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77 FR 76597 - Limitation on Claims against Proposed Public Transportation Projects [PDF 99 KB]
Federal Register. Notices. Notice. Friday, December 28, 2012.
This notice announces final environmental actions taken by the Federal Transit Administration (FTA) for the Dulles Corridor Metrorail Project, Phase 2 Preliminary Engineering Design Refinements, Fairfax and Loudoun Counties, VA. The purpose of this notice is to announce publicly the environmental decisions by FTA on the subject project and to activate the limitation on any claims that may...... More Information
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77 FR 74452 - Bus Testing: Calculation of Average Passenger Weight and Test Vehicle Weight [PDF 78 KB]
Federal Register. Proposed Rules. Notice of withdrawal. RIN 2132-AB01. Friday, December 14, 2012.
This action withdraws a notice of proposed rulemaking (NPRM) that would have amended the Federal Transit Administration's (FTA's) bus testing regulation to increase the assumed average passenger weight value used for ballasting test buses from the current value of 150 pounds to a new value of 175 pounds. This increase was proposed to better reflect the actual weight of the average American adult...... More Information
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77 FR 74266 - Review of National Environmental Policy Act Categorical Exclusion Survey Posted on DOT/FHWA Web Site [PDF 104 KB]
Federal Register. Notices. Notice of availability. Thursday, December 13, 2012.
In accordance with section 1318(a)(2) of the Moving Ahead for Progress in the 21st Century Act (MAP-21) the FHWA and the FTA have surveyed the use of Categorical Exclusions (CE) by the Department in transportation projects since 2005, described the types of actions categorically excluded and any requests previously received by the Secretary for new CEs, and completed a solicitation of requests...... More Information
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77 FR 74050 - Notice of Request for New Information Collections [PDF 102 KB]
Federal Register. Notices. Notice of request for comments. Wednesday, December 12, 2012.
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... More Information
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77 FR 71865 - Over-the-Road Bus Accessibility Grant Program [PDF 782 KB]
Federal Register. Notices. Announcement of Project Selections. Tuesday, December 4, 2012.
The U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) Federal Transit Administration (FTA) announces the selection of projects to be funded under Fiscal Year (FY) 2012 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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77 FR 71673 - Decision To Rescind Buy America Waiver for Minivans and Minivan Chassis [PDF 121 KB]
Federal Register. Notices. Decision on request to rescind Buy America waiver. Monday, December 3, 2012.
On June 21, 2010, the Federal Transit Administration waived its Buy America final assembly requirement for minivans and minivan chassis after confirming that no manufacturer was willing and able to supply minivans or minivan chassis that were assembled in the United States. Now, FTA rescinds the waiver after confirming that the Vehicle Production Group has started producing a substantially...... More Information
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77 FR 71475 - Limitation on Claims Against Proposed Public Transportation Projects [PDF 118 KB]
Federal Register. Notices. Notice. Friday, November 30, 2012.
This notice announces final environmental actions taken by the Federal Transit Administration (FTA) for projects in the following locations: Atlanta, GA; Kansas City, MO; and San Bernardino, CA. 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 environmental...... More Information
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77 FR 67439 - Fiscal Year 2013 Public Transportation on Indian Reservations Program [PDF 93 KB]
Federal Register. Notices. Request for comment; Announcement of public... Friday, November 9, 2012.
This notice announces changes in the Public Transportation on Indian Reservations program (Tribal Transit Program) in accordance with the Moving Ahead for Progress in the 21st Century Act (MAP-21) (Pub. L. 112-141), which authorizes the program for Federal fiscal years (FY) 2013 and 2014. MAP-21 was signed into law by President Barack Obama on July 6, 2012 and became effective on October 1, 2012....... More Information
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77 FR 64586 - Limitation on Claims Against Proposed Public Transportation Projects [PDF 82 KB]
Federal Register. Notices. Notice. Monday, October 22, 2012.
This notice announces final environmental actions taken by the Federal Transit Administration (FTA) for projects in the following locations: Los Angeles County, CA; San Antonio, TX; Prince George's County, MD; and Chicago, IL. 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...... More Information
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77 FR 63413 - Early Scoping Notification for the Alternatives Analysis of the Federal Way Transit Extension... [PDF 104 KB]
Federal Register. Notices. Notification of early scoping meetings. Tuesday, October 16, 2012.
