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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 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 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 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 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...

August 11, 2020
WASHINGTON – U.S. Transportation Secretary Elaine L. Chao today announced the Federal Transit Administration (FTA) will award $464 million in transit infrastructure grants nationwide to improve the safety and reliability of America’s bus systems and...
July 29, 2020
WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Transit Administration (FTA) today announced the availability $225 million in grant funding through the Expedited Project Delivery Pilot Program. $100 million of the grant funding is currently...
July 28, 2020
WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Transportation's Federal Transit Administration (FTA) today announced a $21.8 million grant award to the Pinellas Suncoast Transit Authority (PSTA) for the Central Avenue "SunRunner" Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) project in...
July 24, 2020
WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Transit Administration (FTA) today announced approximately $47.5 million in grant awards to selected projects nationwide to improve access, safety, and reliability of America’s ferries and...