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Press Releases

If you are interested in searching for press releases prior to 2021, please visit our News Archive.

February 18, 2022

President Biden's Bipartisan Infrastructure Law will mean more funding for ferries, lower emissions, and a special emphasis on rural communities

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Transportation's...

February 3, 2022

WASHINGTON – As part of its ongoing commitment to safety, the U.S. Department of Transportation's Federal Transit Administration (FTA) is seeking nominations for up to 25 individuals from the public transportation safety community to serve as members...

February 3, 2022

Bipartisan Infrastructure Law provides largest ever investment in transit

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Transit Administration (FTA) today announced that more than $4.7...

January 20, 2022

Priority given to projects that help improve air quality, advance environmental justice, and promote housing affordability

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Transportation's Federal Transit...

January 20, 2022

New York-New Jersey Hudson Tunnel project moving forward in the process to receive potential grant

WASHINGTON – The Federal Transportation Administration (FTA) today announced new ratings for six...

January 19, 2022

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Transportation's Federal Transit Administration (FTA) today awarded $10.3 million in Tribal Transit Program grant awards to 36...

December 3, 2021

WASHINGTON – As part of the Biden-Harris Administration's commitment to advancing equity, the U.S. Department of Transportation's Federal Transit Administration (FTA) is seeking input through a Request for Information (RFI) from...

November 19, 2021

PHOENIX – U.S. Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg and Federal Transit Administration (FTA) Administrator Nuria Fernandez today joined officials in Phoenix to announce a construction grant award of $158.1 million to the City of Phoenix and Valley...

November 18, 2021

Today, the U.S. Department of Transportation released state-by-state fact sheets that highlight how the historic Bipartisan Infrastructure Law will deliver for communities across the country by repairing roads and bridges, improving transportation...

November 16, 2021

WASHINGTON – Today the U.S. Department of Transportation's Federal Transit Administration (FTA) announced a Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO) for $2 million in competitive grant funding for projects that improve experience and mobility for transit...