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70 FR 75648 - FTA Fiscal Year 2006 Apportionments and Allocations [PDF 6716 KB]
Federal Register. Notices. Notice. Tuesday, December 20, 2005.
The ''Transportation, Treasury, Housing and Urban Development, the Judiciary, the District of Columbia, and Independent Agencies Appropriations Act, 2006'' (Pub. L. 109-115), signed into law by President Bush on November 30, 2005, appropriates funds for all of the surface transportation programs of the Department of Transportation for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2006. This notice...... More Information
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70 FR 74422 - Notice of Revision of Title VI Circular and EEO Circular [PDF 51 KB]
Federal Register. Notices. Notice and request for comment. Thursday, December 15, 2005.
The Federal Transit Administration (FTA) is revising and updating its Circulars 4702.1, ''Title VI Program Guidelines for Urban Mass Transit Administration Recipients'' and 4704.1 ''Equal Employment Opportunity Program Guidelines for Grant Recipients.'' FTA is seeking input from interested parties on this document, including examples of problems with compliance, best practices for compliance, and...... More Information
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70 FR 72871 - Preparation of an Environmental Impact Statement for High-Capacity Transit Improvements in the... [PDF 57 KB]
Federal Register. Notices. Notice of intent to prepare an Environmental... Wednesday, December 7, 2005.
The Federal Transit Administration (FTA) and the City and County of Honolulu, Department of Transportation Services (DTS) intend to prepare an EIS (and Alternative Analysis (AA)) on a proposal by the City and County of Honolulu to implement transit improvements that potentially include high-capacity transit service in a 25-mile travel corridor between Kapolei and the University of Hawaii at Manoa...... More Information
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70 FR 71950 - FTA Transit Program Changes, Authorized Funding Levels and Implementation of the Safe... [PDF 5460 KB]
Federal Register. Notices. Notice. Wednesday, November 30, 2005.
This notice announces changes in the Federal Transit Administration (FTA) programs in accordance with SAFETEA-LU, which authorizes funds for all of the surface transportation programs of the Department of Transportation for Federal fiscal years 2005 through 2009. This notice provides preliminary implementation instructions and guidance for grants under the new and revised programs in FY 2006 and...... More Information
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70 FR 71246 - Buy America Requirements; Amendments to Definitions and Waiver Procedures [PDF 106 KB]
Federal Register. Proposed Rules. Notice of proposed rulemaking. RIN 2132-AA80. Monday, November 28, 2005.
The Safe, Accountable, Flexible, Efficient Transportation Equity Act: A Legacy for Users (SAFETEA-LU) requires the Federal Transit Administration (FTA) to make certain changes to our Buy America requirements. Accordingly, this Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NPRM) would clarify the Buy America requirements with respect to microprocessor waivers, remove two general waiver categories, allow for...... More Information
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70 FR 70111 - Notice of Policy Statement for Implementation of Notice and Comment Procedures for Documents... [PDF 50 KB]
Federal Register. Notices. Notice. Monday, November 21, 2005.
This notice establishes the Federal Transit Administration's (FTA, we) policy concerning notice and comment for FTA documents that impose binding obligations. This new policy is consistent with recent amendments to FTA's administrative procedures statute and provides the public and opportunity to comment on documents that FTA issues... More Information
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70 FR 69380 - Fiscal Year 2006 Annual List of Certifications and Assurances for Federal Transit Administration... [PDF 4412 KB]
Federal Register. Notices. Notice. Tuesday, November 15, 2005.
Appendix A of this Notice contains the Federal Transit Administration's (FTA) comprehensive compilation of the certifications and assurances for Federal fiscal year 2006 to be used in connection with all Federal assistance programs that FTA administers during Federal fiscal year 2006. FTA is required by 49 U.S.C. 5323(n) to compile an annual list of certifications and assurances and publish them...... More Information
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70 FR 69201 - Elderly Individuals and Individuals With Disabilities Pilot Program [PDF 56 KB]
Federal Register. Notices. Notice; Solicitation of Proposals to... Monday, November 14, 2005.
This solicitation is for proposals from states that would like to use a portion of their Section 5310 Elderly Individuals and Individuals with Disabilities Program funds for operating... More Information
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70 FR 67529 - National Technical Assistance Center for Senior Transportation; Solicitation for Proposals [PDF 104 KB]
Federal Register. Notices. Notice; request for proposals. Monday, November 7, 2005.
