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Regulatory documents related to federal appropriations, apportionments, allowances, and allocations.

Topic DOT Docket Number Comments Due to APTA Comments Due to FTA APT/A Comments Result
​FY16 Discretionary Funding Opportunity: Low or No Emission Component Assessment Program​

​N/A ​N/A ​N/A ​N/A
​FTA FY 2016: NOFO: Competitive Research Funding Opportunity: Safety Research and Demonstration Program ​

​N/A ​N/A ​N/A ​N/A
​FTA-Announcement-Fiscal Year 2015 Low or No Emission Vehicle Deployment (LoNo) Program​ 

​N/A ​N/A ​N/A ​N/A
​FTA: Notice of Funding Opportunity for FY 2017 Positive Train Control Grant Funds​


FRA Press Release 7/28/16​

​N/A ​N/A ​N/A ​N/A
​IRS-NPRM: Definition of Political Subdivision

​REG–129067–15 Final Comments
5/23/16​
FRA-NOFO: Railroad Safety Infrastructure Improvement Grants

​N/A ​N/A ​N/A ​N/A
​FTA-NOFO: Mobility on Demand Sandbox Demonstration Program​

​N/A ​N/A ​N/A ​N/A
​FTA-NOFO: Transit-Oriented Development Planning Pilot Program ​


​N/A ​N/A ​N/A ​N/A
FTA-NOFO: ​FY16 Competitive Funding Opportunity: Grants for Buses and Bus Facilities and Low or No Emission Grant Programs; 5339(b) Grants for Buses and Bus Facilities Program and 5339(c) Low or No Emission Program


FTA-NOFO: FY16 Competitive Funding Opportunity: Notice, correction​

DOT Announces $211 Million in Grants for New Buses, Facilities to Improve Bus Service Nationwide​

​N/A ​N/A ​N/A ​N/A
FRA: Notice of Request for Proposals for Implementing a High-Speed Rail Corridor​ ​N/A ​N/A ​N/A ​N/A
Notice of Funding Opportunity for the Department of Transportation’s Nationally Significant Freight and Highway Projects (FASTLANE Grants) for Fiscal Year 2016 ​ ​DOT–OST–2016–0022 ​N/A ​N/A
Award Management Requirements: Notice of Proposed Circular

Award Management RequirementsProposed Circular

​FTA–2015–0030 ​4/22/16 ​04/29/16 Final Comments (Amend) 5/6/16​
​FTA Notice Notice of FTA Transit Program Changes, Authorized Funding Levels and Implementation of Federal Public Transportation Law as Amended by the Fixing America’s Surface Transportation (FAST) Act and FTA Fiscal Year 2016,  Apportionments, Allocations, Program Information and Interim Guidance​​ ​N/A ​N/A ​N/A ​N/A
​FTA Supplemental Fiscal Year 2015 Apportionments, Allocations, and Program Information: NOTICE ​N/A ​N/A ​N/A ​​N/A
​FTA Supplemental FY2015 Apportionments, Allocations, and Program Information​  ​N/A ​N/A ​N/A ​N/A
FRA - NOFA and Solicitation of Applications for Magnetic Levitation Projects N/A N/A N/A N/A
FTA FY 2015 Apportionments, Allocations, and Program Information N/A N/A N/A N/A
FTA: NOFO - National Public Transportation/TransitOriented Development Technical Assistance Ladders of Opportunity Initiative N/A N/A N/A N/A
DOT_OST: NOFA - For the Small Business Transportation Resource Center Program for the Capital Region N/A N/A N/A N/A
DOT_OST: NOFA - For the Small Business Transportation Resource Center Program for the Northern Plains Region N/A N/A N/A N/A
FTA_NOFA_Innovative Public Transportation Workforce Development Program
(Ladders of Opportunity Initiative)
N/A N/A N/A N/A
Surface Transportation Project Delivery Program Application Requirements: Final Rule  FHWA-2013-0022 N/A N/A N/A
FTA-NOFA-Innovative Public Transportation Workforce Development Program N/A N/A N/A N/A
FTA-NOFA-Transit-Oriented Development Planning Pilot Program N/A N/A N/A N/A FTA Pilot Program for Transit-Oriented Development Planning Project Selections 
9/15/15​
Fiscal Year 2013 and 2014 Passenger Ferry Grant Program Project Selections N/A N/A N/A N/A
Intercity Passenger Rail Grade Crossing Improvements, Positive Train Control Implementation, and Passenger Rail Corridor Investment Plan Grant Funds N/A N/A N/A N/A
Discretionary Funding Opportunities: Prior Year Section 5309 Bus and Bus Facilities Program (Ladders of Opportunity Initiative) N/A N/A N/A N/A Fiscal Year 2014 Bus Ladders of Opportunity Initiative Grant Program Project Selections
MAP–21 Section 1306 Financial
Penalties Guidance - Notice of availability

