[Federal Register Volume 76, Number 15 (Monday, January 24, 2011)]
[Page 4150]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2011-1365]



Federal Transit Administration

Notice of Limitation on Claims Against Proposed Public 
Transportation Projects

AGENCY: Federal Transit Administration (FTA), DOT.

ACTION: Notice of limitation on claims.


SUMMARY: This notice announces final environmental actions taken by the 
Federal Transit Administration (FTA) for the following project: 
Honolulu High Capacity Transit Corridor Project, City and County of 
Honolulu Department of Transportation Services, Honolulu, HI. 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 these final environmental actions.

DATES: By this notice, FTA is advising the public of final agency 
actions subject to Section 139(l) of Title 23, United States Code 
(U.S.C.). A claim seeking judicial review of the FTA actions announced 
herein for the listed public transportation project will be barred 
unless the claim is filed on or before July 25, 2011.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Katie Grasty, Environmental Protection 
Specialist, Office of Planning and Environment, 202-366-9139, or 
Christopher Van Wyk, Attorney-Advisor, Office of Chief Counsel, 202-
366-1733. FTA is located at 1200 New Jersey Avenue, SE., Washington, DC 
20590. Office hours are from 9 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., EST, Monday through 
Friday, except Federal holidays.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Notice is hereby given that FTA has taken 
final agency actions by issuing certain approvals for the public 
transportation project listed below. The actions on this project, as 
well as the laws under which such actions were taken, are described in 
the documentation issued in connection with the project to comply with 
the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) and in other documents in 
the FTA administrative record for the project. Interested parties may 
contact either the project sponsor or the relevant FTA Regional Office 
for more information on the project. Contact information for FTA's 
Regional Offices may be found at http://www.fta.dot.gov.
    This notice applies to all FTA decisions on the listed project as 
of the issuance date of this notice and all laws under which such 
actions were taken, including, but not limited to, NEPA [42 U.S.C. 
4321-4375], Section 4(f) of the Department of Transportation Act of 
1966 [49 U.S.C. 303], Section 106 of the National Historic Preservation 
Act [16 U.S.C. 470f], and the Clean Air Act [42 U.S.C. 7401-7671q]. 
This notice does not, however, alter or extend the limitation period of 
180 days for challenges of project decisions subject to previous 
notices published in the Federal Register. The project and actions that 
are the subject of this notice are:
    Project name and location: Honolulu High Capacity Transit Corridor 
Project, Honolulu, HI. Project sponsor: City and County of Honolulu 
Department of Transportation Services. Project description: The project 
includes the construction and operation of an elevated steel-wheel-on-
steel-rail fixed guideway system that extends near University of 
Hawai'i West O'ahu, proceeds via Farrington Highway and Kamehameha 
Highway to Aolele Street serving the Airport, to Dillingham Boulevard, 
to Nimitz Highway, to Halekauwila Street, and ending at the Ala Moana 
Center in Downtown Honolulu. The total project length is approximately 
20 miles and would include the construction of 21 stations, a vehicle 
maintenance and storage facility, transit centers, park-and-ride lots, 
traction power substations, and an access ramp from the H-2 Freeway to 
the Pearl Highlands park-and-ride. Final agency actions: Section 4(f) 
determination; Section 106 Programmatic Agreement; Section 7 Not Likely 
to Adversely Affect Endangered Species finding; and a Record of 
Decision dated January 2011. Supporting documentation: Final 
Environmental Impact Statement dated June 2010.

    Issued on: January 19, 2011.
Elizabeth S. Riklin,
Deputy Associate Administrator for Planning and Environment, 
Washington, DC.
[FR Doc. 2011-1365 Filed 1-21-11; 8:45 am]