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Press Releases

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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...

January 24, 2020

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Transit Administration (FTA) today announced the availability of up to $130...

January 23, 2020

PORTLAND, Ore. – The U.S. Department of Transportation’s (USDOT) Federal Transit Administration (FTA) today announced a $87.4 million grant to the Tri-County Metropolitan Transportation District of Oregon (TriMet) for the Division Transit Project. 

January 22, 2020

SEATAC, Wash. – The U.S. Department of Transportation’s (USDOT) Federal Transit Administration (FTA) today announced a $790 million Full Funding Grant Agreement (FFGA) with the Central Puget Sound Regional Transit Authority (Sound Transit) for the...

January 21, 2020

SPOKANE, Wash. – The U.S. Department of Transportation’s (USDOT) Federal Transit Administration (FTA) today announced a $53.4 million grant to the Spokane Transit Authority (STA) for the Central City Line Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) project. 

January 15, 2020

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Transit Administration (FTA) today announced projects selected to receive approximately $5 million in grants to American Indian and Alaska Native tribal governments under FTA’s Tribal...

January 14, 2020

WASHINGTON – Federal Transit Administration (FTA) Acting Administrator K. Jane Williams today announced the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Accelerating Innovative Mobility (AIM) [LINK] initiative, which supports and advances innovation in...

December 3, 2019

DENVER – The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Transit Administration FTA Acting Administrator K. Jane Williams today joined officials in Colorado to highlight $18 million in federal grants statewide to improve the safety and reliability of...

November 25, 2019

WASHINGTON – U.S. Transportation Secretary Elaine L. Chao today announced that the Federal Transit Administration (FTA) will award $423 million in transit infrastructure grants nationwide to improve the safety and reliability of America’s bus systems...

November 18, 2019

PHILADELPHIA – The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Transit Administration Acting Administrator K. Jane Williams today toured the Philadelphia Franklin Square Station project. The visit follows this week’s announcement of a $12.58 million...