[Federal Register Volume 65, Number 178 (Wednesday, September 13, 2000)]
[Notices]
[Pages 55317-55325]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 00-23267]



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DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION

Federal Highway Administration

[FHWA Docket No. FHWA-98-4370]


Transportation Equity Act for the 21st Century; Implementation of 
the Transportation and Community and System Preservation Pilot Program

AGENCY: Federal Highway Administration (FHWA), DOT.

ACTION: Notice; request for applications for Fiscal Year (FY) 2002 
Transportation and Community and System Preservation (TCSP) grants; 
request for FY 2002 TCSP research recommendations; request for comments 
on program implementation and research needs.

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SUMMARY: This document provides guidance on section 1221 of the 
Transportation Equity Act for the 21st Century (TEA-21), which 
established the Transportation and Community and System Preservation 
Pilot (TCSP) Program. The TCSP provides funding for grants and research 
to investigate and address the relationship between transportation and 
community and system preservation. The States, local governments, 
metropolitan planning organizations (MPOs), tribal governments, and 
other local and regional public agencies are eligible for discretionary 
grants to plan and implement transportation strategies which improve 
the efficiency of the transportation system, reduce environmental 
impacts of transportation, reduce the need for costly future public 
infrastructure investments, ensure efficient access to jobs, services 
and centers of trade, and examine development patterns and identify 
strategies to encourage private sector development patterns which 
achieve these goals. FY 2002 is the fourth year of the TCSP program.
    The FHWA seeks requests for FY 2002 TCSP grants, recommendations 
for FY 2002 TCSP research, and public comments from all interested 
parties regarding implementation of the TCSP program and research 
related to the program in FY 2002 and beyond.

DATES: Applications for FY 2002 grants and recommendations for research 
should be received in the appropriate FHWA Division Office by close of 
business Wednesday, January 31, 2001. Comments on program 
implementation, research needs, and priorities should be received by 
the DOT Docket Clerk on or before the close of business Wednesday, 
January 31, 2001.

ADDRESSES: Grant applications should be submitted to the FHWA Division 
Office in the applicant's State. Division addresses and telephone 
numbers are provided in Attachment III of this notice.
    Mail or hand deliver comments on program implementation to the 
docket number that appears in the heading of this document, U.S. 
Department of Transportation, Dockets Management Facility, Room PL-401, 
400 Seventh Street, SW., Washington, D.C. 20590, or submit 
electronically at http://dmses.dot.gov/submit. All comments received 
will be available for examination and copying at the above address from 
9 a.m. to 5 p.m., e.t., Monday through Friday, except Federal holidays. 
Those persons desiring notification of receipt of comments must include 
a self-addressed, stamped postcard or print the acknowledgment page 
after submitting comments electronically.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Ms. Felicia Young, Office of Human 
Environment, (HEPH), (202) 366-0106; or Mr. S. Reid Alsop, Office of 
the Chief Counsel, (HCC-30), (202) 366-1371, Federal Highway 
Administration, 400 Seventh Street SW., Washington, D.C. 20590-0001. 
Office hours are from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., e.t., Monday through Friday, 
except Federal holidays.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

Electronic Access and Filing

    This document and other program related information are available 
on the TCSP web site: http://tcsp-fhwa.volpe.dot.gov.
    You may submit or retrieve comments online through the Document 
Management System (DMS) at: http://dmses.dot.gov/submit. Acceptable 
formats include: MS Word (versions 95 to 97), MS Word for Mac (versions 
6 to 8), Rich Text File (RTF), American Standard Code Information 
Interchange (ASCII)(TXT), Portable Document Format (PDF), and 
WordPerfect (versions 7 to 8). The DMS is available 24 hours each day, 
365 days each year. Electronic submission and retrieval help and 
guidelines are available under the help section of the web site.
    An electronic copy of this document also may be downloaded by using 
a computer, modem and suitable communications software from the 
Government Printing Office's Electronic Bulletin Board Service at (202) 
512-1661. Internet users may reach the Office of the Federal Register's 
home page at: http://www.nara.gov/fedreg and the Government Printing 
Office's web page at: http://www.access.gpo.gov/nara.

Background

    Section 1221 of the TEA-21 (Public Law 105-178, 112 Stat. 107 
(1998)) established the TCSP. The Department of Transportation's 
Strategic Plan (1997-2003) includes a series of goals related to 
safety, mobility and access, economic growth and trade, enhancement of 
communities and the natural environment, and national security. The 
TCSP pilot program furthers each of these goals by providing funds for 
grants and research to investigate and address the relationship between 
transportation and community and system preservation. By funding 
innovative activities at the neighborhood, local, metropolitan, 
regional, and State levels, the program is intended to increase the 
knowledge of the costs and benefits of different approaches to 
integrating transportation investments, community preservation, land 
development patterns, and environmental protection. It will enable 
communities to investigate and address important relationships among 
these many factors.
    The TCSP program offers States, local governments, MPOs, tribal 
governments, and other public agencies the opportunity to develop, 
implement and evaluate current preservation practices and activities 
that support these practices, as well as to develop new and innovative 
approaches to meet the purposes of the TCSP grant program (see Section 
II).
    The USDOT established the TCSP in cooperation with other Federal 
agencies, State, regional, and local governments. The FHWA is 
administering the program and has established an interagency team to 
assist with program implementation. Representatives include the 
Department's Federal Transit Administration (FTA), the Federal Railroad 
Administration (FRA), the Research and Special Programs Administration/
Volpe Center (RSPA), and the Office of the Secretary of Transportation 
(OST), and the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).
    This notice includes three sections: Section I: TCSP Program 
Information; Section II: Requests for FY 2002 TCSP Grants; and Section 
III: Recommendations for FY 2002 TCSP Research.

Section I: TCSP Program Information

Introduction

    The TCSP provides funding for grants and research to investigate 
and address the relationship between transportation and community and 
system preservation. States, local governments,

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tribal governments, and MPOs are eligible for discretionary grants to 
plan and implement strategies which improve the efficiency of the 
transportation system, reduce environmental impacts of transportation, 
reduce the need for costly future public infrastructure investments, 
ensure efficient access to jobs, services and centers of trade, and 
examine development patterns and identify strategies to encourage 
private sector development patterns which achieve these goals. Through 
the TCSP, States, local governments, and MPOs implement and evaluate 
current preservation practices and activities that support these 
practices, as well as develop new and innovative approaches. FY 2002 is 
the fourth year of the TCSP program.
    The TCSP supports the Administration's high priority goals to 
encourage the development of livable communities.

