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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Transit service reviews options for route tweaksof a project to widen the interstate in that area will require the overpass to
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted an hour ago
of a project to widen the interstate in that area will require the overpass to be closed for six months or more. Under Federal Transit Administration rules, the route must be permanently changed any time part of the existing route is closed for... Read more
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Baltimore Sun
Howard County adds three electric buses to systemthrough a grant from the federal Transit Investments for Greenhouse Gas and Ene
Baltimore Sun / Posted 14 hours ago
through a grant from the federal Transit Investments for Greenhouse Gas and Energy Reduction, or TIGGER, program in the Federal Transit Administration, as part of an effort to reduce greenhouse gas emissions in transit systems. The grant, worth... Read more
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Staten Island Advance
Staten Island Bus Rapid Transit: It ain't so rapid (letter to the editor)years before the Staten Island North Shore BRT is open for business. (Larry Pe
Staten Island Advance / Posted 21 hours ago
years before the Staten Island North Shore BRT is open for business. (Larry Penner is a transportation historian and advocate who previously worked 31 years for the U.S. Department of Transportation Federal Transit Administration Region 2 NY Offic... Read more
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Savannah Morning News
CAT looks to fast-track efficiency of paratransittips last week for streamlining another CAT linchpin — the Paratransit program.
Savannah Morning News / Posted 22 hours ago
tips last week for streamlining another CAT linchpin — the Paratransit program. Paratransit — a service required by the Federal Transit Administration to provide transportation to passengers with physical or mental disabilities — is the fastest... Read more
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Columbia Daily Tribune
City bus route cuts would save $500,000increased ParaTransit fee from $2 to $3 is expected to bring in $50,000 worth o
Columbia Daily Tribune / Posted yesterday
increased ParaTransit fee from $2 to $3 is expected to bring in $50,000 worth of additional revenue. Jasper said Federal Transit Administration regulations allow the city to set the ParaTransit fee at a maximum of twice the COMO Connect... Read more
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Savannah Morning News
CAT Board examines ways to fast-track Paratransit programtips last week for streamlining another CAT linchpin — the Paratransit program.
Savannah Morning News / Posted yesterday
tips last week for streamlining another CAT linchpin — the Paratransit program. Paratransit — a service required by the Federal Transit Administration to provide transportation to passengers with physical or mental disabilities — is the fastest... Read more
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The Hill
Trump admin replaces two DC Metro board memberswas previously deputy assistant secretary for transportation policy at the DOT.
The Hill / Posted yesterday
was previously deputy assistant secretary for transportation policy at the DOT. He also served as chief counsel at the Federal Transit Administration, where he is credited with developing the agency’s public-private partnership pilot... Read more
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Boston Globe
Fairmount line train 750 cancelledand minority neighborhoods and and a Globe story on repeated cancellations trig
Boston Globe / Posted yesterday
and minority neighborhoods and and a Globe story on repeated cancellations triggered a federal civil rights inquiry by the Federal Transit Administration. The FTA, in response to US Rep. Michael Capuano, found that the Fairmount line, based on... Read more
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The Palm Beach Post
Tri-Rail Station likely coming to Gardens, but where will it go?Tri-Rail to start service between Palm Beach County and Brightline’s Miami stat
The Palm Beach Post / Posted 3 days ago
Tri-Rail to start service between Palm Beach County and Brightline’s Miami station late this year The money comes from the Federal Transit Administration and will have to be met with $30,000 from Palm Beach Gardens. Residents will be able to weigh... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Caltrain electrification project back on track with federal fundinga big victory for Caltrain. After months of delays, its plan to modernize the b
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 4 days ago
a big victory for Caltrain. After months of delays, its plan to modernize the busy commuter railway is back on track. The Federal Transit Administration announcing it's approved a nearly $650 million grant to electrify the tracks on the Penins In... Read more
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San Francisco Chronicle
Muni subway to be closed for railcar testsscheduled to be delivered starting in 2021and continue to arrive gradually thro
San Francisco Chronicle / Posted 5 days ago
scheduled to be delivered starting in 2021and continue to arrive gradually through 2028. MTA officials are talking with the Federal Transit Administration about possibly speeding up that process. The first three cars pressed into service, said... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Muni subway to be closed for railcar testsscheduled to be delivered starting in 2021and continue to arrive gradually thro
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 5 days ago
scheduled to be delivered starting in 2021and continue to arrive gradually through 2028. MTA officials are talking with the Federal Transit Administration about possibly speeding up that process. The first three cars pressed into service, said... Read more
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Salon.com
