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Austin (Texas) Metro bus
Thursday, September 8, 2016
WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Transit Administration (FTA) today announced the selections for its Bus and Bus Facilities Grant Program that will help provide more modern, reliable bus service for...
Transit maintenance facility
Thursday, September 1, 2016
The U.S. Department of Transportation’s (DOT) Federal Transit Administration (FTA) today issued final Buy America policy guidance advising transit agencies and transit vehicle manufacturers how to implement a phased increase in...
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 District of Columbia, Maryland, and Virginia departments of transportation and the Metropolitan...
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 Metropolitan Area Transit Authority  (WMATA) requiring the transit agency to...
CTA Track Works on Tracks
Friday, August 12, 2016
WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Transportation’s (DOT) Federal Transit Administration (FTA) today announced an opportunity to apply for $7 million in federal funding for projects that demonstrate innovative approaches 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 Directive to the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority (WMATA) requiring the transit agency to complete 12...
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. Read more in the...
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...

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