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Press Releases

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May 24, 2018

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Transit Administration (FTA) announced today the availability of $25.8 million in grant funds to support transit planning efforts in communities across the country. The competitive grant...

May 22, 2018

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) recently issued a Notice of Funding Opportunity for $250 million in Positive Train Control (PTC) Systems Grants. 

May 15, 2018

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Transit Administration (FTA) today announced that Maryland has obtained federal certification of its rail transit State Safety Oversight (SSO) Program, in advance of an important safety...

May 15, 2018

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Transportation’s (USDOT) Federal Transit Administration (FTA) today announced the award of a $75 million grant to the Central Puget Sound Regional Transit Authority for the Tacoma Link Extension Project, which will...

May 15, 2018

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Transit Administration (FTA) today announced a $75 million grant agreement with the Indianapolis Public Transportation Corporation (IndyGo) for a new Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) line. The IndyGo...

May 9, 2018

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Transit Administration (FTA) today announced that West Virginia has obtained federal certification of its rail transit State Safety Oversight (SSO) Program...

May 8, 2018

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Transit Administration (FTA) today announced approximately $58.2 million in project selections to...

April 24, 2018

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Transit Administration (FTA) today announced that Arizona, Georgia, and Pennsylvania have obtained federal certification of their rail transit State Safety Oversight (SSO) Programs, in...

April 23, 2018

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Transit Administration (FTA) today announced the opportunity for its grantees to apply for up to $84.45 million in competitive grant funds through FTA’s Low or No Emission (Low-No) Bus...

April 16, 2018

WASHINGTON– The U.S. Department of Transportation’s (DOT) Federal Transit Administration (FTA) reminds states that only one year remains until the April 15, 2019, deadline to obtain FTA certification of their...