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1999

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64 FR 72718 - Best Practices Procurement Manual [PDF 119 KB]
Federal Register. Notices. Notice of updates to FTA's Best Practices... Tuesday, December 28, 1999.
FTA periodically updates its Best Practices Procurement Manual. These updates are currently available through the FTA World Wide Web Page and the FTA Office of... More Information
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64 FR 72139 - Final Environmental Impact Statement; Denver, Arapahoe, and Douglas Counties [PDF 124 KB]
Federal Register. Notices. Notice of availability. Thursday, December 23, 1999.
In compliance with the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969, the FHWA and the FTA, in cooperation with the Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) and the Regional Transportation District (RTD), have jointly prepared a Final Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for proposed transportation improvements in the Southeast Corridor of the Denver, Colorado metropolitan area. The project is...... More Information
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64 FR 71180 - Transfer of Federally Assisted Land or Facility [PDF 124 KB]
Federal Register. Notices. Notice of intent to transfer Federally assisted... Monday, December 20, 1999.
Section 5334(g) of the Federal Transit Laws, as codified, 49 U.S.C. Secs. 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...... More Information
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64 FR 70314 - FTA Fiscal Year 2000 Apportionments, Allocations and Program Information; Notice of Changes and... [PDF 119 KB]
Federal Register. Notices. Notice; Changes and Corrections. Thursday, December 16, 1999.
[Federal Register Volume 64, Number 241 (Thursday, December 16, 1999)] [Notices] [Page 70314] From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office... More Information
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64 FR 66230 - Prevention of Prohibited Drug Use in Transit Operations; Prevention of Alcohol Misuse in Transit... [PDF 123 KB]
Federal Register. Notices. Notice of random drug and alcohol testing rates. Wednesday, November 24, 1999.
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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64 FR 62739 - Agency Information Collection Activity Under OMB Review [PDF 20 KB]
Federal Register. Notices. Notice of request for comments. Wednesday, November 17, 1999.
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 extension of a currently approved collection. The ICR describes the nature of the information collection and its expected burden. The Federal Register Notice with a...... More Information
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64 FR 61033 - Responsibilities of the Administrator [PDF 11 KB]
Federal Register. Rules and Regulations. Final rule. Tuesday, November 9, 1999.
The Federal Transit Administration (FTA) is amending 49 CFR Part 601 to make express that the Deputy Administrator serves as the Administrator's ''first assistant'' within the meaning of the Federal Vacancies Reform Act of 1998 and thus serves as the Acting Administrator when the Administrator's position is... More Information
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64 FR 58266 - Fiscal Year 2000 Annual List of Certifications and Assurances for Federal Transit Administration... [PDF 215 KB]
Federal Register. Notices. Notice. Thursday, October 28, 1999.
This Notice contains FTA's comprehensive compilation of the Federal Fiscal Year 2000 certifications and assurances to be used in connection with all Federal assistance programs FTA administers during Federal Fiscal Year 2000, in accordance with 49 U.S.C.... More Information
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64 FR 58212 - FTA Fiscal Year 2000 Apportionments, Allocations and Program Information [PDF 2142 KB]
Federal Register. Notices. Notice. Thursday, October 28, 1999.
The Department of Transportation (DOT) and Related Agencies Appropriations Act for Fiscal Year 2000 (Pub. L. 106-69) was signed into law by President Clinton on October 9, 1999, and provides fiscal year 2000 appropriations for the Federal Transit Administration (FTA) transit assistance programs. Based upon this Act, the Transportation Equity Act for the 21st Century (TEA-21), and 49 U.S.C,...... More Information
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64 FR 57692 - Environmental Impact Statement for the BART-Oakland Airport Connector in Oakland, California [PDF 29 KB]
Federal Register. Notices. Notice of Intent to Prepare an Environmental... Tuesday, October 26, 1999.
