Comments on Federal Rulemakings

Federal legislation is implemented through the adoption of rules that are then codified in the Code of Federal Regulations. The process begins with a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking, which provides a means for the agency to solicit comments on the proposed language. Since the passage of Moving Ahead for Progress in the 21st Century (MAP-21), the Federal Highway Administration and Federal Transit Administration have issued a number of NPRMs and other requests for comment, leading to the implementation of various sections of the law. NYSAMPO has in each case submitted comments to the docket for consideration. Comments include: