Electronic Reading Room

The Electronic Freedom of Information Act (E-FOIA) Amendments of 1996 required agencies to make the following categories of records available to the public on an ongoing basis through a Web page entitled “Electronic Reading Room”:

Final Opinions/Orders in Adjudicated Cases

Specific Agency Policy Statements

  • None

Staff Manual/Instructions to Staff Affecting the Public

Frequently Requested Records


Only Reading Room records created on or after November 1, 1996 are required to be made available electronically.   Other Reading Room Records maintained by the FRA can be accessed from the following conventional (paper) Reading Room:

DOT Dockets Office, 1200 New Jersey Avenue, SE, , Room W12-140, Washington , DC 20590 ; Hours of operation:   9:00-5:00, Monday through Friday, except Federal holidays.   To arrange access, telephone (202) 366-9322, (202) 366-9826 or (800) 647-5527.   A computer terminal and printer are available at this location for accessing Electronic Reading Room records.