The Federal Transit Administration (FTA) and the San Francisco Bay Area Rapid Transit District (BART) intend to prepare an Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) pursuant to the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) and an Environmental Impact Report (EIR) pursuant to the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) for a proposed BART-Oakland Airport Connector (OAC). The transportation...... More Information
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64 FR 54855 - Buy America Requirements; Permanent Waiver for Microcomputers [PDF 24 KB]
Federal Register. Proposed Rules. Advance notice of proposed rulemaking. RIN 2132-AA68. Friday, October 8, 1999.
In 1986, the Federal Transit Administration (FTA) adopted a waiver of its Buy America requirements for the purchase of microcomputers. FTA has been asked to review whether this waiver should be retained, revoked, or modified in light of changes in the computer industry since then. This Advance Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (ANPRM) solicits public comment on this... More Information
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64 FR 50133 - Agency Information Collection Activity Under OMB Review [PDF 15 KB]
Federal Register. Notices. Notice of request for comments. Wednesday, September 15, 1999.
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 extension of a currently approved collection. The ICR describes the nature of the information collection and its expected burden. The Federal Register Notice with a...... More Information
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64 FR 49271 - Environmental Impact Statement on Transportation Improvements Within the Roosevelt Boulevard... [PDF 28 KB]
Federal Register. Notices. Notice of intent to prepare an Environmental... Friday, September 10, 1999.
The Federal Transit Administration (FTA) and the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) as federal co-lead agencies, in cooperation with the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation, the City of Philadelphia and the Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority (SEPTA) as local lead agencies, are issuing this notice to advise interested agencies and the public that an environmental impact...... More Information
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64 FR 48890 - Environmental Impact Statement on the proposed Atlantic/Central Bus Base Expansion Project in... [PDF 27 KB]
Federal Register. Notices. Notice of Intent to prepare an environmental... Wednesday, September 8, 1999.
The Federal Transit Administration (FTA) and the King County Metro Transit Division intend to prepare an Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) in accordance with the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA). King County will ensure that the EIS also satisfies the requirements of the Washington State Environmental Policy Act (SEPA). The FTA will be the NEPA lead agency. King County will be the SEPA...... More Information
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64 FR 48450 - Environmental Impact Statement on the Hartford to New Britain Busway Project, Hartford County... [PDF 19 KB]
Federal Register. Notices. Notice of intent to prepare an Environmental... Friday, September 3, 1999.
The Federal Transit Administration (FTA), and the Connecticut Department of Transportation (CTDOT) intend to prepare an Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) in accordance with the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) on the proposed construction of a busway along an existing rail right-of-way corridor, known as the Hartford West Corridor, between Union Station in Hartford, CT and downtown New...... More Information
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64 FR 48228 - Major Investment Study/Draft Environmental Impact Statement for the Metro-North Penn Station... [PDF 30 KB]
Federal Register. Notices. Notice of intent to prepare a Major Investment... Thursday, September 2, 1999.
The Federal Transit Administration (FTA) and the Metro-North Commuter Railroad Company (Metro-North) intend to prepare a Major Investment Study/Draft Environmental Impact Statement (MIS/DEIS) to study transportation access improvements from the Metro-North service territory on the New Haven, Harlem, and Hudson Lines (north of Manhattan) to Pennsylvania Station, New York (Penn Station) on the West...... More Information
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64 FR 46224 - Over-the-Road Bus Accessibility Program Announcement of Project Selection [PDF 21 KB]
Federal Register. Notices. Notice. Tuesday, August 24, 1999.
The U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) Federal Transit Administration (FTA) announces the selection of projects under 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 the incremental capital...... More Information
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64 FR 44260 - Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement on the Los Angeles Eastside Transit Corridor [PDF 26 KB]
Federal Register. Notices. Notice of intent to prepare a Supplemental... Friday, August 13, 1999.
