.
This notice of proposed rulemaking (NPRM) provides interested parties with the opportunity to comment on the Federal Transit Administration's (FTA's) proposed changes to its Bus Testing Regulation. The NPRM incorporates tests for brake performance and emissions into FTA's Bus Testing Program to comply with the Safe, Accountable, Flexible, Equitable Transportation Efficiency Act: a Legacy for...... More Information
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73 FR 56896 - Third Party Contracting Guidance: Notice of Final Circular [PDF 132 KB]
Federal Register. Notices. Notice of Availability of Final Circular. Tuesday, September 30, 2008.
The Federal Transit Administration (FTA) has issued FTA Circular 4220.1F, ''Third Party Contracting Guidance'' to provide comprehensive guidance to grantees and recipients of cooperative agreements (recipients) to implement third party contracting requirements that apply to FTA assisted... More Information
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73 FR 56888 - Capital Investment Program: Availability of Final Circular [PDF 63 KB]
Federal Register. Notices. Notice of Availability of Final Circular. Tuesday, September 30, 2008.
The Federal Transit Administration (FTA) has placed in the docket and on its Web site, guidance in the form of a circular to assist grantees in implementing the Capital Investment Program. Principally, the Capital Investment Program provides Federal funding for buses and bus facilities, new fixed guideway systems, and fixed guideway modernization, as authorized by... More Information
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73 FR 55897 - Notice of Limitation on Claims Against Proposed Public Transportation Projects [PDF 51 KB]
Federal Register. Notices. Notice of limitation on claims. Friday, September 26, 2008.
This notice announces final environmental actions taken by the Federal Transit Administration (FTA) for public transportation projects in the following areas: Fort Collins, Colorado; Belle Glade, Florida; Gustavus, Alaska; Dallas, Texas; West Covina, California; and Andover, New Jersey. The purpose of this notice is to announce publicly the environmental decisions by FTA on the subject projects...... More Information
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73 FR 54890 - Preparation of an Environmental Impact Statement on the Proposed Southwest Transitway Project in... [PDF 56 KB]
Federal Register. Notices. Notice of Intent to Prepare an Environmental... Tuesday, September 23, 2008.
The Federal Transit Administration (FTA) and the Hennepin County Regional Railroad Authority (HCRRA) are planning to prepare an environmental impact statement (EIS) for the proposed Southwest Transitway Project, a 14-mile corridor of transportation improvements that links Eden Prairie, Minnetonka, Edina, Hopkins, St. Louis Park, and Minneapolis neighborhoods and downtown Minneapolis. The EIS will...... More Information
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73 FR 53682 - Early Scoping Notice for an Alternatives Analysis of Proposed Transit Improvements in the Harbor... [PDF 40 KB]
Federal Register. Notices. Early Scoping Notice. Tuesday, September 16, 2008.
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, methods of improving transit capacity and service in the Harbor Subdivision Transit Corridor of Los...... More Information
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73 FR 53384 - Final Policy Statement on FTA's School Bus Operations Regulations [PDF 72 KB]
Federal Register. Rules and Regulations. Final policy statement. Tuesday, September 16, 2008.
Through this notice, the Federal Transit Administration (FTA) clarifies its policy with respect to its interpretation of ''tripper service'' and ''school bus operations'' under 49 CFR part... More Information
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73 FR 53321 - Announcement of Project Selections for FY 2008 Clean Fuels Grant Program Discretionary Funds [PDF 130 KB]
Federal Register. Notices. Notice. Monday, September 15, 2008.
The U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) Federal Transit Administration (FTA) announces the discretionary selection of projects that will be funded using the unallocated Fiscal Year (FY) 2008 Clean Fuels Grant program... More Information
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73 FR 53071 - Agency Information Collection Activity under OMB Review [PDF 50 KB]
Federal Register. Notices. Notice of request for comments. Friday, September 12, 2008.
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: Rail Fixed Guideway Systems, State Safety Oversight. The Federal Register Notice with a 60-day comment period soliciting comments was published...... More Information
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73 FR 53070 - Notice of Request for the Extension of a Currently Approved Information Collection [PDF 50 KB]
Federal Register. Notices. Notice of request for comments. Friday, September 12, 2008.