Purposes

    Section 1221 of the TEA-21 identifies five purposes for TCSP 
projects. The purposes are broad and include transportation efficiency, 
the environment, access to jobs, services, and trade centers, efficient 
use of the existing infrastructure, and land use patterns. A key 
element of the TCSP is exploring the link between transportation and 
land use patterns. The FHWA is looking for innovative approaches to 
test and evaluate the effectiveness of integrating land use planning 
and transportation planning to meet the purposes of TCSP.

Innovation

    Funding in the TCSP is intended to plan, implement, and test new 
approaches for meeting the TCSP program goals. As a pilot program, the 
TCSP provides the opportunity to support and encourage non-traditional 
approaches, including non-traditional partnerships, and for communities 
to exchange experiences on new transportation and community 
preservation strategies.

Evaluation and Results

    Project evaluation is a key component of the TCSP to help agencies 
and organizations demonstrate how new transportation related strategies 
can be most effectively implemented.
    Applicants are required to include a project evaluation plan as 
part of their TCSP application. The evaluation plan should describe 
roles, responsibilities, project objectives, performance measures, 
evaluation methodologies, data sources, schedule milestones, and 
budgets. Clearly, stating the project's objectives and activities and 
anticipated results are important for successful proposals. It is also 
important to demonstrate how results will be measured, and how 
evaluation information will be made available to a national audience 
(e.g., through reports, web-sites, new models, etc.).

Partnerships

    The TCSP encourages public and private participation in proposed 
projects. In addition, the TCSP encourages applicants to include non-
traditional partners on the project team. The project team should also 
reflect the project type and scope. The roles and functions of the 
partners should also be explained.

FY 2001 TCSP Program

    In response to the November 19, 1999, Federal Register notice (64 
FR 63364-63371) requesting applications for TCSP funding, the FHWA 
received 298 applications from 48 States, Puerto Rico, and the District 
of Columbia for $197.2 million. These applications are being reviewed 
and the FHWA plans to award the FY 2001 funds to successful applicants 
after October 1, 2000.
    Funding for the TCSP was authorized at $20 million for FY 1999 and 
$25 million each year for FYs 2000 through 2003 by the TEA-21. However, 
demand for the TCSP funds has exceeded the funds available. The FHWA 
has been able to provide funding to only 11.2 percent of the TCSP 
applicants. When combined with congressional earmarking, the funds 
available for competitive TCSP grants have been further reduced.

Summary of Comments to the Docket

    The November 19, 1999, Federal Register notice (64 FR 63364) 
requested comments on the TCSP program implementation in FY 2001 and 
beyond. No comments were submitted to the docket (FHWA-98-4370) under 
this request. The complete docket may be viewed at the locations 
identified under the captions ADDRESSES and Electronic Access in the 
preamble.

Section II: Request for FY 2002 TCSP Grants

Introduction

    The grants funded under the TCSP program will develop, implement, 
and evaluate transportation strategies supporting transportation and 
community and system preservation practices which incorporate 
beneficial short-and long-term environmental, economic, and social 
equity effects to help build livable communities.

Application Process

    Applicants must follow the format identified under Attachment I to 
this notice. The FHWA and a multi-agency technical review panel will 
review the applications before making recommendations to the Federal 
Highway Administrator and the USDOT Secretary for final approval.

Funds Availability

    Because of the high demand for the limited TCSP funds, applicants 
are strongly recommended to request TCSP support for the smaller 
innovative phases of larger projects that could be funded from other 
sources. In addition, leveraging other Federal, State, local, and 
private funds will further demonstrate local commitment to the project. 
Phased projects should stand alone and be capable of being implemented 
and producing results in each phase.
    TCSP grant funds are not available up front in a lump sum. Like 
other Federal-aid programs, TCSP funding is reimbursable to the grant 
recipient after initial expenditures are made.

Eligible Recipients

    State agencies, MPOs, tribal governments, and units of local 
governments recognized by a State are eligible recipients of TCSP grant 
funds. This includes towns, cities, public transit agencies, air 
resources boards, school boards, and park districts. While non-
governmental organizations are not eligible to receive TCSP funds under 
section 1221 of the TEA-21, they are encouraged to form partnerships 
with an eligible recipient as the project sponsor.
    A State or MPO may be both a project sponsor and endorse other 
activities proposed and submitted by a local government within its 
boundary.

Grant Program Purposes

    Activities funded under the TCSP should address and integrate each 
of the program purposes listed below. Priority will be given to those 
proposals which most clearly and comprehensively meet and integrate the 
TCSP purposes and are most likely to produce successful results. How 
well proposed projects address each purpose is a principal criterion in 
recommending proposals for funding. Applicants should develop proposals 
that specifically address these purposes, as follows:
1. Improve the Efficiency of the Transportation System
     Identify, develop, and evaluate new strategies and 
measures of transportation efficiency that are based

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on maximizing the use of existing community infrastructure, such as, 
highways, railroads, transit systems and the built environment.
     Address the transportation system as a whole rather than 
focusing on one mode of transportation. This may include, for example, 
improving the integration of various modes of travel, such as, highway, 
transit, pedestrian, bicycling, and rail or improving the efficiency of 
port, rail, and highway connections for freight and jobs.
     Performance measures should include a focus on movement of 
people and goods and access rather than movement of automobiles, and on 
services provided rather than vehicle miles traveled.
2. Reduce the Impacts of Transportation on the Environment
     Explore the long-term direct and indirect social, 
economic, and environmental impacts of transportation investments on 
the natural and built environment. The environmental factors discussion 
should include air quality, as well as ecosystems, habitat 
fragmentation, water quality, and community and cultural issues, such 
as, disadvantaged populations and environmental justice, as 
appropriate.
     Performance measures should relate the results of TCSP 
activities to the larger community, regional environment, and the 
transportation system.
3. Reduce the Need for Costly Future Public Infrastructure
     Describe how the project will reduce the need for costly 
future public infrastructure investment or create tools and techniques 
to measure these savings over the life cycle of the activities.
     Performance measures should include projected life cycle 
savings obtained through avoiding future investments or maintenance.
4. Ensure Efficient Access to Jobs, Services and Centers of Trade
     Clearly demonstrate how the project will improve 
efficient, affordable access to jobs, services, and centers of trade 
and address benefits for disadvantaged populations. This could also 
include the use of new technologies that increase access for people and 
businesses while reducing the need to travel.
     Performance measures should include improved access to 
jobs and services, and improved freight movements.
5. Encourage Private Sector Development Patterns
     Identify and test effective strategies to encourage 
private sector investments that result in land development patterns 
that help meet the goals of this pilot program and that avoid or 
mitigate negative equity impacts on neighborhoods and businesses, 
effectively linking land use and transportation is a key feature of 
TCSP.
     Performance measures should demonstrate and permit 
monitoring of changes in development patterns and private sector 
investment trends, or opportunities resulting from TCSP-related 
activities.