The Federal Transit Administration (FTA), as Federal lead agency, and the Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) intend to prepare a Re-Evaluation Major Investment Study (MIS) and a Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement (SEIS) in accordance with the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969 (NEPA) on a proposal by MTA to provide additional transit service to the...... More Information
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64 FR 42164 - Announcement of Selected Fiscal Year 1999 Projects for the Job Access and Reverse Commute... [PDF 58 KB]
Federal Register. Notices. Notice. Tuesday, August 3, 1999.
The U.S. Department of Transportation's (DOT) Federal Transit Administration (FTA) solicited competitive grants under the Job Access and Reverse Commute grant program, authorized under Section 3037 of the Transportation Equity Act for the 21st Century (TEA-21). The solicitation was announced in the Federal Register of Friday, November 6, 1998, Vol. 63, No. 215, pp. 60168-60176. This notice...... More Information
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64 FR 40931 - Proposed Joint Statement of Agency Policy Concerning Shared Use of the General Railroad System by... [PDF 20 KB]
Federal Register. Notices. Extension of comment period. Wednesday, July 28, 1999.
By notice of a proposed policy statement published on May 25, 1999 (64 FR 28238), FRA and FTA proposed how they intend to coordinate use their respective safety authorities to address safety issues related to light rail transit operations that take place, or are planned to take place, on the general railroad system of transportation. The proposal also summarized how the process of obtaining...... More Information
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64 FR 40466 - Request for Proposals for an Operational Test of an Electronic Payment System for Transportation... [PDF 30 KB]
Federal Register. Notices. Notice. Monday, July 26, 1999.
The U.S. Department of Transportation (US DOT) announces a Request for Proposals from eligible applicants for an operational test of an electronic payment system for transit fare collection, parking payment, electronic toll collection and other applications. The US DOT is interested in identifying and evaluating issues associated with the establishment of partnerships between public transit...... More Information
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64 FR 37193 - A Study of the Section 5307 Urbanized Area Formula Program and the Transit Needs of Small... [PDF 20 KB]
Federal Register. Notices. Request for comments; notice of meeting. Friday, July 9, 1999.
Section 3033 of the Transportation Equity Act for the 21st Century requires the Federal Transit Administration to study whether the formula 49 U.S.C. 5336 for apportioning funds to urbanized areas accurately reflects the transit needs of certain small urbanized areas that have unusually intensive transit service for their size. This document announces the commencement of this study, and solicits...... More Information
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64 FR 36957 - Notice of Request for the Extension of Currently Approved Information Collections [PDF 13 KB]
Federal Register. Notices. Notice of request for comments. Thursday, July 8, 1999.
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: Control of Alcohol Misuse in Transit... More Information
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64 FR 34693 - International Mass Transportation Program [PDF 35 KB]
Federal Register. Notices. Notice and request for comments. Monday, June 28, 1999.
This Notice announces the establishment of a new International Mass Transportation Program (IMTP) by the Federal Transit Administration (FTA). The purpose of the IMTP, which was authorized by Congress at FTA's request, is to strengthen the domestic transit industry by providing it with greater access to information about technological innovations and business opportunities in the global...... More Information
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64 FR 32920 - Environmental Impact Statement on the Proposed Commuter Rail Project Between Tacoma and Lakewood... [PDF 19 KB]
Federal Register. Notices. Notice of intent to prepare an Environmental... Friday, June 18, 1999.
The Federal Transit Administration (FTA) and the Central Puget Sound Regional Transit Authority (Sound Transit) intend to prepare an Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) in accordance with the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA). Sound Transit will ensure that the EIS also satisfies the requirements of the Washington State Environmental Policy Act (SEPA). The FTA will be the NEPA lead...... More Information
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64 FR 32300 - Environmental Impact Statement for the Proposed Wilmington Transit Connector, Wilmington, DE [PDF 35 KB]
Federal Register. Notices. Notice of intent to prepare an Environmental... Wednesday, June 16, 1999.
