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U.S. Department of Transportation and Mobileye Partner to Equip Smart City Challenge Winner

January 7, 2016 - in Corporate, Sensors, Transportation

LAS VEGAS – U.S. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx today announced the latest partnership in the Smart City Challenge;  the winning city's public bus system will receive  the installation of Mobileye's Shield +TM technology on every bus.  This is…

The Fast Act Authorizes Five-year Funding for Highway, Transit and Rail Programs

December 7, 2015 - in Corporate, Transportation

For the first time since 2005, Congress has passed a long-term surface transportation bill that gives state departments of transportation and transit…

Federal Transit Administration Kicks Off Initiative to Help Communities Develop Successful Transit-Oriented Development Projects

December 7, 2015 - in Corporate, Land Development, Transit

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Transit Administration (FTA) has launched a nationwide transit-oriented development (TOD)…

MARTA Awards $198.5 Million Contract for Tunnel Ventilation Overhaul

November 13, 2015 - in Construction, Corporate, Rail

The Metropolitan Atlanta Rapid Transit Authority (MARTA) announced on Wednesday that it has signed a $198.5 million contract to overhaul and upgrade its tunnel ventilation systems. Expected to begin in early 2016, the project advances the agency's ongoing…

Funding Agreement Announced for New York’s MTA Capital Program

October 14, 2015 - in Financial, Transit

Governor Andrew M. Cuomo, Mayor Bill de Blasio and MTA Chairman Tom Prendergast today announced that an agreement has been reached on the remaining funding for the MTA Capital Program. New York State has committed to provide $8.3 billion, and New York City…

FTA Announces New National Transit Oriented Development (TOD) Ladders of Opportunity

October 14, 2015 - in Corporate, Transit

As a complement to the Administration’s ongoing Opportunities Agenda Program, the Federal Transit Administration (FTA) announced this week that Smart Growth America, a national nonprofit organization, has been selected to lead a team of experts to support…

U.S. Department of Transportation Announces $38.5 Million for New Bus Rapid Transit Service in Clark County, Washington

September 11, 2015 - in Corporate, Transit

VANCOUVER, Wash. – The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Transit Administration (FTA) today announced $38.5 million in federal funding toward a new Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) system in Clark County. The new BRT system, called the Vine, will offer…

Public Transit Provided Morale Boost, Sense of Community in Katrina’s Wake

August 30, 2015 - in Corporate, Transit

Biloxi, Miss. – The havoc unleashed by Hurricane Katrina was unlike anything the Mississippi Gulf Coast had ever seen. Bridges destroyed. Communities cut off from each other. Lives changed forever. With so many communities along the Coast cut off from each…

U.S. Transportation Secretary Foxx Announces $9.5 Million in Workforce Development Grants to Promote Careers in Transit, Ladders of Opportunity

August 25, 2015 - in Corporate, Transit

LOS ANGELES, Aug. 25, 2015 —U.S. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx today announced $9.5 million in grants to 19 projects in 13 states selected to help train a new generation of skilled workers and support long-term careers in the public transportation…

Commission Approves Funds to Help Texans Get to Work, School and Healthcare Facilities

August 3, 2015 - in Corporate, Transit

AUSTIN — In an effort to provide transportation solutions for transit users, the Texas Transportation Commission awarded more than $66 million in federal and state funds to enhance rural and urban mobility programs across the state. The programs provide…