49 U.S. Code § 5337 - State of good repair grants

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(a) Definitions.— In this section, the following definitions shall apply:
(1) Fixed guideway.— The term “fixed guideway” means a public transportation facility—
(A) using and occupying a separate right-of-way for the exclusive use of public transportation;
(B) using rail;
(C) using a fixed catenary system;
(D) for a passenger ferry system; or
(E) for a bus rapid transit system.
(2) State.— The term “State” means the 50 States, the District of Columbia, and Puerto Rico.
(3) State of good repair.— The term “state of good repair” has the meaning given that term by the Secretary, by rule, under section 5326 (b).
(4) Transit asset management plan.— The term “transit asset management plan” means a plan developed by a recipient of funding under this chapter that—
(A) includes, at a minimum, capital asset inventories and condition assessments, decision support tools, and investment prioritization; and
(B) the recipient certifies that the recipient complies with the rule issued under section 5326 (d).
(b) General Authority.—
(1) Eligible projects.— The Secretary may make grants under this section to assist State and local governmental authorities in financing capital projects to maintain public transportation systems in a state of good repair, including projects to replace and rehabilitate—
(A) rolling stock;
(B) track;
(C) line equipment and structures;
(D) signals and communications;
(E) power equipment and substations;
(F) passenger stations and terminals;
(G) security equipment and systems;
(H) maintenance facilities and equipment;
(I) operational support equipment, including computer hardware and software;
(J) development and implementation of a transit asset management plan; and
(K) other replacement and rehabilitation projects the Secretary determines appropriate.
(2) Inclusion in plan.— A recipient shall include a project carried out under paragraph (1) in the transit asset management plan of the recipient upon completion of the plan.
(c) High Intensity Fixed Guideway State of Good Repair Formula.—
(1) In general.— Of the amount authorized or made available under section 5338 (a)(2)(I), 97.15 percent shall be apportioned to recipients in accordance with this subsection.
(2) Area share.—
(A) In general.— 50 percent of the amount described in paragraph (1) shall be apportioned for fixed guideway systems in accordance with this paragraph.
(B) Share.— A recipient shall receive an amount equal to the amount described in subparagraph (A), multiplied by the amount the recipient would have received under this section, as in effect for fiscal year 2011, if the amount had been calculated in accordance with section 5336 (b)(1) and using the definition of the term “fixed guideway” under subsection (a) of this section, as such sections are in effect on the day after the date of enactment of the Federal Public Transportation Act of 2012, and divided by the total amount apportioned for all areas under this section for fiscal year 2011.
(C) Recipient.— For purposes of this paragraph, the term “recipient” means an entity that received funding under this section, as in effect for fiscal year 2011.
(3) Vehicle revenue miles and directional route miles.—
(A) In general.— 50 percent of the amount described in paragraph (1) shall be apportioned to recipients in accordance with this paragraph.
(B) Vehicle revenue miles.— A recipient in an urbanized area shall receive an amount equal to 60 percent of the amount described in subparagraph (A), multiplied by the number of fixed guideway vehicle revenue miles attributable to the urbanized area, as established by the Secretary, divided by the total number of all fixed guideway vehicle revenue miles attributable to all urbanized areas.
(C) Directional route miles.— A recipient in an urbanized area shall receive an amount equal to 40 percent of the amount described in subparagraph (A), multiplied by the number of fixed guideway directional route miles attributable to the urbanized area, as established by the Secretary, divided by the total number of all fixed guideway directional route miles attributable to all urbanized areas.
(4) Limitation.—
(A) In general.— Except as provided in subparagraph (B), the share of the total amount apportioned under this subsection that is apportioned to an area under this subsection shall not decrease by more than 0.25 percentage points compared to the share apportioned to the area under this subsection in the previous fiscal year.
(B) Special rule for fiscal year 2013.— In fiscal year 2013, the share of the total amount apportioned under this subsection that is apportioned to an area under this subsection shall not decrease by more than 0.25 percentage points compared to the share that would have been apportioned to the area under this section, as in effect for fiscal year 2011, if the share had been calculated using the definition of the term “fixed guideway” under subsection (a) of this section, as in effect on the day after the date of enactment of the Federal Public Transportation Act of 2012.
(5) Use of funds.— Amounts made available under this subsection shall be available for the exclusive use of fixed guideway projects.
(6) Receiving apportionment.—
(A) In general.— Except as provided in subparagraph (B), for an area with a fixed guideway system, the amounts provided under this subsection shall be apportioned to the designated recipient for the urbanized area in which the system operates.
(B) Exception.— An area described in the amendment made by section 3028(a) of the Transportation Equity Act for the 21st Century (Public Law 105–178; 112 Stat. 366) shall receive an individual apportionment under this subsection.
(7) Apportionment requirements.— For purposes of determining the number of fixed guideway vehicle revenue miles or fixed guideway directional route miles attributable to an urbanized area for a fiscal year under this subsection, only segments of fixed guideway systems placed in revenue service not later than 7 years before the first day of the fiscal year shall be deemed to be attributable to an urbanized area.
(d) High Intensity Motorbus State of Good Repair.—
(1) Definition.— For purposes of this subsection, the term “high intensity motorbus” means public transportation that is provided on a facility with access for other high-occupancy vehicles.
(2) Apportionment.— Of the amount authorized or made available under section 5338 (a)(2)(I), 2.85 percent shall be apportioned to urbanized areas for high intensity motorbus state of good repair in accordance with this subsection.
(3) Vehicle revenue miles and directional route miles.—
(A) In general.— The amount described in paragraph (2) shall be apportioned to each area in accordance with this paragraph.
(B) Vehicle revenue miles.— Each area shall receive an amount equal to 60 percent of the amount described in subparagraph (A), multiplied by the number of high intensity motorbus vehicle revenue miles attributable to the area, as established by the Secretary, divided by the total number of all high intensity motorbus vehicle revenue miles attributable to all areas.
(C) Directional route miles.— Each area shall receive an amount equal to 40 percent of the amount described in subparagraph (A), multiplied by the number of high intensity motorbus directional route miles attributable to the area, as established by the Secretary, divided by the total number of all high intensity motorbus directional route miles attributable to all areas.
(4) Apportionment requirements.— For purposes of determining the number of high intensity motorbus vehicle revenue miles or high intensity motorbus directional route miles attributable to an urbanized area for a fiscal year under this subsection, only segments of high intensity motorbus systems placed in revenue service not later than 7 years before the first day of the fiscal year shall be deemed to be attributable to an urbanized area.

