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Press Releases

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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...

December 18, 2018

WASHINGTON – The Federal Transit Administration (FTA) today announced that it has awarded a total of $16.6 million to 20 organizations around...

December 3, 2018

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Transit Administration (FTA) Acting Administrator K. Jane Williams today participated in an opening ceremony for a new Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) line in Jacksonville, Fla.

November 30, 2018

SANTA ANA, Calif. – The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Transit Administration (FTA) today announced a $149 million Full Funding Grant Agreement (FFGA) with the Orange County Transportation Authority (OCTA) for the Orange County Streetcar...

November 28, 2018

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Transit Administration (FTA) today announced a total of $281 million in additional Fiscal Year 2018 federal funding allocations to five transit projects in Arizona, California, Minnesota,...

October 31, 2018

WASHINGTON — The U.S. Department of Transportation announced a final rule today to amend Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) and Federal Transit Administration (FTA) regulations implementing the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) that will...

October 26, 2018

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...