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Press Releases

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

November 17, 2022

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Transit Administration (FTA) today announced 19 awards totaling approximately $13.1 million from President Biden's Bipartisan Infrastructure Law to help boost local economies, fight climate...

October 12, 2022

WASHINGTON –The Federal Transit Administration (FTA) announced today it will provide $600 million this year from the Bipartisan...

October 11, 2022

WASHINGTON – More than two dozen American Indian Tribes and Alaska Native communities will see an improvement in their transit thanks to $8.6 million in grants awarded today by the U.S. Department of Transportation's Federal Transit Administration (...

October 4, 2022

WASHINGTON – U.S. Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg today announced that the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Build America Bureau will offer low-cost and flexible financing for transit and transit-oriented development (TOD) projects at the...

September 22, 2022

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Transportation's Federal Transit Administration (FTA) today announced the availability of $6.5 million in research funding for innovative transit bus automation demonstration projects that will improve safety and...

August 31, 2022

WASHINGTON – Today, following a safety inspection of the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority (MBTA) rail transit system, the U.S. Department of Transportation's Federal Transit Administration (FTA) issued a...

August 25, 2022

President Biden’s Bipartisan Infrastructure Law makes historic investments to support better, more reliable transit service

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

August 25, 2022

Projects help transit agencies buy dozens of climate-friendly electric buses and fund a new bus rapid transit line to modernize and improve rides

RALEIGH, NC – Today, Federal Transit...

August 16, 2022

Bipartisan Infrastructure Law increases funding for low- and no- emission bus grants six-fold and includes worker training on zero-emission buses

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

August 10, 2022

WASHINGTON – Today, the U.S. Department of Transportation's Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) and Federal Transit Administration (FTA) together awarded $49.2 million in innovative technology grants to improve mobility and multimodal connections...