The Federal Transit Administration (FTA), as Federal lead agency, and the Delaware Transit Corporation (DTC), a division of the Delaware Department of Transportation (DelDOT), as local lead agency, in cooperation with the City of Wilmington (City) and the Wilmington Area Planning Council (WILMAPCO), intend to prepare an Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) on a proposed investment strategy to...... More Information
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64 FR 30558 - Major Investment Study/Draft Environmental Impact Statement on the Metro-North Hudson Line... [PDF 28 KB]
Federal Register. Notices. Notice of intent to prepare a major investment... Tuesday, June 8, 1999.
The Federal Transit Administration (FTA) and Metro-North Commuter Railroad Company (Metro-North) intend to prepare a Major Investment Study/Draft Environmental Impact Statement (MIS/DEIS) for the Metro-North Hudson Line Extension Project in Dutchess County, New York. The MIS/DEIS is being prepared in accordance with the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) of 1969 as amended, and as...... More Information
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64 FR 30373 - Environmental Impact Statement on the Northstar Corridor Project Located Between Minneapolis and... [PDF 20 KB]
Federal Register. Notices. Notice of Intent to prepare an Environmental... Monday, June 7, 1999.
The Federal Transit Administration is issuing this notice to advise interested agencies and the public that a Draft Environmental Impact Statement (DEIS) is being prepared for transit elements of the Northstar Corridor project located in the Trunk Highway 10/47 (TH 10/ 47) corridor between Minneapolis and the St. Cloud area,... More Information
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64 FR 30096 - Notice of Request for the Extension of Currently Approved Information Collection [PDF 21 KB]
Federal Register. Notices. Notice of request for comments. Friday, June 4, 1999.
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... More Information
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64 FR 29742 - Credit Assistance for Surface Transportation Projects [PDF 92 KB]
Federal Register. Rules and Regulations. Final rule. RIN 2125-AE49. Wednesday, June 2, 1999.
The Department of Transportation (DOT) is implementing the Transportation Infrastructure Finance and Innovation Act of 1998 (TIFIA) to provide credit assistance to surface transportation projects. The TIFIA authorizes the DOT to provide secured (direct) loans, lines of credit, and loan guarantees to public and private project sponsors of eligible surface transportation projects. Projects will be...... More Information
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64 FR 29754 - Fiscal Year 1999 Applications for TIFIA Credit Assistance [PDF 17 KB]
Federal Register. Notices. Notice of availability of funds inviting... Wednesday, June 2, 1999.
The Transportation Equity Act for the 21st Century (TEA-21), Pub. L. 105-178, 112 Stat. 107, created the Transportation Infrastructure Finance and Innovation Act of 1998 (TIFIA). The TIFIA, as amended by section 9007, Pub. L. 105-206, 112 Stat. 685, 849 and codified at 23 U.S.C. 181-189, authorizes the Department of Transportation (DOT) to provide credit assistance in the form of secured (direct)...... More Information
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64 FR 28238 - Proposed Joint Statement of Agency Policy Concerning Shared Use of the General Railroad System by... [PDF 41 KB]
Federal Register. Notices. Proposed policy statement. RIN 2130-AB33. Tuesday, May 25, 1999.
The Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) and the Federal Transit Administration (FTA) have been working together to develop a policy concerning safety issues related to light rail transit operations that take place, or are planned to take place, on the general railroad system. This policy explains how the two agencies intend to coordinate use of their respective safety authorities with regard to...... More Information
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64 FR 25864 - Major Capital Investment Projects [PDF 17 KB]
Federal Register. Proposed Rules. Proposed rule; notice of meeting. RIN 2132-AA63. Thursday, May 13, 1999.
On April 7, 1999, the Federal Transit Administration (FTA) published a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NPRM) describing the procedures that FTA proposes to use to evaluate and rate candidate projects for capital investment grants and loans for new fixed guideway systems and extensions to existing systems (''new starts'') (64 FR 17062-71). The Transportation Equity Act for the 21st Century (TEA-21)...... More Information
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64 FR 24705 - Customer Service Survey of FTA Circular 4220.1D, Third Party Contracting Requirements [PDF 101 KB]
Federal Register. Notices. Notice. Friday, May 7, 1999.
