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      Senate Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs
    IntroducedJuly 29th, 2009

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Title

Public Transportation Extension Act of 2009

Official Title

An original bill to provide an extension of public transportation programs authorized under the Safe, Accountable, Flexible, Efficient Transportation Equity Act: A Legacy for Users.

Summary

Public Transportation Extension Act of 2009 - (Sec. 2) Amends the Safe, Accountable, Flexible, Efficient Transportation Equity Act: A Legacy for Users (SAFETEA-LU) to extend certain allocations of capital investment grant funds for the metropolitan planning and the state planning and research programs for: (1) FY2010; and (2) the period from October 1, 2010, through March 31, 2011. (Sec. 3) Authorizes the Secretary of Transportation to award urbanized area formula grants to finance the operating cost of equipment and facilities for use in public transportation in an urbanized area with a population of at least 200,000 (with not more than 50% to be apportioned to urbanized areas with a population of less than 200,000) for: (1) FY2010; and (2) the period from October 1, 2010, through March 31, 2011. (Sec. 4) Extends certain allocations of capital investment grant funds for new fixed guideway capital projects of less than $75 million, fixed guideway modernization projects, and buses and bus-related equipment and facilities for: (1) FY2010; and (2) the period from October 1, 2010, through March 31, 2011. Extends certain allocations of bus and bus facility grant funds for ferry boats or ferry terminal facilities, the fuel cell bus program, nonurbanized projects, intermodal terminal projects, and bus testing for: (1) FY2010; and (2) the period from October 1, 2010, through March 31, 2011. (Sec. 5) Extends certain allocations of nonurbanized formula grant funds for public transportation on Indian reservations for: (1) FY2010; and (2) the period from October 1, 2010, through March 31, 2011. (Sec. 6) Extends the apportionment of capital investment grant funds based on fixed guideway factors for fixed guideway modernization projects for: (1) FY2010; and (2) the period from October 1, 2010, through March 31, 2011. (Sec. 7) Extends the authorizations of appropriations from the Mass Transit Account of the Highway Trust Fund (HTF) for formula and bus grant funds (including certain allocations) and capital investment grant funds for specified public transportation projects for: (1) FY2010; and (2) the period from October 1, 2010, through March 31, 2011. Extends, for such periods, authorizations of appropriations (including certain additional allocations) for research and university research centers, the university centers program, and administration. (Sec. 8) Extends the public-private partnership pilot program for:(1) FY2010; and (2) the period from October 1, 2010, through March 31, 2011. Extends the elderly individuals and individuals with disabilities pilot program through March 31, 2011. Extends the obligation ceiling of amounts from the Mass Transit Account of the HTF and certain amounts appropriated for public transportation projects for: (1) FY2010; and (2) the period from October 1, 2010, through March 31, 2011. Extends authorizations of appropriations for final design and construction for new fixed guideway capital projects for: (1) FY2010; and (2) the period from October 1, 2010, through March 31, 2011. Directs the Secretary to make additional allocations for national research and technology programs: (1) FY2010; and (2) the period from October 1, 2010, through March 31, 2011.

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