The Federal Transit Administration (FTA) and the Central Puget Sound Regional Transit Authority (Sound Transit) issue this early scoping notice to advise other agencies and the public that they intend to explore potential alternatives for improving public transit service between the cities of SeaTac and Federal Way in King County, Washington to improve connections to the regional transit system...... More Information
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77 FR 63669 - Notice of FTA Transit Program Changes, Authorized Funding Levels and Implementation of the Moving... [PDF 412 KB]
Federal Register. Notices. Notice. Tuesday, October 16, 2012.
This notice announces changes in the Federal Transit Administration (FTA) programs in accordance with the Moving Ahead for Progress in the 21st Century Act (MAP-21), which authorizes surface transportation programs of the Department of Transportation for Federal fiscal years (FY) 2013 and 2014. This notice provides preliminary implementation instructions and guidance for the new and revised...... More Information
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77 FR 61048 - Agency Information Collection Activity Under OMB Review [PDF 95 KB]
Federal Register. Notices. Notice of request for comments. Friday, October 5, 2012.
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: Transit Research, Development, Demonstration and Deployment Projects The information collected is necessary to determine eligibility of applicants and ensure mass transportation service at a minimum cost. The...... More Information
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77 FR 60172 - Clean Fuels Grant Program, Augmented With Discretionary Bus and Bus Facilities Program Funds [PDF 756 KB]
Federal Register. Notices. Clean Fuels Grant Program: Announcement of... Tuesday, October 2, 2012.
The U.S. Department of Transportation's (DOT) Federal Transit Administration (FTA) announces the selection of projects for the Clean Fuels Grant program enhanced with Section 5309 Bus and Bus Facilities program funds. On February 7, 2012, FTA published a Notice of Funding Availability (NOFA) for its Clean Fuels Grant program (77 FR 6178). The NOFA explained the requirements and procedures for...... More Information
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77 FR 60170 - Americans With Disabilities Act: Proposed Circular Chapter, Vehicle Acquisition [PDF 87 KB]
Federal Register. Notices. Notice of availability of proposed circular... Tuesday, October 2, 2012.
The Federal Transit Administration (FTA) has placed in the docket and on its Web site proposed guidance in the form of a circular chapter to help transportation providers ensure that the buses and rail cars they acquire meet the requirements of the U.S. Department of Transportation's (DOT) Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) regulations. This proposed chapter on vehicle acquisition is the first...... More Information
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77 FR 59875 - Environmental Impact and Related Procedures [PDF 108 KB]
Federal Register. Proposed Rules. Notice of proposed rulemaking (NPRM); request... Monday, October 1, 2012.
This NPRM provides interested parties with the opportunity to comment on proposed changes to the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) and the Federal Transit Administration (FTA) joint procedures that implement the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA). The revisions are prompted by enactment of Public Law 112-141, 126 Stat. 405, the Moving Ahead for Progress in the 21st Century Act (MAP-21)....... More Information
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77 FR 57184 - Notice of Intent To Prepare an Environmental Impact Statement for a Light Rail Operations and... [PDF 107 KB]
Federal Register. Notices. Notice of Intent to Prepare an Environmental... Monday, September 17, 2012.
The Federal Transit Administration (FTA) and the Central Puget Sound Regional Transit Authority (Sound Transit) are planning to prepare an Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for Sound Transit's proposed new Light Rail Operations and Maintenance Satellite Facility (OMSF). The OMSF would allow Sound Transit to meet future maintenance and storage needs of an expanded fleet of light rail vehicles...... More Information
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77 FR 55265 - Notice of Meeting of the Transit Rail Advisory Committee for Safety (TRACS) [PDF 104 KB]
Federal Register. Notices. Notice of meeting. Friday, September 7, 2012.
This notice announces a public meeting of the Transit Rail Advisory Committee for Safety (TRACS). TRACS is a Federal Advisory Committee established by the Secretary of Transportation in accordance with the Federal Advisory Committee Act to provide information, advice, and recommendations to the Secretary and the Federal Transit Administrator on matters relating to the safety of public...... More Information
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77 FR 52116 - Title VI; Final Circular [PDF 148 KB]
Federal Register. Notices. Notice of availability of final Circular. Tuesday, August 28, 2012.