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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73 FR 51338 - Preparation of an Environmental Impact Statement on Central Broward East-West Transit Analysis in... [PDF 57 KB]
Federal Register. Notices. Notice of intent to prepare a Draft... Tuesday, September 2, 2008.
The Federal Transit Administration (FTA) and the Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) intend to prepare an Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for the proposed Central Broward East-West public transportation improvements in Broward County, Florida, from Sawgrass Mills/Bank Atlantic Center in western Broward County, to the Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport in eastern Broward...... More Information
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73 FR 49737 - Over-the-Road Bus Accessibility Program Announcement of Project Selections [PDF 510 KB]
Federal Register. Notices. Notice of Project Selections. Friday, August 22, 2008.
The U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) Federal Transit Administration (FTA) announces the selection of projects to be funded under Fiscal Year (FY) 2007 and FY 2008 appropriations 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...... More Information
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73 FR 47641 - National Transit Database: Natural Disaster Adjustments for Urbanized Area Apportionments [PDF 53 KB]
Federal Register. Notices. Notice of Proposed New Policy on Natural... Thursday, August 14, 2008.
This notice provides interested parties with the opportunity to comment on the Federal Transit Administration's (FTA) National Transit Database (NTD) proposed new policy on natural disaster adjustments to NTD data. If a transit provider suffers a marked decrease in transit service due to a natural disaster, FTA proposes to allow that transit provider to be ''held harmless'' in the apportionment...... More Information
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73 FR 46975 - National Transit Database: Policy on Reporting of Coordinated Human Services Transportation Data [PDF 56 KB]
Federal Register. Notices. Notice of Proposed New Policy on Reporting of... Tuesday, August 12, 2008.
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 the reporting of coordinated human services transportation data. For many years, it has been FTA's policy to require transit agencies reporting demand response service to the NTD to exclude service data for certain sponsored...... More Information
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73 FR 46554 - Charter Service [PDF 115 KB]
Federal Register. Rules and Regulations. Correcting amendments. RIN 2132-AA85. Monday, August 11, 2008.
The Federal Transit Administration published a document in the Federal Register on August 1, 2008, revising the appendices to the final rule and responding to petitions for reconsideration. That document inadvertently failed to update the table in Appendix D, which should have appeared in the rule as a... More Information
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73 FR 46350 - Notice of Buy America Waiver for the National Fuel Cell Bus Technology Development Program [PDF 57 KB]
Federal Register. Notices. Notice of Buy America waiver. Friday, August 8, 2008.
On May 22, 2008, the Federal Transit Administration (FTA) published a Notice of Proposed Buy America Waiver for the National Fuel Cell Bus Technology Development Program (Fuel Cell Bus Program). After careful review of comments, FTA has decided to waive its Buy America requirements for projects funded under the Fuel Cell Bus Program. This Notice sets forth FTA's justification and response to...... More Information
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73 FR 46352 - Final Guidance on New Starts/Small Starts Policies and Procedures [PDF 76 KB]
Federal Register. Notices. Notice of Availability of Final Guidance on New... Friday, August 8, 2008.
This notice conveys the Federal Transit Administration's (FTA) Final Guidance on New Starts/Small Starts Policies and... More Information
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73 FR 45797 - National Transit Database: Amendments to Urbanized Area Annual Reporting Manual [PDF 61 KB]
Federal Register. Notices. Notice of Amendments to 2008 National Transit... Wednesday, August 6, 2008.
This notice announces the adoption of certain amendments for the Federal Transit Administration's (FTA) 2008 National Transit Database (NTD) Urbanized Area Annual Reporting Manual (Annual Manual). On February 7, 2008, FTA published a notice in the Federal Register (73 FR 7361) inviting comments on proposed amendments to the 2008 Annual Manual. This notice provides responses to those comments, and...... More Information
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73 FR 44927 - Charter Service [PDF 86 KB]
Federal Register. Rules and Regulations. Final rule; response to petitions for... RIN 2132-AA85. Friday, August 1, 2008.
This document disposes of the petitions for reconsideration filed in response to the Federal Transit Administration's (FTA) final rule on charter service published on January 14, 2008. This notice also corrects the final rule by adding an authority citation, revises Appendix B and Appendix C, and corrects Appendix D, which should have appeared in the final rule as a... More Information
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73 FR 44314 - Notice of Limitation on Claims Against Proposed Public Transportation Projects [PDF 53 KB]
Federal Register. Notices. Notice of Limitation on Claims. Wednesday, July 30, 2008.