Grant Priorities

    In addition to meeting the purposes of the TCSP as discussed above, 
grant applications are evaluated on the following factors:
1. Demonstrated Commitment of Non-Federal Resources
    Although matching funds are not required, priority is given to 
projects that leverage non-Federal funds and take advantage of in-kind 
contributions, such as, maintenance agreements, land donations, and 
volunteer time. Local funds and resources contributed for a project 
demonstrates commitment to a project and indicates the likelihood that 
it will be fully implemented.
    Matching funds and resources should be directly related to the 
proposed project and its activities. The local match also should be 
available for use at the time the project activities occur.
    In addition to non-Federal funds, applicants are encouraged to 
pursue other Federal resources to support Livability Initiatives, such 
as, Transportation Enhancement, Congestion Management and Air Quality 
funds, as well as related programs sponsored by other Federal agencies 
and departments. A description of the President's Livability Initiative 
can be found on the White House web site: http://www.livablecommunities.gov/.
2. Project Evaluation Plan
    The plan to evaluate the project's objectives and outcomes is a 
required, key element of the grant proposal. The evaluation plan should 
describe and evaluate goals, expected outcomes, measures, evaluation 
methodologies, major evaluation milestones and deliverables for the 
project. See the discussion on Evaluation below.
3. Equitable Distribution of Grants to Diverse Populations
    The FHWA will ensure the equitable geographic and demographic 
distribution of funds. Applicants should identify and describe who will 
be served by the project.
4. Demonstrated Commitment to Public and Private Involvement, Including 
the Participation of Non-Traditional Partners in the Project Team
    Project partners could include public utility operators, social 
services agencies, community groups, environmental organizations, non-
profit organizations, public health agencies, private land development 
organizations, and real estate investors. The non-traditional partners 
should be active players on the project team who help develop the 
project's assumptions and scenarios. Applicants will describe the roles 
and commitments of all their partners in the application.

Applicant Category

    The TCSP was intended to support localities that have already begun 
preservation practices and to encourage those areas just starting these 
practices. The legislation refers to the types of grants being 
requested as planning grants and implementation grants, as follows:
    (a) Planning grants--test or implement new, innovative planning 
methods, programs and outreach strategies that facilitate the 
development and/or dissemination of information that meets the purposes 
of the TCSP.
    (b) Implementation grants--will result in the rehabilitation and/or 
development of a transportation or transportation-related facility that 
meets the purposes of the TCSP program.

Eligible Activities

    Projects eligible for Federal highway and transit funding (title 
23, U.S.C., or chapter 53 of title 49, U.S.C.) or other activities 
determined by the Secretary to be appropriate are also eligible for 
TCSP funding. This allows a broad range of transportation activities to 
be funded. Grants will be awarded for new and innovative transportation 
activities meeting the purposes of the TCSP program, but remain 
unfunded under the current Federal-aid program.
    The grant request may include funding for travel for one 
representative to attend two national workshops to present the project 
plans, status, and results.

Strategic Priorities

    The TCSP's goal is to develop a broad range of strategies for 
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and rural communities that help promote livable communities through 
transportation investments and operations. The TCSP legislative 
language is general and provides States, MPOs, tribal governments, and 
local agencies the flexibility to create innovative approaches to 
address TCSP goals. Grants will be awarded for activities that meet the 
purposes of the program described above and are innovative and 
replicable.
    The FHWA is using individual project evaluations conducted by 
grantees, the results of research, and overall program evaluation to 
determine the strategic priorities for the TCSP. Rather than setting 
specific strategic priorities, the FHWA is providing information about 
previously funded projects with suggestions to prospective applicants 
of the FHWA's interest areas. Applicants should:
    1. Highlight innovative and unique aspects of their proposals, and 
how the results of their proposal will further the purposes of the 
TCSP;
    2. Not duplicate previously funded activities (see the TCSP web 
site http://tcsp-fhwa.volpe.dot.gov/proapps.html for information about 
past grant recipients) unless there is a significant change in the 
scope, application, or results of the strategy;
    3. Highlight the results and broad impacts on communities of 
current preservation practices including urban growth boundaries, 
infill development, and land use changes. Identify how these were 
measured; and
    4. Consider projects that:
     Integrate community health, safety and social equity goals 
with transportation to promote livable communities;
     Plan or implement regional and local strategies to 
mitigate greenhouse gas emissions;
     Use technology and communications that provide people and 
businesses with improved access to goods and services to promote 
livable communities; and
     Enhance intermodal and freight access to promote economic 
growth and access to jobs in communities.
    Projects should be ready to begin at the beginning of the Federal 
fiscal year for which funds are requested. Plans and documented results 
should be available to be shared with others at the completion of each 
phase of the project. Applications should identify when the project 
will be started and when results are expected.

Evaluation

    Each application is required to have an evaluation plan that 
monitors, evaluates, and analyzes the project in three areas: process, 
product, and outcome. The project sponsor will provide the results of 
the analysis to the FHWA. This information is necessary to provide an 
opportunity for others to learn more about the practical implications 
of integrating land use, transportation, and environmental 
decisionmaking.
    The project evaluation should be based on the project's goals and 
objectives. The project's current and future performance should be 
measured and evaluated through: (a) Quantitative assessments, such as 
the measurement of changes in traffic flow and mode choice (e.g., 
increased pedestrian and bicycle traffic), environmental impacts, and 
reduced number of trips; (b) analytic procedures which forecast the 
current and future impacts of projects, such as, travel demand, land 
development, or economic forecasting; and/or (c) qualitative 
assessments, such as, interviews, surveys, changes in local ordinances, 
or other anecdotal evidence.
    Developing measures to determine the results of the projects is 
difficult and there is no general consensus on operative measures. A 
TCSP program evaluation resource guide, references, and case studies 
are available on the TCSP web site http://tcsp-fhwa.volpe.dot.gov/programs.html or from the FHWA Division in your State.

