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Press Releases

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

August 10, 2021

Transit Agencies and States Step Up to Meet Deadline, Create Safer Transit Options

WASHINGTON – More than 700 transit agencies around the United States have certified that they now have...

August 9, 2021

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Transportation's Federal Transit Administration (FTA) today announced a construction grant award of $59.9 million to the City of Seattle Department of Transportation (SDOT) for the Madison Street Bus Rapid Transit (...

August 6, 2021

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Transportation's Federal Transit Administration (FTA) today announced the availability of up to $38 million in competitive grant funds through a...

August 2, 2021

International Transportation Learning Center (ITLC) in Silver Spring, Maryland Will Help Transit Agencies Nationwide Recruit and Train Workers in this Vital Sector

WASHINGTON – The U.S....

July 21, 2021

Some Areas Seeing More Than 80 Percent of Pre-Pandemic Ridership

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Transportation's Federal Transit Administration (FTA) announced today that transit...

July 15, 2021

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Transportation's Federal Transit Administration (FTA) today announced a ...

July 1, 2021

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Transit Administration (FTA) today announced a Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO) for $16.3...

June 25, 2021

49 projects in 46 states & territories selected to receive funding to improve service, air quality

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

June 15, 2021

Fernandez is First Senate-Confirmed Woman of Color to Lead FTA

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Transportation today announced Nuria...

June 11, 2021

Federal funding allocations will assist project sponsors with their local funding contributions

WASHINGTON – U.S. Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg today announced a total of $250...