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CBS Dallas - Fort Worth
TEX Rail Set To Become Reality, But...to begin construction on TEX Rail, a 27-mile rail line from Downtown Fort Worth
TEX Rail Set To Become Reality, But...
CBS Dallas - Fort Worth / Posted an hour ago
to begin construction on TEX Rail, a 27-mile rail line from Downtown Fort Worth to DFW Airport. The approval from the Federal Transit Administration allows the FWTA to spend about $500 million refundable to begin construction on the... Read more
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WFAA Dallas-Fort Worth
Feds give OK for Fort Worth TEX Rail commuter train projectFort Worth to Dallas/Fort Worth Airport’s Terminal B said Monday that they rece
Feds give OK for Fort Worth TEX Rail commuter train project
WFAA Dallas-Fort Worth / Posted 13 hours ago
Fort Worth to Dallas/Fort Worth Airport’s Terminal B said Monday that they received a “letter of no prejudice” from the Federal Transit Administration. The letter serves as an assurance that, even though the federal agency’s hasn’t yet given... Read more
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Orange County Register
Anaheim's streetcar hits a major bump in the roadcapital funding for the Anaheim streetcar had included possible revenue from th
Anaheim's streetcar hits a major bump in the road
Orange County Register / Posted 19 hours ago
capital funding for the Anaheim streetcar had included possible revenue from the Measure M local sales tax, Federal Transit Administration New Starts project funds, the State Transportation Improvement Program, California Prop 1A and... Read more
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Hartford Courant
New Buses On The Way To CTTransit Next Yeara series of options to buy up to 218 more. Each bus costs about $450,000; Conne
New Buses On The Way To CTTransit Next Year
Hartford Courant / Posted 2 days ago
a series of options to buy up to 218 more. Each bus costs about $450,000; Connecticut will pay 20 percent of that and the Federal Transit Administration will cover the rest. The options leave a margin for the DOT to replace more buses or add... Read more
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The Chattanoogan
Upcoming City Council Agenda For TuesdayArea Regional Transportation Authority (CARTA), to apply for a Mobility on Dem
Upcoming City Council Agenda For Tuesday
The Chattanoogan / Posted 4 days ago
Area Regional Transportation Authority (CARTA), to apply for a Mobility on Demand (MOD) Sandbox Program Grant from the Federal Transit Administration to implement a Microtransit and Mobile Fare Payment Project, with the City’s portion for an... Read more
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Hawaii News Now
New "worst-case scenario" report reveals full 20-mile rail route could cost $10.79BHonolulu Authority for Rapid Transportation released its latest estimate for th
New "worst-case scenario" report reveals full 20-mile rail route could cost $10.79B
Hawaii News Now / Posted 4 days ago
Honolulu Authority for Rapid Transportation released its latest estimate for the total cost at $7.9 billion. However, the Federal Transit Administration believes the price tag will be closer to $8.1 billion. Now a new report issued by Jacobs... Read more
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KPLR 11 St. Louis
Stenger offers alternative to other Metrolink proposalsand the East-West Gateway Council of Government all endorsed the Northside-Sout
Stenger offers alternative to other Metrolink proposals
KPLR 11 St. Louis / Posted 5 days ago
and the East-West Gateway Council of Government all endorsed the Northside-Southside route in a grant letter to the Federal Transit Administration (FTA). Stenger wrote a letter to the FTA opposing that plan, which will not help land a $530... Read more
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FOX 2 News St. Louis
Stenger offers alternative to other Metrolink proposalsand the East-West Gateway Council of Government all endorsed the Northside-Sout
Stenger offers alternative to other Metrolink proposals
FOX 2 News St. Louis / Posted 5 days ago
and the East-West Gateway Council of Government all endorsed the Northside-Southside route in a grant letter to the Federal Transit Administration (FTA). Stenger wrote a letter to the FTA opposing that plan, which will not help land a $530... Read more
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The Memphis Flyer
MATA President Won't Give Start Date for Trolley SystemEverything we're doing will make it so that we are the standard for the rest of
MATA President Won't Give Start Date for Trolley System
The Memphis Flyer / Posted 5 days ago