Relationship of the TCSP to the Transportation Planning Process

    The TCSP intends to complement, strengthen, and enhance the 
Statewide and MPO planning process mandated by the TEA-21. This process 
promotes the ongoing, cooperative, and active involvement of the 
public, transportation providers, public interest groups, and State, 
metropolitan, and local government agencies in the development of 
statewide and metropolitan transportation plans and improvement 
programs (23 CFR part 450).
    The TCSP funds are intended to leverage new transportation and 
community preservation initiatives rather than to fund the ongoing 
planning activities of States and MPOs. Applicants:
     Must clearly demonstrate their coordination with State and 
local planning agencies and the project's consistency with appropriate 
statewide and metropolitan transportation planning processes.
     May test or implement new, innovative planning methods and 
programs that significantly enhance the existing statewide and MPO 
transportation planning processes.
     Must coordinate with the appropriate State DOT or MPO to 
ensure the project is consistent with and doesn't circumvent the 
planning processes.
     Should encourage and improve public involvement in the 
overall planning process, as well as for the individual project.
     May not request funds for projects that have already been 
scheduled for funding and are in the current State or MPO TIP.
    Construction projects funded by the TCSP will ultimately be 
included in an approved State or MPO Transportation Improvement Program 
(TIP). If proposed highway and transit projects using Federal funds or 
requiring Federal approvals are in air quality non-attainment or 
maintenance areas, they should be included in any air quality 
conformity analysis required as part of the transportation planning 
process. Because TCSP projects may target improved air quality as part 
of their broader goals, it is important to document a project's 
beneficial air quality impacts.
    Non-construction activities, such as, regional plan and policy 
developments, project evaluations, and land development code changes, 
may not need to appear in a statewide or MPO TIP, but should still have 
the support or endorsement of the State or MPO. Planning activities 
should be reflected in the metropolitan area's Unified Planning Work 
Program. Non-construction activities may result in changes to existing 
State and MPO plans and, therefore, should be coordinated with other 
jurisdictions within a metropolitan region or State.

FHWA Division Role

    The FHWA Division Office is the first line of contact for the TCSP 
program. The staff person assigned responsibility for the TCSP will 
work with applicants and successful grant recipients to ensure that all 
Federal requirements above those of the TCSP have been met. This person 
can also help develop project agreements, obtain reimbursements, and 
can assist in preparing environmental and other paperwork clearances.
    Questions about the grant program should be directed to the FHWA's 
Division Office in the State in which the project is located 
(Attachment III).

Schedule and Administrative Processes

    The FHWA has an established financial management process with the 
State Departments of Transportation to administer Federal-aid projects. 
However, if a grant recipient prefers another process, i.e., a 
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agreement or grant through another eligible agency (e.g., a public 
transit agency) the FHWA Division will work with the grantee to develop 
a different funding mechanism.
    By close of business Wednesday, January 31, 2001, applicants must 
submit four (4) printed and stapled copies of the application and a 
3.5-inch disk with the application file to the appropriate FHWA 
Division office. The announcement of FY 2002 grant recipients will not 
be made until after the beginning of the FY 2002 fiscal year (October 
1, 2001).

                         TCSP FY 2002 Time Line
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          TCSP milestones                          FY 2002
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Grant applications due to the FHWA  January 31, 2001.
 Division Offices.
Research project recommendations    January 31, 2001
 due to the FHWA.
Grant projects awarded............  After October 1, 2001.
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Section III: Recommendations for FY 2001 TCSP Research

Introduction

    The TCSP includes a comprehensive research program to investigate 
the relationships between transportation, community preservation, and 
the environment, and to investigate the role of the private sector in 
shaping such relationships. The research program also includes 
monitoring, evaluation, and analysis of projects carried out under the 
grant program.

Program Evaluation and Outreach

    Under the research component of TCSP, the FHWA will establish 
outreach, technical assistance, and other means to share and implement 
the results elsewhere. Current outreach plans include Federal Register 
notices, grant workshops, the FHWA web site, and publication of TCSP 
related articles.

Research Program

    Because most of the TCSP funds are being allocated for grants, 
limited funding will be available to undertake research. The FHWA is 
soliciting comments on the research needs to support the FY 2002 TCSP.
    The goal for TCSP research program is to build a knowledge base to 
enable State, regional and local government agencies, the private 
sector, and communities, to develop tools and methodologies to support 
livable communities. With coordination and input from its partners and 
stakeholders, the FHWA will identify and initiate needed research to 
support the purposes of the TCSP. The research program is integral to 
the TCSP and will support and complement the activities conducted 
through TCSP planning and implementation grants.
    The FHWA requests research recommendations that are consistent with 
the TCSP strategic priorities to:
    1. Evaluate results of current community preservation practices. 
Information is needed on the specific outcomes of current statewide, 
regional, and local community preservation practices, such as, green 
corridors, smart growth, urban growth boundaries, higher density 
development, and land use controls to improve transportation 
efficiency. The research statement should include both costs and 
benefits of these initiatives and performance measures.
    2. Develop needed tools and methodologies to support decision 
makers. Transportation-related tools and analytical techniques will be 
enhanced to help support the State and local decision makers in taking 
a longer term view and balancing economic, social equity, and 
environmental goals.

Attachment I: FY 2002 TCSP Grant Application Format

Project Submission and Formatting Requirements

    1. The application may be no more than 15 pages in length 
following the format described below.
    2. Do not submit additional supporting materials. Each 
application must stand on its own without the assistance of 
supplemental materials. Exception: site maps, plans, and photographs 
are encouraged, but should be reproducible in black and white.
    3. Do not submit letters of support. Do include references to 
State and local support in the application (Part F. Partners).
    4. General Information:

--Page Size: 8\1/2\"  x  11" (including maps), portrait orientation.
--Typeface: 11 point.
--Printing: single sided only.
--Binding: Do staple only the top left corner of each copy. No other 
method of binding other than a simple staple should be used.
--Labeling: On each page provide the project title and page number.

    5. File format for electronic submission:
--File Format: WordPerfect version 6/7/8 or Word version 2000 or 
earlier on a 3.5-inch disk labeled with the project title and name.
--No watermarks, embedded text, or graphics in the document.

    6. Check your disks for viruses.
    7. Submit four (4) printed copies of the application and a disk 
with the application file to the FHWA Division office in the your 
State by COB Wednesday, January 31, 2001.
    8. Applications, once submitted, become the property of the 
United States Department of Transportation.

