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March 24, 2014

Md. MTA Purple Line receives Fed environmental approval

The FTA’s ROD marks the end of a thorough and extensive process to identify and then avoid, minimize or mitigate possible impacts to communities, historic buildings and natural resources such as parks, wetlands, streams and trees.


May 2, 2013

Officials mark completion of D.C.'s Columbus Plaza

FTA funding helped provide roadway, sidewalk and security improvements, and new traffic patterns that improve access to the station for pedestrians, bicyclists, public transit buses, taxis, tour buses and private vehicles.


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 22, 2013

FTA's Rogoff visits SunRail project

Construction of the rail line, which parallels the highly congested I-4 corridor in Orange, Seminole and Volusia counties, has put about 800 people to work and spurred a $250 million investment in a 176-acre Health Village at Florida Hospital.


January 17, 2013

Ohio transit building undergoes renovation

The Lancaster Public Transportation building renovation is being funded by a $105,000 State of Good Repair grant from the Federal Transit Administration.


January 9, 2013

Maine council votes to pursue transit study

Officials believe transit options, such as train service, could ease traffic congestion between Portland and the Lewiston-Auburn area.


December 20, 2012

Utah commission contributes funds to transit study

The Davis County Commission agreed to put $7,500 toward the South Davis County Alternatives Analysis. The study will look at creating a regional public transit plan between Davis and Salt Lake City.


August 27, 2012

San Diego man plans paratransit service

Founder of a nonprofit is applying for grant funds to start a free backcountry bus service for seniors and residents with disabilities. The nonprofit used $138,000 in FTA grants to order two buses with plans to put them into service in January.


July 12, 2012

SEPTA awarded $12.8M for power station rebuild

The TIGER 2012 discretionary grant will improve the reliability and safety of the Wayne Junction Power Substation by replacing 25 indoor and outdoor rail breakers, transformers, cut-out switches, relays, and control equipment.


July 19, 2011

FTA frees frozen stimulus funds for Miami-Dade Transit

Agency will receive $72.6 million as it works toward addressing concerns raised in an ongoing FTA audit.


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