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Community Organization Webinar Series

"FTA Community Organization Webinar Series - Webinar 1: April 13, 2023"FTA is initiating a webinar series to provide community-based organizations a better understanding of FTA’s programs, oversight, and technical assistance resources. The series will provide organizations that support local public transportation initiatives, bicycling and pedestrian safety, and complete streets projects with a deeper understanding of federal resources while offering participants the chance to share their experiences and feedback with FTA leaders.  

Webinar 1: Understanding Federal Roles, Programs, and Resources to Support Transit

Thursday, April 13, 2023 

This webinar highlighted FTA’s mission, programs, and role in local transit-supportive projects for transit advocates, community organizations, civic associations and nonprofits interested in pursuing federal transit funding, with a focus on: 

  • FTA funding programs 
  • Federal and local government roles  
  • Funding eligibility requirements  
  • Oversight of public transportation agencies 
  • Priorities under the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law  

Featured speakers included FTA Administrator Nuria Fernandez and USDOT Director of Public Engagement Lynda Tran. A panel of FTA and USDOT officials responded to questions submitted by participants.  

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