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Transit TIP Amendment

Posted: August 14th, 2017 Deadline: Wed, Aug 23, 2017

 PUBLIC NOTICE – August 14, 2017

Pursuant to Federal Transit Administration (FTA) Circular 9030.1E, Chapter 5: The public involvement procedures associated with TIP development were used to satisfy the program-of-projects requirements of the Urbanized Area Formula Program under Section 5307.

Section 5307 grantees rely on PACTS’ public participation process to satisfy its public participation requirements for the program of projects (POP). Public notice of public participation activities and time established for public review of and comments on the TIP satisfies the Program of Projects requirements for the following agencies:

  • Shuttlebus-Zoom (BSOOB); Casco Bay Island Transportation District (CBITD); Northern New England Passenger Rail Authority’s (NNEPRA); and South Portland Bus Service (SPBS).

PACTS (Portland Area Comprehensive Transportation System) is responsible for carrying out much of the transportation planning in the greater Portland urbanized area. PACTS intends to amend the Transit element of its 2017-2020 Transportation Improvement Program (TIP) for the Fiscal Year 2017, in the following manner:

Proposed Amended Status:

  • Increases to the FTA Program 5307 Planning (PIN 18870.17) 2017 budget for BSOOB, CBITD, NNEPRA, and SPBS, as shown in the table of the following Public Notice.

PACTS is soliciting comments from the public on the proposed changes.  Comments shall be made in writing via email or fax, and received on or before 4:00 p.m., August 23, 2017.  Please see the following Public Notice for details on the proposed changes, and how to submit comments.

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