Everything we're doing will make it so that we are the standard for the rest of the country. That's the standard the Federal Transit Administration is holding us to, and that's a very good thing. When you get on the trolleys, you'll be... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Luzerne councilmen question LCTA’s hire of firmbut to stay objective, the board needs to be involved in it.” The procurement
Luzerne councilmen question LCTA’s hire of firm
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 5 days ago
but to stay objective, the board needs to be involved in it.” The procurement procedures follow guidelines created by the Federal Transit Administration and PennDOT. The authority board also approved the policies, said board member Sean Robbins,... Read more
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The Columbus Dispatch
Contracts bring COTA closer to rapid-transit linewill add $11.2 million in local capital-improvement funds generated by its sale
Contracts bring COTA closer to rapid-transit line
The Columbus Dispatch / Posted 6 days ago
will add $11.2 million in local capital-improvement funds generated by its sales tax to a $37.4 million grant from the Federal Transit Administration to cover project costs, which total $48.6 million. “We think it’s critical,” said Jean Carter... Read more
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FOX 2 News St. Louis
Stenger upset over proposed Metrolink expansionwas a 'moral and economic imperative.' But Stenger did not sign that letter an
Stenger upset over proposed Metrolink expansion
FOX 2 News St. Louis / Posted 7 days ago
was a 'moral and economic imperative.' But Stenger did not sign that letter and instead, wrote a letter of his own to the Federal Transit Administration opposing the plan until other MetroLink expansion plans get more study. Stenger is upset with... Read more
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The Seattle Times
Kirkland, North Seattle light-rail stops could pick up voters for Sound Transit expansionin the ’burbs.” Sound Transit spokesman Geoff Patrick said such figures are no
Kirkland, North Seattle light-rail stops could pick up voters for Sound Transit expansion
The Seattle Times / Posted 7 days ago
in the ’burbs.” Sound Transit spokesman Geoff Patrick said such figures are no longer used in funding decisions by the Federal Transit Administration, because they ignore the benefit to people who trade their slow, crowded bus trips for... Read more
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Everett Herald
Behind scenes work underway to bring light rail to Lynnwoodhad counted on federal dollars to make the numbers work on the project, said Br
Behind scenes work underway to bring light rail to Lynnwood
Everett Herald / Posted 8 days ago
had counted on federal dollars to make the numbers work on the project, said Bruce Gray, a Sound Transit spokesman. The Federal Transit Administration also gave the Lynnwood project its second-highest possible rating under its competitive grant... Read more
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examiner.com
Maryland Purple Line scores federal loanthe federal government (Bethesda Magazine/3/8/16). In addition to the $874.6 m
Maryland Purple Line scores federal loan
examiner.com / Posted 10 days ago
the federal government (Bethesda Magazine/3/8/16). In addition to the $874.6 million federal loan announced Wednesday, the Federal Transit Administration will provide the state with $936 million in grant money, $900 million under a yet-to-be... Read more
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Hawaii News Now
HART Chair: Feds warned of potential $2 billion rail cost overruns in 2014spokesperson said the figures, which were available on the project's website, r
HART Chair: Feds warned of potential $2 billion rail cost overruns in 2014
Hawaii News Now / Posted 10 days ago
spokesperson said the figures, which were available on the project's website, represent a worst-case scenario. He said the Federal Transit Administration back in 2014 thought the costs would more likely be in the $5.1 billion to $5.8 billion... Read more
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Boston Globe
Green Line extension's workforce could be a problem, report saysfrom the core of the MBTA to the GLX project – a potential talent flight that t
Green Line extension's workforce could be a problem, report says
Boston Globe / Posted 11 days ago
from the core of the MBTA to the GLX project – a potential talent flight that the T cannot afford,” the report reads. The Federal Transit Administration, which has agreed to provide $1 billion in funding to the project, must approve of the... Read more
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KPLC Lake Charles
