[Federal Register Volume 76, Number 61 (Wednesday, March 30, 2011)]
[Pages 17736-17738]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2011-7304]



Federal Transit Administration

Major Capital Investment Program--New Starts

AGENCY: Federal Transit Administration (FTA), DOT.

ACTION: Notice of discretionary selection of New Starts projects for 


SUMMARY: The U.S. Department of Transportation's (DOT) Federal Transit 
Administration (FTA) announces the discretionary selection of projects 
for funding using unallocated Major Capital Investment (New Starts) 
program funds. The funds accelerate federal payments for new fixed 
guideway projects that are currently under construction.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: For general program information on the 
New Starts, contact Eric Hu, Office of Program Management, at (202) 
366-0870, e-mail: Eric.Hu@dot.gov, for program specific issues, contact 
the appropriate FTA regional office (See Appendix A).

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The New Starts discretionary funds will 
advance Full Funding Grant Agreements payments and advance the Federal 
Government's commitments to the selected projects. The funding will 
give a well-timed boost to communities that have made important 
investments in their transportation infrastructure.

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Furthermore, the advance payments will save financial costs for the 
local transit project sponsors and free up local funds for other 
transit projects that will further enhance mobility and livability in 
their communities. A total of $207,403,999 is available for FTA's 
discretionary allocation under the New Starts program. Of the total 
made available, $182,404,000 will fund seven transit projects already 
under construction; $24,999,999 restores funding for the Oakland 
Airport Connector. Projects selected for funding are shown in Table 1, 
which accompanies this announcement. Project identification numbers are 
assigned to each project and must be used in the Transportation 
Electronic Award Management grant application. Pre-award authority is 
granted as of December 27, 2010. The funding announced in this notice 
will be available for obligation until September 30, 2013.

    Issued in Washington, DC, this 23rd day of March, 2011.
Peter Rogoff,

Appendix A

                  FTA Regional and Metropolitan Offices
Mary E. Mello, 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.
 Columbia. 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 Peachtree 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, South   Nevada, and the Northern Mariana
 Carolina, Tennessee, and 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. 2011-7304 Filed 3-29-11; 8:45 am]