June 5, 2014
The funds are specifically for the purpose of connecting disadvantaged and low-income individuals, veterans, seniors, youths, and others with local workforce training, employment centers, healthcare and more.
May 30, 2014
The funds reimburse the Port Authority of New York & New Jersey and New Jersey Transit for capital projects that are already under way under FTA pre-award authority, while also funding other projects that have not yet moved forward.
May 21, 2014
Will receive $1.25 billion in construction grant funds from the FTA's Capital Investment Grant Program and up to $856 million from the U.S. DOT's TIFIA loan program.
April 10, 2014
Bus shelters and pads have been installed as recommended in the Kane County Randall Road Pace Route 529 Plan, the Village of South Elgin Transit Improvement Plan and the Kane County 2040 Long Range Transit Plan Community Planning projects.
April 9, 2014
The See Tracks? Think Train! campaign highlights common risks drivers and pedestrians take each day, such as trying to beat a train at a grade crossing and walking on railroad tracks through bilingual television, radio, print and billboard advertisements.
April 8, 2014
Presenting its Recognition Awards for 2014 to MBTA’s Dr. Beverly Scott as Woman of the Year; Jeannie Lee, project manager, OCTA, as Member of the Year; Claudia Folska, PhD, Denver RTD board of directors, the Rosa Parks Diversity Leadership Award, and the FTA as Employer of the Year.
March 27, 2014
The FTA had earlier notified LBT that BYD submitted an invalid DBE certification during the procurement process leading to the original April 29, 2013 agreement, and that the contract between LBT and BYD Motors Inc. was therefore not eligible for federal funding.
March 21, 2014
The competitively awarded FY 2013 funds will allow tribes to continue or enhance existing transit service, launch new public transportation or plan for future transit needs.
March 12, 2014
This puts the agency on the path toward federal funding for future project phases. Local funding is already in place through a partnership with the City of San Antonio and Bexar County/Texas DOT.
March 6, 2014
Will create or sustain thousands of good construction-related jobs and help communities expand transportation choices that offer new ladders of opportunity for hard-working families.
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