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Press Releases

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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.

August 28, 2019

SAN JOSE, Calif. – The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Transit Administration (FTA) Acting Administrator K. Jane Williams today announced the allocation of $125 million to the Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority (VTA) for the Bay...

August 27, 2019

SEATTLE – The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Transit Administration (FTA) today announced $8.1 million in grants to the Washington State Department of Transportation (WSDOT) and King County Metro to improve public transportation in the...

August 26, 2019

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Transit Administration (FTA) today announced that the agency is seeking public comment on revisions to its Project Management Oversight (PMO) rule, which guides federal oversight of large...

July 26, 2019

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Transportation’s (USDOT) Federal Transit Administration (FTA) today announced $84.9 million in grant selections through the Low- or No-Emission (Low-No) Grant program, which funds...

July 9, 2019

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Transit Administration (FTA) today announced a total of $300 million in federal funding allocations to three rail transit projects in Arizona, California, and Washington. Funding is provided...

July 8, 2019

WASHINGTON - Federal Transit Administration (FTA) Acting Administrator K. Jane Williams recently announced that FTA will begin discussions with Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority (VTA) regarding participation in the Expedited Project Delivery...