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 complying with Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964. The purpose of this Circular is to provide recipients of FTA financial assistance with instructions and guidance necessary to carry out the U.S. Department of Transportation's Title VI regulations...... More Information
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77 FR 52131 - FY 2012 Discretionary Funding Opportunity: Paul S. Sarbanes Transit in Parks Program [PDF 115 KB]
Federal Register. Notices. Notice of Availability: Solicitation of Project... Tuesday, August 28, 2012.
The Federal Transit Administration (FTA) announces the availability of approximately $12 million in Paul S. Sarbanes Transit in Parks Program (Transit in Parks Program) discretionary funds in Fiscal Year (FY) 2012. FTA announced the allocation of $13.5 million in FY 2012 Transit in Parks Program funds in the Federal Register on February 3, 2012. This notice solicits proposals to compete for...... More Information
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77 FR 52128 - Intent To Prepare an Environmental Impact Statement and Environmental Assessment for the I-20... [PDF 112 KB]
Federal Register. Notices. Notice of Intent to prepare an Environmental... Tuesday, August 28, 2012.
The Federal Transit Administration (FTA) and the Metropolitan Atlanta Rapid Transit Authority (MARTA) intend to prepare an Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for MARTA's I-20 East Transit Initiative project, which would extend the existing east-west rail line from the Indian Creek Station to the Mall at Stonecrest in eastern DeKalb County and an Environmental Assessment (EA) for a new Bus Rapid...... More Information
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77 FR 52134 - Notice of Request To Rescind Buy America Waiver for Minivans and Minivan Chassis; Extension of... [PDF 97 KB]
Federal Register. Notices. Notice of extension of comment period. Tuesday, August 28, 2012.
Chrysler Group LLC has requested that the comment period be extended for thirty (30) days, until October 4, 2012, on the Vehicle Production Group LLC's (VPG) request for the Federal Transit Administration (FTA) to rescind the Buy America non-availability waiver it issued on June 21, 2010, for minivans and minivan chassis. FTA disagrees that a 30-day extension is necessary to adequately provide...... More Information
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77 FR 51105 - Preparation of an Environmental Impact Statement for the Redlands Passenger Rail Project in the... [PDF 102 KB]
Federal Register. Notices. Notice of Correction. Thursday, August 23, 2012.
This notice corrects the location of one public scoping meeting and it also changes the dates of the public scoping... More Information
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77 FR 51106 - Limitation on Claims Against Proposed Public Transportation Projects [PDF 77 KB]
Federal Register. Notices. Notice. Thursday, August 23, 2012.
This notice announces final environmental actions taken by the Federal Transit Administration (FTA) for the Westside Subway Extension project, Los Angeles, CA. The purpose of this notice is to announce publicly the environmental decisions by FTA on the subject project and to activate the limitation on any claims that may challenge these final environmental... More Information
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77 FR 49857 - Early Scoping Notification for the Alternatives Analysis of the Tacoma Link Expansion in Tacoma, WA [PDF 129 KB]
Federal Register. Notices. Notification of early scoping meeting. Friday, August 17, 2012.
The Federal Transit Administration (FTA) and the Central Puget Sound Regional Transit Authority (Sound Transit) issue this early scoping notice to advise other agencies and the public that they intend to explore potential alternatives for expanding the existing Tacoma Link light rail transit system in Tacoma, Pierce County Washington, in order to improve connections to the regional transit system...... More Information
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77 FR 48592 - Bus and Bus Facilities Discretionary Program Funds [PDF 3155 KB]
Federal Register. Notices. Bus Livability and State of Good Repair... Tuesday, August 14, 2012.
The U.S. Department of Transportation's (DOT) Federal Transit Administration (FTA) announces the selection of capital projects for the State of Good Repair (SGR) and Bus Livability (BLIV) initiatives funded under the Section 5309 Bus and Bus Facilities program, which is authorized by 49 U.S.C. 5309(b), as amended by Section 3011 of the Safe, Affordable, Flexible, Efficient Transportation Equity...... More Information
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77 FR 47913 - The National Center for Mobility Management Under FTA's National Research Program [PDF 82 KB]
Federal Register. Notices. Notice. Friday, August 10, 2012.
Federal Transit Administration (FTA), as the primary staff agency to the Federal Interagency Coordinating Council on Access and Mobility (CCAM), is releasing an Announcement of Funding Opportunities (Announcement) to promote mobility management--a customer-focused approach to transportation service delivery. FTA, under its National Research Program, plans to fund a National Center for Mobility...... More Information
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77 FR 46556 - Notice of Request to Rescind Buy America Waiver for Minivans and Minivan Chassis [PDF 96 KB]
Federal Register. Notices. Notice of request to rescind Buy America waiver... Friday, August 3, 2012.