St. Bernard buses upgrade to electronic fare collectionand disabled passengers using our service will also be tracked," St. Bernard Pa
St. Bernard buses upgrade to electronic fare collection
KPLC Lake Charles / Posted 13 days ago
and disabled passengers using our service will also be tracked," St. Bernard Parish President Guy McInnis said. A Federal Transit Administration grant funded the new boxes. Parish officials say one of the benefits of the new devices is... Read more
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Marin Independent Journal
SMART fares show board hasn’t done its homeworkforecast for the Santa Rosa-to-San Rafael segment was included in SMART’s envir
SMART fares show board hasn’t done its homework
Marin Independent Journal / Posted 13 days ago
forecast for the Santa Rosa-to-San Rafael segment was included in SMART’s environmental impact statement prepared for the Federal Transit Administration. It reported only total ridership and indicated the extension to Larkspur would generate only... Read more
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ajc.com
Atlanta may see $7.8M for bikes, pedestriansUtilities Committee agenda, sponsored by City Council Member C.T. Martin, would
Atlanta may see $7.8M for bikes, pedestrians
ajc.com / Posted 13 days ago
Utilities Committee agenda, sponsored by City Council Member C.T. Martin, would authorize the mayor’s office to accept the Federal Transit Administration grant. The money would pay for bicycle and pedestrian improvements on Juniper Street;... Read more
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The Washington Times
D.C. Metrorail officials counseled by other mass transit systemsgovernment will require Metro to display a new system of oversight and metrics
D.C. Metrorail officials counseled by other mass transit systems
The Washington Times / Posted 14 days ago
government will require Metro to display a new system of oversight and metrics to measure success, officials said. The Federal Transit Administration has kept a watchful eye on the money it provides to Metro since a 2014 audit found that the... Read more
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Naked Capitalism
TSA as Example of Privatization Playbook: Make an Agency Perform Badly By Underfunding It....an adviser to Reagan, H.W. Bush, Clinton, and W. Bush administrations. He’s adv
TSA as Example of Privatization Playbook: Make an Agency Perform Badly By Underfunding It....
Naked Capitalism / Posted 18 days ago
an adviser to Reagan, H.W. Bush, Clinton, and W. Bush administrations. He’s advised the Federal Highway Administration, the Federal Transit Administration, the White House Office of Policy Development, National Economic Council, and Government... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
CTA to renovate historic Quincy station in Loopfrom the state. The CTA also announced that it had received its first perfect
CTA to renovate historic Quincy station in Loop
Chicago Tribune / Posted 20 days ago
from the state. The CTA also announced that it had received its first perfect score in its triennial review from the Federal Transit Administration, the oversight agency for transit systems. The FTA reviewed 17 areas, including safety,... Read more
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Style Weekly
The Eastern Hub of Richmond's New Rapid-Transit System Has Promises and Pitfallssay is sorely lacking in Richmond. To make sure that the Pulse serves resident
The Eastern Hub of Richmond's New Rapid-Transit System Has Promises and Pitfalls
Style Weekly / Posted 21 days ago
say is sorely lacking in Richmond. To make sure that the Pulse serves residents well, the city has won a grant from the Federal Transit Administration to seek technical advice from Smart Growth America and Enterprise Community Partners, both of... Read more
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Finance and Commerce
Study urges streetcar use beyond touristssaid. Ridership for the Little Rock and Tampa systems dropped by about a third
Study urges streetcar use beyond tourists
Finance and Commerce / Posted 21 days ago
said. Ridership for the Little Rock and Tampa systems dropped by about a third from 2005-2012, according to data from the Federal Transit Administration. While the economic downturn can be blamed for part of the drop, Brown said, the study panel... Read more
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Baltimore Sun
A tale of two tunnelsAmerican Public Transportation Association has described it as a national probl
A tale of two tunnels
Baltimore Sun / Posted 21 days ago
