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Press Releases

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

May 26, 2022

Priority will be given to projects, such as mixed-use development near transit stations, that help reduce transportation costs, combat pollution and climate change, and promote housing affordability...

May 11, 2022

WASHINGTON – Today, Administrator Nuria Fernandez of the Federal Transit Administration (FTA) announced the appointment of Veronica Vanterpool as Deputy Administrator. Vanterpool has served as Senior Advisor in the...

May 10, 2022

Project will improve transit options and reduce commute times for the Los Angeles community

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

April 22, 2022

The first-ever awardees from FTA’s Climate Challenge are helping lead our country's transition to a clean energy future, which will create good-paying jobs and curb greenhouse gas emissions


April 12, 2022

Notice of Funding Opportunity Seeks Organization to Develop Standards for Power-Sharing to Help Communities Grappling with Emergencies

WASHINGTON – To help communities respond to natural...

April 6, 2022

President’s Bipartisan Infrastructure Law provides largest-ever investment in transit, giving riders better service while creating jobs and growing U.S. manufacturing

WASHINGTON – President...

March 28, 2022

Popular grant program that helps communities advance transit projects got a major boost from President Biden's Bipartisan Infrastructure Law 

WASHINGTON – U.S. Transportation Secretary...

March 14, 2022

Bipartisan Infrastructure Law boosts bus transit funding by $10 billion over the next five years to modernize America’s transit bus fleet

WASHINGTON – Today, President Biden and the U.S. Department of...

March 7, 2022

Funds from President Biden's American Rescue Plan will provide additional support to 35 transit agencies in 18 states

WASHINGTON – At an event with Vice President Kamala Harris, the U.S. Department of...

March 7, 2022

President Biden's Bipartisan Infrastructure Law includes funding to expand the availability of clean buses in communities across the country 

WASHINGTON – At an event with Vice President Kamala...