This notice announces final environmental actions taken by the Federal Transit Administration (FTA) for public transportation projects in the following areas: Houston, Texas, Portland, Oregon, and Orlando, Florida. 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 claims that may challenge these...... More Information
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73 FR 43278 - Preparation of a Tier 1 Environmental Impact Statement for Transit Improvements in the BeltLine... [PDF 58 KB]
Federal Register. Notices. Notice of Intent to prepare an Environmental... Thursday, July 24, 2008.
The Federal Transit Administration and the Metropolitan Atlanta Rapid Transit Authority (MARTA) are planning to prepare a Tier 1 Environmental Impact Statement (Tier 1 EIS) and 4(f) Evaluation for an approximately 22-mile loop of proposed transit and trail improvements within the City of Atlanta. The Tier 1 EIS will be prepared in accordance with regulations implementing the National...... More Information
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73 FR 42898 - Program Guidance for Metropolitan Planning Program and State Planning and Research Program Grants... [PDF 62 KB]
Federal Register. Notices. Notice of Availability of Final Circular. Wednesday, July 23, 2008.
The Federal Transit Administration (FTA) has placed in the docket and on its Web site final guidance in the form of a circular on Metropolitan Planning and State Planning and Research Program Grants. The final circular revises and combines into one document the contents of previous Circular 8100.1B for the Metropolitan Planning Program (MPP) and previous Circular 8200.1 the State Planning and...... More Information
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73 FR 35436 - Notice of Request for the Extension of a Currently Approved Information Collection [PDF 55 KB]
Federal Register. Notices. Notice of request for comments. Monday, June 23, 2008.
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 5330--Rail Fixed Guideway Systems, State Safety... More Information
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73 FR 34831 - Agency Information Collection Activity Under OMB Review [PDF 48 KB]
Federal Register. Notices. Notice of request for comments. Wednesday, June 18, 2008.
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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73 FR 32625 - Notice of Limitation on Claims Against Proposed Public Transportation Projects [PDF 54 KB]
Federal Register. Notices. Notice of Limitation on Claims. Monday, June 9, 2008.
This notice announces final environmental actions taken by the Federal Transit Administration (FTA) for public transportation projects in the following areas: Jacksonville, Florida; Denver, Colorado; Staten Island, New York; Gig Harbor, Washington; Wasilla, Alaska. The purpose of this notice is to announce publicly the environmental decisions by FTA on the subject projects and to activate the...... More Information
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73 FR 32072 - Privacy Act of 1974: System of Records [PDF 55 KB]
Federal Register. Notices. Notice to establish a system of records. Thursday, June 5, 2008.
DOT intends to establish a system of records under the Privacy Act of 1974. The Privacy Act of 1974, as amended, 5 U.S.C. 552a, requires that agencies that maintain a system of records publish a notice in the Federal Register of the existence and character of the system of records. In accordance with the Privacy Act, the Department of Transportation (DOT) is giving notice of a system of records...... More Information
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73 FR 31609 - Parks, Recreation Areas, Wildlife and Waterfowl Refuges, and Historic Sites; Correction [PDF 49 KB]
Federal Register. Rules and Regulations. Correcting amendment. RIN 2125-AF14. Tuesday, June 3, 2008.
This rule makes a technical correction to the final regulations, which were published in the Federal Register on Wednesday, March 12, 2008, that govern Section 4(f) approvals for the FHWA and the FTA. The amendment contained herein makes no substantive change to the FHWA or the FTA regulations, policies, or procedures. This rule clarifies an ambiguity in the language of the regulatory text caused...... More Information
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73 FR 31541 - Announcement of Project Selections for FY 2008 Bus and Bus Facilities Discretionary Program Funds [PDF 151 KB]
Federal Register. Notices. Notice. Monday, June 2, 2008.
The U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) Federal Transit Administration (FTA) announces the discretionary selection of projects that will be funded using the unallocated Fiscal Year (FY) 2008 Bus and Bus Facilities Program... More Information
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73 FR 31540 - Notice of Request for the Extension of Currently Approved Information Collections [PDF 50 KB]
Federal Register. Notices. Notice of request for comments. Monday, June 2, 2008.
