December 10, 2013
The 24-mile Perris Valley Line will serve the California communities of Alessandro, Moreno Valley and Perris and improve transit options for commuters east and south of downtown Riverside.
November 27, 2013
The approval comes following the submittal of the project’s Environmental Assessment, required to understand the extension’s effect on its neighboring environment and to continue to receive federal funds.
October 28, 2013
Will feature new and more reliable equipment to improve the maintenance of 160 buses and accommodate newer, alternative fuel buses that require space and equipment that doesn’t exist at the current garage.
October 21, 2013
The grants will help transit agencies strengthen operational safety, better withstand natural disasters and other emergencies, and improve emergency response capabilities.
October 1, 2013
The projects were funded primarily with a $10.5 million 2009 U.S. DOT Transportation Investment Generating Economic Recovery grant.
Bloomberg data shows that at least $10 billion of Grant Anticipation Revenue Vehicles sold by states or transit systems and backed by federal highway or transportation aid are outstanding in the $3.7 trillion muni market. While federal funds will continue to pay debt on the highway bonds, appropriations for the securities through the FTA would be affected by the shutdown.
September 30, 2013
A safety and transit asset management rulemaking is required by MAP-21 and covers several topics that signal FTA’s commitment to ensuring that efforts to keep transit systems in good working order goes hand-in-hand with efforts to keep them safe.
Exceeding the FTA's requirements, RFTA can choose to use the State of Good Repair and Capital Planning modules to track all assets, their condition and their capital replacement schedules,
September 26, 2013
The 33rd and Dauphin Bus Loop Improvement Project, a $4 million initiative funded by a competitive grant from the FTA, resulted in a full makeover of the facility, which is a key part of SEPTA's city bus operations.
September 25, 2013
Will be able to use a $2.5 million federal grant to begin technical, environmental and an engineering design on the San Rafael-to-Larkspur segment.
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