The Vehicle Production Group LLC (VPG) has asked the Federal Transit Administration (FTA) to rescind the Buy America non- availability waiver it issued on June 21, 2010, for minivans and minivan chassis. According to VPG, it manufactures minivans and minivan chassis that comply with all Buy America requirements under 49 CFR 661.11, including the final assembly requirement that was the subject of...... More Information
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77 FR 45415 - Preparation of an Environmental Impact Statement for the Redlands; Passenger Rail Project in the... [PDF 108 KB]
Federal Register. Notices. Notice of Intent to prepare an Environmental... Tuesday, July 31, 2012.
FTA and San Bernardino Associated Governments (SANBAG) intend to prepare an EIS/EIR for the Redlands Passenger Rail Project (RPRP or Project). Early in 2012, FTA and SANBAG began the preparation of an Environmental Assessment (EA)/EIR for the RPRP and conducted two scoping meetings; one on April 24 in the City of Redlands and the other on May 2 in the City of San Bernardino. Based on the input...... More Information
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77 FR 43903 - Intent To Prepare an Environmental Impact Statement for Proposed Transit Improvements to the... [PDF 97 KB]
Federal Register. Notices. Supplemental Notice of Intent to Prepare an... Thursday, July 26, 2012.
On January 3, 2011, the Federal Transit Administration (FTA), as the lead federal agency, and the Chicago Transit Authority (CTA) published a Notice of Intent (NOI) to prepare an Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for the North Red and Purple Line Modernization (RPM) Project in Cook County, Illinois. The purpose of this supplemental NOI is to inform interested parties that the EIS will no...... More Information
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77 FR 43646 - FY 2012 Discretionary Funding Opportunity; Section 5309 Bus and Bus Facilities and Section 5312... [PDF 6916 KB]
Federal Register. Notices. FTA Veterans Transportation and Community... Wednesday, July 25, 2012.
The U.S. Department of Transportation's (DOT) Federal Transit Administration (FTA) announces the selection of projects funded under the Fiscal Year 2012 Veterans Transportation and Community Living Initiative (VTCLI) discretionary grant opportunity, which was announced in the Notice of Funding Availability on February 7, 2012. The 2012 grant program, referred to as ''VTCLI II'' in this notice,...... More Information
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77 FR 43144 - Limitation on Claims Against Proposed Public Transportation Projects [PDF 100 KB]
Federal Register. Notices. Notice. Monday, July 23, 2012.
This notice announces final environmental actions taken by the Federal Transit Administration (FTA) for projects in the following locations: Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, UT; Alameda County, CA; Cambridge, Medford, and Somerville, MA; Contra Costa County, CA; and Los Angeles County, CA. The purpose of this notice is to announce publicly the environmental decisions by FTA on the subject...... More Information
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77 FR 42354 - Designation of Transportation Management Areas [PDF 117 KB]
Federal Register. Notices. Notice of designation. Wednesday, July 18, 2012.
The Federal Transit Administration (FTA) and the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) are announcing that all urbanized areas (UZAs) with populations greater than 200,000 as determined by the 2010 Census are hereby designated as Transportation Management Areas (TMAs). The FTA and FHWA are taking this action in compliance with the agencies' authorizing statutes, 23 U.S.C. 134, and 49 U.S.C. 5303....... More Information
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77 FR 42359 - FTA Supplemental Fiscal Year 2012 Apportionments, Allocations, and Program Information [PDF 81 KB]
Federal Register. Notices. Notice. Wednesday, July 18, 2012.
The Federal Transit Administration (FTA) annually publishes one or more notices apportioning funds appropriated by law. In some cases, if less than a full year of funds is available, FTA publishes multiple partial apportionment notices. This notice announces the full fiscal year (FY) 2012 contract authority, for programs authorized under the Safe, Accountable, Flexible, Efficient, Transportation...... More Information
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77 FR 42077 - Environmental Justice: Final Circular [PDF 101 KB]
Federal Register. Notices. Notice of availability of final circular. Tuesday, July 17, 2012.
