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November 11, 2013

FMCSA previews changes to Safety Measurement System

The updated Webpage features a more user-friendly navigation, creates a one-stop shop for FMCSA safety information and will make important information easier to understand.


January 9, 2013

FTA changes New Starts/Small Starts approach

The program, one of the largest competitive grant programs in the U.S. government, funds roughly one-half the cost of new and extended light rail, commuter rail, bus rapid transit and ferry systems built in the U.S.


March 16, 2012

LaHood, Rogoff call for streamlined NEPA process

The FTA anticipates that for certain transit projects, the streamlined review process would be five times faster, making it the most efficient it has been in 20 years.


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