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Archived Press Releases

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 improve transit service...

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 between Reno...

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 will connect two...

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 commuter rail line...

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 development near transit...

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 47 actions to...

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) service in Jacksonville...

December 2, 2016

WASHINGTON – Thanks, in part to the temporary, direct and robust safety oversight of the Washington...

November 28, 2016

WASHINGTON - Last week, FTA announced a $2.75 million opportunity for nonprofit organizations to apply for funding to facilitate the advancement, production, and deployment of zero-emission public transportation vehicle technology and related...

October 28, 2016

LAS VEGAS – The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Transit Administration (FTA) Acting Administrator Carolyn Flowers today joined Nevada state and local officials to celebrate the completion of the Flamingo Corridor Improvements Project,...