The proposed circular provides recipients of FTA financial assistance with instructions and guidance on program administration and the grant application process relative to the new State of Good Repair Grants Program (49 U.S.C. 5337), established by MAP-21. The State of Good Repair Grants Program makes Federal funding available specifically for rehabilitating and replacing public transportation assets to keep systems in a state of good repair. By this notice, FTA invites public comment on the proposed circular.
FTA published a notice in the Federal Register on March 3, 2014 (79 FR 11865) seeking public comment on this proposed circular.