The Federal Transit Administration (''FTA'') is publishing a notice of its Customer Service Survey for FTA Circular 4220.1D. The objective of this survey is to assess the degree to which the changes implemented in FTA Circular 4220.1D (''Circular'') have met the needs of grant recipients and contractors (including Disadvantaged Business Enterprises) in accomplishing their procurement function....... More Information
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64 FR 23896 - Over-the-Road Bus Accessibility Program Grants [PDF 12 KB]
Federal Register. Notices. Program Guidance Revision. Tuesday, May 4, 1999.
[Federal Register Volume 64, Number 85 (Tuesday, May 4, 1999)] [Notices] [Page 23896] From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office... More Information
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64 FR 23590 - School Bus Operations; Amendment of Tripper Service Definition [PDF 14 KB]
Federal Register. Proposed Rules. Notice of Proposed rulemaking. Monday, May 3, 1999.
This notice of proposed rulemaking (NPRM) seeks to amend and clarify the definition of tripper service, set out in the Federal Transit Administration's (FTA) school bus regulation. In FTA's experience, the current definition does not sufficiently specify which student transportation operations are inconsistent with FTA requirements. This NPRM describes and requests comment on FTA's proposed...... More Information
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64 FR 22670 - Environmental Impact Statement on Transportation Improvements in the Primary Transportation... [PDF 27 KB]
Federal Register. Notices. Notice of Intent to Prepare an Environmental... Tuesday, April 27, 1999.
The Federal Transit Administration (FTA), in cooperation with the City and County of Honolulu Department of Transportation Services (DTS), intends to prepare an environmental impact statement (EIS) in accordance with the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) for proposed transportation improvements in the Primary Transportation Corridor of the City and County of Honolulu. The transportation...... More Information
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64 FR 22672 - Transfer of Federally Assisted Land or Facility [PDF 12 KB]
Federal Register. Notices. Notice of intent to transfer Federally assisted... Tuesday, April 27, 1999.
Section 5334(g) of the Federal Transit Laws, as codified, 49 U.S.C. ee 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...... More Information
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64 FR 18476 - Over-the-Road Bus Accessibility [PDF 15 KB]
Federal Register. Notices. Program guidance revision, extension of... Wednesday, April 14, 1999.
[Federal Register Volume 64, Number 71 (Wednesday, April 14, 1999)] [Notices] [Page 18476] From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office... More Information
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64 FR 17210 - Transportation Equity Act for the 21st Century; Implementation Information for the Intelligent... [PDF 62 KB]
Federal Register. Notices. Notice. Thursday, April 8, 1999.
This document publishes implementation information on the Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITS) Deployment Program described in sections 5208 and 5209 of the Transportation Equity Act for the 21st Century (TEA-21), enacted on June 9, 1998. The notice identifies the criteria for the two components of the ITS Deployment Program, namely the ITS Integration Program and the Commercial Vehicle...... More Information
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64 FR 17062 - Major Capital Investment Projects [PDF 75 KB]
Federal Register. Proposed Rules. Notice of proposed rulemaking. RIN 2132-AA63. Wednesday, April 7, 1999.
The Transportation Equity Act for the 21st Century (TEA-21) requires the Federal Transit Administration (FTA) to issue regulations on the manner in which candidate projects for capital investment grants and loans for new fixed guideway systems and extensions to existing systems (''new starts'') will be evaluated and rated. This Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NPRM) describes the procedures that...... More Information
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64 FR 16778 - Environmental Impact Statement on the I-71 Light Rail Transit Project in the Cincinnati/Northern... [PDF 30 KB]
Federal Register. Notices. Notice of Intent to prepare an Environmental... Tuesday, April 6, 1999.
