Notice of availability; request for comments.
This notice announces the availability of the Federal Transit Administration's (FTA) Proposed Policy Guidance on Evaluation Measures for New Starts/Small Starts and requests your comments on it. This document complements the Notice of Proposed Rulemaking for Major Capital Investments by describing the detailed measures proposed for evaluation of projects seeking New and Small Starts funding and the way these measures will be used in project ratings. The Proposed Evaluation Measures for New Starts/Small Starts is available in DOT's electronic docket and on FTA's Web site. FTA requests comment on the proposed detailed measures and associated policy in the Proposed Policy Guidance on Evaluation Measures for New Starts/Small Starts. After receiving and considering public input on the proposed guidance, FTA will respond to the comments it has received and issue final guidance concurrently with a final rule for Major Capital Investments.