Federal Register Publication - Final Guidance on New Starts/Small Starts Policy

Printer Friendly Number 2007-49

June 6, 2007


Mass Mailout Number III-2007-49


Subject:  Federal Register Publication - Final Guidance on the New Starts/Small Starts Policy


Dear Transit Colleague:


FTA issued a Federal Register Publication concerning the Final Guidance on New Starts/Small Starts Policy on Monday, June 4, 2007.  This notice on Policy Guidance complements FTA’s previous Guidance on New Starts Policies and Procedures, dated May 22, 2006, by providing further updates and enhancements to the procedures for project planning and development necessary to receive New or Small Starts Funding.  This notice can be retrieved online through the Department of Transportation Docket Management System, http://dms.dot.gov.  Click on simple search and enter docket number 27172 into the docket search area.


The Reporting Instructions for the FY 09 New Starts/Small Starts Evaluation Process, mentioned in the final guidance, are also available on the FTA public website at http://www.fta.dot.gov/documents/FY09_Reporting_Instructions_FINAL.doc.


For further information please contact Ron Fisher in the FTA headquarters Office of Planning & Environment, (202) 366-4033 or Ronald.fisher@dot.gov.


Please feel free to distribute this throughout your organization as appropriate.





Herman C. Shipman

Deputy Regional Administrator