This solicitation is for proposals from national non-profit organizations for a cooperative agreement to develop and implement a National Technical Assistance Center for Senior Transportation (NTACST). The major goal of the NTACST is to assist local communities and states in the expansion and provision of transportation services for older adults. This cooperative agreement is a five year award....... More Information
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70 FR 67211 - Federal Transit Administration Cooperative Procurement Pilot Program [PDF 58 KB]
Federal Register. Notices. Notice; request for proposals. Friday, November 4, 2005.
This notice solicits proposals for consideration for the Cooperative Procurement Pilot Program (CPPP). Section 166 of the Transportation, Treasury, and Independent Agencies Appropriations Act, 2004 directs the Federal Transit Administration (FTA) to establish a pilot program to determine the benefits of encouraging cooperative procurement of major capital equipment. As specified in the...... More Information
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70 FR 67318 - Organization, Functions, and Procedures [PDF 57 KB]
Federal Register. Rules and Regulations. Final rule. RIN 2132-AA79. Friday, November 4, 2005.
This final rule will amend 49 CFR Part 601 to reflect modifications in the organization and distribution of functions within the Federal Transit Administration (FTA), and to document its rulemaking procedures. This rule has not been amended since 1999, and recently there has been a restructuring of offices and duties within FTA. Additionally, many of FTA's regional offices have physically moved...... More Information
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70 FR 65966 - Over-the-Road Bus Accessibility Program Announcement of Project Selections [PDF 60 KB]
Federal Register. Notices. Notice. Tuesday, November 1, 2005.
The U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) Federal Transit Administration (FTA) announces the selection of projects to be funded under Fiscal Year 2005 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 operators of...... More Information
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70 FR 61687 - Preparation of Environmental Impact Statement for the Downtown Birmingham/University of Alabama... [PDF 57 KB]
Federal Register. Notices. Notice of Intent to prepare an Alternatives... Tuesday, October 25, 2005.
The Federal Transit Administration and the Regional Planning Commission of Greater Birmingham are conducting an alternatives analysis and preparing a Draft Environmental Impact Statement (DEIS) for transit improvements in the Downtown Birmingham/University of Alabama Birmingham Activity Centers. The FTA is the lead federal agency and the DEIS will be prepared in accordance with National...... More Information
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70 FR 56523 - Environmental Impact Statement; Portland, OR and Vancouver/Clark County, WA [PDF 52 KB]
Federal Register. Notices. Notice of Intent to prepare an environmental... Tuesday, September 27, 2005.
The Federal Highway Administration and Federal Transit Administration are issuing this notice to advise the public that an Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) will be prepared for proposed highway and transit improvements in the Interstate 5 Columbia River Crossing (CRC) corridor between the Portland, Oregon and Vancouver/ Clark County, Washington... More Information
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70 FR 54438 - State Coordination Grants; Solicitation for Proposals [PDF 64 KB]
Federal Register. Notices. Notice of request for proposals. Wednesday, September 14, 2005.
This solicitation is for states to submit proposals for the State Coordination Grants component of the United We Ride initiative (UWR). The intent of the UWR initiative is to break down the barriers among Federal programs as they relate to transportation to ensure that transportation services are seamless, comprehensive and accessible. Specifically, UWR is tasked with seeking ways to simplify...... More Information
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70 FR 53868 - FTA Fiscal Year 2005 Apportionments, Allocations and Program Information; Notice of Supplemental... [PDF 4398 KB]
Federal Register. Notices. Notice. Monday, September 12, 2005.
This notice makes the full amount of the FTA fiscal year (FY) 2005 program apportionments or allocations available for obligation. In addition, it announces changes and corrections to the December 29, 2004, ''FTA Fiscal Year 2005 Apportionments, Allocations and Program Information; Notice,'' based on language in the ''Safe, Accountable, Flexible, Efficient Transportation Equity Act: A Legacy for...... More Information
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70 FR 50438 - Agency Information Collection Activity Under OMB Review [PDF 49 KB]
Federal Register. Notices. Notice of request for comments. Friday, August 26, 2005.
In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (44 U.S.C. 3501 et seq.), this notice announces that the Information Collection Request (ICR) abstracted below has been forwarded to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for approval. The Federal Register Notice with a 60-day comment period soliciting comments was published on June 8,... More Information
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70 FR 40101 - Agency Information Collection Activity Under OMB Review [PDF 48 KB]
Federal Register. Notices. Notice of request for comments. Tuesday, July 12, 2005.