FHWA ZRIN–2125–ZA04;

FTA ZRIN–2132–
ZA01

N/A N/A N/A

State of Good Repair Grants Program:
Proposed Circular

 

State of Good Repair Grants Program:  Proposed Circular - CORRECTION

 

FTA–2014–0008

 

 

 

 4/28/14

 

 

 

 5/2/14

 

  

Final Comments 5/2/14

 

Final Circular Notice of Availability

 

Final Circular

 

FTA Fiscal Year 2014 Apportionments, Allocations, and Program Information N/A N/A N/A N/A

Correction 7/15/14

 

State Safety Oversight Formula Grant Program FTA-2013-0022 N/A N/A N/A
FY13 Discretionary Funding Opportunity- Low or No Emission Vehicle Deployment Program (LoNo) Program N/A N/A N/A N/A
Notice of Funding Availability for
Resilience Projects in Response to
Hurricane Sandy
N/A N/A N/A N/A
Railroad Safety Technology Program Grant Program FRA-2010-005-N-5 N/A 02/05/14
Integrated Corridor Management Deployment Planning Grants None N/A N/A N/A
Notice of Funding Availability for Innovative Safety, Resiliency, and All-Hazards Emergency Response and Recovery Research Demonstration Projects of National Significance. None N/A N/A N/A

Formula Grants for Rural Areas: Guidance and Application Instructions

 

U.S. DOT/FTA - Circular C 9040.1G Formula Grants for Rural Areas: Program Guidance and Application Instructions

 

FTA-2013-0023 11/18/13 11/25/13 Final Comments Notice of Availability of Final Circular 10/24/14

FTA Supplemental Fiscal Year 2013

Apportionments, Allocations, and

Program Information

 

None N/A N/A N/A

Urbanized Area Formula Program:  Proposed Circular 

 

U.S. DOT/FTA - Circular C 9030.1E Urbanized Area Formula Program: Program Guidance and Application Instructions

 

FTA-2013-0010 6/17/13 6/21/13

Final Comments

 

 

Final Circular

Notice of Availability of Emergency Relief Funds in Response to Hurricane Sandy

Allocation of emergency relief funding

 

Emergency Relief Program: Interim final rule; request for comments

 

N/A


 

 

FTA-2013-0004

N/A


 

 5/21/2013

N/A


 

 5/28/13

N/A

 

 

 

Final Comments

 

Final Rule 10/7/14
Notice of FTA Transit Program Changes, Authorized Funding Levels and Implementation of the MAP-21 and FY 2013 Apportionments, Allocations, Program Information and Interim Guidance N/A N/A N/A N/A
FY 2012 Discretionary Funding Opportunity: Paul S. Sarbanes Transit in Parks Program: Notice of Availability:
Solicitation of Project Proposals
N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
OST: Letters of Interest for Credit Assistance Under the Transportation Infrastructure Finance and Innovation Act (TIFIA) Program N/A 8/22/12 9/1/12
FTA: FY 2012 Discretionary Funding Opportunity; Section 5309 Bus and
Bus Facilities and Section 5312
National Research Program Veterans Transportation and Community Living Initiative
N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
FTA Supplemental Fiscal Year 2012 Apportionments, Allocations, and Program Information N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
FTA Section 5307 Urbanized Area Formula Program: Allocation of Funding Caps for Treating Fuel and
Electric Utility Costs for Vehicle Propulsion as a Capital Maintenance Expense
N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Notice of Funding Availability
for FTA State of Good Repair, Livability, and Environmental Sustainability Initiatives, Clean Fuels Grant Program: Solicitation of Project Proposals
N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
FTA-DOT:Notice of Funding Availability: Discretionary Bus and Bus Facilities Program and National Research Program Funds N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Reform of Federal Policies Relating to Grants and Cooperative Agreements, Cost Principles and Administrative Requirements (Including Single Audit Act N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
DOT-OST:Notice of Funding Availability: National Infrastructure Investments Under the Full-Year Continuing Appropriations, 2012 DOT-OST-2012-0012 N/A N/A N/A N/A
FTA Fiscal Year 2012 Apportionments, Allocations, and Program Information N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
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