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Metrolink passenger in wheelchair
Monday, September 12, 2016
LOS ANGELES – The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Transit Administration (FTA) today announced selections for Rides to Wellness Demonstration and Innovative Coordinated Access and Mobility Grants, which will help...
Cincinnati Streetcar
Friday, September 9, 2016
CINCINNATI – The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Transit Administration (FTA) Acting Administrator Carolyn Flowers today joined Cincinnati Mayor John Cranley and other local officials to celebrate the opening of the...
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...

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