American Public Transportation Association has described it as a national problem that dates back decades. Currently, the Federal Transit Administration estimates an $86 billion backlog in deferred maintenance and replacement needs not unlike... Read more
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WFTV 9 Orlando
Lake County to suspend public bus service by 4 p.m. ahead of TS Colin2 p.m. Monday will be canceled. The service suspension is in accordance with t
Lake County to suspend public bus service by 4 p.m. ahead of TS Colin
WFTV 9 Orlando / Posted 22 days ago
2 p.m. Monday will be canceled. The service suspension is in accordance with the Florida Department of Transportation and Federal Transit Administration approved System Safety Program Plan. For questions about LakeXpress, call LakeXpress Customer... Read more
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The Columbian
Streetcars in vogue, but federal study urges their use beyond targeting touristssaid. Ridership for the Little Rock and Tampa systems dropped by about a third
Streetcars in vogue, but federal study urges their use beyond targeting tourists
The Columbian / Posted 22 days ago
said. Ridership for the Little Rock and Tampa systems dropped by about a third from 2005-2012, according to data from the Federal Transit Administration. While the economic downturn can be blamed for part of the drop, Brown said, the study panel... Read more
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Arkansas Business
Streetcars En Vogue, But Study Urges Use Beyond Touristssaid. Ridership for the Little Rock and Tampa systems dropped by about a third
Streetcars En Vogue, But Study Urges Use Beyond Tourists
Arkansas Business / Posted 22 days ago
said. Ridership for the Little Rock and Tampa systems dropped by about a third from 2005-2012, according to data from the Federal Transit Administration. While the economic downturn can be blamed for part of the drop, Brown said, the study panel... Read more
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Chattanooga Times Free Press
Streetcars en vogue, but study urges use beyond touristssaid. Ridership for the Little Rock and Tampa systems dropped by about a third
Streetcars en vogue, but study urges use beyond tourists
Chattanooga Times Free Press / Posted 22 days ago
said. Ridership for the Little Rock and Tampa systems dropped by about a third from 2005-2012, according to data from the Federal Transit Administration. While the economic downturn can be blamed for part of the drop, Brown said, the study panel... Read more
14 related stories
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Chattanooga Times Free Press
Streetcars en vogue, but study urges use beyond touristssaid. Ridership for the Little Rock and Tampa systems dropped by about a third
Streetcars en vogue, but study urges use beyond tourists
Chattanooga Times Free Press / Posted 22 days ago
said. Ridership for the Little Rock and Tampa systems dropped by about a third from 2005-2012, according to data from the Federal Transit Administration. While the economic downturn can be blamed for part of the drop, Brown said, the study panel... Read more
14 related stories
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WWLP Springfield
Streetcar study urges use beyond touristssaid. Ridership for the Little Rock and Tampa systems dropped by about a third
Streetcar study urges use beyond tourists
WWLP Springfield / Posted 22 days ago
said. Ridership for the Little Rock and Tampa systems dropped by about a third from 2005-2012, according to data from the Federal Transit Administration. While the economic downturn can be blamed for part of the drop, Brown said, the study panel... Read more
14 related stories
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The Iron Mountain Daily News
Streetcars en vogue, but study urges use beyond touristssaid. Ridership for the Little Rock and Tampa systems dropped by about a third
Streetcars en vogue, but study urges use beyond tourists
The Iron Mountain Daily News / Posted 22 days ago
said. Ridership for the Little Rock and Tampa systems dropped by about a third from 2005-2012, according to data from the Federal Transit Administration. While the economic downturn can be blamed for part of the drop, Brown said, the study panel... Read more
14 related stories
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The Kitsap Sun
Streetcars en vogue, but study urges use beyond touristssaid. Ridership for the Little Rock and Tampa systems dropped by about a third
Streetcars en vogue, but study urges use beyond tourists
The Kitsap Sun / Posted 23 days ago
said. Ridership for the Little Rock and Tampa systems dropped by about a third from 2005-2012, according to data from the Federal Transit Administration. While the economic downturn can be blamed for part of the drop, Brown said, the study panel... Read more
