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1995

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60 FR 67034 - Rail Fixed Guideway Systems; State Safety Oversight [PDF 102 KB]
Federal Register. Rules and Regulations. Final rule. RIN 2132-AA39. Wednesday, December 27, 1995.
As required by the Intermodal Surface Transportation Efficiency Act of 1991, the Federal Transit Administration (FTA) issues a rule requiring States to oversee the safety of rail fixed guideway systems not regulated by the Federal Railroad Administration (FRA). This document accordingly sets forth FTA's State safety oversight program, which is intended to improve the safety of rail fixed guideway...... More Information
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60 FR 65597 - Buy America Requirements; Removal [PDF 12 KB]
Federal Register. Rules and Regulations. Final rule. RIN 2132-AA54. Wednesday, December 20, 1995.
This rule removes the Buy America requirements which are now obsolete and have been superseded by 49 CFR part... More Information
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60 FR 62923 - Transfer of Federally Assisted Land or Facility [PDF 20 KB]
Federal Register. Notices. Notice of intent to transfer Federally assisted... Thursday, December 7, 1995.
49 U.S.C. 5334(g), [formerly called Section 12(k) of The Federal Transit Act], 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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60 FR 58140 - FTA Fiscal Year 1996 Apportionments and Allocations [PDF 1620 KB]
Federal Register. Notices. Notice. Friday, November 24, 1995.
The Department of Transportation (DOT) and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 1996 (Pub. L. 104-50), signed into law by President Clinton on November 15, 1995, provides fiscal year 1996 appropriations for the Federal Transit Administration transit assistance programs. Based upon this Act, this Notice contains a comprehensive list of apportionments/allocations of the various transit programs....... More Information
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60 FR 58176 - Fiscal Year 1996 Annual List of Certifications and Assurances for Federal Transit Administration... [PDF 1539 KB]
Federal Register. Notices. Notice. Friday, November 24, 1995.
This Notice contains FTA's comprehensive compilation of the fiscal year 1996 certifications and assurances to be used in connection with all Federal assistance programs administered by FTA during fiscal year 1996. (See Appendix A.) These certifications and assurances include all annual certifications required by 49 U.S.C. 5307(d)(1) for FTA's Urbanized Area Formula Program as well as other...... More Information
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60 FR 57879 - Notification of FY 96 Reviews [PDF 49 KB]
Federal Register. Notices. Notice; request for comments. Wednesday, November 22, 1995.
On April 28, 1994, the FHWA and the FTA Administrators jointly issued guidance to their respective regional administrators on the implementation of the Federal certification of the metropolitan planning process in transportation management area (TMA) planning areas. This notice announces the schedule of FY 1996 reviews as known at this time. The FHWA and the FTA are planning approximately 60...... More Information
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60 FR 47442 - Buy America Requirements [PDF 28 KB]
Federal Register. Proposed Rules. Notice of proposed rulemaking. RIN 2132-AA42. Tuesday, September 12, 1995.
This notice of proposed rulemaking seeks to implement section 1048 of the Intermodal Surface Transportation Efficiency Act of 1991 (Public Law 102-240) (ISTEA), which amended the Federal Transit Administration's (FTA) Buy America requirements. FTA requests comments on its proposed implementation of the statutory provisions and on other proposed amendments intended to update and clarify its Buy...... More Information
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60 FR 39618 - Prevention of Prohibited Drug Use in Transit Operations; Prevention of Alcohol Misuse in Transit... [PDF 24 KB]
Federal Register. Rules and Regulations. Final rule. Wednesday, August 2, 1995.
The Federal Transit Administration (FTA) is amending its drug and alcohol testing rules to exempt volunteers and eliminate the citation requirement in the non-fatal, post-accident testing provision applicable to non-rail vehicles. This rule is intended to ease administrative burdens and clarify certain provisions in the existing... More Information
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60 FR 37930 - Buy America Requirements [PDF 24 KB]
Federal Register. Rules and Regulations. Final rule; General public interest waiver from... RIN 2132-AA42. Monday, July 24, 1995.
FTA is issuing a general public interest waiver from the Buy America requirements for ''small purchases'' made by FTA grantees with capital, planning, or operating... More Information
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60 FR 33027 - Environmental Impact Statement on the Long Island Transportation Corridor in New York City, New York [PDF 26 KB]
Federal Register. Notices. Notice of intent. Monday, June 26, 1995.
