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Press Releases

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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.

September 24, 2018

The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Transit Administration (FTA) today announced that Missouri has obtained federal certification of its rail transit State Safety Oversight (SSO) Program in advance of an important safety deadline.

September 12, 2018

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Transit Administration (FTA) today announced the availability of $6.3 million in competitive grant funds for transit coordination projects that improve access to healthcare.

September 12, 2018

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Transit Administration (FTA) announced today that it is accepting expressions of interest from transit project sponsors for the Pilot Program for Expedited Project Delivery.

September 6, 2018

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Transit Administration (FTA) today announced the final allocation of $25 million in federal funds to the Indianapolis Public Transportation Corporation (IndyGo) for the Red Line Rapid...

September 6, 2018

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Transit Administration (FTA) today outlined the process by which primary responsibility for federal safety oversight of the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority (WMATA) Metrorail...

August 29, 2018

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Transit Administration (FTA) today announced that Illinois and Tennessee have obtained federal certification of their rail transit State Safety Oversight (...

August 29, 2018

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Transit Administration (FTA) today announced a $75 million grant agreement with the City of Albuquerque Transit Department (ABQ Ride) for a new bus rapid transit (BRT) line.

August 24, 2018

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Transportation’s (DOT) Federal Transit Administration (FTA) today announced $84.45 million in grant selections through the Low- or No-Emission (Low-No) Grant program, which funds the deployment of transit buses and...

August 24, 2018

LexTran to receive funds as part of innovative “Low-No” program

8/24/2018

LEXINGTON, KY – At an event with the Greater Lexington Chamber of Commerce today, U.S. Transportation Secretary Elaine L. Chao announced a...