Application Organization and Format

Page 1. Project Information & Project Abstract

    Part A. Project Information.
Project Location (City/ County, State):-------------------------------
Project Title:--------------------------------------------------------
Key Contact Name:-----------------------------------------------------
Title:----------------------------------------------------------------
Agency:---------------------------------------------------------------
Mailing Address (Street/ PO Box):-------------------------------------
City, State, Zip code:------------------------------------------------
Phone:----------------------------------------------------------------
Fax:------------------------------------------------------------------
E-Mail:---------------------------------------------------------------
Web site:-------------------------------------------------------------
Applicant Category (check one)
    Planning ____  Implementation ____
Project Type (i.e., planning TOD, brownfield redevelopment, job 
access):---------------------------------------------------------------
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Congressional District(s) and Congressional Representative name(s) in 
which the project is located B List in order:--------------------------
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TCSP Funds Requested: $-----------------------------------------------
Matching Funds/Services value: $--------------------------------------
Total TCSP-related Project Costs: $-----------------------------------

    Abstract (Maximum 1 paragraph): The abstract should capture your 
project's main purpose. Describe the project and the expected 
results. Identify the scale of activity, such as, rural, urban, 
statewide, etc., and provide information on the types of populations 
affected by the project (i.e., size of population, commuter, 
disadvantaged, minority, etc.).
    Example: ``This project forms a unique partnership among the 
regional air pollution control district, local government, the 
building industry, business alliances, farming organizations, and 
non-profit groups to promote smart growth in California's San 
Joaquin Valley. The partners have come to recognize that without a 
change in patterns of development, the agricultural economic base of 
the region will decline, transportation infrastructure will become 
increasingly congested and poorly maintained, and people will 
continue to be exposed to harmful levels of air pollution. This 
project fulfills requests from Valley communities for assistance in 
implementing the principles through model ordinances, design 
guidelines and implementation strategies. After completion of this 
first phase, the City of Fresno, the largest city in the San Joaquin 
Valley, and the City of Reedley, representing small cities, will 
participate in pilot projects to implement the new ordinances and 
strategies in their communities. During the project and after its 
completion, the Local Government Commission will use its extensive 
livable communities network to share the project Valley-wide and 
nationally.''

Pages 2-4. Project Narrative

    Part B. Project Narrative (Maximum 3 pages). The narrative is 
the long description of your project goals and tasks. In it you will 
need to:

--Identify the geographic scale of the proposed activity (system, 
region, corridor, etc.).

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--Identify the demographics of the people who will benefit from the 
project (low income, minority, mixed).
--Identify the project's expected results in the short-and longer-
term (20-40 years).
--Describe the expectations or vision for the ultimate impact of the 
activity.
--Identify how the project partners will help accomplish the goals

Pages 5-6. Project Objectives and Meeting TCSP

    Part C. Objective, Purpose, and Criteria. Describe how the 
project meets each TCSP objective and how the objectives will be 
accomplished by the project activities. See Section II. Grant 
Program Purposes, above, for further explanation.
    1. Improve the efficiency of the transportation system.
    2. Reduce the impacts of transportation on the environment.
    3. Reduce the need for costly future investments in public 
infrastructure.
    4. Ensure efficient access to jobs, services, and centers of 
trade.
    5. Examine development patterns and identify strategies to 
encourage private sector development patterns that achieve the goals 
of the TCSP.

Pages 7-8. Applicant Category, Planning Coordination, and Partners

    Part D. Applicant Category. Indicate the category under which 
your project falls: (a) Planning or (b) implementation. See 
explanation under Section II, Applicant Category, above. Then 
discuss (in a paragraph or two) how the project will further the 
intended or established community preservation practices within your 
community or jurisdiction.
    Part E. Coordination. Indicate how you have coordinated with the 
appropriate MPO or State Department of Transportation. Identify how 
the project activities are consistent with the State or MPO planning 
processes.
    If the project is for construction, identify when and from whom 
the proposed project received the necessary environmental approvals. 
These must have been given prior to the application and will help 
indicate that the project is ready for bidding or implementation. 
Construction projects should be included in the State or 
Metropolitan Transportation Improvement Program (TIP).
    Part F. Partners. List and briefly describe the agencies, 
organizations, and companies who are on the project team. Their 
roles should correspond to the work plan activities indicated under 
Part H below. Describe the role and functions of the non-traditional 
partners participating on the project team. Describe plans for 
public involvement or education of the private and public sector.

Pages 9-11. Project Evaluation Plan

    Part G. Project Evaluation Plan. The FHWA has developed guidance 
on preparing evaluation plans for TCSP. Evaluation plans should 
include goals and objectives and evaluation methodologies, including 
means of monitoring, indicators and measures of performance, and 
plans for reporting results. Within the limits of space allowed for 
the proposal, applicants should provide initial ideas on evaluation 
approaches, which can be expanded and formalized in more complete 
evaluation plans after awards are made. Copies of this guidance and 
other related materials on evaluation can be found on the FHWA TCSP 
web site (http://www.fhwa.dot.gov/program.html) or from the FHWA's 
Division office in the applicant's State (see Attachment III).

Pages 12-13. Work Plan and Schedule of Activities

    Part H. Work Plan and Schedule of Activities. Provide a schedule 
for completing the project's major steps or milestones. This 
information should include key project activities and identify a 
timeline for written project evaluation reports. The work plan 
activities must directly relate to the budget line items activities 
identified under Part I. Budget and Resources.

------------------------------------------------------------------------
            Major activities                      Critical dates
------------------------------------------------------------------------
Activity 1 description. What is being
 accomplished, by whom, by when.
Activity 2 description. What is being
 accomplished, by whom, by when.
Activity etc. description. What is
 being accomplished, by whom, by when.
Project Evaluation Plan. What is being
 accomplished, by whom, by when.
------------------------------------------------------------------------

Pages 14-15. Budget and Resources

    Part I. Budget and Resources. List all funding, both Federal and 
non-Federal, and in-kind resources for the project using a table, 
similar to the one below. List the major costs by project activity 
following the order of activities identified in Part H. Work Plan 
Activities and Schedule. The budget should also show how the TCSP 
funds and other matching funds are used for these activities. The 
budget may include the costs for travel for one representative of 
the project team to participate and present the status and results 
of the project at two national conferences.
    Priority is given to proposals that demonstrate a commitment of 
non-Federal resources. Clearly describe the use of in-kind and 
direct funding contributions and distinguish contributions made 
directly for the proposed projects from those made for other related 
activities.