Source

(Pub. L. 103–272, § 1(d),July 5, 1994, 108 Stat. 844; Pub. L. 103–429, § 6(14),Oct. 31, 1994, 108 Stat. 4379; Pub. L. 102–240, title III, § 3049(b), as added Pub. L. 105–130, § 8,Dec. 1, 1997, 111 Stat. 2559; Pub. L. 105–178, title III, §§ 3028, 3029(b)(12),June 9, 1998, 112 Stat. 366, 373; Pub. L. 105–206, title IX, § 9009(p),July 22, 1998, 112 Stat. 858; Pub. L. 108–88, § 8(b)(2),Sept. 30, 2003, 117 Stat. 1121; Pub. L. 109–59, title III, § 3035(a),Aug. 10, 2005, 119 Stat. 1629; Pub. L. 110–244, title II, § 201(m),June 6, 2008, 122 Stat. 1611; Pub. L. 111–147, title IV, § 435,Mar. 18, 2010, 124 Stat. 89; Pub. L. 111–322, title II, § 2305,Dec. 22, 2010, 124 Stat. 3528; Pub. L. 112–5, title III, § 305,Mar. 4, 2011, 125 Stat. 19; Pub. L. 112–30, title I, § 135,Sept. 16, 2011, 125 Stat. 352; Pub. L. 112–102, title III, § 305,Mar. 30, 2012, 126 Stat. 277; Pub. L. 112–140, title III, § 305,June 29, 2012, 126 Stat. 398; Pub. L. 112–141, div. B, § 20027, div. G, title III, § 113005,July 6, 2012, 126 Stat. 723, 985.)

Historical and Revision Notes Pub. L. 103–272
Revised Section Source (U.S. Code) Source (Statutes at Large)
5337(a) 49 App.:1602(h) (1)–(4). July 9, 1964, Pub. L. 88–365, 78 Stat. 302, § 3(h)(1)–(6); added Aug. 22, 1974, Pub. L. 93–503, § 110, 88 Stat. 1573; Nov. 6, 1978, Pub. L. 95–599, § 302(d), 92 Stat. 2737; restated Dec. 18, 1991, Pub. L. 102–240, § 3008, 105 Stat. 2091.
5337(b) 49 App.:1602(h)(5).
5337(c) 49 App.:1602(h)(6).
5337(d) 49 App.:1602(h)(7). July 9, 1964, Pub. L. 88–365, 78 Stat. 302, §3(h)(7); added Oct. 6, 1992, Pub. L. 102–388, § 502(c), 106 Stat. 1566.