Elon Musk says he has “verbal” government approval to construct transit system he poached from other engineersapproval does not a contract make. To be feasible, Musk’s tunnel-boring The Bor
Salon.com / Posted 5 days ago
approval does not a contract make. To be feasible, Musk’s tunnel-boring The Boring Company would need approval from the Federal Transit Administration, which generally provides public funds for building similar expensive transit systems, in... Read more
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The Washington Times
D.C. area Metro replaces rail cars for subway safetywere inadequate. Metro has come under increased federal scrutiny for safety co
The Washington Times / Posted 7 days ago
were inadequate. Metro has come under increased federal scrutiny for safety concerns in recent years, with the Federal Transit Administration directing officials on safety matters. On Monday, the House of Representatives approved the... Read more
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CBS News
Trump claims he’s passed more bills “than any president, ever”to Compete for a World Expo Act May 12: An Act to repeal the rule issued by th
CBS News / Posted 7 days ago
to Compete for a World Expo Act May 12: An Act to repeal the rule issued by the Federal Highway Administration and the Federal Transit Administration entitled "Metropolitan Planning Organization Coordination and Planning Area Reform" May 16:... Read more
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WWLP Springfield
Federal money beginning to flow in for Green Line Extensionhas been the source of headaches associated with delays and cost overruns. The
WWLP Springfield / Posted 7 days ago
has been the source of headaches associated with delays and cost overruns. The wire transfer of $1.7 million from the Federal Transit Administration came through Friday morning and marks the first installment of federal money towards a project... Read more
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The Daily Record
House gives go-ahead for Washington Metro safety commissionand visitors in and around the nation's capital. After a series of critical lap
The Daily Record / Posted 7 days ago
and visitors in and around the nation's capital. After a series of critical lapses, the Obama administration directed the Federal Transit Administration in late 2015 to oversee safety for the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit ... Complete... Read more
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New Kerala
Ballard to Supply 5 Fuel Cell Engines to SunLine Transit Agency For Clean Energy Buses in CA - newkerala news #254992trend toward clean energy buses and other heavy duty transit solutions." SunLi
New Kerala / Posted 8 days ago
trend toward clean energy buses and other heavy duty transit solutions." SunLine Transit Agency received funding from the Federal Transit Administration (FTA) to purchase and deploy 5 hydrogen electric fuel cell buses. This will double SunLine's... Read more
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WVVA Bluefield
Here is the latest Virginia news from The Associated Press at 9:42 p.m. EDTcommuters and visitors in and around Washington. After a series of critical lap
WVVA Bluefield / Posted 8 days ago
commuters and visitors in and around Washington. After a series of critical lapses, the Obama administration directed the Federal Transit Administration to provide safety oversight for the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority. RICHMOND,... Read more
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FOX Business
House gives go-ahead for Washington Metro safety commissionand visitors in and around the nation's capital. After a series of critical la
FOX Business / Posted 8 days ago
and visitors in and around the nation's capital. After a series of critical lapses, the Obama administration directed the Federal Transit Administration in late 2015 to oversee safety for the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit... Read more
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FOX Business
House gives go-ahead for Washington Metro safety commissionthe nation's capital. Continue Reading Below After a series of critical lapse
FOX Business / Posted 8 days ago
the nation's capital. Continue Reading Below After a series of critical lapses, the Obama administration directed the Federal Transit Administration in late 2015 to oversee safety for the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit... Read more
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Dayton Daily News
House gives go-ahead for Washington Metro safety commissionand visitors in and around the nation's capital. After a series of critical la
Dayton Daily News / Posted 8 days ago
and visitors in and around the nation's capital. After a series of critical lapses, the Obama administration directed the Federal Transit Administration in late 2015 to oversee safety for the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit... Read more
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The Hamilton Journal News
House gives go-ahead for Washington Metro safety commissionand visitors in and around the nation's capital. After a series of critical la
The Hamilton Journal News / Posted 8 days ago
and visitors in and around the nation's capital. After a series of critical lapses, the Obama administration directed the Federal Transit Administration in late 2015 to oversee safety for the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit... Read more
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WFTV 9 Orlando
House gives go-ahead for DC rail safety commissionand visitors in and around the nation's capital. After a series of critical la
WFTV 9 Orlando / Posted 8 days ago
and visitors in and around the nation's capital. After a series of critical lapses, the Obama administration directed the Federal Transit Administration in late 2015 to oversee safety for the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit... Read more
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WVVA Bluefield
House gives go-ahead for DC rail safety commissionin and around Washington. The vote was 399-5. After a series of critical laps
