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Press Releases

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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.
April 13, 2020
The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Transit Administration (FTA) today announced a $61.7 million grant to the Missouri Department of Transportation (DOT) as part of the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act, signed by...
April 6, 2020

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...

April 6, 2020

WASHINGTON, DC – The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Transit Administration (FTA) today announced approximately $32.8 million in project...

April 2, 2020
The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Transit Administration (FTA) today announced a total of $25 billion in federal funding allocations to help the nation’s public transportation systems respond to the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19).
March 27, 2020

3-27-2020

WASHINGTON – U.S. Transportation Secretary Elaine L. Chao recently announced, during a transit industry briefing, that deadlines for several Federal Transit Administration (FTA) competitive grant programs will be extended for 30 days...

March 18, 2020

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Transit Administration (FTA) today announced the availability of $11 million in funding to support and advance innovation in the transit industry.

March 16, 2020

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Transportation’s (USDOT) Federal Transit Administration (FTA) Acting Administrator Jane Williams today announced approximately $20.3 million in grant selections through the Integrated Mobility...

March 13, 2020

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Transportation’s (USDOT) Federal Transit Administration (FTA) today announced a $28.22 million grant to the City of El Paso for the Montana Rapid Transit Service (RTS) Corridor project.

March 13, 2020

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Transit Administration (FTA) today announced that expanded eligibility of federal assistance is available under FTA’s Emergency Relief Program to help transit agencies respond to the...