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Ferry Near Seattle WA
Thursday, April 14, 2016
The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Transit Administration (FTA) today announced the award of approximately $59 million for passenger ferry projects and ferry operators throughout the United States. The funds will...
FTA Senior Advisor Carolyn Flowers testifies before House Oversight Subcommittee
Wednesday, April 13, 2016
The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Transit Administration (FTA) reported to Congress that it has conducted more than 100 inspections and directed millions in Federal funds to support safety priorities in its first...
Red stop signal in subway tunnel
Friday, April 8, 2016
The Federal Transit Administration (FTA) this week issued Safety Advisory 16-1 to collect information on the frequency of stop signal overruns in the rail transit industry and the actions being taken to address these occurrences.
Rendering of Oklahoma City transit hub
Monday, April 4, 2016
To help communities benefit from existing or planned public transportation projects, the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT)’s Federal Transit Administration (FTA) has selected nine cities to receive technical assistance to...
Image of Chicago Transity Authority subway trains
Friday, April 1, 2016
U.S. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx today announced the closing of a $255 million Transportation Infrastructure Finance and Innovation Act (TIFIA) loan to the Chicago Transit Authority (CTA) to buy new railcars, helping to...
Hybrid bus
Tuesday, March 29, 2016
Communities nationwide can apply for $266 million in available funding for Bus & Bus Facilities and Low & No-Emission Vehicle Deployment projects.
Older adult consults map while on subway
Tuesday, March 29, 2016
The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Transit Administration (FTA) today announced the availability of $5.3 million in competitive grant funds to improve public transportation options that increase access to healthcare...
Graphic showing safety topics from a report on Safety Management Systems
Friday, March 25, 2016
U.S. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx announced today the appointment of eight new and one returning member to TRACS.  The safety committee was chartered in 2009 to provide a forum for the development, consideration, and...
Link light rail station
Friday, March 18, 2016
U.S. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx was in Seattle today for the opening of the University Link project, an extension of Sound Transit’s Link light rail service. The extension will connect downtown Seattle to the Capitol...
Mini-buses to transport residents of the Choctaw Nation line up along a curb
Tuesday, March 15, 2016
The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Transit Administration (FTA) today announced the availability of $5 million in competitive grant funds to enhance public transit service for American Indians, Alaska natives and...

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