The Federal Transit Administration (FTA) has placed in the docket and on its Web site final guidance in the form of a Circular (hereinafter ''EJ Circular'') on incorporating environmental justice principles into plans, projects, and activities that receive funding from FTA. This final guidance provides recommendations to State Departments of Transportation, Metropolitan Planning Organizations,...... More Information
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77 FR 40409 - Notice of Request for the Extension of a Currently Approved Information Collection [PDF 78 KB]
Federal Register. Notices. Notice of request for comments. Monday, July 9, 2012.
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 renew the approval of the following information... More Information
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77 FR 34122 - Limitation on Claims Against Proposed Public Transportation Projects [PDF 83 KB]
Federal Register. Notices. Notice. Friday, June 8, 2012.
This notice announces final environmental actions taken by the Federal Transit Administration (FTA) for the Perris Valley Line project, Riverside County, CA. The purpose of this notice is to announce publicly the environmental decisions by FTA on the subject project and to activate the limitation on any claims that may challenge these final environmental... More Information
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77 FR 32174 - Innovative Transit Workforce Development Program [PDF 140 KB]
Federal Register. Notices. Notice of funding availability (NOFA) for... Thursday, May 31, 2012.
The Federal Transit Administration (FTA) is publishing a Notice of Funding Availability (NOFA) for the Innovative Workforce Development Program. This NOFA seeks proposals that promote diverse and innovative successful workforce development models and programs. FTA has budgeted approximately $5,000,000 for providing support of these... More Information
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77 FR 29953 - Application of Buy America Waivers to Rolling Stock Overhauls and Rebuilds [PDF 107 KB]
Federal Register. Proposed Rules. Notice of proposed statement of policy and... Monday, May 21, 2012.
This notice proposes a statement of policy regarding the application of the Federal Transit Administration's Buy America rules to procurements for the overhaul and rebuilding of rolling stock, and seeks comment from all interested... More Information
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77 FR 28421 - Supplemental Draft Environmental Impact Statement for the Central Corridor Light Rail Transit... [PDF 103 KB]
Federal Register. Notices. Notice of intent to prepare a Supplemental... Monday, May 14, 2012.
The Federal Transit Administration (FTA) as the federal lead agency, in cooperation with the Metropolitan Council, is issuing this notice of intent (NOI) to advise interested parties that it proposes to prepare a Supplemental Draft Environmental Impact Statement (SDEIS) for the Central Corridor Light Rail Transit (LRT) Project, located in Minneapolis and Saint Paul, Minnesota (Project). The...... More Information
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77 FR 27854 - Agency Information Collection Activity Under OMB Review [PDF 76 KB]
Federal Register. Notices. Notice of request for comments. Friday, May 11, 2012.
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: Transit Safety Survey (OMB Number: 2132-New). The Federal Register Notice with a 60-day comment period soliciting comments was published on February 27, 2012. The information obtained from the survey will provide...... More Information
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77 FR 27277 - FTA Supplemental Fiscal Year 2012 Apportionments, Allocations, and Program Information [PDF 83 KB]
Federal Register. Notices. Notice. Wednesday, May 9, 2012.
The Federal Transit Administration (FTA) annually publishes one or more notices apportioning funds appropriated by law. In some cases, if less than a full year of funds is available, FTA publishes multiple partial apportionment notices. This notice is the second notice announcing partial apportionment for programs funded with Fiscal Year (FY) 2012 contract authority because the current...... More Information
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77 FR 26818 - Notice of Limitation on Claims Against Proposed Public Transportation Projects [PDF 76 KB]
Federal Register. Notices. Notice of Limitation on Claims. Monday, May 7, 2012.
This notice announces final environmental actions taken by the Federal Transit Administration (FTA) for projects in the following locations: Minneapolis, MN; Coatesville, PA; City of St. Louis and University City, MO; and West Fitchburg, MA. 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...... More Information
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77 FR 26723 - Notice of Proposed Buy America Waivers [PDF 81 KB]
Federal Register. Proposed Rules. Notice of proposed Buy America waivers and... Monday, May 7, 2012.
The Federal Transit Administration (FTA) received several requests to waive its Buy America requirements for products used in ticket vending machines--the Mars Electronics International (MEI) Sodeco BNA57/542 Bill Handling Unit, and BNR3-XX, BNR4-XX and BNR5-XX Bank Note Recycler product; and the Nextek Corporation (Nextek) BV- 6000AG (BV-6000) Currency Validator Tekpak. FTA seeks public comment...... More Information
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77 FR 25529 - Over-the-Road Bus Accessibility Program Grants [PDF 119 KB]
Federal Register. Notices. Notice of Availability of Fiscal Year 2012... Monday, April 30, 2012.
