Paul S. Sarbanes Transit in Parks Program Announcement of FY10 Project Selections

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The U.S. Department of Transportation’s (DOT) Federal Transit Administration (FTA) announces the selection of projects, funded with Fiscal Year (FY) 2010 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 2005 (SAFETEA–LU) and codified in 49 U.S.C. 5320. The Paul S. Sarbanes Transit in Parks program funds capital and planning expenses for alternative transportation systems in parks and public lands. Federal land management agencies and State, Tribal and local governments acting with the consent of a Federal land management agency are eligible recipients.

Project sponsors who are State, local, or Tribal entities may contact the appropriate FTA Regional Administrator (See the Appendix to the Federal Register notice) for grant-specific issues. Project sponsors who are a Federal land management agency or a specific unit of a Federal land management agency should work with the contact listed below at their headquarters office to coordinate the availability of funds to that unit.

National Park Service: Mark H Hartsoe,; 202–513–7025, fax: 202–371–6675, mail: 1849 C Street, NW. (MS2420); Washington, DC 20240–0001.
Fish and Wildlife Service: Nathan Caldwell,; 703–358–2205, fax: 703–358–2517, mail: 4401 N. Fairfax Drive, Room 634; Arlington, VA 22203.
Forest Service: Ed James,; 703–605–4616, mail: 1400 Independence Avenue, SW.; Washington, DC 20250–1101.
Bureau of Land Management: Victor F. Montoya,; 202–912–7041, mail: 1620 L Street, WO–854, Washington, DC 20036

For general information about the Paul S. Sarbanes Transit in Parks program, please contact Adam Schildge, Office of Program Management, FTA, at, 202–366–0778.

The complete Federal notice may be found at

For further information, contact Region 10’s Bill Ramos at (206) 220-4319 or email


/s/ Linda Gehrke for

R.F. Krochalis
Regional Administrator