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September 11, 2013

L.A. streetcar project faces $200 million funding gap

The original estimate $125M estimate to build the four-mile line did not include the cost of utility work, as well as other costs, which could create a funding gap of almost $200M.


August 27, 2013

BART awarded transit security funds for Transbay Tube

The money also helps fund BART’s patrol teams made up of eight highly trained personnel who specialize in anti-terrorism prevention and detection.


August 20, 2013

Chatham Area Transit proposes tax allocation district to fund streetcar

This resource is projected to generate anywhere from $36.7 million to $84.5 million in revenue, which the transit agency proposes $16 million of those funds be earmarked for the streetcar project.


July 3, 2013

OLI, FRA award $200K in safety education grants

Twelve state programs across the U.S. are recognized. Projects receiving funds include a team effort among four states to place billboards along highways near major rail corridors that caution drivers against using any electronic devices while driving.


April 3, 2013

OL’s annual report highlights safety education efforts

Detailed activities include celebrating its 40th anniversary with a leadership summit; initiating updates to the volunteer education process; and increasing the organization’s social media presence.


February 19, 2013

Funding available for inclusive transportation planning projects

Grants of up to $20,000 will be given to up to 20 organizations for a six-month period to assist in the documentation, further development and replication of models for involving seniors and people with disabilities in the planning, design and implementation of coordinated transportation systems or processes.


January 8, 2013

FTA awards Sacramento $135M for rail extension

The expansion offers commuters an alternative to congested Highway 99 while bringing new transit service to Cosumnes River College, one of the area’s major employers.


October 8, 2012

Grant may allow Ore. transit to buy call center

Rogue Valley Transportation District would no longer have to lease the facility after receiving $1 million in federal funds. Savings from ending the costly lease payments could be put into other transportation programs, such as transit options for disabled veterans.


August 23, 2012

IndyGo ends costly airport express service

While a $3 million federal grant had covered the subsidized cost of the service for nearly five years, the cash-strapped agency took over payment — about $700,000 a year — two years ago.


July 30, 2012

Fla.’s LYNX lands grant to upgrade paratransit buses

Central Florida Regional Transportation Authority received $3.36 million from the FTA for vehicle upgrades. The funding will pay for up to 42 new vehicles.


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