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Press Releases

If you are interested in searching for press releases prior to 2021, please visit our News Archive.

April 17, 2024

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Transportation's Federal Transit Administration (FTA) today announced the availability of $316 million to support and modernize passenger ferry service in communities across the country. Across the country, there...

April 9, 2024

WASHINGTON – The Biden-Harris Administration will continue its focus on keeping public transportation the safest mode of surface travel, while increasing safety protections for transit workers. The U.S. Department of Transportation's Federal Transit...

April 4, 2024

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WASHINGTON – Today, the U.S. Department of Transportation's Federal Transit...

April 2, 2024

WASHINGTON – In a continuing effort to create more affordable housing and transportation choices for Americans, the Biden-Harris Administration and the U.S. Department of Transportation's Federal Transit Administration (FTA) today announced $17.6...

April 1, 2024

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Transportation's Federal Transit Administration (FTA) today announced a $149.9 million grant award to the Regional Transportation Commission of Southern Nevada (RTC) to support the construction of a faster, more...

March 22, 2024

FTA Moves Forward on a Plan to Set Minimum Standards at Every Rail Transit Agency across the Country to Improve Conditions for Workers 

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Transportation...

March 11, 2024

WASHINGTON – Today, U.S. Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg recommended that 14 large transit projects in 11 states receive nearly $4 billion in federal support for construction as part of President Biden's...

February 29, 2024

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WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Transportation's Federal Transit Administration (FTA...

February 21, 2024

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Transportation's Federal Transit Administration (FTA) today announced $631 million in grants to improve rail transit safety and reliability for passengers through the purchase of new American-made rail cars. This...

February 8, 2024

Funding from the President’s Bipartisan Infrastructure Law not only puts cleaner buses on the road, it also supports American manufacturing

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Transportation'...