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Kansas City smart kiosk
Tuesday, May 3, 2016
The Federal Transit Administration today announced an opportunity to apply for $8 million in federal funding for projects that demonstrate innovative approaches to mobility issues in public transportation. 
Close-up of Mt. Vernon Square Metro pylon
Thursday, April 28, 2016
WASHINGTON – Today, U.S. Secretary of Transportation Anthony Foxx announced the appointment of three new Federal representatives, each with considerable expertise in safety, to the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority (...
Passengers with suitcases board RTD commuter rail train outside Denver International Airport
Friday, April 22, 2016
FTA Acting Administrator Carolyn Flowers joined top Colorado officials to open the University of Colorado A Line commuter rail service from downtown Denver to Denver International Airport. 
SARTA fuel cell bus
Tuesday, April 19, 2016
FTA today announced the latest project selections for the Low and No-Emission Vehicle Deployment Program, known as Low-No. Seven transit providers in five states will receive a share of $22.5 million.
Light rail train near new development
Thursday, April 14, 2016
The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Transit Administration (FTA) today announced that $20.5 million in competitive grant funds is available to support planning efforts that improve access to public transit in...
Ferry Near Seattle WA
Thursday, April 14, 2016
The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Transit Administration (FTA) today announced the award of approximately $59 million for passenger ferry projects and ferry operators throughout the United States. The funds will...
FTA Senior Advisor Carolyn Flowers testifies before House Oversight Subcommittee
Wednesday, April 13, 2016
The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Transit Administration (FTA) reported to Congress that it has conducted more than 100 inspections and directed millions in Federal funds to support safety priorities in its first...
Red stop signal in subway tunnel
Friday, April 8, 2016
The Federal Transit Administration (FTA) this week issued Safety Advisory 16-1 to collect information on the frequency of stop signal overruns in the rail transit industry and the actions being taken to address these occurrences.
Rendering of Oklahoma City transit hub
Monday, April 4, 2016
To help communities benefit from existing or planned public transportation projects, the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT)’s Federal Transit Administration (FTA) has selected nine cities to receive technical assistance to...
Image of Chicago Transity Authority subway trains
Friday, April 1, 2016
U.S. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx today announced the closing of a $255 million Transportation Infrastructure Finance and Innovation Act (TIFIA) loan to the Chicago Transit Authority (CTA) to buy new railcars, helping to...


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