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Metrorail trains parked in a yard
Wednesday, August 24, 2016

The U.S. Department of Transportation’s (DOT) Federal Transit Administration (FTA) today issued  Safety Directive 16-6 to the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority  (WMATA) requiring the transit agency to ensure that...

Mt Vernon Square Metro station pylon
Thursday, August 18, 2016

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Transportation’s (DOT) Federal Transit Administration (FTA) today announced in a letter to the...

Red Stop Signal for Metro Trains
Monday, August 15, 2016

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Transportation’s (DOT) Federal Transit Administration (FTA) today issued a Safety Directive 16-5 to the Washington...

CTA Track Works on Tracks
Monday, August 15, 2016

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Transportation’s (DOT) Federal Transit Administration (FTA) today announced an opportunity to...

Subway Tracks
Thursday, August 11, 2016

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Transportation’s (DOT) Federal Transit Administration (FTA) today issued the Public Transportation Safety Program final rule that establishes procedural rules for FTA to administer a...

Close-up of track
Monday, August 8, 2016

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Transit Administration (FTA) today issued a Safety...

collage of transit images
Friday, August 5, 2016

The Federal Transit Administration (FTA) has launched an online dialogue to inform the agency on how it should position its research program to be forward-thinking to advance access and mobility nationwide. ...

Transit bus at bus testing facility in Altoona, PA
Monday, August 1, 2016

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Transit Administration (FTA) today announced a Final Rule that will improve the process for ensuring the safety and reliability of new transit buses funded with FTA...

I-579 in downtown Pittsburgh
Friday, July 29, 2016

WASHINGTON – U.S. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx announced today nearly $500 million will be made available for transportation projects across the country in the eighth round of the highly successful and competitive...

Train car in maintenance yard
Tuesday, July 26, 2016

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Transit Administration (FTA) today announced a final rule requiring FTA grantees to develop management plans for their public transportation assets, including...

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