December 6, 2013
Will focus on the changes made to the program in MAP-21 and highlight the expansion in available project eligibility and growth in grant applications.
September 3, 2013
Would expand the program for interested states, implementing a key provision of MAP-21. The public is invited to submit its comments through www.regulations.gov during the 60-day public comment period, which will expire on Oct. 29, 2013.
July 18, 2013
The hearing, entitled “How the Financial Status of the Highway Trust Fund Impacts Surface Transportation Programs,” is scheduled to begin at 10:00 a.m. on Tuesday, July 23, 2013 in 2167 Rayburn House Office Building.
June 20, 2013
Nearly 8,000 bridges are both structurally deficient and “fracture critical,” meaning they are designed with no redundancy in their key structural components, so that if one fails the bridge could collapse.
April 11, 2013
Includes $50 billion for immediate investments to support critical infrastructure projects, such as improving America’s roads, bridges, transit systems, border crossings, railways and runways,
March 5, 2013
New emergency relief authority provides FTA with primary responsibility for reimbursing emergency response and recovery costs after an emergency or disaster that affects public transportation systems and for helping to mitigate the impact of future disasters.
February 20, 2013
The funds are provided through the FTA’s Paul S. Sarbanes Transit in Parks program, which awarded $40.8 million for similar projects in January 2012.
November 28, 2012
Rep. Bill Shuster (R-PA) was selected by the House Republican Conference to be the next Chairman of the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee (T&I) on Tuesday. He succeeds Rep. John L. Mica (R-FL).
November 5, 2012
Eligible operators are public entities that operate fixed-route bus service with 100 or fewer buses in maximum peak hour service. This provision does not affect the continued availability of operating assistance for public transportation operators in urbanized areas with populations between 50,000 and 199,999.
October 2, 2012
Under the previous federal law, the state was able to obtain $3 million two years in a row to replace aging public transit buses. MAP-21, however, focuses on rail and fixed guideway systems, which the state does not have.
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