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The Department of Transportation (DOT) and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 1996 (Pub. L. 104-50), signed into law by President Clinton on November 15, 1995, provides fiscal year 1996 appropriations for the Federal Transit Administration transit assistance programs. Based upon this Act, this Notice contains a comprehensive list of apportionments/allocations of the various transit programs. This Notice includes the apportionment of fiscal year 1996 funds for the Urbanized Area Formula Program, the Nonurbanized Area Formula Program, the Elderly and Persons with Disabilities Program, the Capital Program for Fixed Guideway Modernization, the Metropolitan Planning Program and the State Planning and Research Program, based on the 1996 DOT Appropriations Act and Federal transit laws. This Notice also contains the allocations of funds for the New Starts and Bus categories under the Capital Program. Statutory limitations on the use of operating assistance are also included in this Notice. For the first time, this Notice also includes the funding level authorized by the Intermodal Surface Transportation Efficiency Act of 1991 (ISTEA) for each program. In addition, the FTA policy regarding pre-award authority to incur project costs, as well as other pertinent information, is included in this Notice. Public Law 103-272, signed by President Clinton on July 5, 1994, codifies Federal transit laws under title 49, chapter 53, of the United States Code. This Notice uses the codified citations.

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