WVVA Bluefield / Posted 8 days ago
in and around Washington. The vote was 399-5. After a series of critical lapses, the Obama administration directed the Federal Transit Administration to oversee safety for the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority. Insufficient... Read more
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Daily Herald
House gives go-ahead for Washington Metro safety commissionand visitors in and around the nation's capital. After a series of critical la
Daily Herald / Posted 8 days ago
and visitors in and around the nation's capital. After a series of critical lapses, the Obama administration directed the Federal Transit Administration in late 2015 to oversee safety for the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit... Read more
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The Hill
House votes to authorize D.C. Metro safety commissionpriority,” said House Minority Whip Steny Hoyer (D-Md.), the author of the reso
The Hill / Posted 8 days ago
priority,” said House Minority Whip Steny Hoyer (D-Md.), the author of the resolution, said during House floor debate. The Federal Transit Administration (FTA) in 2015 took over safety oversight responsibilities for the D.C. Metro system, which was... Read more
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Boston Globe
Feds fork up for Green Line extensionthe state has received for the long beleaguered project, according to the Massa
Boston Globe / Posted 8 days ago
the state has received for the long beleaguered project, according to the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority and Federal Transit Administration. “The Green Line extension has been going on for a while but the Commonwealth has been paying... Read more
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San Francisco Chronicle
Chinatown’s frustration rises with delay in SF subway constructionand continued to slip. Efforts to catch up have been unsuccessful, according to
San Francisco Chronicle / Posted 11 days ago
and continued to slip. Efforts to catch up have been unsuccessful, according to the independent monitor who reports to the Federal Transit Administration, which is providing most of the funding for the subway. “It’s simply taking longer than... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Chinatown’s frustration rises with delay in SF subway constructionand continued to slip. Efforts to catch up have been unsuccessful, according to
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 11 days ago
and continued to slip. Efforts to catch up have been unsuccessful, according to the independent monitor who reports to the Federal Transit Administration, which is providing most of the funding for the subway. “It’s simply taking longer than... Read more
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The Star
A new way to get to Crowders MountainSaturdays and Sundays. The shuttle bus system, a partnership between the park,
The Star / Posted 11 days ago
Saturdays and Sundays. The shuttle bus system, a partnership between the park, the city, the state park system, and the Federal Transit Administration, is aimed at reducing such gridlock at the parking areas and allowing more people to enjoy the... Read more
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Beverly Hills Courier
Beverly Hills School District Continues Fight Against Metro Todaya year after U.S. District Court Judge George H. Wu made his final ruling on Be
Beverly Hills Courier / Posted 12 days ago
a year after U.S. District Court Judge George H. Wu made his final ruling on Beverly Hills Unified School District v. Federal Transit Administration., et. al., representatives from both sides are expected to return to court this morning before... Read more
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KAIT Jonesboro
AHTD hosts public input meetingservices. However, he said their health and human services provide transits fo
KAIT Jonesboro / Posted 12 days ago
services. However, he said their health and human services provide transits for people under a requirement from the Federal Transit Administration. Nation said they're trying to get groups together to form a coordinated plan to help... Read more
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Market Watch
Cities adapt to Uber with on-demand public transportationacross the country. A 2016 study of eight metropolitan areas by the Transit Coo
Market Watch / Posted 15 days ago
across the country. A 2016 study of eight metropolitan areas by the Transit Cooperative Research Program sponsored by the Federal Transit Administration found that 15% of people whose top transit mode is Uber or Lyft would use public transit... Read more
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The Hill
Consumer bureau cracks down on arbitration clauses | Rule on entrepreneur visas delayed | Schumer wants FDA to probe 'snortable chocolate'a center-right think tank. The American Action Forum (AAF) released research F
The Hill / Posted 15 days ago
a center-right think tank. The American Action Forum (AAF) released research Friday that found "Buy America" rules for Federal Transit Administration (FTA) grants could be raising procurement costs in some areas. Washington's beleaguered... Read more
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The Daily Jeffersonian
Two killed in Washington County airplane crashon scene to confirm the deaths of two occupants of the airplane. The crash is
The Daily Jeffersonian / Posted 15 days ago
on scene to confirm the deaths of two occupants of the airplane. The crash is currently also under investigation by the Federal Transit Administration and the National Transportation Safety Board. Crews from Brock's Towing assisted with... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Coordination leads agenda of ride giversto purchase about 100 vehicles a year for the agencies. The effort to coordina
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 16 days ago
to purchase about 100 vehicles a year for the agencies. The effort to coordinate all those agencies is mandated by the Federal Transit Administration, which says the coordination can be used to help identify mobility needs and how to meet those... Read more