----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
             Activities                         TCSP                  Local match               Total cost
----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
Activity 1 description..............  $                         $                        $
    Local Resources ($Value)
    Local Matches B source(s)
    Other Matches B source(s)
Activity 2 description..............  $                         $                        $
    Local Resources ($Value)
    Local Matches B source(s)
    Other Matches B source(s)
Activity etc. description...........  $                         $                        $
    Local Resources ($Value)
    Local Matches B source(s)
    Other Matches B source(s)
Project Evaluation Plan.............  $                         $                        $
    Local Resources ($Value)
    Local Matches B source(s)
    Other Matches B source(s)
                                     ---------------------------------------------------------------------------
    Totals..........................  $                         $                        $
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Attachment II: FY 2002 TCSP Research Recommendations Format

Research Submission and Formatting Requirements

    1. The recommendation should be no more than 1 page in length 
following the format described below.
    2. Do not submit additional supporting materials. Each 
recommendation must stand on its own without the assistance of 
supplemental materials.
    3. Do not submit letters of support.
    4. General Information:

--Page Size: 8 \1/2\" x 11", portrait orientation.
--Typeface: 11 point.
--Printing: single sided only.
--Binding: DO staple only the top left corner of each copy. No other 
method of binding than a simple staple should be used.
--Labeling: On each page provide the research title and page number.

    5. File format for electronic submission:

--File Format: WordPerfect version 6/7/8 or Word version 2000 or 
earlier on a 3\1/2\ inch floppy disk labeled with the project title 
and name.
--No watermarks, embedded text, or graphics in the document.

    6. Check your disks for viruses.
    7. Submit four (4) printed copies and a 3.5-inch disk of the 
recommendation to the FHWA Division office in the your State by COB 
Wednesday, January 31, 2001.
    8. Recommendations, once submitted, become the property of the 
United States Department of Transportation.

Research Recommendation Organization and Format

Page 1. Research Information & Research Abstract

    Part A. Information.
Research Project Location (City/County, State):-----------------------
Research Project Title:-----------------------------------------------
----------------------------------------------------------------------
Key Contact Name:-----------------------------------------------------
Title:----------------------------------------------------------------
Agency:---------------------------------------------------------------
Mailing Address (Street/PO Box):--------------------------------------
City, State, Zip code:------------------------------------------------
Phone:----------------------------------------------------------------
Fax:------------------------------------------------------------------
E-Mail:---------------------------------------------------------------
Web site:-------------------------------------------------------------
Congressional District(s) and Congressional Representative name(s) in 
which the research activity is proposed. List in order:----------------
----------------------------------------------------------------------
Estimated cost of research: $-----------------------------------------
    Abstract (Maximum 1 page). The abstract should capture your 
proposal's main purpose. Describe the research and the expected 
results. Include the benefits and impacts of conducting the proposed 
research. The abstract should also describe how the research effort 
meets each TCSP objective and how the following objectives will be 
accomplished by the research activities.
    1. Improve the efficiency of the transportation system.
    2. Reduce the impacts of transportation on the environment.
    3. Reduce the need for costly future investments in public 
infrastructure.
    4. Ensure efficient access to jobs, services, and centers of 
trade.
    5. Examine development patterns and identify strategies to 
encourage private sector development patterns that achieve the goals 
of the TCSP.

Attachment III

                          FHWA Division Offices
------------------------------------------------------------------------
                                Address, Email, phone number, facsimile
            State                                number
------------------------------------------------------------------------
ALABAMA (HDA-AL).............  500 Eastern Boulevard, Suite 200,
                                Montgomery, AL 36117-2018; E-ddress:
                                Alabama.FHWA@fhwa.dot.gov; Phone: 334-
                                223-7370; Fax: 334-223-7325.
ALASKA (HDA-AK)..............  709 W. Ninth Street, Room 851, Juneau, AK
                                99802-1648; E-ddress:
                                Alaska.FHWA@fhwa.dot.gov; Phone: 907-586-
                                7180; Fax: 907-586-7420.
ARIZONA (HDA-AZ).............  234 N. Central Avenue, Suite 330,
                                Phoenix, AZ 85004; E-ddress:
                                Arizona.FHWA@fhwa.dot.gov; Phone: 602-
                                379-3646; Fax: 602-379-3608.
ARKANSAS (HDA-AR)............  Federal Office Building, 700 West Capitol
                                Avenue, Room 3130, Little Rock, AR 72201-
                                3298; E-ddress:
                                Arkansas.FHWA@fhwa.dot.gov; Phone: 501-
                                324-5625; Fax: 501-324-6423.
CALIFORNIA (HDA-CA)..........  980 9th Street, Suite 400, Sacramento, CA
                                95814-2724; E-ddress:
                                California.FHWA@fhwa.dot.gov; Phone: 916-
                                498-5001; Fax: 916-498-5008.
COLORADO (HDA-CO)............  555 Zang Street, Room 250, Lakewood, CO
                                80228-1097; E-ddress:
                                Colorado.FHWA@fhwa.dot.gov; Phone: 303-
                                969-6730; Fax: 303-969-6740.
CONNECTICUT (HDA-CT).........  628-2 Hebron Avenue, Suite 303,
                                Glastonbury, CT 06033-5007; E-ddress:
                                Connecticut.FHWA@fhwa.dot.gov Phone: 860-
                                659-6703; Fax: 860-659-6724.
DELAWARE (HDA-DE)............  300 South New Street, Suite 2101, Dover,
                                DE 19904-6726; E-ddress:
                                Delaware.FHWA@fhwa.dot.gov; Phone: 302-
                                734-5323; Fax: 302-734-3066.
DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA (HDA-DC)  Union Center Plaza, Suite 750, 820 First
                                Street, N.E., Washington, DC 20002; E-
                                ddress: DC.FHWA@fhwa.dot.gov; Phone: 202-
                                523-0163; Fax: 202-523-0181.
FLORIDA (HDA-FL).............  227 N. Bronough Street, Suite 2015,
                                Tallahassee, FL 32301; E-ddress:
                                Florida.FHWA@fhwa.dot.gov; Phone: 850-
                                942-9650 x3001; Fax: 850-942-9691.
GEORGIA (HDA-GA).............  61 Forsyth Street, SW., Suite 17T100;
                                Atlanta, GA 30303-3104; E-ddress:
                                Georgia.FHWA@fhwa.dot.gov; Phone: 404-
                                562-3630; Fax: 404-562-3703.
HAWAII (HDA-HI)..............  300 Ala Moana Boulevard, Rm. 3306,
                                Honolulu, HI 96850; E-ddress:
                                Hawaii.FHWA@fhwa.dot.gov; Phone: 808-541-
                                2700; Fax: 808-541-2704.
IDAHO (HDA-ID)...............  3050 Lakeharbor Lane, Suite 126, Boise,
                                ID 83703; E-ddress:
                                Idaho.FHWA@fhwa.dot.gov; Phone: 208-334-
                                9180; Fax: 208-334-1691.
ILLINOIS (HDA-IL)............  3250 Executive Park Drive, Springfield,
                                IL 62703-4514; E-ddress:
                                Illinois.FHWA@fhwa.dot.gov; Phone: 217-
                                492-4640; Fax: 217-492-4621.
INDIANA (HDA-IN).............  575 N. Pennsylvania Street, Room 254,
                                Indianapolis, IN 46204-1576; E-ddress:
                                Indiana.FHWA@fhwa.dot.gov; Phone: 317-
                                226-7475; Fax: 317-226-7341.
IOWA (HDA-IA)................  105 6th Street, Ames, IA 50010-6337; E-
                                ddress: Iowa.FHWA@fhwa.dot.gov; Phone:
                                515-233-7300; Fax: 515-233-7499.
KANSAS (HDA-KS)..............  3300 South Topeka Blvd., Suite 1, Topeka,
                                KS 66611-2237; E-ddress:
                                Kansas.FHWA@fhwa.dot.gov; Phone: 785-267-
                                7281; Fax: 785-267-7290.
KENTUCKY (HDA-KY)............  330 W. Broadway, Frankfort, KY 40601; E-
                                ddress: Kentucky.FHWA@fhwa.dot.gov;
                                Phone: 502-223-6720; Fax: 502-223-6735.
LOUISIANA (HDA-LA)...........  5304 Flanders Drive, Suite A, Baton
                                Rouge, LA 70808-4348; E-ddress:
                                Louisiana.FHWA@fhwa.dot.gov; Phone: 225-
                                757-7600; Fax: 225-757-7601.
MAINE (HDA-ME)...............  40 Western Avenue, Room 614, Augusta, ME
                                04330; E-ddress:
                                Maine.FHWA@fhwa.dot.gov; Phone: 207-622-
                                8487; Fax: 207-626-9133.
MARYLAND (HDA-MD)............  The Rotunda, 711 West 40th Street, Suite
                                220, Baltimore, MD 21211; E-ddress:
                                Maryland.FHWA@fhwa.dot.gov; Phone: 410-
                                962-4440; Fax: 410-962-4054.

