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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...
Rendering of BRT station
Tuesday, December 20, 2016
WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Transit Administration (FTA) today announced the award of approximately $75 million to the Utah Transit Authority to build a 10.5-mile bus rapid transit (BRT) line that...
Rending of TEX Rail station
Thursday, December 15, 2016
FORT WORTH, Texas – The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Transit Administration (FTA) today announced a $499.39 million federal grant agreement with the Fort Worth Transportation Authority (FWTA) to build TEX Rail, a...
Aerial image of light rail train surrounded by development
Monday, December 12, 2016
WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Transit Administration (FTA) today announced the selection of the cities of Birmingham, Charlotte, Albuquerque, Omaha and Tacoma to receive support in planning...
Closeup of rail electrical power system
Friday, December 9, 2016
WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Transit Administration (FTA) today issued Special Directive 17-1 to the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority (WMATA) requiring the transit agency to complete...
FTA Acting Administrator Carolyn Flowers at Jacksonville First Coast Flyer BRT event
Monday, December 5, 2016
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Transit Administration (FTA) Acting Administrator Carolyn Flowers today joined other local officials to celebrate the opening of a new Bus Rapid Transit (BRT)...

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