Federal Register Publications

Printer Friendly Number 2007-29

March 27, 2007


Mass Mailout Number III-2007–29


Subject:  Federal Register Publications


In the March 23, 2007 Federal Register, FTA issued several Publications concerning the following:


Bus and Bus Facilities Discretionary Program Grants (Section 5309) – This is a Notice of Availability of Fiscal Year 2007 Funds; Solicitation of Grant Applications.  This notice invites applications for the discretionary funds available in Fiscal Year 2007 for the Bus and Bus Facilities Program.  For program information please contact the following people from FTA Headquarters:  Henrika Buchanan-Smith (202)-366-4020, email henrika.buchanan-smith@dot.gov or Mary Martha Churchman (202) 322-2053, email marymartha.churchman@dot.gov.
Solicitation of Applications for Certain Funding Available in Fiscal Year 2007 Under the Federal Transit Administration’s Section 5309 Bus and Bus-Related Facilities Discretionary Grant Program To Support Urban Partnerships – This is a notice of funding availability; solicitation for applications.  This notice solicits applications for a significant portion of funds not “earmarked” by law and otherwise available in Fiscal Year 2007 under the Section 5309 Bus and Bus-Related Facilities Discretionary Program.  For information please contact from FTA Headquarters:  David B. Horner email david.horner@dot.gov or Thomas M. McNamara email Thomas.mcnamara@dot.gov
Alternatives Analysis Discretionary Program – This is a Notice of Funding Availability; Alternatives Analysis Discretionary Program.  This notice solicits proposals to compete for $12 million in Section 5339 funds to support technical work conducted within an alternatives analysis, in which one of the alternatives is a major transit capital investment.  For information please contact from FTA Headquarters:  Steve Lewis-Workman (202) 366-1868, email steven.lewisworkman@dot.gov.
FTA Fiscal Year 2007 Apportionments and Allocations and Program Information – The “Revised Continuing Appropriations Resolution, 2007,” signed into law by President Bush on February 15, 2007, makes funds available for all of the surface transportation programs of the Department of Transportation for the Fiscal Year ending September 30, 2007.  This notice provided information on the FY 2007 funding available for the FTA assistance program.  For information please contact from FTA Headquarters:  Mary Martha Churchman (202) 322-2053, email marymartha.churchman@dot.gov.  FTA has identified errors in the Federal Register Notice in the apportionment tables for Clean Fuels and Alternative Analysis.  Corrected tables have been posted on the FTA Public Website.  To view these corrected tables use the following link:  http://www.fta.dot.gov/regional_offices_6546.html.

The above referenced Federal Register Notices can be retrieved on the FTA Public Website at http://www.fta.dot.gov/regional_offices_federal_register.html.


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Herman C. Shipman

Acting Regional Administrator