In subsection (a), the words “for expenditure” are omitted for consistency in this chapter. Before clause (1), the reference to fiscal year 1992 is omitted as obsolete.
In subsection (c), the words “Notwithstanding any other provision of law” are omitted as surplus. The word “paragraph” in the source provision is translated as it were “subsection” to reflect the apparent intent of Congress.
In subsection (d)(1), the words “for obligation”, “a period of”, and “the close of” are omitted as surplus.
Pub. L. 103–429

This amends 49:5337(a)(4) to correct an erroneous cross-reference.
References in Text

The date of enactment of the Federal Public Transportation Act of 2012, referred to in subsec. (c)(2)(B), (4)(B), is deemed to be Oct. 1, 2012, see section 3(a), (b) ofPub. L. 112–141, set out as Effective and Termination Dates of 2012 Amendment notes under section 101 of Title 23, Highways.
Section 3028(a) of the Transportation Equity Act for the 21st Century (Public Law 105–178; 112 Stat. 366), referred to in subsec. (c)(6)(B), amended generally subsec. (a) of this section. See 1998 Amendment note below.
Amendments

2012—Pub. L. 112–141, § 20027, amended section generally. Prior to amendment, section related to apportionment based on fixed guideway factors.
Subsec. (g). Pub. L. 112–141, § 113005, struck out subsec. (g). Text read as follows: “The Secretary shall apportion amounts made available for fixed guideway modernization under section 5309 for the period beginning on October 1, 2011, and ending on June 30, 2012, in accordance with subsection (a), except that the Secretary shall apportion 75 percent of each dollar amount specified in subsection (a).”
Pub. L. 112–140, §§ 1(c), 305, temporarily amended subsec. (g) generally, enacting similar provisions but directing the Secretary to apportion 76 percent of each dollar amount specified in subsec. (a) for the period beginning on Oct. 1, 2011, and ending on July 6, 2012. See Effective and Termination Dates of 2012 Amendment note below.
Pub. L. 112–102amended subsec. (g) generally. Prior to amendment, text read as follows: “The Secretary shall apportion amounts made available for fixed guideway modernization under section 5309 for the period beginning on October 1, 2011, and ending on March 31, 2012, in accordance with subsection (a), except that the Secretary shall apportion 50 percent of each dollar amount specified in subsection (a).”
2011—Subsec. (a). Pub. L. 112–30, § 135(1), substituted “2012” for “2011” in introductory provisions.
Pub. L. 112–5, § 305(1), substituted “2011” for “2010” in introductory provisions.
Subsec. (g). Pub. L. 112–30, § 135(2), added subsec. (g).
Pub. L. 112–5, § 305(2), struck out subsec. (g). Text read as follows: “The Secretary shall apportion amounts made available for fixed guideway modernization under section 5309 for the period beginning October 1, 2010, and ending March 4, 2011, in accordance with subsection (a), except that the Secretary shall apportion 155/365ths of each dollar amount specified in subsection (a).”
2010—Subsec. (a). Pub. L. 111–147, § 435(1), substituted “2010” for “2009” in introductory provisions.
Subsec. (g). Pub. L. 111–322amended subsec. (g) generally. Prior to amendment, text read as follows: “The Secretary shall apportion amounts made available for fixed guideway modernization under section 5309 for the period beginning October 1, 2010, and ending December 31, 2010, in accordance with subsection (a), except that the Secretary shall apportion 25 percent of each dollar amount specified in subsection (a).”
Pub. L. 111–147, § 435(2), added subsec. (g).
2008—Subsec. (a). Pub. L. 110–244substituted “for each of fiscal years 2005 through 2009” for “for each of fiscal years 1998 through 2003” in introductory provisions.
2005—Pub. L. 109–59, § 3035(a)(1), substituted “Apportionment based on fixed guideway factors” for “Apportionment of appropriations for fixed guideway modernization” in section catchline.
Subsec. (f). Pub. L. 109–59, § 3035(a)(2), added subsec. (f).
2003—Subsec. (e). Pub. L. 108–88struck out subsec. (e) relating to special rule.
1998—Subsec. (a). Pub. L. 105–178, § 3028(c), as added by Pub. L. 105–206, in par. (2)(B), substituted “(e)(1)” for “(e)”, in par. (3)(D), substituted “(2)(B)” for “(2)(B)(ii)” and “(e)(1)” for “(e)”, in par. (4), substituted “(e)(1)” for “(e)”, and in pars. (5) to (7), substituted “(e)(2)” for “(e)” wherever appearing.
Pub. L. 105–178, § 3028(a), amended heading and text of subsec. (a) generally, substituting provisions relating to distribution for fiscal years 1998 through 2003 for provisions relating to percentage distribution for fiscal years ending Sept. 30, 1993–1997 and for period of Oct. 1, 1997 through Mar. 31, 1998.
Subsec. (e). Pub. L. 105–178, § 3028(b), added subsec. (e) relating to route segments to be included in apportionment formulas.
Subsec. (e)(1). Pub. L. 105–178, § 3029(b)(12), which directed substitution of “subsections (b) and (h)(4) ofsection 5338” for “section 5338 (f)”, could not be executed because “section 5338 (f)” does not appear in text.
1997—Subsec. (a). Pub. L. 102–240, § 3049(b)(1), as added by Pub. L. 105–130, inserted “and for the period of October 1, 1997, through March 31, 1998,” after “1997,” in introductory provisions.
Subsec. (e). Pub. L. 102–240, § 3049(b)(2), as added by Pub. L. 105–130, added subsec. (e).
1994—Subsec. (a)(4). Pub. L. 103–429substituted “section 5336 (b)(2)(A) of this title” for “section 5336 (B)(2)(A)”.
Effective and Termination Dates of 2012 Amendment