The FTA, the FHWA and the MTA Long Island Rail Road (LIRR), are issuing this notice to advise the public and all other interested parties that in accordance with the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA), they intend to prepare an Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for transportation improvements in the Long Island Transportation Corridor of New York, Kings, Queens, Nassau and Suffolk...... More Information
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60 FR 30087 - Environmental Impact Statement on the Metro-North Commuter Railroad Dover Plains Branch... [PDF 27 KB]
Federal Register. Notices. Notice of Intent. Wednesday, June 7, 1995.
The Federal Transit Administration (FTA) and Metro-North Commuter Railroad (Metro-North) intend to prepare an environmental impact statement (EIS), in accordance with the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969, on a proposal by Metro-North to extend commuter railroad service for approximately 5 miles on the Dover Plains Branch of the Harlem Line from the Village of Dover Plains to the Hamlet...... More Information
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60 FR 24765 - Suspension of Pre-employment Alcohol Testing Requirement [PDF 19 KB]
Federal Register. Rules and Regulations. Final rule. RIN 2120-AE43,2120-AE43,2120-AE43,2120-AE43,2120-AE43,2120-AE43. Wednesday, May 10, 1995.
The United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit recently issued a decision that vacated the pre-employment alcohol testing requirements of the Federal Highway Administration's alcohol testing rule. The Court remanded this provision to the agency for further proceedings consistent with its opinion. While the pre- employment alcohol testing requirements of the Federal Transit...... More Information
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60 FR 24682 - Innovative Financing Initiative: Administrative Policies and Procedures Facilitating Use of... [PDF 24 KB]
Federal Register. Notices. Notice. Tuesday, May 9, 1995.
This Notice describes innovative financing methods and asset management tools which may be used in connection with projects receiving assistance from the Federal Transit Administration (FTA) in order to facilitate financing, leverage Federal, State and local funds, and otherwise increase the effectiveness of transit capital... More Information
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60 FR 14178 - Buy America Requirements [PDF 19 KB]
Federal Register. Proposed Rules. Notice of proposed waiver from Buy America... RIN 2132-AA42. Wednesday, March 15, 1995.
FTA proposes to issue a public interest waiver from the Buy America requirements for ''small purchases'' (as defined in the ''common grant rule'') by FTA grantees and made with capital and planning assistance and for all purchases by FTA grantees made with operating... More Information
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60 FR 14174 - Buy America Requirements [PDF 20 KB]
Federal Register. Rules and Regulations. Notice of waiver from Buy America requirements... RIN 2132-AA42. Wednesday, March 15, 1995.
FTA issues an immediate public interest waiver from Buy America requirements for ''micro-purchases''--those purchases with capital and operating assistance where the cost is $2,500 or... More Information
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60 FR 12296 - Prevention of Prohibited Drug Use in Transit Operations [PDF 19 KB]
Federal Register. Rules and Regulations. Final rule; technical amendments. RIN 2132-AA37. Monday, March 6, 1995.
The Federal Transit Administration (FTA) is making technical amendments to its anti-drug rule to correct a citation, add words that inadvertently had been omitted, redesignate a provision, and clarify portions of the preamble discussion of the rule. This rule is intended to clarify the existing... More Information
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60 FR 12297 - Prevention of Alcohol Misuse in Transit Operations [PDF 30 KB]
Federal Register. Rules and Regulations. Final rule; technical amendments. RIN 2132-AA38. Monday, March 6, 1995.
The Federal Transit Administration (FTA) is making some minor and technical amendments to its alcohol rule to correct a citation, add words that inadvertently had been omitted, and clarify portions of the preamble discussion of the rule. This rule is intended to clarify the existing... More Information
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60 FR 7100 - Prevention of Prohibited Drug Use in Transit Operations; Prevention of Alcohol Misuse in Transit... [PDF 18 KB]
Federal Register. Proposed Rules. Notice of proposed rulemaking. Monday, February 6, 1995.
The Federal Transit Administration (FTA) is proposing to amend its drug and alcohol testing rules to exempt volunteers and eliminate the citation requirement in the non-fatal, post-accident testing provision applicable to non-rail vehicles. We also seek comment on whether an ''accident'' should be defined to include the discharge of a firearm by a transit security officer. This rule, if adopted,...... More Information
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60 FR 5508 - Interim Policy and Questions and Answers on Public Involvement in Transportation Decisionmaking [PDF 57 KB]
Federal Register. Notices. Notice; request for comments. Friday, January 27, 1995.
This notice announces the joint FHWA and FTA Interim Policy on Public Involvement and Questions and Answers on Public Involvement in Transportation Decisionmaking. The Interim Policy outlines the principles the agencies intend to use in carrying out their responsibilities for assuring that State departments of transportation, metropolitan planning organizations, and transportation providers...... More Information