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 53 14(a) United We Ride State Coordination... More Information
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73 FR 31185 - Intent To Prepare an Environmental Impact Statement for Improvements to the Danbury Rail Branch... [PDF 58 KB]
Federal Register. Notices. Notice of intent to prepare an Environmental... Friday, May 30, 2008.
The Federal Transit Administration (FTA) and the Connecticut Department of Transportation (ConnDOT), in cooperation with the Southwest Regional Planning Agency and Housatonic Valley Council of Elected Officials, intend to prepare an Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) on proposed commuter rail transit service and infrastructure improvements along the New Haven Line, Danbury Branch Rail Line in...... More Information
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73 FR 29841 - Notice of Proposed Buy America Waiver for the National Fuel Cell Bus Technology Development Program [PDF 57 KB]
Federal Register. Notices. Notice of proposed Buy America waiver and... Thursday, May 22, 2008.
The Federal Transit Administration (FTA) proposes to waive its Buy America requirements for projects funded under the National Fuel Cell Bus Technology Development Program (Fuel Cell Bus Program). This Notice sets forth FTA's justification and seeks comment thereon. The purpose of the Fuel Cell Bus Program is to facilitate the development of commercially viable fuel cell bus technology and...... More Information
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73 FR 29843 - Availability of Fiscal Year 2008 Clean Fuels Grant Program Funds: Solicitation of Project Proposals [PDF 62 KB]
Federal Register. Notices. Notice. Thursday, May 22, 2008.
The U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) Federal Transit Administration (FTA) announces the availability of funds in Fiscal Year (FY) 2008 for the Discretionary Clean Fuels Grant Program, authorized by the Safe, Accountable, Flexible, Efficient, Transportation Equity Act: A Legacy For Users (SAFETEA-LU). The Clean Fuels Grant Program makes funds available to assist non-attainment or...... More Information
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73 FR 29569 - Public Transportation on Indian Reservations Program; Tribal Transit Program [PDF 87 KB]
Federal Register. Notices. Notice of Funding Availability: Solicitation of... Wednesday, May 21, 2008.
This notice announces the availability of Fiscal Year (FY) 2008 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), Section 3013 (c). This notice includes a national solicitation for Grant Applications for FY 2008 Tribal Transit Program (TTP) funds to be...... More Information
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73 FR 28790 - Notice of Proposed Policy Statement on FTA's School Bus Operations Regulations [PDF 66 KB]
Federal Register. Proposed Rules. Proposed policy statement; request for comments. Monday, May 19, 2008.
Through this notice, the Federal Transit Administration (FTA) proposes to revise its policy with respect to ''tripper service'' and ''school bus operations'' under 49 CFR Part 605. FTA seeks comment on this notice from interested parties. After consideration of the comments, FTA will issue a second Federal Register notice responding to comments received and noting any changes made to the policy...... More Information
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73 FR 22458 - Agency Information Collection Activity Under OMB Review [PDF 54 KB]
Federal Register. Notices. Notice of request for comments. Friday, April 25, 2008.
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: Reporting of Technical Activities by FTA Grant Recipients. The Federal Register Notice with a 60-day comment period soliciting comments was...... More Information
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73 FR 21170 - Notice of Availability of Proposed Guidance on New and Small Starts Policies and Procedures [PDF 53 KB]
Federal Register. Notices. Notice of availability; request for comments. Friday, April 18, 2008.
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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73 FR 20741 - Intent To Prepare an Environmental Impact Statement for the Lake Oswego to Portland Transit... [PDF 59 KB]
Federal Register. Notices. Notice of Intent to prepare an environmental... Wednesday, April 16, 2008.
The Federal Transit Administration (FTA) and Metro (the regional government that serves the 25 cities and three counties of the Portland, Oregon metropolitan area), in cooperation with the cities of Lake Oswego and Portland, Clackamas and Multnomah counties; Oregon Department of Transportation (ODOT) and the Tri-County Metropolitan Transportation District of Oregon (TriMet), will prepare an...... More Information
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73 FR 16953 - Notice of Request for the Extension of Currently Approved Information Collections [PDF 53 KB]
Federal Register. Notices. Notice of request for comments. Monday, March 31, 2008.
