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GO Transit begins pedestrian bridge construction

Fully enclosed bridge will link GO parking at the base of an office tower north of Highway 401 to the GO station and platforms on the south side. The north parking is currently under construction and will provide more than 500 structured parking spaces for use by GO Transit commuters.

APTA: Public transit projects support, create jobs

Survey IDs more than $15 billion in public transportation capital projects that can be started in 90 days. It is estimated that this investment in public transportation would support and create more than 450,000 jobs.

LaHood: $1.3B in ARRA funds awarded

Since President Obama signed ARRA into law on Feb. 17, 2009, grants totaling more than $5.7 billion have been made available for transit improvements throughout the nation.

Sec. LaHood to announce TIGER awards early

As part of the ongoing effort to accelerate spending, Secretary LaHood created a review team to expedite the application process for the $1.5 billion TIGER Discretionary Grant program, which will enable the U.S. Department of Transportation to announce the grants in January 2010 - one full month ahead of the statutory deadline.

MARTA ARRA funds reallocation approved

The proposal enables the authority to address a significant budget deficit and avoid making drastic cuts in service to balance its Fiscal Year 2010 budget. MARTA, in turn, will reallocate $25 million of the authority's capital dollars to fund transit-related projects in the MARTA service area.

LaHood announces $909.4M in ARRA grants

The federal dollars announced Wednesday will be used to purchase new equipment, including streetcars, buses, ferries, paratransit vans, clean fuel vehicles and railcars, as well as pay for the construction of new transit facilities, bus shelters, repair and maintenance of transit systems and safety and security equipment.