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FTA Taking Applications for $30M in Grants for Passenger Ferry Service

August 29, 2017 - in Financial, News

The Federal Transit Administration said it is taking applications through Oct. 23 for $30 million in fiscal 2017 competitive grants for passenger ferry projects in urbanized areas. The grant program, it said, "is authorized by Congress to support ferry service…

USDOT Announces $55 Million Funding Opportunity for Clean-Energy Transit Bus Projects

May 8, 2017 - in Transit, Transportation

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Transit Administration (FTA) today announced the opportunity to apply for up to $55 million…

Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority: Improved Planning of Future Rehabilitation Projects Could Prevent Limitations Identified with SafeTrack

April 3, 2017 - in Transit

The Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority's (WMATA) planning of SafeTrack did not fully align with leading project management practices. While…

FTA Announces $5 Million Funding Opportunity to Improve Transit Options for Tribal Residents

January 23, 2017 - in Financial, News

Public Transportation on Indian Reservations Program; Tribal Transit Program FY 2017 Date Posted: 1/19/2017 Date Closed: 3/20/2017 Opportunity ID: FTA-2017-002-TPM Grant Program: Public Transportation on Indian Reservations Program; Tribal Transit Program…

U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Transit Administration Announces $75 Million for Bus Rapid Transit Project in San Francisco

January 3, 2017 - in Transit, Transportation

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Transit Administration (FTA) today announced the award of $75 million in federal grant funds for construction of the Van Ness Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) Project, which will significantly improve…

U.S. Department of Transportation Announces $14.7 Million to Improve Transit Access in Selected Communities Around the Country

October 13, 2016 - in Transit, Transportation

SAN FRANCISCO – The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Transit Administration (FTA) today announced that 16 organizations around the country will receive a share of $14.7 million in grants to support comprehensive planning projects that improve…

U.S. Department of Transportation Announces $7.3 Million in Grants for Innovative Ways to Connect People to Healthcare Via Transit

September 14, 2016 - in Transit, Transportation

LOS ANGELES – The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Transit Administration (FTA) today announced selections for Rides to Wellness Demonstration and Innovative Coordinated Access and Mobility Grants, which will help connect people to much-needed…

U.S. Department of Transportation Announces $37.45 Million for Bus Rapid Transit in Columbus, Ohio

June 2, 2016 - in Projects, Transit, Transportation

COLUMBUS, Ohio – The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Transit Administration (FTA) today announced the award of $37.5 million in federal grant funds to the Central Ohio Transit Authority (COTA) for a new Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) service in Columbus.…

U.S. Department of Transportation Celebrates Denver Southeast Light Rail Extension

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Transit Administration (FTA) today celebrated the groundbreaking of Denver’s Southeast Rail Extension Project, which will add to Colorado’s growing transit system by expanding light rail…

U.S. Department of Transportation Celebrates Kansas City Streetcar Grand Opening

May 9, 2016 - in Construction, Corporate, Rail

KANSAS CITY, Mo. – The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Transit Administration (FTA) Acting Administrator Carolyn Flowers today joined Kansas City Mayor Sylvester “Sly” James Jr. and other local officials to celebrate the opening of a two-mile…