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Press Releases

    If you are interested in searching for FTA press releases prior to 2017, please visit our News Archive.

May 31, 2017

The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Railroad Administration and Federal Transit Administration today announced the grant recipients who will receive $197 million in competitive grant funding to help commuter and intercity passenger...

April 27, 2017

FTA today announced the opportunity to apply for up to $55 million in competitive grant funds through FTA’s Low or No Emission (Low-No) Bus Program.

February 10, 2017

WASHINGTON – The Federal Transit Administration (FTA) has notified the transit systems in the District of Columbia,...

January 19, 2017

FTA today announced the selection of The Ohio State University and Auburn University to receive up to $3 million in FY2016 funding though the Low and No-Emission Component Assessment Program.

January 19, 2017

The Federal Transit Administration today announced the availability of approximately $5 million in funding from the Fiscal Year 2017 Public Transportation on Indian Reservations Program (Tribal Transit Program), contingent on Congressional...

January 17, 2017

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Transit Administration (FTA) today issued a public notice and request for comments on...

January 14, 2017

Charlotte, N.C. – U.S. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx today participated in a groundbreaking for the Charlotte Area Transit System’s (CATS) second phase of the CityLYNX Gold Line Streetcar system that will improve transit options in the greater...

January 12, 2017

WASHINGTON – U.S. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx today announced that a new report on the state of America's transportation infrastructure, “2015 Status of the Nation's Highways, Bridges and Transit: Conditions and Performance,” confirms that...

January 9, 2017

CHICAGO – The U.S. Department of Transportation’s (DOT) Federal Transit Administration (FTA) today announced approximately $1.07 billion in federal grant funds to the Chicago Transit Authority (CTA) for the first phase of the Red and Purple...

January 4, 2017

LOS ANGELES – The U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) today announced approximately $1.6 billion in federal grant funds and a loan agreement toward the Westside Purple Line Extension Section 2 Project, continuing vital federal support for...