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Press Releases

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

June 15, 2021

Fernandez is First Senate-Confirmed Woman of Color to Lead FTA

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Transportation today announced Nuria...

June 11, 2021

Federal funding allocations will assist project sponsors with their local funding contributions

WASHINGTON – U.S. Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg today announced a total of $250...

June 8, 2021

More than 350 transit agencies have provided free rides to help Americans get vaccinated

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

May 28, 2021

WASHINGTON – The Biden-Harris Administration today submitted to Congress the President’s Budget for fiscal year 2022. As the Administration continues to make progress defeating the pandemic and getting our economy back on track, the Budget makes...

May 26, 2021

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Transportation's Federal Transit Administration (FTA) today announced the availability of $10 million in Fiscal...

May 19, 2021

WASHINGTON – U.S. Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg today announced expanded construction hiring and workforce development pilot programs to be managed by the U.S. Department of Transportation’s (USDOT) Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) and...

May 14, 2021
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), Transportation Security Administration (TSA), and the U.S. Department of Transportation remind the traveling public that at this time if you travel, you are still required to wear a mask on planes,...
April 21, 2021

Priority will be given to projects that help improve air quality, advance environmental justice,
promote housing affordability

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

April 13, 2021

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) today published a Notice of Funding Opportunity to apply for $1 billion in Fiscal Year 2021 discretionary grant funding through the Rebuilding American Infrastructure with Sustainability and...