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Press Releases

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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 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 21, 2019

SOMERVILLE, Mass. – U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) Secretary Elaine L. Chao was joined by FTA Acting Administrator K. Jane Williams, Massachusetts Governor Charlie Baker, Congressman Michael Capuano, Congresswoman Katherine Clark, and state...

October 21, 2019

BLOOMINGTON, Ill. – The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Transit Administration (FTA) Acting Administrator K. Jane Williams was joined today by Illinois officials to celebrate the award of more than $12 million in competitive grant funds to...

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...