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June 18, 2014

UPDATED: Detroit streetcar facing $12M shortfall

A two-page letter to Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx warned the project urgently needs additional grant money to proceed, but said it would survive without the funds, though; it would have to be scaled back.


May 21, 2014

L.A. receiving $2.1B for subway extension

Will receive $1.25 billion in construction grant funds from the FTA's Capital Investment Grant Program and up to $856 million from the U.S. DOT's TIFIA loan program.


May 1, 2014

Md. coach operator features new MCI J4500 at Earth Day fair

With its new J4500, Adventure Tours joined the American Bus Association and MCI in promoting green travel at the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Earth Day Fair on April 22. The operator recently took delivery of two new wheelchair-lift-equipped J4500 coaches.


April 17, 2014

Foxx continues bus tour with NABI manufacturing facility visit

NABI Bus, a division of New Flyer Industries Inc. and a major employer in northeastern Alabama, is on track to make and assemble about 600 heavy-duty transit buses this year for several transit agencies. More than 700 skilled workers make and assemble hundreds of transit buses deployed in communities nationwide.


March 6, 2014

Obama budget tabs $2.5B to expand transit options

Will create or sustain thousands of good construction-related jobs and help communities expand transportation choices that offer new ladders of opportunity for hard-working families.


March 3, 2014

U.S. DOT report points to need for more infrastructure investment

All levels of government would need to spend between $123.7 billion and $145.9 billion per year to both maintain and improve the condition of roads and bridges alone, according to a new report.


February 27, 2014

$600M available in round 6 of TIGER program

Will place an emphasis on projects that support reliable, safe, and affordable transportation options that improve connections for both urban and rural communities.


January 27, 2014

Feds award N.Y. $886M for Sandy repair work

The funds reimburse the MTA for work that is already underway and also enable future projects to be completed.


January 22, 2014

Foxx gives Rogoff new DOT post

FTA Administrator Peter Rogoff has been asked to serve as the U.S. DOT's acting under secretary for policy, with FTA Deputy Administrator Therese McMillan named to serve as acting administrator.


January 21, 2014

L.A. breaks ground on $2B rail line to airport

The Crenshaw/LAX transit corridor project consists of a new 8.5-mile light rail line, eight new transit stations, and three park and ride facilities. TIFIA provided a $545.9 million loan and the project also is expected to receive approximately $130 million in other federal funds.


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