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Press Releases

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May 8, 2019

The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Transit Administration (FTA) today announced the opportunity to apply for $15 million in research funds through the new Integrated Mobility Innovation (IMI) Demonstration program.

April 9, 2019

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Transit Administration (FTA) today announced a total of $1.36 billion in federal funding allocations to 16 new and existing transit projects in the Capital Investment Grants (CIG) Program....

March 29, 2019

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Transportation’s (USDOT) Federal Transit Administration (FTA) today launched a new Human Trafficking Awareness and...

March 18, 2019

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Transit Administration (FTA) today certified the Washington Metrorail Safety Commission’s (WMSC) State Safety Oversight (SSO) Program.  With certification, responsibility for direct...

March 18, 2019

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Transit Administration (FTA) today announced the opportunity for eligible applicants to apply for up to $85 million in competitive grant funds through FTA’s Low or No Emission (Low-No) Bus...

March 18, 2019

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Transit Administration (FTA) today announced it has successfully partnered with...

February 28, 2019

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Transit Administration (FTA) today announced that Florida, New Jersey and New York have obtained federal certification of their rail transit State Safety...

February 13, 2019

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Transit Administration (FTA) today announced project selections totaling $5 million to American Indian and Alaskan Native tribal governments under FTA’s Tribal Transit Program.

February 11, 2019

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Transit Administration (FTA) today announced the opportunity to apply for approximately $...

December 20, 2018

SEATTLE – The U.S. Department of Transportation’s (USDOT) Federal Transit Administration (FTA) today announced a $1.17 billion Full Funding Grant Agreement with the Central Puget Sound Regional Transit Authority (Sound Transit) for construction of the...