Federal Transit Administration May 2009 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Notice of Availability of Proposed Guidance for New Starts/Small Starts Policies and Procedures and Request for Comments
Document Number: E9-11718
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-05-20
Agency: Federal Transit Administration, Department of Transportation
This notice announces the availability of, and requests comments on, the Federal Transit Administration's (FTA) Proposed Guidance on New Starts/Small Starts Policies and Procedures. The proposed guidance presents weights to be assigned for the six project justification criteria for New Starts and the three project justification criteria for Small Starts in the project evaluation process. FTA also proposes a process to ensure that the impacts of tunnels are considered in project evaluation.
Notice of Request for Extension of a Currently Approved Information Collection
Document Number: E9-11142
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-05-13
Agency: Federal Transit Administration, Department of Transportation
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 extension of the currently approved information collection: Tribal Transit Program.
Notice of Request for Information Collection
Document Number: E9-11141
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-05-13
Agency: Federal Transit Administration, Department of Transportation
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 information collection:
American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 Public Transportation Capital Investment Grants Program Appropriation and Allocations
Document Number: E9-10963
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-05-11
Agency: Federal Transit Administration, Department of Transportation
The ``American Recovery and Reinvestment Act, 2009'' (Pub. L. 111-5; ``ARRA''), signed into law by President Barack Obama on February 17, 2009, includes $8.4 billion for transit capital improvements. The Federal Transit Administration (FTA) published in the Federal Register the transit formula program-related provisions of the ARRA, as well as program and grant application requirements for these funds, on March 5, 2009. This notice implements the Capital Investment Grants Program provisions of the ARRA and provides program and grant application requirements for these funds, for FTA's New Starts and Small Starts programs.