November 26, 2013
Will replace the Maryland Transit Administration’s aging Kirk Avenue bus maintenance garage, which was built in 1947. The new facility will include two energy-efficient buildings that allow for improved maintenance and storage of approximately 175 buses.
November 15, 2013
The Natchez Regional Transit Center and Maintenance Facility will serve as a regional passenger transfer hub for the Natchez Transit System. The FTA provided approximately $3.8 million, with the majority of funds coming from ARRA, while the City of Natchez and Mississippi Department of Transportation covered the rest of the costs.
October 7, 2013
Bergen Community College's shuttles will transport students between the school’s Lyndhurst and Paramus campuses. A three-year Congestion Mitigation and Air Quality grant from the FTA for $211,612 each year is supporting the service.
September 5, 2013
Roaring Fork Transportation Authority’s VelociRFTA is the first rural BRT line in the nation.
January 18, 2013
Will use the grant funds from the FTA to establish a "Transit Virtual Career Network" with local transportation agencies to recruit students and veterans to the industry and provide information and job training.
December 28, 2012
The State of Good Repair grant, which the Tennessee Department of Transportation was able to get by collaborating with 15 transit agencies across the state, will cover about one-fifth of the vehicle replacement needed at each participating agency.
November 12, 2012
Tri-County Communication Action Program will expand its Dial-a-Ride service by three hours a day and offer free bus service for out-of-town day trips to seniors.
October 23, 2012
Said the Chicago Transit Authority collected more federal aid than it should have after inflating mileage covered by its bus routes. Ordered the agency to revise its 2011 tally of revenue-producing miles and change the way it counts mileage from now on.
October 18, 2012
Cause of Action, a Washington, D.C.-based watchdog group, claims the Chicago Transit Authority may have inflated by up to $150 million the federal funding it received since 1982 by "fraudulently over-reporting" the number of miles buses travel while in service.
August 27, 2012
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.
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