June 13, 2013
Includes bus storage, maintenance areas and offices for OATS Northeast, which provides demand-response and fixed-route transportation for senior citizens, people with disabilities, and the state’s rural areas.
May 30, 2013
Outperformed the competition on the interior noise tests with impressive results and got to the finish line with a clean slate on the body structure.
May 28, 2013
The new hub offers riders a direct connection to other transportation services, including the MBTA commuter rail to Boston, Amtrak and intercity bus service.
May 24, 2013
Will help the four major transit agencies in New York and New Jersey that sustained the greatest damage from Hurricane Sandy. Nearly one-third of the money is set aside to help the agencies begin investing in resiliency projects to help ensure that their transit assets are better able to withstand future disasters, such as major floods.
May 20, 2013
Under an agreement with the university, the city is using the money to pay for installation of telecommunications fiber, sensors and electronic equipment, as well as some network support.
May 14, 2013
In addition to the funds, the agency also announced a flexible new policy, known as Safety Management Systems, which the U.S. DOT has officially adopted to help guide states and transit agencies alike in managing safety risks in a proactive, cost-effective way.
April 29, 2013
The FTA’s Environmental Management Systems program will provide assistance to VIA in the form of training workshops, on-site technical support visits, electronic materials and resources, and consultations.
April 23, 2013
The project is now allowed to move forward to the next phases of design, right-of-way acquisition and construction. This is the last approval step under the National Environmental Policy Act process.
April 16, 2013
The approval of project development allows for the completion of the environmental study and initiation the engineering phase.
March 29, 2013
The majority of the funds will go to the transit agencies that incurred the greatest expenses while preparing for and recovering from Hurricane Sandy — N.Y. MTA, PATH, NJ Transit and NYC DOT.
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