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March 27, 2014

Long Beach Transit, BYD mutually terminate electric bus contract

The FTA had earlier notified LBT that BYD submitted an invalid DBE certification during the procurement process leading to the original April 29, 2013 agreement, and that the contract between LBT and BYD Motors Inc. was therefore not eligible for federal funding.


December 10, 2013

Feds award Metrolink $75M for extension

The 24-mile Perris Valley Line will serve the California communities of Alessandro, Moreno Valley and Perris and improve transit options for commuters east and south of downtown Riverside.


November 26, 2013

Calif. high-speed rail funding in doubt after court ruling

A Sacramento judge on Monday ordered the state to draft a new budget for California's multibillion dollar bullet train project and prove there's enough money to finish the job before it is started.


May 22, 2013

N.C. streetcar proposal gains acceptance after revamp

Previous proposals were rejected by the Charlotte City Council because they would have been funded through property taxes. The new plan includes $63 million in federal funds coupled with an equal amount of unspent funds from city coffers.


May 1, 2013

Greater Dayton RTA adds new chief capital officer

In this role, Robert Ruzinsky will be responsible for agency asset management, capital program planning, development and execution.


October 2, 2012

Conn. receives $120M for train service

Improvements to the corridor will reduce travel time between St. Albans, Vt. and New Haven, Conn., by more than one hour. The project involves installing 10 miles of double track, upgrading a signal system on a portion of the line, and making improvements at 28 road crossings.


June 25, 2012

47 projects receive TIGER funding

The federal funds are being leveraged with money from private sector partners, states, local governments, metropolitan planning organizations and transit agencies.


March 29, 2012

House approves 3-month extension of transportation bill

The measure must pass the Senate before March 31 to avoid the lapse of federal highway programs. Both chambers are scheduled to wrap up legislative business this week before taking a spring recess.


February 24, 2012

Boehner, GOP rethink $260B authorization bill

Democrats on the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee, who felt they did not have a hand in writing the bill, applauded the news and are hopeful to be more involved in the process.


January 20, 2012

L.A. Mayor looks to China as possible transit funding resource

During a trip to Asia in December, Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa met with executives from a Chinese investment company, which officials said was arranged to explore alternative investment opportunities.


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