- Briefing Room
U.S. Department of Transportation
Federal Highway Administration
1200 New Jersey Avenue, SE
Washington, DC 20590
|APPORTIONMENT OF FISCAL YEAR (FY) 2009 METROPOLITAN PLANNING FUNDS|
|Classification Code||Date||Office of Primary Interest|
|N 4510.695||October 1, 2008||HCFB-1|
What is the purpose of this Notice? This Notice transmits the certificate of apportionment of Metropolitan Planning funds authorized for FY 2009 pursuant to the Safe, Accountable, Flexible, Efficient Transportation Equity Act: A Legacy for Users (SAFETEA-LU) Public Law Number (Pub. L. No.) 109-59. The apportionment is effective immediately.
What is the availability of these funds?
The Metropolitan Planning funds resulting from this apportionment are available for obligation until September 30, 2012. Any amounts not obligated by the State on or before September 30, 2012, shall lapse.
The funds resulting from this apportionment are available for obligation immediately and will be subject to obligation controls in force at the time of obligation.
The Federal share will be in accordance with Section 120(b) of Title 23, United State Code (U.S.C.).
The program code to be used when obligating these funds is L450.
What is the background information?
Section 104(f) of Title 23, U.S.C. applies a 1.25 percent takedown for Metropolitan Planning from the amounts authorized for the Interstate Maintenance, National Highway System, Surface Transportation, Congestion Mitigation and Air Quality Improvement, and Highway Bridge Replacement and Rehabilitation Programs, for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2009.
The Metropolitan Planning funds from the takedown are distributed for the purpose of carrying out Section 134 of Title 23, U.S.C.
The total contract authority available for distribution in FY 2009 for the purpose of carrying out Section 134 of Title 23, U.S.C. is $303,966,566.
What action is required? Division Administrators should ensure that copies of this Notice are provided to the State departments of transportation.
CERTIFICATE OF APPORTIONMENT FROM
THE SUM OF $303,966,566 DEDUCTED FOR METROPOLITAN PLANNING FROM
THE AUTHORIZATIONS FOR THE INTERSTATE MAINTENANCE PROGRAM, THE
NATIONAL HIGHWAY SYSTEM, THE SURFACE TRANSPORTATION PROGRAM,
THE CONGESTION MITIGATION AND AIR QUALITY IMPROVEMENT PROGRAM,
AND THE HIGHWAY BRIDGE REPLACEMENT AND REHABILITATION PROGRAM
The Secretary of the Treasury of the United States and the State departments of transportation:
Pursuant to Section 9503 of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986, the Safe, Accountable, Flexible, Efficient Transportation Equity Act: A Legacy for Users, Title 23, United States Code, and the delegation of authority from the Secretary of Transportation to the Federal Highway Administrator, Section 1.48 of Title 49, Code of Federal Regulations, I certify--
First, that in compliance with Section 104(f) of Title 23, United States Code, I have deducted 1.25 percent of the funds authorized to be appropriated for the Interstate Maintenance, National Highway System, Surface Transportation, Congestion Mitigation and Air Quality Improvement, and Highway Bridge Replacement and Rehabilitation Programs, for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2009, for the purpose of carrying out Section 134 of Title 23, United States Code.
Second, that I have computed the apportionment for Metropolitan Planning funds for the purpose of carrying out Section 134 of Title 23, United States Code, among the States and the District of Columbia in the manner provided by law in accordance with the formula in Section 104(f)(2) of Title 23, United States Code.
Third, that the sums that are hereby apportioned to each State and the District of Columbia, effective immediately, are respectively as follows:
U.S. DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION
FEDERAL HIGHWAY ADMINISTRATION
APPORTIONMENT OF FUNDS FOR THE
METROPOLITAN PLANNING PROGRAM
AUTHORIZED FOR FISCAL YEAR 2009
|DIST. OF COL.||1,519,833|
|APPROVED EFFECTIVE October 1, 2008|
FEDERAL HIGHWAY ADMINISTRATOR