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State of Good Repair Bus and Bus Facilities Discretionary Program Funds

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State of Good Repair Bus and Bus Facilities Discretionary Program Funds

Peter Rogoff
November 30, 2010

[Federal Register: November 30, 2010 (Volume 75, Number 229)]
[Page 74134-74144]
From the Federal Register Online via GPO Access [wais.access.gpo.gov]



Federal Transit Administration

State of Good Repair Bus and Bus Facilities Discretionary Program 

AGENCY: Federal Transit Administration (FTA), DOT.

ACTION: State of Good Repair Bus and Bus Facilities 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 
Section 5309 Bus and Bus Facilities program funds in support of the 
State of Good Repair (SGR) Initiative, which was announced in the State 
of Good Repair Initiative Notice of Funding Availability on May 4, 
2010. The SGR Initiative 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. 
Additionally, the SGR Initiative makes funds available for Transit 
Asset Management systems, which is a systematic process of operating, 
maintaining, improving, and expanding physical assets effectively 
throughout their life cycles.

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: kimberly.sledge@dot.gov, or 
Henrika Buchanan-Smith, Office of Program Management, at (202) 366-
2053, e-mail: henrika.buchanan-smith@dot.gov.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: A total of $776,474,305 was available for 
FTA's SGR Initiative. A total of 422 applicants requested $4.06 
billion, indicating significant demand for funds. Project proposals 
were evaluated based on the criteria detailed in the May 4, 2010 Notice 
of Funding Availability. The projects selected and shown in Table 1 
will provide funds to help maintain the nation's public transportation 
bus fleet, infrastructure, and equipment in a state of good repair.
    Grantees selected for competitive discretionary funding under the 
SGR Initiative should work with their FTA regional office (Appendix) 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 projects detailed in the proposal and for the 
purposes specified in the project descriptions in the table. 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 October 4, 2010. Post-
award reporting requirements include submission of the Federal 
Financial Report (FFR) and Milestone Report in TEAM as appropriate (see 
    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, 2013.

    Issued in Washington, DC, November 23, 2010.
Peter Rogoff,

                 [FTA Regional and Metropolitan Offices]

Mary E. Mello, Regional Administrator,   Robert C. Patrick, Regional
 Region 1--Boston, Kendall Square, 55     Administrator, Region 6--Ft.
 Broadway, Suite 920, Cambridge, MA       Worth, 819 Taylor Street, Room
 02142-1093, Tel. 617-494-2055.           8A36, Ft. Worth, TX 76102,
                                          Tel. 817-978-0550.
States served: Connecticut, Maine,       States served: Arkansas,
 Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode      Louisiana, Oklahoma, New
 Island, and Vermont.                     Mexico, and Texas.
Brigid Hynes-Cherin, Regional            Mokhtee Ahmad, Regional
 Administrator, Region 2--New York, One   Administrator, Region 7--
 Bowling Green, Room 429, New York, NY    Kansas City, MO, 901 Locust
 10004-1415, Tel. 212-668-2170.           Street, Room 404, Kansas City,
                                          MO 64106, Tel. 816-329-3920.
States served: New Jersey, New York....  States served: Iowa, Kansas,
                                          Missouri, and Nebraska.
New York Metropolitan Office, Region 2--
 New York, One Bowling Green, Room 428,
 New York, NY 10004-1415, Tel. 212-668-

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Letitia Thompson, Regional               Terry Rosapep, Regional
 Administrator, Region 3--Philadelphia,   Administrator, Region 8--
 1760 Market Street, Suite 500,           Denver, 12300 West Dakota
 Philadelphia, PA 19103-4124, Tel. 215-   Ave., Suite 310, Lakewood, CO
 656-7100.                                80228-2583, Tel. 720-963-3300.
States served: Delaware, Maryland,        States served: Colorado,
 Pennsylvania, Virginia, West Virginia,   Montana, North Dakota, South
 and District of Columbia.                Dakota, Utah, 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 Administrator,   Leslie T. Rogers, Regional
 Region 4--Atlanta, 230 Peachtreet        Administrator, Region 9--San
 Street, NW., Suite 800, Atlanta, GA      Francisco, 201 Mission Street,
 30303, Tel. 404-865-5600.                Room 1650, San Francisco, CA
                                          94105-1926, Tel. 415-744-3133.
States served: Alabama, Florida,         States served: American Samoa,
 Georgia, Kentucky, Mississippi, North    Arizona, California, Guam,
 Carolina, Puerto Rico, South Carolina,   Hawaii, Nevada, and the
 Tennessee, and Virgin Islands.           Northern Mariana Islands.
                                         Los Angeles Metropolitan
                                          Office, Region 9--Los Angeles,
                                          888 S. Figueroa Street, Suite
                                          1850, Los Angeles, CA 90017-
                                          1850, Tel. 213-202-3952.
Marisol Simon, Regional Administrator,   Rick Krochalis, Regional
 Region 5--Chicago, 200 West Adams        Administrator, Region 10--
 Street, Suite 320, Chicago, IL 60606,    Seattle, Jackson Federal
 Tel. 312-353-2789.                       Building, 915 Second Avenue,
                                          Suite 3142, Seattle, WA 98174-
                                          1002, Tel. 206-220-7954.
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. 312-353-


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[FR Doc. 2010-30020 Filed 11-29-10; 8:45 am]

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