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MASSACHUSETTS (HDA-MA).......  55 Broadway, 10th Floor, Cambridge, MA
                                02142; E-ddress:
                                Massachusetts.FHWA@fhwa.dot.gov; Phone:
                                617-494-3657; Fax: 617-494-3355.
MICHIGAN (HDA-MI)............  Federal Building, 315 West Allegan
                                Street, Room 207, Lansing, MI 48933; E-
                                ddress: Michigan.FHWA@fhwa.dot.gov;
                                Phone: 517-377-1844; Fax: 517-377-1804.
MINNESOTA (HDA-MN)...........  Galtier Plaza, Box 75, 175 East Fifth
                                Street, Suite 500, St. Paul, MN 55101-
                                2904; E-ddress:
                                Minnesota.FHWA@fhwa.dot.gov; Phone: 651-
                                291-6100; Fax: 651-291-6000.
MISSISSIPPI (HDA-MS).........  666 North Street, Suite 105, Jackson, MS
                                39202-3199; E-ddress:
                                Mississippi.FHWA@fhwa.dot.gov; Phone:
                                601-965-4215; Fax: 601-965-4231.
MISSOURI (HDA-MO)............  209 Adams Street, Jefferson City, MO
                                65101; E-ddress:
                                Missouri.FHWA@fhwa.dot.gov; Phone: 573-
                                636-7104; Fax: 573-636-9283.
MONTANA (HDA-MT).............  2880 Skyway Drive, Helena, MT 59602, E-
                                ddress: Montana.FHWA@fhwa.dot.gov;
                                Phone: 406-449-5303 Ext. 235; Fax: 406-
                                449-5314.
NEBRASKA (HDA-NE)............  Federal Building, Room 220, 100
                                Centennial Mall North, Lincoln, NE 68508-
                                3851; E-ddress:
                                Nebraska.FHWA@fhwa.dot.gov; Phone: 402-
                                437-5521; Fax: 402-437-5146.
NEVADA (HDA-NV)..............  705 North Plaza Street, Suite 220, Carson
                                City, NV 09701-0602; E-ddress:
                                Nevada.FHWA@fhwa.dot.gov; Phone: 775-687-
                                1204; Fax: 775-687-3803.
NEW HAMPSHIRE (HDA-NH).......  279 Pleasant Street, Suite 204, Concord,
                                NH 03301-7502; E-ddress:
                                NewHampshire.FHWA@fhwa.dot.gov; Phone:
                                603-228-0417; Fax: 603-228-2829.
NEW JERSEY (HDA-NJ)..........  840 Bear Tavern Road, Suite 310, West
                                Trenton, NJ 08628-1019; E-ddress:
                                NewJersey.FHWA@fhwa.dot.gov; Phone: 609-
                                637-4200; Fax: 609-538-4913.
NEW MEXICO (HDA-NM)..........  604 W. San Mateo Road, Santa Fe, NM
                                87505; E-ddress:
                                NewMexico.FHWA@fhwa.dot.gov; Phone: 505-
                                820-2021; Fax: 505-820-2050 or -2040.
NEW YORK (HDA-NY)............  Leo W. O'Brien Federal Bldg, Rm 719,
                                Clinton Avenue and North Pearl Street,
                                Albany, NY 12207; E-ddress:
                                NewYork.FHWA@fhwa.dot.gov; Phone: 518-
                                431-4125; Fax: 518-431-4121.
NORTH CAROLINA (HDA-NC)......  310 New Bern Avenue, Suite 410, Raleigh,
                                NC 27601; E-ddress:
                                NorthCarolina.FHWA@fhwa.dot.gov; Phone:
                                919-856-4346; Fax: 919-856-4353.
NORTH DAKOTA (HDA-ND)........  1471 Interstate Loop, Bismarck, ND 58503-
                                0567; E-ddress:
                                NorthDakota.FHWA@fhwa.dot.gov; Phone:
                                701-250-4204; Fax: 701-250-4395.
OHIO (HDA-OH)................  200 North High Street, Room 328,
                                Columbus, OH 43215; E-ddress:
                                Ohio.FHWA@fhwa.dot.gov; Phone: 614-280-
                                6896; Fax: 614-280-6876.
OKLAHOMA (HDA-OK)............  300 N. Meridian, Suite 105 S, Oklahoma
                                City, OK 73107-6560; E-ddress:
                                Oklahoma.FHWA@fhwa.dot.gov; Phone: 405-
                                605-6012; Fax: 405-605-6170.
OREGON (HDA-OR)..............  The Equitable Center, Suite 100, 530
                                Center Street, NE., Salem, OR 97301-
                                3740; E-ddress:
                                Oregon.FHWA@fhwa.dot.gov; Phone: 503-399-
                                5749; Fax: 503-399-5838.
PENNSYLVANIA (HDA-PA)........  228 Walnut Street, Room 558, Harrisburg,
                                PA 17101-1720; E-ddress:
                                Pennsylvania.FHWA@fhwa.dot.gov; Phone:
                                717-221-3461; Fax: 717-221-3494.
PUERTO RICO (HDA-PR).........  Carlos Chardon Street, Room 329, San
                                Juan, Puerto Rico 00918-1755; E-ddress:
