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Press Releases

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

May 28, 2021

WASHINGTON – The Biden-Harris Administration today submitted to Congress the President’s Budget for fiscal year 2022. As the Administration continues to make progress defeating the pandemic and getting our economy back on track, the Budget makes...

May 26, 2021

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Transportation's Federal Transit Administration (FTA) today announced the availability of $10 million in Fiscal...

May 19, 2021

WASHINGTON – U.S. Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg today announced expanded construction hiring and workforce development pilot programs to be managed by the U.S. Department of Transportation’s (USDOT) Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) and...

May 14, 2021
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), Transportation Security Administration (TSA), and the U.S. Department of Transportation remind the traveling public that at this time if you travel, you are still required to wear a mask on planes,...
April 21, 2021

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

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

April 13, 2021

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) today published a Notice of Funding Opportunity to apply for $1 billion in Fiscal Year 2021 discretionary grant funding through the Rebuilding American Infrastructure with Sustainability and...

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...