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September 19, 2014

House panel approves Amtrak overhaul

The Northeast Corridor operating between Boston and Washington also would be the only part of the passenger rail system to qualify for high-speed rail funding – to improve the speed of its Acela trains.


September 16, 2014

U.S. DOT announces $12.2 million for M-1 RAIL in Detroit

Secretary of Transportation Anthony Foxx joined local, state and federal government officials, private donors and the Detroit community at a “Track Signing Ceremony” in Detroit to announce the TIGER grant for the M-1 RAIL project.


May 20, 2014

TIGER grant applications total $9.5B

Altogether, the U.S. DOT received 797 eligible applications, compared to 585 in 2013, from 49 states, U.S. territories and the District of Columbia.


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.


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