The U.S. Department of Transportation's (DOT) Federal Transit Administration (FTA) announces the availability of funds in Fiscal Year (FY) 2012 for the Over-the-Road Bus Accessibility (OTRB) Program, initially authorized by Section 3038 of the Transportation Equity Act for the 21st Century (TEA-21). The OTRB program makes funds available to private operators of over-the-road buses to finance the...... More Information
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77 FR 22061 - FTA Section 5307 Urbanized Area Formula Program: Allocation of Funding Caps for Treating Fuel and... [PDF 2491 KB]
Federal Register. Notices. Notice. Thursday, April 12, 2012.
The Consolidated and Further Continuing Appropriations Act, 2012 (Pub. L. 112-055) permits the Federal Transit Administration (FTA) to treat fuel costs for vehicle operations, including utility costs for the propulsion of electrical vehicles, as a capital maintenance item for grants made in FY 2012 under the Urbanized Area Formula Program, up to a total of $100,000,000. FTA announced this...... More Information
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77 FR 20094 - Intent To Prepare an Environmental Impact Statement on the Durham-Orange Light Rail (LRT) Project... [PDF 112 KB]
Federal Register. Notices. Notice of Intent (NOI) to prepare an... Tuesday, April 3, 2012.
The Federal Transit Administration (FTA) and the Research Triangle Regional Public Transportation Authority, dba ''Triangle Transit,'' intend to prepare an Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) to study a proposed premium transit service corridor in Durham and Orange Counties, North Carolina. The EIS will be prepared in accordance with the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA: 42 U.S.C. 4321 et...... More Information
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77 FR 20097 - Intent To Prepare an Environmental Impact Statement for the Georgia Multi-Modal Passenger Terminal [PDF 102 KB]
Federal Register. Notices. Notice of Intent (NOI) to prepare an... Tuesday, April 3, 2012.
The FTA and the Georgia Department of Transportation (GDOT) intend to prepare an Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for a proposed transit terminal project in Atlanta, Fulton County, Georgia. The EIS will be prepared in accordance with the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA: 42 U.S.C. 4321 et seq.) of 1969 and the regulations implementing NEPA set forth in 40 CFR Parts 1500-1508 and 23 CFR...... More Information
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77 FR 17566 - Notice of Proposed Buy America Waivers [PDF 102 KB]
Federal Register. Notices. Notice of proposed Buy America waiver and... Monday, March 26, 2012.
The purpose of this notice is to solicit comment a request from Allison Transmission, Inc. to renew a waiver for its hybrid electric propulsion system, Energy Storage Unit subsystem H 49.40 EPSystem, until December 31, 2013 so they may complete their ongoing process to secure a domestic supplier of Lithium Ion batteries. FTA seeks public comment before deciding whether to grant Allison's... More Information
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77 FR 15310 - Environmental Impact and Related Procedures [PDF 241 KB]
Federal Register. Proposed Rules. Notice of proposed rulemaking. RIN 2132-AB03. Thursday, March 15, 2012.
This notice of proposed rulemaking (NPRM) provides interested parties with the opportunity to comment on proposed changes to the joint Federal Transit Administration (FTA) and Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) regulations that implement the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA). The proposed revisions would affect actions by FTA and project sponsors. The proposed revisions are intended to...... More Information
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77 FR 14587 - FY 2012 Discretionary Livability Funding Opportunity: Alternatives Analysis Program [PDF 113 KB]
Federal Register. Notices. Notice of funding availability for FTA... Monday, March 12, 2012.
The Federal Transit Administration (FTA) announces the availability of Section 5339 Alternatives Analysis program discretionary funds for Fiscal Year (FY) 2012. FTA will distribute these funds in accordance with the mission of this program, consistent with the eligibility requirements of this program, and in support of the U.S. Department of Transportation's (DOT) livability efforts. The Surface...... More Information
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77 FR 14465 - Public Transportation on Indian Reservations Program; Tribal Transit Program [PDF 120 KB]
Federal Register. Notices. Notice of Funding Availability: Solicitation of... Friday, March 9, 2012.
