Definitions for "Finding of No Significant Impact"
a statement indicating that a project was found to have no significant impacts on the quality of the human environment and for which an environmental statement will therefore not be prepared.
( Fonsi) - the determination that a proposed action will not adversely impact the environment.
A FONSI is the formal finding that the project will not have significant impact based on the environmental assessment.
The federal agency responsible for approval of public transportation projects. The FTA also helps cities and communities nationwide to provide improved mobility to their citizens. Through its grant programs, FTA provides financial and planning assistance to help plan, build, & operate rail, bus and paratransit systems. The agency also assists in the development of local & regional traffic reduction.