The Federal Transit Administration (FTA) (the Federal lead agency) and the Ohio-Kentucky-Indiana Regional Council of Governments (OKI), the Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO) for the Cincinnati region (the local lead agency), intend to prepare an Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for the I-71 Light Rail Transit Project. In March of 1998, OKI completed a Major Investment Study (MIS) which...... More Information
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64 FR 16520 - Environmental Impact Statement on the Tampa Bay Regional Rail System in Tampa, Florida [PDF 29 KB]
Federal Register. Notices. Notice of intent to prepare an environmental... Monday, April 5, 1999.
The Federal Transit Administration (FTA) and the Hillsborough Area Regional Transit Authority intend to prepare an Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for the Tampa Bay Regional Rail project in the City of Tampa and Hillsborough County, Florida. The EIS is being prepared in conformance with the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA), and will also address the requirements of other federal and...... More Information
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64 FR 15197 - Alternatives Analysis/Environmental Impact Statement of the Extension of Subway Service From... [PDF 36 KB]
Federal Register. Notices. Notice of intent to prepare an alternatives... Tuesday, March 30, 1999.
The Federal Transit Administration (FTA) and the Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) New York City Transit (NYC Transit) intend to prepare an Alternatives Analysis/Environmental Impact Statement (AA/EIS) in accordance with the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) for transportation improvements in the corridor between LaGuardia Airport and Lower and Midtown Manhattan. MTA NYC Transit...... More Information
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64 FR 12400 - Environmental Impact Statement: Transportation Improvements Within the Riverview Corridor Study... [PDF 29 KB]
Federal Register. Notices. Notice of intent to prepare an Environmental... Friday, March 12, 1999.
The Federal Transit Administration (FTA) is issuing this notice to advise interested agencies and the public that FTA and Ramsey County Regional Railroad Authority (RCRRA) intend to study and evaluate alternative transportation system changes in the Riverview Corridor study area in the City of Saint Paul, Minnesota, in an Environmental Impact... More Information
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64 FR 10061 - Environmental Impact Statement on the Central Phoenix /East Valley Light Rail Transit System [PDF 17 KB]
Federal Register. Notices. Notice of intent to prepare an Environmental... Monday, March 1, 1999.
The Federal Transit Administration (FTA) and the Phoenix Regional Public Transportation Authority (RPTA), in cooperation with the cities of Phoenix, Tempe, and Mesa intend to prepare an Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) in accordance with the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) on the proposed Central Phoenix/East Valley light rail transit project in Maricopa County, Arizona. The EIS will...... More Information
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64 FR 8051 - Buy America Requirements; Amendment of Certification Procedures [PDF 19 KB]
Federal Register. Proposed Rules. Notice of proposed rulemaking. RIN 2132-AA62. Thursday, February 18, 1999.
This notice of proposed rulemaking (NPRM) seeks to amend the Federal Transit Administration's (FTA) Buy America regulation in conformance with a provision in the Transportation Equity Act for the 21st Century (TEA-21), which allows bidders to correct inadvertent errors in their Buy America certifications after bid opening. This NPRM describes and requests comment on FTA's proposed implementation...... More Information
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64 FR 5996 - Credit Assistance for Surface Transportation Projects [PDF 77 KB]
Federal Register. Proposed Rules. Notice of proposed rulemaking (NPRM); request... RIN 2125-AE49. Monday, February 8, 1999.
This document proposes to implement a new program enacted under the Transportation Infrastructure Finance and Innovation Act of 1998 (TIFIA), to provide credit assistance to surface transportation projects. The TIFIA authorizes the DOT to provide secured (direct) loans, lines of credit, and loan guarantees to public and private sponsors of eligible surface transportation projects. Projects will...... More Information
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64 FR 6166 - Over-the-Road Bus Accessibility Program Grants [PDF 254 KB]
Federal Register. Notices. Notice of availability of funds; solicitation... Monday, February 8, 1999.
