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Press Releases

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February 28, 2020

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Transportation’s (DOT) Federal Transit Administration (FTA) today announced that three project sponsors of Capital Investment Grants (CIG) Program projects are approved to use a combined $64.2 million of the federal...

February 13, 2020

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Transit Administration (FTA) today announced the availability of $9.3 million in research funding for innovative projects that will improve rail transit and bus operator safety.

February 7, 2020

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Transit Administration (FTA) today announced the Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO) to apply for approximately $30 million in Fiscal Year (FY) 2020 competitive grant funding for passenger...

February 7, 2020

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Transit Administration (FTA) today announced the Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO) to apply for approximately $454.6 million in Fiscal Year 2020 competitive grant funding for transit bus...

January 28, 2020

WASHINGTON – U.S. Transportation Secretary Elaine L. Chao today announced $5.4 million in grant selections as part of the Federal Transit Administration’s (FTA)...

January 27, 2020

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Transportation’s (USDOT) Federal Transit Administration (FTA) today announced a $16.6 million grant to the Jacksonville Transportation Authority (JTA) for the First Coast Flyer Southwest Corridor Bus Rapid Transit (...

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...