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Extra! Extra!: New Circulars and Guidance


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Summary of Proposed Changes
FTA Circular 9030.1D – Urbanized Area Formula Program: Program Guidance and Application Instructions

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Extra! Extra!: New Circulars and Guidance

  1. 1. FTA Circular 9030.1 D – Urbanized Area Formula Program: Program Guidance and Application Instructions Summary of Changes Proposed Proposed
  2. 2. Why is FTA updating 9030.1C? <ul><li>9030.1C released October 1, 1998 </li></ul><ul><li>Need to incorporate program changes brought about by SAFETEA-LU (August 10, 2005) </li></ul><ul><li>Apply consistent format/style with other recently-updated circulars </li></ul>
  3. 3. What kinds of changes? <ul><li>Information updated to reflect changes in statute, regulation, and/or policy </li></ul><ul><li>Relevant information moved around & outdated information deleted among 7 Chapters & 6 Appendices </li></ul><ul><li>The proposed appendices are intended as tools for developing a grant application. </li></ul>
  4. 4. Updated Information <ul><li>Eligible Projects (Ch 3) </li></ul><ul><li>Transportation Development (formerly Toll Revenue) Credits Calculation Consistent w/ FHWA (Ch 3) </li></ul><ul><li>Associated Capital Maintenance, New Technology Introduction, Lease vs. Buy Considerations (Ch 3) </li></ul><ul><li>Program of Projects and Public Information (Ch 4) </li></ul><ul><li>Buses, Bus Facilities, & Fixed Guideway Rolling Stock (Ch 6) </li></ul><ul><li>Preparing a Budget (App A) </li></ul>
  5. 5. New Information <ul><li>New Definitions Section (Ch 1) </li></ul><ul><li>Coordinated Planning for Elderly & Disabled, JARC, New Freedom Programs (Ch 5) </li></ul><ul><li>Charter Bus, Commercial Driver’s License, Presidential Coin Act (Ch 7) </li></ul><ul><li>Grant Application Checklist (App A) </li></ul><ul><li>Preventive Maintenance Program Description (App E) </li></ul>
  6. 6. Deleted Information <ul><li>Transportation Planning Process (Planning Regs referenced in Ch 4) </li></ul><ul><li>Sample Forms: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Application </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Lobbying Disclosure Form </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Project Milestone Schedule </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Subregional Allocation </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Sample Certs & Assurances </li></ul></ul>Most are available and updated on , the TEAM website, or in TEAM system.
  7. 7. Your Input Requested <ul><li>Federal Register Notice – September 30, 2009 </li></ul><ul><li>November 30, 2009 – DEADLINE to submit your comments. </li></ul><ul><li> , FAX, Mail, or hand delivery in DC </li></ul><ul><li>Proposed Circular on (Legislation, Regulations & Guidance -> FTA Circulars -> Proposed Circulars) </li></ul>
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  9. 9. STIP Guidelines <ul><li>FTA Region 2 & FHWA – New York Division </li></ul><ul><li>STIP Revision Protocol </li></ul><ul><li>STIP Project Description Reference Guide </li></ul><ul><li>NYSDOT </li></ul><ul><li>TIP/STIP Guidance </li></ul>Help ? ? ?