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Press Releases

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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...

October 25, 2018

KANSAS CITY, Mo. – The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Transit Administration (FTA) Acting Administrator K. Jane Williams today participated in a groundbreaking ceremony to begin construction of a new bus rapid transit (BRT) line in Kansas...

October 23, 2018

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Transit Administration (FTA) today announced that California and Oklahoma have obtained federal certification of their rail transit State Safety Oversight (SSO) Programs in advance of an...

October 2, 2018

GLENWOOD SPRINGS, Colo. – The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Transit Administration (FTA) Acting Administrator K. Jane Williams today was joined by Colorado officials to announce a $2.2 million competitive grant award to the State of...

October 1, 2018

BRECKENRIDGE, Colo. – The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Transit Administration (FTA) Acting Administrator K. Jane Williams today recognized six rural transit systems that exemplify good community service. The agencies received the...

September 25, 2018

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Transit Administration (FTA) announced today $366.2 million in project selections to improve the safety and reliability of America’s bus systems and enhance mobility for transit riders.