                                PuertoRico.FHWA@fhwa.dot.gov; Phone: 787-
                                766-5600; Fax: 787-766-5924.
RHODE ISLAND (HDA-RI)........  380 Westminster Mall, Fifth Floor,
                                Providence, RI 02903; E-ddress:
                                RhodeIsland.FHWA@fhwa.dot.gov; Phone:
                                401-528-4541; Fax: 401-528-4542.
SOUTH CAROLINA (HDA-SC)......  1835 Assembly Street, Suite 1270,
                                Columbia, SC 29201; E-ddress:
                                SouthCarolina.FHWA@fhwa.dot.gov; Phone:
                                803-765-5411; Fax: 803-253-3989.
SOUTH DAKOTA (HDA-SD)........  116 East Dakota Avenue, Pierre, SD 57501-
                                3110; E-ddress:
                                SouthDakota.FHWA@igate.fhwa.dot.gov;
                                Phone: 605-224-8033; Fax: 605-224-1766.
TENNESSEE (HDA-TN)...........  640 Grassmere Park Road, Suite 112,
                                Nashville, TN 37211-3568; E-ddress:
                                Tennessee.FHWA@fhwa.dot.gov; Phone: 615-
                                781-5770; Fax: 615-781-5773
TEXAS (HDA-TX)...............  300 East Eighth Street, Room 826, Austin,
                                TX 78701; E-ddress:
                                Texas.FHWA@fhwa.dot.gov; Phone: 512-916-
                                5511; Fax: 512-916-5881.
UTAH (HDA-UT)................  2520 West 4700 South, Suite 9A, Salt Lake
                                City, UT 84118; E-ddress:
                                Utah.FHWA@fhwa.dot.gov; Phone: 801-963-
                                0182; Fax: 801-963-0093.
VERMONT (HDA-VT).............  87 State Street, Montpelier, VT 05602; E-
                                ddress: Vermont.FHWA@fhwa.dot.gov;
                                Phone: 802-828-4423; Fax: 802-828-4424.
VIRGINIA (HDA-VA)............  400 North 8th Street, Room 750, Richmond,
                                VA 23240; E-ddress:
                                Virginia.FHWA@fhwa.dot.gov; Phone: 804-
                                775-3320; Fax: 804-775-3356.
VIRGIN ISLANDS...............  For information, contact the Puerto Rico
                                Division at 787-766-5600.
WASHINGTON (HDA-WA)..........  Suite 501, Evergreen Plaza, 711 South
                                Capitol Way, Olympia, WA 98501-1284; E-
                                ddress: Washington.FHWA@fhwa.dot.gov;
                                Phone: 360-753-9480; Fax: 360-753-9889.
WEST VIRGINIA (HDA-WV).......  700 Washington Street East,Geary Plaza,
                                Suite 200,Charleston, WV 25301-1604; E-
                                ddress: WestVirginia.FHWA@fhwa.dot.gov;
                                Phone: 304-347-5928; Fax: 304-347-5103.
WISCONSIN (HDA-WI)...........  Highpoint Office Park, 567 D'Onofrio
                                Drive, Madison, WI 53719-2814; E-ddress:
                                Wisconsin.FHWA@fhwa.dot.gov; Phone: 608-
                                829-7500; Fax: 608-829-7526 (Main), Fax:
                                608-829-7540 (backup).
WYOMING (HDA-WY).............  1916 Evans Avenue, Cheyenne, WY 82001-
                                3764; E-ddress:
                                Wyoming.FHWA@fhwa.dot.gov; Phone: 307-
                                772-2101; Fax: 307-772-2011.
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                      FHWA/FTA Metropolitan Offices
------------------------------------------------------------------------
                                Address, Email, phone number, facsimile
            Office                               number
------------------------------------------------------------------------
Los Angeles Metropolitan       201 North Figueroa Street, Suite 1460;
 Office (HMO-CA-LA).            Los Angeles, CA 90012; Phone: 213-202-
                                3950; Fax: 213-202-3961.

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Chicago Metropolitan Office    200 West Adams, Room 2410, Chicago, IL
 (HMO-IL-CH).                   60606-5232; Phone: 312-886-1616; Fax:
                                312-353-3925.
New York Office (HMO-NY-NY)..  26 World Trade Center, Room 320, New
                                York, NY Metropolitan 10048, Fax: 212-
                                466-1939, 212-668-2201.
                               26 Federal Plaza, Suite 2940, New York,
                                NY 10278-0194, Fax 212-264-8973, 212-668-
                                2170.
Philadelphia Metropolitan      1760 Market Street, Suite 903,
 Office (HMO-PA-PH).            Philadelphia, PA 19103; Phone: 215-656-
                                7070; Fax: 215-656-7269.
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    Authority: 23 U.S.C. 315; sec. 1221, Pub. L. 105-178, 112 Stat. 
107, 221 (1998); and 49 CFR 1.48.

    Issued on: August 30, 2000.
Walter L. Sutton, Jr.,
Federal Highway Deputy Administrator.
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