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 19, 2013
A total of $10.9 billion was appropriated for transportation emergency relief. However, this funding is now reduced by 5%, or $545 million, because of the mandatory budget cuts known as sequestration that took effect on March 1.
January 29, 2013
Touts success of last four years in letter to U.S. DOT employees.
December 17, 2012
A favorable decision by the FTA would permit MTA to begin final engineering on the Red Line and move forward with acquiring property needed for construction.
October 2, 2012
APTA’s president/CEO reflects on his first year at the helm, what it was like to meet President Obama and how MAP-21 will impact the industry.
September 20, 2012
The two-day public meeting brings together transit industry officials, transportation safety experts, transportation labor groups, and academics to provide advice and recommendations on implementing the new law.
August 17, 2012
Effective immediately, state departments of transportation will have the ability to use their unspent earmarked highway funds, some of which are nearly 10 years old, on any eligible highway, transit, passenger rail or port project.
June 20, 2012
Exclusions determined do not individually or cumulatively have significant effects on the human or natural environment so do not require the preparation of an environmental assessment or environmental impact statement under the National Environmental Policy Act.
April 5, 2012
The U.S. DOT received 703 applications from all 50 states, U.S. territories and the District of Columbia.
March 16, 2012
The FTA anticipates that for certain transit projects, the streamlined review process would be five times faster, making it the most efficient it has been in 20 years.
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