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Newsmax
AAF: 'Buy America' Rules Raising Costs for Transit Systems 34%with increased costs of 34 percent, according to an American Action Forum (AAF)
Newsmax / Posted 18 days ago
with increased costs of 34 percent, according to an American Action Forum (AAF) study. Those requirements put on the Federal Transit Administration (FTA) result in an average increase of $700K per car, according to AAF. "Buy America" seeks... Read more
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KFVE Honolulu
Tupola: No rail funding special session in July, but maybe Augustas they got into the room to discuss, there haven’t been any agreements.” Less
KFVE Honolulu / Posted 18 days ago
as they got into the room to discuss, there haven’t been any agreements.” Less than a month ago, state lawmakers told the Federal Transit Administration in a letter that they were convening a special session this summer after the legislative... Read more
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Hawaii News Now
Tupola: No rail funding special session in July, but maybe Augustas they got into the room to discuss, there haven’t been any agreements.” Less
Hawaii News Now / Posted 18 days ago
as they got into the room to discuss, there haven’t been any agreements.” Less than a month ago, state lawmakers told the Federal Transit Administration in a letter that they were convening a special session this summer after the legislative... Read more
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The Hill
Study: ‘Buy America’ rules raising costs for US transit systemsa center-right think tank. The American Action Forum (AAF) released research F
The Hill / Posted 18 days ago
a center-right think tank. The American Action Forum (AAF) released research Friday that found “Buy America” rules for Federal Transit Administration (FTA) grants could be raising procurement costs in some areas. Washington’s beleaguered... Read more
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The Columbian
Bremerton takes another crack at fast ferry serviceWashington State Ferries, but in line with other local transit agencies. Kitsa
The Columbian / Posted 20 days ago
Washington State Ferries, but in line with other local transit agencies. Kitsap Transit had planned on a grant from the Federal Transit Administration to cover about half the $48 million startup costs of getting the fast ferries up and running,... Read more
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Crain's New York Business
Cuomo's emergency order won't speed subway workwith many other capital projects and programs are funded for the most part by U
Crain's New York Business / Posted 20 days ago
with many other capital projects and programs are funded for the most part by United States Department of Transportation Federal Transit Administration grants. These federal funds to New York City Transit, Long Island Rail Road, Metro-North and... Read more
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The Seattle Times
Bremerton takes another crack at fast ferry serviceWashington State Ferries, but in line with other local transit agencies. Kitsa
The Seattle Times / Posted 20 days ago
Washington State Ferries, but in line with other local transit agencies. Kitsap Transit had planned on a grant from the Federal Transit Administration to cover about half the $48 million startup costs of getting the fast ferries up and running,... Read more
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Hartford Courant
State Will Spend More On Highways; Big Projects To Begin In Waterbury, Middletown, Along Shorelineplan carried hundreds of millions of dollars from Sandy disaster relief aid, CT
Hartford Courant / Posted 20 days ago
plan carried hundreds of millions of dollars from Sandy disaster relief aid, CTfastrak funding, TIGER grants and previous Federal Transit Administration monies, none of which are counted on this time. Congress has trimmed or axed several transit... Read more
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CBS News
What's Trump's real legislative record so far?Expositions. 32) May 12, 2017: S. 496, which nullifies the rule issued by the
CBS News / Posted 22 days ago
Expositions. 32) May 12, 2017: S. 496, which nullifies the rule issued by the Federal Highway Administration and the Federal Transit Administration entitled "Metropolitan Planning Organization Coordination and Planning Area Reform". 33) May... Read more
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Bizjournals
Oil's troubles highlight winners and losers ahead of July 4th holidayfavor. "The price of gas is tremendously tied into that," Millhouse said. Acc
Bizjournals / Posted 25 days ago
favor. "The price of gas is tremendously tied into that," Millhouse said. According to the most recent data from the Federal Transit Administration, 11 of the nation's 20 largest transit systems reported passenger declines in 2016, with... Read more
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The Seattle Times
City accepts $50M grant for First Avenue streetcar, while ridership flags on existing routesTransit 3 plan aims for West Seattle light-rail service by 2030. Councilmember
The Seattle Times / Posted 25 days ago
Transit 3 plan aims for West Seattle light-rail service by 2030. Councilmember Rob Johnson warned that to spurn or delay Federal Transit Administration money would “raise red flags” for bigger projects. He didn’t specifically mention the $1.2... Read more
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Beverly Hills Courier
City, School District Unite Against Metro SEIS At Community Meetingof the United States District Court for the Central District of California in B
Beverly Hills Courier / Posted 26 days ago
of the United States District Court for the Central District of California in Beverly Hills Unified School District v. Federal Transit Administration, et al. For full story see the print edition of The Beverly Hills Courier, or download the... Read more
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