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Press Releases

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June 20, 2019

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Transit Administration (FTA) today announced that the Transbay Corridor Core Capacity project will receive a Fiscal Year (FY) 2018 funding allocation of $300 million through FTA’s Capital...

June 19, 2019

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Transportation’s (USDOT) Federal Transit Administration (FTA) announced today a $74.1 million grant to the Metropolitan Council for construction of the Orange Line Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) project in Minneapolis. The...

May 22, 2019

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Transit Administration (FTA) today announced project selections...

May 21, 2019

THOUSAND PALMS, Calif. – The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Transit Administration (FTA) Acting Administrator K. Jane Williams today joined SunLine Transit Agency officials and other local partners to highlight transit workforce training...

May 15, 2019

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Transit Administration (FTA) today announced the opportunity to apply for approximately $423.3 million in Fiscal Year 2019 competitive grant funding for transit bus projects.

May 10, 2019

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Transit Administration (FTA) today announced the availability of $5 million in Fiscal Year 2019 competitive grant funding to support transit services for Native American tribes and Alaska...

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....

April 9, 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...