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Press Releases

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March 16, 2020

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Transportation’s (USDOT) Federal Transit Administration (FTA) Acting Administrator Jane Williams today announced approximately $20.3 million in grant selections through the Integrated Mobility...

March 13, 2020

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Transit Administration (FTA) today announced that expanded eligibility of federal assistance is available under FTA’s Emergency Relief Program to help transit agencies respond to the...

March 13, 2020

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Transportation’s (USDOT) Federal Transit Administration (FTA) today announced a $28.22 million grant to the City of El Paso for the Montana Rapid Transit Service (RTS) Corridor project.

March 3, 2020

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Transit Administration (FTA) today announced a Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO) to apply for $8.5 million in Fiscal Year 2020 competitive grant funding for projects that help lift...

February 28, 2020

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Transportation’s (DOT) Federal Transit Administration (FTA) today announced that three project sponsors of Capital Investment Grants (CIG) Program projects are approved to use a combined $64.2 million of the federal...

February 13, 2020

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Transit Administration (FTA) today announced the availability of $9.3 million in research funding for innovative projects that will improve rail transit and bus operator safety.

February 7, 2020

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Transit Administration (FTA) today announced the Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO) to apply for approximately $30 million in Fiscal Year (FY) 2020 competitive grant funding for passenger...

February 7, 2020

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Transit Administration (FTA) today announced the Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO) to apply for approximately $454.6 million in Fiscal Year 2020 competitive grant funding for transit bus...

January 28, 2020

WASHINGTON – U.S. Transportation Secretary Elaine L. Chao today announced $5.4 million in grant selections as part of the Federal Transit Administration’s (FTA)...

January 27, 2020

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Transportation’s (USDOT) Federal Transit Administration (FTA) today announced a $26.9 million grant to the Capital District Transportation Authority (CDTA) for the River Corridor Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) project. The...