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. 5309 and 5307 Capital Assistance... More Information
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73 FR 13952 - Agency Information Collection Activity Under OMB Review [PDF 51 KB]
Federal Register. Notices. Notice of Request for Comments. Friday, March 14, 2008.
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: Executive Order 12862, ''Setting Customer Service Standards,'' requires FTA to identify its customers and determine what they think about FTA's service. The surveys covered in this request will provide FTA with a...... More Information
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73 FR 13368 - Parks, Recreation Areas, Wildlife and Waterfowl Refuges, and Historic Sites [PDF 200 KB]
Federal Register. Rules and Regulations. Final rule. RIN 2125-AF14,2125-AF14. Wednesday, March 12, 2008.
This final rule modifies the procedures for granting Section 4(f) approvals in several ways. First, the final rule clarifies the factors to be considered and the standards to be applied when determining if an alternative for avoiding the use of Section 4(f) property is feasible and prudent. Second, the final rule clarifies the factors to be considered when selecting a project alternative in...... More Information
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73 FR 12795 - National Rural Transportation Assistance Program Request for Proposal (RFP); Correction [PDF 54 KB]
Federal Register. Notices. Notice; request for proposals; correction. Monday, March 10, 2008.
In the Federal Register Notice of February 26, 2008 (73 FR 10237), the Federal Transit Administration published a notice regarding the National Rural Transportation Assistance Program Request for Proposals (RFP). The DATES and Instruction sections of this notice should be corrected to read as... More Information
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73 FR 11990 - Public Transportation on Indian Reservations Program; Tribal Transit Program [PDF 196 KB]
Federal Register. Notices. Notice of Award. Wednesday, March 5, 2008.
The Federal Transit Administration (FTA) announces the selection of projects to be funded under Fiscal Year (FY) 2007 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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73 FR 10327 - National Rural Transportation Assistance Program Request for Proposals (RFP) [PDF 73 KB]
Federal Register. Notices. Notice; request for proposals. Tuesday, February 26, 2008.
This solicitation is for proposals from not-for-profit entities with rural transit and technical assistance expertise for a cooperative agreement to develop and implement a National Rural Transportation Assistance Program (RTAP). The entity or entities selected will manage a National technical assistance program that improves and enhances the coordination of Federal resources for rural...... More Information
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73 FR 10089 - National Transit Database: Amendments to Safety & Security Reporting Manual [PDF 53 KB]
Federal Register. Notices. Notice of availability of the final 2008... Monday, February 25, 2008.
This notice announces the availability of the Federal Transit Administration's (FTA) 2008 National Transit Database (NTD) Safety & Security Reporting Manual. Pursuant to 49 U.S.C. 5335, FTA requires those transit agencies reporting to the NTD from urbanized areas to provide reports within 30 days of a major safety or security incident, and to provide a monthly report on minor safety and security...... More Information
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73 FR 10090 - Supplemental Draft Environmental Impact Statement for the Central Corridor Light Rail Transit... [PDF 56 KB]
Federal Register. Notices. Notice of Intent to prepare a Supplemental... Monday, February 25, 2008.
The Federal Transit Administration (FTA) in cooperation with the Metropolitan Council is issuing this notice to advise interested agencies and the public of its intent to prepare a Supplemental Draft Environmental Impact Statement (SDEIS) for the proposed Central Corridor Light Rail Transit (LRT) Project, located in Minneapolis and Saint Paul, Minnesota (the ''Project''). The SDEIS will be...... More Information
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73 FR 9075 - Contractor Performance Incentives for the Capital Investment Program [PDF 60 KB]
Federal Register. Proposed Rules. Notice of proposed rulemaking (NPRM); request... RIN 2132-AA96. Tuesday, February 19, 2008.
This notice of proposed rulemaking provides interested parties with the opportunity to comment on the Federal Transit Administration's (FTA) proposal to establish a new part 612 of Title 49 of the Code of Federal Regulations to establish procedures for 49 U.S.C. 5309 capital investment (New Starts) project sponsors to apply for incentive awards if their projects meet eligibility criteria for both...... More Information
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73 FR 8740 - Environmental Impact Statement: Tappan Zee Bridge/I-287 Corridor Between Suffern, NY (Rockland... [PDF 61 KB]
Federal Register. Notices. Revised Notice of Intent. Thursday, February 14, 2008.
