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Grant Advance Notice

Date: 07/18/2012


NOTICE TO CONGRESS OF DOT DISCRETIONARY GRANT AWARDS: This notification is provided to the Committee pursuant to one of the following requirements governing the public announcement of a Department of Transportation discretionary grant, letter of intent, or Federal Transit Administration full funding grant agreement:

      (1) Currently applicable General Provision of the Appropriations Act or Continuing Resolution governing Department of Transportation appropriations, containing a prohibition on the use of funds made available unless the Secretary notifies the House and Senate Committees on Appropriation not less than three full business days before any discretionary grant award, letter of intent, or full funding grant agreement totaling $1,000,000 or more is announced by the Department or its modal administrations (A) any discretionary grant program of the Federal Highway Administration including the emergency relief program; (B) the Airport Improvement Program of the Federal Aviation Administration; (C) any grant from the Federal Railroad Administration; or (D) and program of the Federal Transit Administration other than formula grants and fixed guideway modernization programs.

     (2) Section 159(b) of the Wendell H. Ford Aviation Investment and Reform Act for the 21st Century (AIR-21).

     (3) Section 5334(k) of title 49, United States Code.



Notice: THIS GRANT CANNOT BE RELEASED UNTIL THREE FULL BUSINESS DAYS HAVE PASSED AFTER THE DATE SHOWN ABOVE


Title: FY2012 State of Good Repair Program
Grant Amount: $ 2,600,000.00
Description:
Vehicle Replacements
. This project was selected on a competitive basis through the FY 2012 State of Good Repair Program. A completed grant application must be submitted through an FTA Regional office before funds can be awarded. It should also be noted that for the purchase of buses, because it is impossible to determine at this stage where buses purchased will operate within a given transit agency service area, all potentially impacted Congressional Districts are identified.


Congressional members affected:

Richard Nugent
Daniel Webster
Alan Grayson

Senators affected:

Marco Rubio
Bill Nelson
Should you have any questions, please contact the Office of Governmental Affairs (202)366-4573.