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      house Committees
      House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure
      Highways and Transit
    IntroducedDecember 16th, 2009

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Title

Transportation Equity Act of 2009

Official Title

To alter requirements relating to recommendations for funding by the Federal Transit Administration of fixed guideway projects, and for other purposes.

Summary

Transportation Equity Act of 2009 - Addresses certain Federal Transit Administration (FTA) adjustments that require a "medium" for the cost-effectiveness rating used to evaluate fixed guideway projects for recommendation for Federal New Starts funding. Prohibits such adjustments from applying to new fixed guideway capital projects evaluated for: (1) major capital investment grants of $75 million or more; or (2) capital investment grants of less than $75 million, where the total estimated net capital project cost is less than $250 million.

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