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WMATA subway rounds a bend
Friday, February 10, 2017
WASHINGTON – The Federal Transit Administration (FTA) has notified the transit systems in the District of Columbia, Maryland and Virginia that effective immediately it will withhold five percent of Fiscal Year 2017 transit...
Low emission bus
Thursday, January 19, 2017
FTA today announced the selection of The Ohio State University and Auburn University to receive up to $3 million in FY2016 funding though the Low and No-Emission Component Assessment Program.
Cherokee Nation bus
Thursday, January 19, 2017
The Federal Transit Administration today announced the availability of approximately $5 million in funding from the Fiscal Year 2017 Public Transportation on Indian Reservations Program (Tribal Transit Program), contingent on C
Stop signal in Queens NY
Tuesday, January 17, 2017
WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Transit Administration (FTA) today issued a public notice and request for comments on a proposed General Directive that would reduce the frequency of stop signal...
Secretary Foxx speaks at LYNX Gold Line event
Saturday, January 14, 2017
Charlotte, N.C. – U.S. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx today participated in a groundbreaking for the Charlotte Area Transit System’s (CATS) second phase of the CityLYNX Gold Line Streetcar system that will improve transit...
2015 Conditions and Performance report cover
Thursday, January 12, 2017
WASHINGTON – U.S. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx today announced that a new report on the state of America's transportation infrastructure, “2015 Status of the Nation's Highways, Bridges and Transit: Conditions and...
FTA Acting Administrator Carolyn Flowers speaks at signing ceremony
Monday, January 9, 2017
CHICAGO – The U.S. Department of Transportation’s (DOT) Federal Transit Administration (FTA) today announced approximately $1.07 billion in federal grant funds to the Chicago Transit Authority (CTA) for the first phase of the Red...
Transportation Secretary Foxx speaks at Los Angeles grant agreement signing
Wednesday, January 4, 2017
LOS ANGELES – The U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) today announced approximately $1.6 billion in federal grant funds and a loan agreement toward the Westside Purple Line Extension Section 2 Project, continuing vital...
Image of Reno bus
Tuesday, December 27, 2016
The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Transit Administration today announced the award of approximately $39 million in federal grant funds for construction of the 4th Street/Prater Way Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) Project...
Image of Van Ness BRT Station
Tuesday, December 27, 2016
The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Transit Administration today announced the award of $75 million in federal grant funds for construction of the Van Ness Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) Project, which will significantly...

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