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Press Releases

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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...

November 12, 2019

WASHINGTON – U.S. Secretary Elaine L. Chao today announced that the Trump Administration will invest $900 million in American infrastructure through the Better Utilizing Investments to Leverage Development (BUILD) Transportation Discretionary Grants...

October 29, 2019

WASHINGTON – U.S. Transportation Secretary Elaine L. Chao today announced nearly $50 million in new initiatives to expand access to transportation for people with disabilities, older adults, and individuals of low income.

October 9, 2019

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Transit Administration (FTA) today announced a $40.4 million grant to the Regional Transportation Commission (RTC) of Washoe County for the Virginia Street Bus RAPID Transit (BRT) Extension...

September 25, 2019

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Transit Administration (FTA) today announced a $75 million grant to Valley Metro for the Tempe Streetcar project in Tempe, Arizona.

September 23, 2019

Presentation about APTA Safety Updates given by American Public Transportation Association.

September 18, 2019

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Transit Administration (FTA) announced today the availability of $19.2 million in funding to support comprehensive planning that improves access to public transit.