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Virginia Adds New Chief of Policy in the Department of Rail and Public Transportation

December 28, 2015 - in People, Transportation

Chris Smith will be joining the Virginia Department of Rail and Public Transportation (DRPT) in the newly-created position of Chief of Policy, Communications and Legislative Affairs. He will begin his official tenure on January 6th, and will be based in the…

APWA Applauds Congress for Bipartisan Passage of Five-Year, $305 Billion Surface Transportation Reauthorization FAST Act

December 6, 2015 - in Corporate, Transportation

WASHINGTON D.C.  – The American Public Works Association (APWA) applauds today the Congressional bipartisan passage of the five-year, $305 billion…

U.S. Department of Transportation Announces $19.5 Million to Improve Transit Access in Selected Communities Around the Country

September 15, 2015 - in Planning, Projects, Transit

TACOMA, Wash.—The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Transit Administration (FTA) today announced that 21 organizations around the country…

MnDOT Transit Report Points to Growing Needs, Funding Gaps

March 13, 2015 - in Corporate, Transit

ST. PAUL, Minn., March 13, 2015 — The state’s public transit systems will not keep up with the demand for service if future funding is not secured, according to the Minnesota Department of Transportation’s 2014 Transit Report released today. The report…