Amendment by section 20027 ofPub. L. 112–141effective Oct. 1, 2012, see section 3(a) ofPub. L. 112–141, set out as a note under section 101 of Title 23, Highways.
Amendment by section 113005 ofPub. L. 112–141effective July 1, 2012, see section 114001 ofPub. L. 112–141, set out as a note under section 5305 of this title.
Amendment by Pub. L. 112–140to cease to be effective on July 6, 2012, with text as amended by Pub. L. 112–140to revert back to read as it did on the day before June 29, 2012, and amendments by Pub. L. 112–141to be executed as if Pub. L. 112–140had not been enacted, see section 1(c) ofPub. L. 112–140, set out as a note under section 101 of Title 23, Highways.
Effective Date of 1998 Amendment

Title IX of Pub. L. 105–206effective simultaneously with enactment of Pub. L. 105–178and to be treated as included in Pub. L. 105–178at time of enactment, and provisions of Pub. L. 105–178, as in effect on day before July 22, 1998, that are amended by title IX of Pub. L. 105–206to be treated as not enacted, see section 9016 ofPub. L. 105–206, set out as a note under section 101 of Title 23, Highways.
Effective Date of 1994 Amendment

Amendment by Pub. L. 103–429effective July 5, 1994, see section 9 ofPub. L. 103–429, set out as a note under section 321 of this title.
Special Rule for Partial Fiscal Year Funding

Pub. L. 108–310, § 8(b),Sept. 30, 2004, 118 Stat. 1154, provided for pro rata apportionment for fixed guideway modernization to reflect partial fiscal year 2005 funding.
Pub. L. 108–88, § 8(b)(1),Sept. 30, 2003, 117 Stat. 1121, as amended by Pub. L. 108–202, § 9(b),Feb. 29, 2004, 118 Stat. 485; Pub. L. 108–224, § 7(b),Apr. 30, 2004, 118 Stat. 633; Pub. L. 108–263, § 7(b),June 30, 2004, 118 Stat. 704, which directed the Secretary of Transportation to determine the amount that each urbanized area would be apportioned for fixed guideway modernization under section 5337 of this title on a pro rata basis reflecting partial fiscal year 2004 funding made available under section 5338 of this title, was repealed by Pub. L. 108–280, § 7(b),July 30, 2004, 118 Stat. 882.

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49 USCDescription of ChangeSession YearPublic LawStatutes at Large
§ 53372012112-141 [Sec.] 113005126 Stat. 985
§ 5337gen amd2012112-141 [Sec.] 20027126 Stat. 723
§ 53372012112-140 [Sec.] 305126 Stat. 398
§ 53372012112-102 [Sec.] 305126 Stat. 277

 

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