In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (44 U.S.C. 3501 et seq.), this notice announces that the Information Collection Request (ICR) abstracted below has been forwarded to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for approval. The Federal Register Notice with a 60-day comment period soliciting comments was published on April 11,... More Information
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70 FR 39004 - Environmental Impact Statement for the East Contra Costa BART Extension, California [PDF 66 KB]
Federal Register. Notices. Notice of intent to prepare an Environmental... Wednesday, July 6, 2005.
The Federal Transit Administration (FTA) and the San Francisco Bay Area Rapid Transit District (BART) intend to prepare a joint Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) pursuant to the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) and Environmental Impact Report (EIR) pursuant to the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) for proposed transit service to eastern Contra Costa County. The project would...... More Information
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70 FR 36690 - Agency Information Collection Activity Under OMB review [PDF 53 KB]
Federal Register. Notices. Notice of request for comments. Friday, June 24, 2005.
In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (44 U.S.C. 35001 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 the currently approved information collection. The Federal Register Notice with a 60- day comment period soliciting comments was published on March 30,...... More Information
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70 FR 35772 - Environmental Impact Statement for Improved Transportation Access Between Lower Manhattan... [PDF 60 KB]
Federal Register. Notices. Notice of intent to prepare an environmental... Tuesday, June 21, 2005.
The FTA, in cooperation with the Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA), the Port Authority of New York & New Jersey (PANYNJ) and the Lower Manhattan Development Corporation (LMDC), and supported by the New York City Economic Development Corporation (NYCEDC), will prepare an Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) to evaluate alternatives that provide improved commuter and airport access...... More Information
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70 FR 33581 - Notice of Request for a New Collection [PDF 47 KB]
Federal Register. Notices. Notice of request for comments. Wednesday, June 8, 2005.
In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, this notice announces the intention of the Federal Transit Administration (FTA) to request the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) to approve a new collection: 49 U.S.C. Section 3037 Job Access and Reverse Commute... More Information
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70 FR 29813 - Environmental Impact Statement for Improved Station Access and Additional Parking at the MTA... [PDF 58 KB]
Federal Register. Notices. Notice of intent to prepare an environmental... Tuesday, May 24, 2005.
The FTA, in cooperation with the Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) Metro-North Railroad (Metro-North) and the Westchester County Department of Transportation (WCDOT), intend to prepare an Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) on a proposal to improve station access and provide additional parking at the Metro-North North White Plains Station, Westchester County, New York (Proposed...... More Information
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70 FR 24856 - Environmental Impact Statement on Transit Improvements in the Northwest Corridor to Irving/DFW in... [PDF 63 KB]
Federal Register. Notices. Notice of intent to prepare an Environmental... Wednesday, May 11, 2005.
The Federal Transit Administration (FTA) and Dallas Area Rapid Transit (DART) issue this notice to advise interested agencies and the public of their intent to prepare an Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) on the proposed Northwest Corridor-Irving/DFW Line Light Rail Transit (LRT) Project in Dallas and Irving, Texas. The EIS will be prepared in accordance with the National Environmental Policy...... More Information
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70 FR 24468 - Environmental Impact and Related Procedures [PDF 44 KB]
Federal Register. Rules and Regulations. Final rule. RIN 2132-AA78,2132-AA78. Monday, May 9, 2005.
This rule makes technical corrections to the regulation that governs environmental impact procedures for the FHWA and the FTA. The amendments contained herein make no substantive changes to the FHWA or the FTA regulations, policies, or procedures. This rule corrects the name of the Federal Transit Administration (FTA) from its former name, the Urban Mass Transportation Administration (UMTA);...... More Information
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70 FR 24161 - Environmental Impact Statement for the Long Island Rail Road Main Line Corridor Improvements... [PDF 59 KB]
Federal Register. Notices. Notice of intent to prepare an environmental... Friday, May 6, 2005.
The FTA, in cooperation with the Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) Long Island Rail Road (LIRR), will prepare an Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) on a proposal to make LIRR Main Line Corridor improvements between Queens Village and Hicksville in Queens and Nassau Counties New York. The FTA is the lead federal agency under the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969 (NEPA). The...... More Information
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70 FR 22562 - Rail Fixed Guideway Systems; State Safety Oversight [PDF 132 KB]
Federal Register. Rules and Regulations. Final rule. RIN 2132-AA76. Friday, April 29, 2005.
