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September 25, 2020
WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Transit Administration (FTA) announced today the availability of $6.2 million in funding to support comprehensive planning that improves access to public transit.
September 23, 2020
WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Transit Administration (FTA) today announced a final rule amending FTA regulations for Project Management Oversight (PMO) of transit capital investments.
September 16, 2020
WASHINGTON – U.S. Secretary Elaine L. Chao today announced that the Trump Administration will invest $1 billion in American infrastructure through the Better Utilizing Investments to Leverage Development (BUILD) Transportation Discretionary Grants...
September 14, 2020

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Transit Administration (FTA) today announced a $1.2 billion grant agreement with the San Francisco Bay Area Rapid Transit District (BART) for the Transbay Corridor Core Capacity project in...

September 14, 2020

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Transportation's Federal Transit Administration (FTA) today announced a $928.8 million grant agreement to the Metropolitan Council for the Southwest Light Rail Transit Project in Minneapolis, Minnesota. The project...

September 8, 2020
WASHINGTON – U.S. Transportation Secretary Elaine L. Chao today announced that the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Build America Bureau has provided a $13.08 million loan to the San Luis Obispo Regional Transit Authority (RTA) in California. This is...
August 27, 2020
WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Transportation's Federal Transit Administration (FTA) today announced 25 projects in 24 states and one territory will receive a share of approximately $14 million in funding through the Accelerating Innovative Mobility...
August 27, 2020
WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Transportation's Federal Transit Administration (FTA) today announced a $99.9 million grant to the Miami-Dade County Department of Transportation and Public Works (DTPW) for the South Corridor Rapid Transit Project in...
August 26, 2020
WASHINGTON – The Trump Administration today announced a total of $400 million in federal funding will be allocated by the U.S. Department of Transportation's Federal Transit Administration (FTA) to four transit infrastructure projects in Arizona, Indiana...
August 14, 2020

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Transportation’s (USDOT) Federal Transit Administration (FTA) today announced new guidance that increases flexibility for transit agencies to work with developers to build projects that benefit transit systems and...