February 27, 2014
Will place an emphasis on projects that support reliable, safe, and affordable transportation options that improve connections for both urban and rural communities.
February 25, 2014
As part of this year’s round of improvements, Phase III of the program, RTC plans to move back or install 55 stops in Clark County, 48 in Las Vegas, 18 in North Las Vegas and 10 in Henderson.
January 29, 2014
The five-year indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity multiple award task order contract, awarded by the Volpe Center, has a maximum order limit of $70 million.
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 7, 2013
Conduct research that directly supports the priorities of the U.S. Department of Transportation to promote the safe, efficient and environmentally sound movement of goods and people.
September 5, 2013
Eight projects were selected to receive a share of FY2012 funds through the National Fuel Cell Bus Program, which has provided nearly $90 million since 2006 to speed the development of fuel-cell technology
April 23, 2013
Seventeen local nonprofits and community-based organizations received funding to help low-income members of the community within the agency’s service district. TriMet partnered with local nonprofit, Ride Connection, to administer the program.
April 18, 2013
Aims to make it easier for entities interested in developing real estate to receive low-interest loans, if the projects are within proximity — defined in most cases as within a half-mile — of transit lines.
February 25, 2013
After receiving a $4.2 million fleet replacement grant, the Texoma Area Paratransit System announced plans to increase its number of buses from 94 to more than 120, and is working with veterans groups to set up a route that would serve them.
December 18, 2012
The new service features eight stops along a 20-mile corridor that takes riders to the area’s largest employment centers at the newly opened South Texas Medical Center Transit Center and in downtown San Antonio.
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