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Press Releases

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

April 5, 2021
WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Transit Administration (FTA) today announced a total of $187 million in federal funding will be allocated to four Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) infrastructure projects in California, Utah, and...
March 29, 2021
WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Transit Administration (FTA) today announced a total of $30.5 billion in Federal funding is now available to support the nation’s public transportation systems as they continue to respond to...
March 19, 2021

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Transportation announced today the “Mask Up,” campaign to help ensure the safety of transportation workers. The campaign is a joint effort by the Federal Aviation, Motor Carrier Safety, Railroad and Transit...

March 17, 2021

WASHINGTON – Today the U.S. Department of Transportation highlights the transportation elements of the historic American Rescue Plan Act of 2021 (ARP), which will provide immediate relief for American workers, help communities that are struggling in...

February 11, 2021

Priority will be given to projects that help improve air quality and advance environmental justice; a portion of the funds can be used to help transportation workers learn technical skills to operate and maintain new...

February 5, 2021
WASHINGTON – Today, U.S. Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg met with Amtrak and transit officials as well as front line transit and rail workers at Union Station, where he discussed the importance of the recently announced federal mask requirements...