Tuesday, May 24, 2016
The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Transit Administration’s (FTA) temporary safety oversight of the Washington Metropolitan Area Transportation Authority (WMATA) Metrorail system is seeing initial results across the...
Friday, May 20, 2016
The Federal Transit Administration (FTA) this week issued Safety Advisory 16-2 to collect information from State Safety Oversight Agencies (SSOAs) regarding the condition and safety performance of contact rail (third rail)...
Friday, May 20, 2016
The Federal Transit Administration (FTA) this week issued a Request for Comments to a compendium of existing public transportation safety standards and protocols.
Tuesday, May 10, 2016
The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Transit Administration (FTA) today celebrated the groundbreaking of Denver’s Southeast Rail Extension Project, which will add to Colorado’s growing transit system by expanding light...
Friday, May 6, 2016
FTA Acting Administrator Carolyn Flowers today joined Kansas City Mayor Sylvester “Sly” James Jr. and other local officials to celebrate the opening of a two-mile streetcar line through the city’s revitalized downtown area.
Tuesday, May 3, 2016
The Federal Transit Administration today announced an opportunity to apply for $8 million in federal funding for projects that demonstrate innovative approaches to mobility issues in public transportation.
Thursday, April 28, 2016
WASHINGTON – Today, U.S. Secretary of Transportation Anthony Foxx announced the appointment of three new Federal representatives, each with considerable expertise in safety, to the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority (...
Friday, April 22, 2016
FTA Acting Administrator Carolyn Flowers joined top Colorado officials to open the University of Colorado A Line commuter rail service from downtown Denver to Denver International Airport.
Tuesday, April 19, 2016
FTA today announced the latest project selections for the Low and No-Emission Vehicle Deployment Program, known as Low-No. Seven transit providers in five states will receive a share of $22.5 million.
Thursday, April 14, 2016
The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Transit Administration (FTA) today announced that $20.5 million in competitive grant funds is available to support planning efforts that improve access to public transit in...