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January 20, 2012

L.A. Mayor looks to China as possible transit funding resource

During a trip to Asia in December, Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa met with executives from a Chinese investment company, which officials said was arranged to explore alternative investment opportunities.


November 17, 2011

House unveils outline for transportation authorization bill

The controversial plan includes a call for increased oil drilling to help pay for infrastructure projects, according to several sources.


October 20, 2010

U.S. DOT announces $600M in TIGER II grants

Forty-two capital construction projects and 33 planning projects in 40 states were awarded funding. Nearly 1,000 construction grant applications for more than $19 billion were submitted from all 50 states, U.S. territories and the District of Columbia.


October 13, 2010

$18.7M in transportation research grants announced

RITA provides $81 million in annual funding to 136 colleges and universities conducting transportation research and providing the training needed to manage today's transportation infrastructure through the UTC program.


March 3, 2009

LaHood, Oberstar meet with TTD leaders

Three important reauthorization bills were discussed in detail, including the upcoming surface transportation reauthorization, as well as “Buy America” policies.


March 3, 2009

President marks historic transportation investment

The release of the funds came eight days earlier than required by law and took place before more than 500 headquarter employees at the U.S. Department of Transportation.


February 26, 2009

House passes Omnibus bill

Includes $10.231 billion in new budget authority for public transportation — a $740 million increase, or 7.8 percent, over last year’s level, but $106 million less than the level authorized in SAFETEA-LU.


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