49 USC 5337 - Apportionment based on fixed guideway factors

(a) Distribution.— 
The Secretary shall apportion amounts made available for fixed guideway modernization under section 5309 for each of fiscal years 1998 through 2003 as follows:
(1) The first $497,700,000 shall be apportioned in the following urbanized areas as follows:
(A) Baltimore, $8,372,000.
(B) Boston, $38,948,000.

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(C) Chicago/Northwestern Indiana, $78,169,000.
(D) Cleveland, $9,509,500.
(E) New Orleans, $1,730,588.
(F) New York, $176,034,461.
(G) Northeastern New Jersey, $50,604,653.
(H) Philadelphia/Southern New Jersey, $58,924,764.
(I) Pittsburgh, $13,662,463.
(J) San Francisco, $33,989,571.
(K) Southwestern Connecticut, $27,755,000.
(2) The next $70,000,000 shall be apportioned as follows:

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(A) 50 percent in the urbanized areas listed in paragraph (1), as provided in section 5336 (b)(2)(A).
(B) 50 percent in other urbanized areas eligible for assistance under section 5336 (b)(2)(A) to which amounts were apportioned under this section for fiscal year 1997, as provided in section 5336 (b)(2)(A) and subsection (e)(1) of this section.
(3) The next $5,700,000 shall be apportioned in the following urbanized areas as follows:
(A) Pittsburgh, 61.76 percent.
(B) Cleveland, 10.73 percent.
(C) New Orleans, 5.79 percent.
(D) 21.72 percent in urbanized areas to which paragraph (2)(B) applies, as provided in section 5336 (b)(2)(A) and subsection (e)(1) of this section.
(4) The next $186,600,000 shall be apportioned in each urbanized area to which paragraph (1) applies and in each urbanized area to which paragraph (2)(B) applies, as provided in section 5336 (b)(2)(A) and subsection (e)(1) of this section.
(5) The next $70,000,000 shall be apportioned as follows:
(A) 65 percent in the urbanized areas listed in paragraph (1), as provided in section 5336 (b)(2)(A) and subsection (e)(2) of this section.
(B) 35 percent to other urbanized areas eligible for assistance under section 5336 (b)(2)(A) if the areas contain fixed guideway systems placed in revenue service at least 7 years before the fiscal year in which amounts are made available and in any urbanized area if, before the first day of the fiscal year, the area satisfies the Secretary that the area has modernization needs that cannot adequately be met with amounts received under section 5336 (b)(2)(A), as provided in section 5336 (b)(2)(A) and subsection (e)(2) of this section.
(6) The next $50,000,000 shall be apportioned as follows:
(A) 60 percent in the urbanized areas listed in paragraph (1), as provided in section 5336 (b)(2)(A) and subsection (e)(2) of this section.
(B) 40 percent to urbanized areas to which paragraph (5)(B) applies, as provided in section 5336 (b)(2)(A) and subsection (e)(2) of this section.
(7) Remaining amounts shall be apportioned as follows:
(A) 50 percent in the urbanized areas listed in paragraph (1), as provided in section 5336 (b)(2)(A) and subsection (e)(2) of this section.
(B) 50 percent to urbanized areas to which paragraph (5)(B) applies, as provided in section 5336 (b)(2)(A) and subsection (e)(2) of this section.
(b) Total Amounts Not Available.— 
In a fiscal year in which the total amounts authorized under subsection (a)(1) and (2) of this section are not available, the Secretary shall reduce on a proportionate basis the apportionments of all urbanized areas eligible under subsection (a)(1) or (2) to adjust for the amount not available.
(c) New Jersey Transit Corporation.— 
Rail modernization amounts allocated to the New Jersey Transit Corporation under this section may be spent in any urbanized area in which the New Jersey Transit Corporation operates rail transportation, regardless of which urbanized area generates the financing.
(d) Availability of Amounts.— 
An amount apportioned under this section
(1) remains available for 3 years after the fiscal year in which the amount is apportioned; and
(2) that is unobligated at the end of the 3-year period shall be reapportioned for the next fiscal year among urbanized areas eligible under subsection (a)(1)(3) of this section using the apportionment formula of this section.
(e) Route Segments To Be Included in Apportionment Formulas.— 

(1) 1997 standard.— 
Amounts apportioned under paragraphs (2)(B), (3), and (4) of subsection (a) shall have attributable to each urbanized area only the number of fixed guideway revenue miles of service and number of fixed guideway route miles for segments of fixed guideway systems used to determine apportionments for fiscal year 1997.
(2) Other standards.— 
Amounts apportioned under paragraphs (5) through (7) of subsection (a) shall have attributable to each urbanized area only the number of fixed guideway revenue miles of service and number of fixed guideway route-miles for segments of fixed guideway systems placed in revenue service at least 7 years before the fiscal year in which amounts are made available.
(f) Adjustment.— 
For purposes of this section, an urbanized area with a population of 55,997, according to the most recent decennial census, shall be treated as an urbanized area eligible for assistance under section 5336 (b)(2)(A) to which amounts were apportioned under this section for fiscal year 1997. For the purposes of subsection (e)(1), the number of fixed guideway revenue vehicle miles of service and number of fixed guideway route miles for that urbanized area as of the date of enactment of the Federal Public Transportation Act of 2005 shall be considered to have been used to determine apportionments for fiscal year 1997.