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TriMet light rail train at Clackamas Town Center station
Wednesday, June 13, 2018
WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Transit Administration (FTA) today announced that Oregon has obtained federal certification of its rail transit State Safety Oversight (SSO) Programs, in advance of an...
Port Authority of Allegheny County bus
Wednesday, June 13, 2018
PITTSBURGH – The U.S. Department of Transportation’s (USDOT) Federal Transit Administration (FTA) Acting Administrator K. Jane Williams joined Pittsburgh officials today to celebrate a $3.6 million competitive grant award to the...
Houston Metro buses during Hurricane Harvey
Wednesday, May 30, 2018
The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Transit Administration (FTA) today announced the allocation of $277.5 million in Emergency Relief funding for public transportation systems damaged by Hurricanes Harvey, Irma, and...
Courtesy East West Partners
Wednesday, May 30, 2018
WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Transportation’s (U.S. DOT) Federal Transit Administration (FTA) today issued a Private Investment Project Procedures (PIPP) Final Rule that describes new procedures to encourage private sector...
Transit-Oriented Development by Denver Union Station
Thursday, May 24, 2018
WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Transit Administration (FTA) announced today the availability of $25.8 million in grant funds to support transit planning efforts in communities across the country. The...
SEPTA train passengers
Tuesday, May 22, 2018
WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) recently issued a Notice of Funding Opportunity for $250 million in Positive Train Control (PTC) Systems Grants. 
Maryland light rail - courtesy jpellgen on Flickr
Tuesday, May 15, 2018
WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Transit Administration (FTA) today announced that Maryland has obtained federal certification of its rail transit State Safety Oversight (SSO) Program, in advance of an...
Bus Station
Tuesday, May 15, 2018
WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Transit Administration (FTA) today announced a $75 million grant agreement with the Indianapolis Public Transportation Corporation (IndyGo) for a new Bus Rapid Transit...
Tacoma Dome Station
Tuesday, May 15, 2018
WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Transportation’s (USDOT) Federal Transit Administration (FTA) today announced the award of a $75 million grant to the Central Puget Sound Regional Transit Authority for the Tacoma Link...
West Virginia Personal Rapid Transit (PRT)
Wednesday, May 9, 2018
WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Transit Administration (FTA) today announced that West Virginia has obtained federal certification of its rail transit State Safety Oversight (SSO) Program, in advance...

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