In addition, the final rule details FTA enforcement actions against transit agencies for noncompliance with Federal transit safety law, including: requiring more frequent oversight or reporting requirements; mandating that Federal funds be spent to correct safety deficiencies before funds are spent on other projects; withholding up to 25 percent of a grantees funding under the Urbanized Area Formula
Program; and imposing restrictions or prohibitions on a transit agencys operations if FTA determines that an unsafe practice or condition creates a substantial risk of death or personal injury.
LTD is budgeted to receive more than $6 million of this so-called Urbanized Area Formula
Funding this year.
With the Moving Ahead for Progress in the 21st Century Act (MAP-21), passed in July 2012, capital and operating needs are eligible for funding under Section 5307 Urbanized Area Formula
1 billion from the Mass Transit Account of the Highway Trust Fund for several formula grant programs, including urbanized area formula
grants, bus formula grants, rural area formula grants, and mobility program formula grants.
Communities eligible for the federal urbanized area formula
funding program, available to urbanized areas with populations between 50,000 and 200,000 in population, would lose their eligibility if they were now considered part of a larger metropolitan area more than 250,000 in population.
Tenders are invited for statistician to ensure the fta statistical sampling requirements are met regarding allocation of federal funds under the urbanized area formula
program as described in the 2015 ntd policy manual .
The Department of Transportation is seeking proposals for a qualified statistician to ensure the FTA Statistical Sampling Requirements are met regarding allocation of Federal Funds under the Urbanized Area Formula
Program as described in the 2015 NTD Policy Manual
In addition, MTA will use $36 million of FTA Section 5307 Urbanized Area Formula
Grant funds for the project.