The Federal Transit Administration (FTA) announces the availability of approximately $15 million in funding provided by the Public Transportation on Indian Reservations Program (Tribal Transit Program (TTP)) subject to the availability of funds by Congress, a program authorized by Section 3013(c) of the Safe, Accountable, Flexible, Efficient Transportation Equity Act: A Legacy for Users...... More Information
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77 FR 11620 - Notice of Request for the Extension of a Currently Approved Information Collection [PDF 53 KB]
Federal Register. Notices. Notice of Request for Comments. Monday, February 27, 2012.
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 information collection: Transit Safety... More Information
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77 FR 6624 - Notice of Limitation on Claims Against Proposed Public Transportation Projects [PDF 50 KB]
Federal Register. Notices. Notice of Limitation on Claims. Wednesday, February 8, 2012.
This notice announces final environmental actions taken by the Federal Transit Administration (FTA) for projects in the following locations: Los Angeles, CA; Grand Rapids, Wyoming, and Kentwood, Kent County, MI; New York, NY; Milwaukee, WI; and Anaheim, CA. The purpose of this notice is to announce publicly the environmental decisions by FTA on the subject projects and to activate the limitation...... More Information
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77 FR 6178 - FY 2012 Discretionary Funding Opportunities: Bus and Bus Facilities Programs (State of Good... [PDF 533 KB]
Federal Register. Notices. Notice of Funding Availability for FTA State of... Tuesday, February 7, 2012.
The Federal Transit Administration (FTA) announces the availability of Section 5309 Bus and Bus Facilities Program and Section 5308 Clean Fuels Program discretionary funds in Fiscal Year (FY) 2012. There are two initiatives under the Bus and Bus Facilities capital program: (1) State of Good Repair Initiative (SGR) and (2) Bus Livability Initiative. FTA will distribute funds in support of the U.S....... More Information
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77 FR 6172 - Discretionary Bus and Bus Facilities Program and National Research Program Funds. [PDF 78 KB]
Federal Register. Notices. Notice of Funding Availability (NOFA) of FTA... Tuesday, February 7, 2012.
The Federal Transit Administration (FTA) announces the availability of discretionary funds from the Fiscal Year (FY) 2012 Section 5309(b)(3) Bus and Bus Facilities Program and the FY 2011 Section 5312 National Research Program for continuing support of the Federal Interagency Coordinating Council on Access and Mobility's (Coordinating Council or CCAM) Veterans Transportation and Community Living...... More Information
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77 FR 5876 - Notice of Meeting of the Transit Rail Advisory Committee for Safety (TRACS) [PDF 44 KB]
Federal Register. Notices. Notice of meeting. Monday, February 6, 2012.
This notice announces a public meeting of the Transit Rail Advisory Committee for Safety (TRACS). TRACS is a Federal Advisory Committee established by the Secretary of the Department of Transportation in accordance with the Federal Advisory Committee Act to provide information, advice, and recommendations to the Secretary and the Federal Transit Administrator on matters relating to the safety of...... More Information
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77 FR 5750 - Major Capital Investment Projects (NPRM); Public Meetings [PDF 52 KB]
Federal Register. Proposed Rules. Proposed rule, Notice of Public Meeting. RIN 2132-AB02. Monday, February 6, 2012.
This document announces the dates, times, and locations of three public meetings and a webinar regarding the Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NPRM) recently issued by the Federal Transit Administration (FTA) for its discretionary Major Capital Investments program (''New Starts'' and ''Small Starts''). During these sessions, FTA staff will provide information on the NPRM and answer questions from...... More Information
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77 FR 5617 - Alternative Transportation in Parks and Public Lands Program [PDF 1152 KB]
Federal Register. Notices. Paul S. Sarbanes Transit in Parks Program... Friday, February 3, 2012.
The U.S. Department of Transportation's (DOT) Federal Transit Administration (FTA) announces the selection of projects, funded with Fiscal Year (FY) 2011 and 2012 appropriations, and previously unallocated prior year funds, for the Paul S. Sarbanes Transit in Parks program, as authorized by Section 3021 of the Safe, Accountable, Flexible, Efficient Transportation Equity Act--A Legacy for Users of...... More Information
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77 FR 5295 - Over-the-Road Bus Accessibility Program Announcement of Project Selections [PDF 5086 KB]
Federal Register. Notices. Notice. Thursday, February 2, 2012.
The U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) Federal Transit Administration (FTA) announces the selection of projects to be funded under Fiscal Year (FY) 2011 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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77 FR 5088 - Notice of Establishment of Emergency Relief Docket for Calendar Year 2012 [PDF 54 KB]
Federal Register. Notices. Notice. Wednesday, February 1, 2012.
