[Federal Register Volume 75, Number 163 (Tuesday, August 24, 2010)]
[Pages 52054-52057]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2010-20952]



Federal Transit Administration

Bus and Bus Facilities Discretionary Program Funds

AGENCY: Federal Transit Administration (FTA), DOT.

ACTION: Bus and Bus Facilities Livability program announcement of 
project selections.


SUMMARY: The U.S. Department of Transportation's (DOT) Federal Transit 
Administration (FTA) announces the selection of projects funded with 
Bus and Bus Facilities program funds in support of DOT's Livability 
Initiative, which was announced in the Bus

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Livability Initiative notice of funding availability on December 8, 
2009. The Livability Bus program makes funds available to public 
transit providers to finance capital projects to replace, rehabilitate, 
and purchase buses and related equipment and to construct bus-related 
facilities, including programs of bus and bus-related projects for 
assistance to subrecipients that are public agencies, private companies 
engaged in public transportation, or private non-profit organizations.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Successful and unsuccessful applicants 
should contact the appropriate FTA Regional office (Appendix) for 
specific information regarding applying for the funds or proposal 
specific questions. For general program information on the Bus and Bus 
Facilities program, contact Kimberly Sledge, Office of Program 
Management, at (202) 366-2053, e-mail: [email protected], or 
Henrika Buchanan-Smith, Office of Program Management, at (202) 366-
2053, e-mail: [email protected].

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: A total of $162,685,618 was available for 
FTA's Bus and Bus Facilities Livability Initiative. A total of 281 
applicants requested $2.1 billion, indicating significant demand for 
funds. Project proposals were evaluated based on the criteria detailed 
in the December 8, 2009 Notice of Funding Availability. The projects 
selected and shown in Table 1 will provide mobility choices, improve 
economic competitiveness, support existing communities, create 
partnership and enhance the value of communities and neighborhoods.
    Grantees selected for competitive discretionary funding should work 
with their FTA regional office to finalize the application in FTA's 
Transportation Electronic Award Management system, (TEAM) so that funds 
can be obligated expeditiously. Funds must be used for the purposes 
specified in the competitive application. A discretionary project 
identification number has been assigned to each project for tracking 
purposes and must be used in the TEAM application. Selected projects 
have pre-award authority as of July 8, 2010.
    Post-award reporting requirements include submission of the 
Financial Federal Report and Milestone reports in TEAM as appropriate 
(see FTA.C.5010.1D).
    The grantee must comply with all applicable Federal statutes, 
regulations, executive orders, FTA circulars, and other Federal 
administrative requirements in carrying out the project supported by 
the FTA grant. Funds allocated in this announcement must be obligated 
in a grant by September 30, 2012.

    Issued in Washington, DC, this 18th day of August, 2010.
Peter Rogoff,


                  FTA Regional and Metropolitan Offices
Mary E. Mello, Deputy Regional       Robert C. Patrick, Regional
 Administrator, Region 1-Boston,      Administrator, Region 6-Ft. Worth,
 Kendall Square, 55 Broadway, Suite   819 Taylor Street, Room 8A36, Ft.
 920, Cambridge, MA 02142-1093,       Worth, TX 76102, Tel. 817-978-
 Tel. 617-494-2055.                   0550.
States served: Connecticut, Maine,   States served: Arkansas, Louisiana,
 Massachusetts, New Hampshire,        Oklahoma, New Mexico and Texas.
 Rhode, Island, and Vermont.
Brigid Hynes-Cherin, Regional        Mokhtee Ahmad, Regional
 Administrator, Region 2-New York,    Administrator, Region 7-Kansas
 One Bowling Green, Room 429, New     City, MO, 901 Locust Street, Room
 York, NY 10004-1415, Tel. 212-668-   404, Kansas City, MO 64106, Tel.
 2170.                                816-329-3920.
States served: New Jersey, New       States served: Iowa, Kansas,
 York.                                Missouri, and Nebraska.
New York Metropolitan Office,
 Region 2-New York, One Bowling
 Green, Room 428, New York, NY
 10004-1415, Tel. 212-668-2202.
Letitia Thompson, Regional           Terry Rosapep, Regional
 Administrator, Region 3-             Administrator, Region 8-Denver,
 Philadelphia, 1760 Market Street,    12300 West Dakota Ave., Suite 310,
 Suite 500, Philadelphia, PA 19103-   Lakewood, CO 80228-2583, Tel. 720-
 4124, Tel. 215-656-7100.             963-3300.
States served: Delaware, Maryland,   States served: Colorado, Montana,
 Pennsylvania, Virginia, West         North Dakota, South Dakota, Utah,
 Virginia, and District of            and, Wyoming.
Philadelphia Metropolitan Office,
 Region 3-Philadelphia, 1760 Market
 Street, Suite 500, Philadelphia,
 PA 19103-4124, Tel. 215-656-7070.
Washington, DC Metropolitan Office,
 1990 K Street, NW., Room 510,
 Washington, DC 20006, Tel. 202-219-
Yvette Taylor, Regional              Leslie T. Rogers, Regional
 Administrator, Region 4-Atlanta,     Administrator, Region 9-San
 230 Peachtreet Street, NW., Suite    Francisco, 201 Mission Street,
 800, Atlanta, GA 30303, Tel. 404-    Room 1650, San Francisco, CA 94105-
 865-5600.                            1926, Tel. 415-744-3133.
States served: Alabama, Florida,      States served: American Samoa,
 Georgia, Kentucky, Mississippi,      Arizona, California, Guam, Hawaii,
 North, Carolina, Puerto Rico,        Nevada, and the Northern Mariana
 South Carolina, Tennessee, and       Islands.
 Virgin Islands.
                                     Los Angeles Metropolitan Office,
                                      Region 9-Los Angeles, 888 S.
                                      Figueroa Street, Suite 1850, Los
                                      Angeles, CA 90017-1850, Tel. 213-
Marisol Simon, Regional              Rick Krochalis, Regional
 Administrator, Region 5-Chicago,     Administrator, Region 10-Seattle,
 200 West Adams Street, Suite 320,    Jackson Federal Building, 915
 Chicago, IL 60606, Tel. 312-353-     Second Avenue, Suite 3142,
 2789.                                Seattle, WA 98174-1002, Tel. 206-
States served: Illinois, Indiana,    States served: Alaska, Idaho,
 Michigan, Minnesota, Ohio, and       Oregon, and Washington.
Chicago Metropolitan Office, Region
 5-Chicago, 200 West Adams Street,
 Suite 320, Chicago, IL 60606, Tel.

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[FR Doc. 2010-20952 Filed 8-23-10; 8:45 am]