[Federal Register Volume 66, Number 102 (Friday, May 25, 2001)]
[Pages 28942-28943]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 01-13185]



Federal Highway Administration

Transportation Equity Act for the 21st Century; Webcast for the 
National Corridor Planning and Development Program and the Coordinated 
Border Infrastructure Program

AGENCY: Federal Highway Administration (FHWA); DOT.

ACTION: Notice of June 7, 2001 webcast following solicitation of intent 
to apply for fiscal year (FY) 2002 grants.


SUMMARY: This document provides notice that the FHWA will host a 
webcast following the May 7, 2001, publication of a notice in the 
Federal Register soliciting intent to apply for FY 2002 funds from the 
National Corridor Planning and Development Program (NCPD program) and 
the Coordinated Border Infrastructure Program (CBI program). Specific 
instructions on the format and content of a statement of intent to 
apply were provided in that notice. The NCPD and the CBI programs are 
discretionary grant programs funded by a single funding source. These 
programs provide funding for planning, project development, 
construction and operation of projects that serve border regions near 
Mexico and Canada and high priority corridors throughout the United 

DATES: The webcast will be held on June 7, 2001 from 1 pm until 3:30 

ADDRESSES: The entry point for viewing the webcast and information on 
asking questions during the webcast are available at the Midwest 
Resource Center website whose office will operate the webcast:


    A link to that site is available at the NCPD/CBI program website:


FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: For program issues: Mr. Martin Weiss, 
Office of Intermodal and Statewide Programs, HEPS-10, (202) 366-5010; 
or for legal issues: Mr. Robert Black, Office of the Chief Counsel, 
HCC-30, (202) 366-1359; Federal Highway Administration, 400 Seventh 
Street, SW., Washington DC, 20590. For webcast issues: Mr. Clayton 
Marcuson, HRC-05, (708) 283-3593; Federal Highway Administration, 19900 
Governors Drive, Suite 301, Olympia Fields, Illinois, 60461.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: States and metropolitan planning 
organizations (MPOs) are, under the NCPD program, eligible for 
discretionary grants for: Corridor feasibility; corridor planning; 
multistate coordination; environmental review; and construction. Border 
States and MPOs are, under the CBI program, eligible for discretionary 
grants for: Transportation and safety infrastructure improvements, 
operation and regulatory improvements, and coordination and safety 
inspection improvements in a border region.
    The webcast on June 7, 2001, will be open to the public but is 
targeted to officials of States and MPOs and those expecting to work 
with such officials to develop statements of intent to apply for FY 
2002 funding. The FHWA will begin the webcast by providing additional

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background on the history of the NCPD/CBI program and on program 
administration. Subsequently, a question and answer session will be 

    Authority: 23 U.S.C. 315; sec. 1118 and 1119, Pub.L. 105-178, 
112 Stat. 107 at 161 (1998); and 49 CFR 1.48.

    Issued on: May 18, 2001.
Vincent F. Schimmoller,
Deputy Executive Director.
[FR Doc. 01-13185 Filed 5-24-01; 8:45 am]