The Federal Transit Administration (FTA) is establishing an Emergency Relief Docket for calendar year 2012 so grantees and subgrantees affected by national or regional emergencies may request relief from FTA administrative requirements set forth in FTA policy statements, circulars, guidance documents, and regulations. By this notice, FTA is establishing an Emergency Relief Docket for calendar...... More Information
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77 FR 3838 - Notice of Availability of Proposed New Starts/Small Starts Policy Guidance [PDF 53 KB]
Federal Register. Notices. Notice of availability; request for comments. Wednesday, January 25, 2012.
This notice announces the availability of the Federal Transit Administration's (FTA) Proposed Policy Guidance on New Starts/Small Starts and requests your comments on it. This document compliments the Notice of Proposed Rulemaking for Major Capital Investment Projects by describing the detailed measures proposed for evaluation of projects seeking New Starts and Small Starts funding and the way...... More Information
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77 FR 3847 - Major Capital Investment Projects [PDF 416 KB]
Federal Register. Proposed Rules. Notice of Proposed Rulemaking. RIN 2132-AB02. Wednesday, January 25, 2012.
This notice of proposed rulemaking (NPRM) proposes a new regulatory framework for FTA's evaluation and rating of major new transit investments seeking funding under the discretionary ''New Starts'' and ''Small Starts'' programs. This notice of proposed rulemaking is being published concurrently with a Notice of Availability of proposed guidance that proposes new measures and methods for...... More Information
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77 FR 3557 - Agency Information Collection Activity Under OMB Review [PDF 46 KB]
Federal Register. Notices. Notice of request for comments. Tuesday, January 24, 2012.
The Federal Transit Administration invites public comment about our intention to request the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) to extend the approval of the following information... More Information
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77 FR 1785 - FTA Fiscal Year 2012 Apportionments, Allocations, and Program Information [PDF 6824 KB]
Federal Register. Notices. Notice. Wednesday, January 11, 2012.
The Federal Transit Administration (FTA) annually publishes one or more notices apportioning funds appropriated by law. In some cases, if less than a full year of funds is available, FTA publishes multiple partial apportionment notices. This notice is the first notice announcing partial apportionment for programs funded with Fiscal Year (FY) 2012 contract authority because the current...... More Information
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77 FR 1551 - Intent To Prepare an Environmental Impact Statement on the Bottineau Transitway Project From... [PDF 58 KB]
Federal Register. Notices. Notice of intent to prepare an environmental... Tuesday, January 10, 2012.
The FTA, as the lead federal agency, the Hennepin County Regional Railroad Authority (HCRRA), and the Metropolitan Council intend to prepare an EIS for the proposed Bottineau Transitway project located along the Bottineau Transitway Corridor in Hennepin County, Minnesota. The proposed transitway, approximately 13 miles long, would connect downtown Minneapolis with North Minneapolis and the...... More Information
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77 FR 547 - Fiscal Year 2011 Public Transportation on Indian Reservations Program Project Selections [PDF 618 KB]
Federal Register. Notices. Tribal Transit Program announcement of project... Thursday, January 5, 2012.
The U.S. Department of Transportation's (DOT) Federal Transit Administration (FTA) announces the selection of projects funded with Section 5311 (c), Public Transportation on Indian Reservations program funds in support of the Tribal Transit Program. Funding was announced in the Tribal Transit Program (TTP) Notice of Funding Availability on July 25, 2011. The TTP makes funds available to federally...... More Information
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77 FR 531 - Notice of Limitation on Claims Against a Proposed Transportation Project [PDF 49 KB]
Federal Register. Notices. Notice of limitation on claims for judicial... Thursday, January 5, 2012.
This notice announces final environmental actions taken by FHWA, FTA, and other agencies that are final within the meaning of Federal transportation law. The actions relate to the Interstate 5 Columbia River Crossing Project in Clark County, Washington and Multnomah County,... More Information
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77 FR 322 - Notice of Limitation on Claims Against Proposed Public Transportation Projects [PDF 42 KB]
Federal Register. Notices. Notice of limitation on claims. Wednesday, January 4, 2012.
This notice announces final environmental actions taken by the Federal Transit Administration (FTA) for projects in the following locations: New York, NY; Charlotte, NC; Savannah, GA; and Irving and Grapevine, TX. 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