The FHWA and FTA are jointly issuing this Revised Notice of Intent (NOI) to advise the public of modifications to the environmental review process for the Tappan Zee Bridge/I-287 Corridor Environmental Impact Statement (EIS). These revisions include the intent of FHWA and FTA to use a tiered process to facilitate project decision-making, and the intent of FHWA and FTA to utilize the environmental...... More Information
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73 FR 7789 - FTA Supplemental Fiscal Year 2008 Apportionments and Allocations and Program Information (Bus and... [PDF 1864 KB]
Federal Register. Notices. Notice. Monday, February 11, 2008.
Division K of the ''Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2008'' (Pub. L. 110-161), signed into law by President Bush on December 26, 2007, made funds available for all of the surface transportation programs of the Department of Transportation (DOT) for the Fiscal Year (FY) ending September 30, 2008. This notice provides information on the FY 2008 earmarks in the Bus and Bus Facilities program and the...... More Information
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73 FR 7361 - National Transit Database: Amendments to Urbanized Area Annual Reporting Manual [PDF 61 KB]
Federal Register. Notices. Notice of Availability of Proposed Amendments... Thursday, February 7, 2008.
This notice provides interested parties with the opportunity to comment on changes to the Federal Transit Administration's (FTA) 2008 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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73 FR 7030 - National Transit Database: Strike Adjustments for Urbanized Area Apportionments [PDF 51 KB]
Federal Register. Notices. Final Strike Adjustment Policy for Urbanized... Wednesday, February 6, 2008.
This notice announces 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 Urbanized Area Formula Grants to offset the effect of strikes,...... More Information
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73 FR 6554 - Notice of Request for the Extension of Currently Approved Information Collections [PDF 48 KB]
Federal Register. Notices. Notice of request for comments. Monday, February 4, 2008.
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: Reporting of Technical Activities by FTA Grant... More Information
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73 FR 5904 - Notice of Establishment of Emergency Relief Docket for Calendar Year 2008 [PDF 55 KB]
Federal Register. Notices. Notice. Thursday, January 31, 2008.
As provided in 49 CFR Part 601, Subpart D (72 FR 910, Jan. 9, 2007), the Federal Transit Administration (FTA) must, by January 31 of each year, establish an Emergency Relief Docket so grantees and subgrantees affected by national or regional emergencies may request relief from administrative requirements set forth in policy statements, circulars, guidance documents and regulations. By this...... More Information
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73 FR 5625 - Preparation of an Environmental Impact Statement on Transit Improvements in the North-South... [PDF 57 KB]
Federal Register. Notices. Notice of intent to prepare an Environmental... Wednesday, January 30, 2008.
The Federal Transit Administration (FTA) and the Kansas City Area Transportation Authority (KCATA) intend to prepare an Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) in accordance with the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) to assess the environmental and community impacts of transit improvements proposed by KCATA and the City of Kansas City, Missouri in a 12-mile North/South travel corridor in the...... More Information
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73 FR 4956 - FTA Fiscal Year 2008 Apportionments and Allocations and Program Information [PDF 15100 KB]
Federal Register. Notices. Notice. Monday, January 28, 2008.
Division K of the ''Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2008'' (Pub. L. 110-161), signed into law by President Bush on December 26, 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, 2008. This notice provides information on the FY 2008 funding available for the Federal Transit...... More Information
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73 FR 2326 - Charter Service [PDF 213 KB]
Federal Register. Rules and Regulations. Final rule. RIN 2132-AA85. Monday, January 14, 2008.
This final rule amends regulations which govern the provision of charter service by recipients of Federal funds from the Federal Transit Administration (FTA). 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...... More Information
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73 FR 1911 - Transfer of Federally Assisted Land or Facility [PDF 50 KB]
Federal Register. Notices. Notice of intent to transfer Federally assisted... Thursday, January 10, 2008.
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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73 FR 1397 - Preparation of an Alternatives Analysis/Environmental Impact Statement for High-Capacity Transit... [PDF 56 KB]
Federal Register. Notices. Notice of Intent To Prepare an Alternatives... Tuesday, January 8, 2008.
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 potential bus rapid transit (BRT), light rail transit (LRT), modern streetcar, or commuter rail in the Tempe South Corridor in the Cities of Tempe and Chandler in Maricopa...... More Information