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June 12, 2020
WASHINGTON – Today, the Federal government announced nearly 100 million cloth facial coverings will be sent to the aviation, transit, and passenger rail transportation sectors for passenger use. Approximately 86.8 million coverings will be distributed to...
June 11, 2020

WASHINGTON – The Federal Transit Administration (FTA) today announced that it has awarded a total of $22.97 million to 23...

June 5, 2020

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Transportation's (USDOT) Federal Transit Administration (FTA) today announced $3.5 million in grants for 17 projects in 16 states to improve mobility and...

June 2, 2020
WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Transportation’s (USDOT) Federal Transit Administration (FTA) today announced approximately $130 million in grant selections through the Low- or No-Emission (Low-No) Grant program, which funds the deployment of transit...
May 29, 2020
WASHINGTON – The Trump Administration today announced a total of $891 million in federal funding will be provided by the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Transit Administration to 12 transit infrastructure projects. The allocations of funding...
May 28, 2020

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Transit Administration (FTA) today announced the availability of $1.25 million in...

May 28, 2020
WASHINGTON – Today, the Trump Administration announced millions of cloth facial coverings will be sent to workers in critical sectors of America’s economy. Approximately 15.5 million will be sent to the Nation’s transportation workforce.
May 28, 2020

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Transit Administration (FTA) today announced the availability of $5 million...

April 23, 2020

WASHINGTON – In response to COVID-19, the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Transit Administration (FTA) today announced that it will give transit agencies more time to meet the requirements of the Public Transportation...

April 14, 2020
WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Transit Administration (FTA) today issued a Safety Advisory with recommended actions to reduce the risk of Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) among transit employees and passengers.