Federal Transit Administration January 2018 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Transfer of Federally Assisted Land or Facility
Document Number: 2018-01261
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-01-24
Agency: Federal Transit Administration, Department of Transportation
The Federal Transit Administration (FTA) is issuing this notice to inform other Federal agencies that FTA intends to authorize Pierce Transit to convey certain property in Gig Harbor, Washington (Property) to the City of Gig Harbor to use as a community service facility if no Federal agency expresses an interest in acquiring the Property for a Federal government use.
Transfer of Federally Assisted Land or Facility
Document Number: 2018-01238
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-01-24
Agency: Federal Transit Administration, Department of Transportation
The Federal Transit Administration (FTA) is issuing this notice to inform other Federal agencies that FTA intends to authorize the Greater Lynchburg Transit Company to convey certain property in Lynchburg, Virginia (Property), to the City of Lynchburg Police Department, if there is no interest in acquiring the Property for Federal Government use.
Notice of Request for Revisions of an Information Collection
Document Number: 2018-00880
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-01-22
Agency: Federal Transit Administration, Department of Transportation
This notice announces the intention of the Federal Transit Administration (FTA) to request the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) to approve the revisions of the following information collection: Paul S. Sarbanes Transit in Parks Program.
Removing Barriers to Transit Bus Automation
Document Number: 2018-00617
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-01-16
Agency: Federal Transit Administration, Department of Transportation
The Federal Transit Administration (FTA) seeks public comment regarding current or potential regulatory or other policy barriers to the development, demonstration, deployment, and evaluation of automated transit buses and related technologies for Society of Automotive Engineers (SAE) automation levels 3 through 5. For purposes of this notice, ``bus'' is defined broadly to consider a range of sizes, vehicle platforms and configurations, and passenger capacities, and could include both traditional and novel vehicle designs (e.g., full- size city buses, articulated buses, small shuttles, etc.). ``Bus'' includes bus rapid transit.
Research Program: Automated Transit Buses
Document Number: 2018-00615
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-01-16
Agency: Federal Transit Administration, Department of Transportation
The Federal Transit Administration (FTA) seeks public comment regarding the current and near-future status of automated transit buses and related technologies. FTA seeks comments in particular from parties involved in the development, demonstration, deployment, and evaluation of currently available or near-market ready automated buses; systems and components that support bus automation; and ancillary systems that support non-driving bus operator functions (e.g., wheelchair securement, occupant detection, passenger information assistance, fare payment, etc.). For purposes of this notice, ``bus'' is defined broadly to consider a range of sizes, vehicle platforms and configurations, and passenger capacities, and could include both traditional and novel vehicle designs (e.g., full-size city buses, articulated buses, small shuttles, etc.). ``Bus'' includes bus rapid transit.
Limitation on Claims Against Proposed Public Transportation Projects
Document Number: 2018-00243
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-01-10
Agency: Federal Transit Administration, Department of Transportation
This notice announces final environmental actions taken by the Federal Transit Administration (FTA) for a project in Seattle, Washington. 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 this final environmental action.