December 6, 2011
Opponents of the policy, which only allows federal transit dollars to be used for capital costs when the population threshold is met, will force some communities to reduce service by 15 to 30 percent.
September 28, 2011
Funding will advance the development of the Southeast High-Speed Rail Corridor, which will link Raleigh, N.C., to Washington, D.C. via Richmond, Va.
August 22, 2011
Transit Authority of Northern Kentucky and Gateway Community and Technical College are adding shuttle service. The expansion was made possible in part from a Department of Health and Human Services grant.
July 19, 2011
Agency will receive $72.6 million as it works toward addressing concerns raised in an ongoing FTA audit.
April 28, 2011
The funds enable Caltrans to add new bi-level equipment, including 27 new railcars to accommodate a significant increase in ridership on the San Joaquin and Pacific Surfliner rail corridors.
The agency will use the funds to renovate the historic Wayne Junction Intermodal Facility. Will include upgrades to power, signaling and tracks, ADA accommodations, and new elevators.
January 20, 2011
Will submit the plan as part of the FTA’s New Starts Program in February. Plan is the agency’s best means for closing the remaining $137 million funding gap for the project, which is expected to cost $1.578 billion.
January 13, 2011
After a preliminary audit issued by the FTA claimed that Miami-Dade Transit didn’t properly account for fare collections or follow rules for using federal money, which resulted in the suspendion of $180 million in grants, the County hired consultants to correct its procedures.
December 2, 2010
The Administration raised concerns about how the transit agency is spending and accounting for funds drawn from a pool of approximately $182 million in grant money. Miami-Dade Transit Director Harpal Kapoor says the agency is addressing financial control issues and taking corrective action.
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