May 20, 2011
Transit providers, including state and local governments and transit agencies, apply for these annual funds in the form of federal grants for infrastructure projects, such as the construction or repair of transit buildings — including bus and rail stations and track repair — or the purchase, rebuilding or refurbishing of transit vehicles.
October 4, 2010
Money will go to 152 projects, which include replacing aging buses with fuel-efficient hybrid vehicles, constructing new bus shelters and maintenance facilities and installing updated fare boxes and fleet tracking systems.
March 30, 2010
The unions support a bill by U.S. Rep. Russ Carnahan (D-Mo.) that would enable large public transit agencies to use some of their federal transit funding for operating costs.
December 1, 2009
Projects to include streetcars, buses and bus facilities. FTA plans to announce grants early in 2010.
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