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January 23, 2014

N.Y. Gov.'s budget increases assistance to transit agency

The budget proposal would provide an additional $420,000 that brings Capital District Transportation Authority’s 2014 funding package to $31.6 million.


December 23, 2013

Feds release $3B for transit agencies impacted by Sandy

The funds will be awarded on a competitive basis for projects that protect critical transit infrastructure from being damaged or destroyed by future natural disasters.


August 5, 2013

Only route to Fla. Gulf Coast U. may be cut

The $500,000 cost is split between Lee County and the university; however, the county is facing a $34 million deficit while the university is running out of the money used to fund this route.


August 5, 2013

U. of Mich. expands bike rental program

In its first year, the popular program exceeded expectations. University officials said if the popularity of the program continues, they will try to add 10 to 15 new bicycles every year going forward.


June 14, 2013

Planned N.C. hub loses funding

A former DOT official said Raleigh could have $15 million of the uncommitted funds for Union Station, but the FRA said rail upgrades between Raleigh and Charlotte had already consumed the money.


June 12, 2013

U.S. DOT TIGER 2013 grant requests total $9B

During the previous four rounds, the U.S. DOT received more than 4,050 applications requesting more than $105.2 billion for transportation projects


April 24, 2013

New Orleans streetcar may see major expansion

RTA’s proposal would almost double the size of the city's existing system. However, the plan depends on new federal grants or tax revenues. The agency projects the cost of all the new lines at more than $800 million.


March 11, 2013

Honolulu receives $67.5M in fed funding

Monies are part of $255 million in federal funds currently available for the Honolulu rail transit project this fiscal year. The project to date has $320 million available in federal funds under the Full Funding Grant Agreement.


March 11, 2013

Board cuts Iowa cities paratransit funds

Iowa City’s amount will be cut by about $360,000 while lowering the funding to Coralville by more than $100,000, as of July 1. The board, however, expressed an openness to continue paratransit discussion.


February 11, 2013

Vegas Mayor pledges $1M for bus stop ROW

Funds for the acquisition efforts will be available starting July 1, 2013, and the city and RTC anticipate the entire process — from surveying to project completion — to take between one to two years to complete.


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