The U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) Federal Transit Administration (FTA) announces the availability of funds 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 the incremental capital...... More Information
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64 FR 4772 - Urban Magnetic Levitation Transit Technology Development Program [PDF 33 KB]
Federal Register. Notices. Notice and solicitation of proposals. Friday, January 29, 1999.
This Notice announces establishment of a new urban magnetic levitation transit technology development program (''Urban Maglev Program'') in the Federal Transit Administration (FTA), describes the statutory bases of the program, solicits proposals from eligible entities, and solicits comments on the overall program design. Sections 1218 and 3015(c) of the Transportation Equity Act for the 21st...... More Information
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64 FR 3738 - Implementation of Section 360 of the Omnibus Appropriations Act for Fiscal Year 1999 (Public Law... [PDF 19 KB]
Federal Register. Notices. Notice of implementation of Section 360 of the... Monday, January 25, 1999.
Section 360 of the Omnibus Appropriations Act for Fiscal Year 1999 (Public Law 105-277) provides that FTA may allow certain recipients of Urbanized Area Formula Funds (Section 5307 of Title 49 U.S.C.) in areas with populations 200,000 or over that provide service for elderly persons and persons with disabilities, with 20 or fewer vehicles, to use a portion of their Section 5307 funds for...... More Information
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64 FR 3148 - Environmental Impact Statement for the North Shore-CBD Transportation Corridor in Pittsburgh... [PDF 20 KB]
Federal Register. Notices. Notice of Intent to prepare an Environmental... Wednesday, January 20, 1999.
The Federal Transit Administration (FTA) and Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) (the Federal co-lead agencies) and the Port Authority of Allegheny County (the local lead agency), in cooperation with the City of Pittsburgh and Pennsylvania Department of Transportation, intend to prepare an Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for transportation improvements in the North Shore-Central Business...... More Information
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64 FR 2270 - Major Investment Study/Environmental Impact Statement: Northeast Corridor in Indianapolis... [PDF 29 KB]
Federal Register. Notices. Notice of intent. Wednesday, January 13, 1999.
The Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) and the Federal Transit Administration (FTA) are jointly issuing this notice to advise the public that a Major Investment Study (MIS)/Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) is being prepared for proposed transportation improvements in the Northeast Corridor of the Indianapolis region. The MIS, which is currently underway, will be used as input to the... More Information
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64 FR 1872 - Major Investment Study and Draft Environmental Impact Statement on the Proposed Schuylkill Valley... [PDF 27 KB]
Federal Register. Notices. Notice of intent to conduct a Major Investment... Tuesday, January 12, 1999.
The Federal Transit Administration (FTA), as Federal lead agency, and the Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority (SEPTA), as local lead agency, in conjunction with the Berks Area Reading Transportation Authority (BARTA) intend to conduct a Major Investment Study (MIS) and prepare a Draft Environmental Impact Statement (DEIS) on a proposed investment strategy to improve mobility in the...... More Information
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64 FR 1649 - Environmental Impact Statement on the South Corridor Transitway, Charlotte, NC [PDF 20 KB]
Federal Register. Notices. Notice of Intent to prepare an Environmental... Monday, January 11, 1999.
The Federal Transit Administration (FTA) and the City of Charlotte intend to prepare an Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) in accordance with the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) on the proposed South Corridor Transitway in Mecklenburg County, North Carolina. The study corridor of approximately 13.5 miles extends from Uptown Charlotte (the center city) to the Town of Pineville. The EIS...... More Information
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64 FR 425 - ''Maintenance'' Under Definition of Safety-Sensitive Functions in Drug and Alcohol Rules [PDF 27 KB]
Federal Register. Rules and Regulations. Final rule. RIN 2132-AA61. Tuesday, January 5, 1999.
The Federal Transit Administration (FTA) is amending its regulations to require drug and alcohol testing of all maintenance workers, including those engaged in engine, revenue service vehicle, and parts rebuilding and overhaul. This change will eliminate the distinction between maintenance workers involved in on-going, daily maintenance and repair work and those who, on a routine basis, perform...... More Information