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Press Releases

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

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...