The Federal Transit Administration is revising its rule on state safety oversight of rail fixed guideway systems not regulated by the Federal Railroad Administration (FRA). Since January 26, 1996, when the rule took effect, the agency has gained experience and insight concerning the benefits of and recommended practices for implementing state safety oversight requirements. This final rule revises...... More Information
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70 FR 18455 - Notice of Request for Extension of a Currently Approved Information Collection [PDF 48 KB]
Federal Register. Notices. Notice of request for comments. Monday, April 11, 2005.
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 revise the following currently approved information... More Information
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70 FR 17754 - Over-the-Road Bus Accessibility Program Grants [PDF 93 KB]
Federal Register. Notices. Notice of availability of fiscal year 2005... Thursday, April 7, 2005.
The U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) Federal Transit Administration (FTA) announces the availability of funds in fiscal year (FY) 2005 for the Over-the-Road Bus (OTRB) Accessibility Program, authorized by section 3038 of the Transportation Equity Act for the 21st Century (TEA-21). The OTRB Accessibility Program makes funds available to private operators of over-the-road buses to finance...... More Information
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70 FR 16329 - Notice of Request for the Extension of Currently Approved Information Collection [PDF 53 KB]
Federal Register. Notices. Notice of request for comments. Wednesday, March 30, 2005.
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 annual information collection and approve the addition of the collection of some monthly data requested by Congress: 49 U.S.C. Sec. 5335(a) and (b) National Transit...... More Information
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70 FR 11726 - Technical Assistance Needs in Human Service Transportation Coordination [PDF 59 KB]
Federal Register. Notices. Notice; request for comments. Wednesday, March 9, 2005.
This notice is soliciting comment on technical assistance needs in human service transportation... More Information
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70 FR 11728 - Prevention of Alcohol Misuse and Prohibited Drug Use in Transit Operations [PDF 46 KB]
Federal Register. Notices. Notice of random drug and alcohol testing rates. Wednesday, March 9, 2005.
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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70 FR 6922 - Agency Information Collection Activity Under OMB Review [PDF 55 KB]
Federal Register. Notices. Notice of request for comments. Wednesday, February 9, 2005.
In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (44 U.S.C. 3501 et seq.) this notice announces that the Information Collection Request (ICR) abstracted below has been forwarded to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for approval. The Federal Register Notice with a 60-day comment period soliciting comments was published on September 21,... More Information
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70 FR 5600 - School Bus Operations; Amendment of Tripper Service Definition; Correction [PDF 41 KB]
Federal Register. Proposed Rules. Withdrawal of rulemaking; correction. RIN 2132-AA67. Thursday, February 3, 2005.
The Federal Transit Administration (FTA) published a document in the Federal Register of January 28, 2005, withdrawing a notice of proposed rulemaking relating to its School Bus Operations regulation. This document misidentified the Regulation Identifier Number... More Information
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70 FR 4081 - School Bus Operations; Amendment of Tripper Service Definition [PDF 51 KB]
Federal Register. Proposed Rules. Withdrawal of rulemaking. RIN 2131-AA67. Friday, January 28, 2005.
This document withdraws the rulemaking in which the Federal Transit Administration (FTA) proposed to amend its tripper service definition to clarify which student transportation operations are inconsistent with FTA requirements. The rulemaking is being withdrawn because after consideration of the comments, FTA has concluded that no regulatory clarification is... More Information
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70 FR 3248 - Preparation of Environmental Impact Statement for the E Street Transit Corridor in San Bernardino... [PDF 51 KB]
Federal Register. Notices. Notice of intent to prepare an environmental... Friday, January 21, 2005.
The Federal Transit Administration (FTA) and Omnitrans are issuing this notice to advise agencies and the public that, in accordance with the National Environmental Policy Act, FTA and Omnitrans, in cooperation with San Bernardino Association of Governments, Southern California Association of Governments and other public entities, will complete the Alternatives Analysis, adopt a Locally Preferred...... More Information
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70 FR 3097 - Preparation of Environmental Impact Statement for the Tucson Urban Corridor in Tucson, AZ [PDF 54 KB]
Federal Register. Notices. Notice of intent to prepare an environmental... Wednesday, January 19, 2005.
The Federal Transit Administration (FTA) and the City of Tucson, Department of Transportation (TDOT), intend to prepare an Alternatives Analysis (AA) and an Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) in accordance with the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) on a proposal by the City of Tucson to provide additional transit service to the urban core of the City of Tucson. The AA/EIS will consider...... More Information