14 related stories
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The Seattle Times
Streetcars en vogue, but study urges use beyond touristssaid. Ridership for the Little Rock and Tampa systems dropped by about a third
Streetcars en vogue, but study urges use beyond tourists
The Seattle Times / Posted 23 days ago
said. Ridership for the Little Rock and Tampa systems dropped by about a third from 2005-2012, according to data from the Federal Transit Administration. While the economic downturn can be blamed for part of the drop, Brown said, the study panel... Read more
14 related stories
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ABC News
Streetcars En Vogue, but Study Urges Use Beyond Touristssaid. Ridership for the Little Rock and Tampa systems dropped by about a third
Streetcars En Vogue, but Study Urges Use Beyond Tourists
ABC News / Posted 23 days ago
said. Ridership for the Little Rock and Tampa systems dropped by about a third from 2005-2012, according to data from the Federal Transit Administration. While the economic downturn can be blamed for part of the drop, Brown said, the study panel... Read more
14 related stories
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The Record Searchlight
Streetcars en vogue, but study urges use beyond touristssaid. Ridership for the Little Rock and Tampa systems dropped by about a third
Streetcars en vogue, but study urges use beyond tourists
The Record Searchlight / Posted 23 days ago
said. Ridership for the Little Rock and Tampa systems dropped by about a third from 2005-2012, according to data from the Federal Transit Administration. While the economic downturn can be blamed for part of the drop, Brown said, the study panel... Read more
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Peninsula Clarion
Local groups, government examine need for more public transitThe Alaska Mental Health Trust funded the equipment and rides, and Congress ear
Local groups, government examine need for more public transit
Peninsula Clarion / Posted 23 days ago
The Alaska Mental Health Trust funded the equipment and rides, and Congress earmarked some funds for CARTS through the Federal Transit Administration. Another $100,000 came from Public Assistance. At first, most of the rides were brokered... Read more
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ABC News
Inside DC Metro’s Historic Repair Plan30, 2015, federal investigators recommended the U.S. Department of Transportati
Inside DC Metro’s Historic Repair Plan
ABC News / Posted 25 days ago
30, 2015, federal investigators recommended the U.S. Department of Transportation take direct over sight of WMATA. The Federal Transit Administration (FTA) would eventually take on this role. According to a letter obtained by ABC News from the... Read more
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Hawaii News Now
Mayor: Shorter rail route could cost taxpayers more in long-runCity Council Chairman Ernie Martin. Still, rail officials are now being forced
Mayor: Shorter rail route could cost taxpayers more in long-run
Hawaii News Now / Posted 25 days ago
City Council Chairman Ernie Martin. Still, rail officials are now being forced to look at these alternatives after the Federal Transit Administration recently upped its cost estimates from $6.8 billion to more than $8 billion. A study on those... Read more
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WBNG Binghamton
Transportation Improvement Program moves one step closer to approvalbefore a policy committee next week. If approved, the TIP will then be submitte
Transportation Improvement Program moves one step closer to approval
WBNG Binghamton / Posted 26 days ago
before a policy committee next week. If approved, the TIP will then be submitted to the Federal Highway Administration and Federal Transit Administration. "Most of the projects that were funded are paving projects and bridge projects,” said... Read more
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The Columbus Dispatch
John Kasich, Rob Portman not so sure about attending GOP convention in ClevelandDispatch reporter Rick Rouan writes. “The Central Ohio Transit Authority has re
John Kasich, Rob Portman not so sure about attending GOP convention in Cleveland
The Columbus Dispatch / Posted 26 days ago
Dispatch reporter Rick Rouan writes. “The Central Ohio Transit Authority has received its $37.4 million grant from the Federal Transit Administration to begin work on the CMAX line that will run primarily along Cleveland between Downtown and... Read more
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Beverly Hills Courier
Beverly Hills News – Judge Wu Prepares To Rule For Beverly Hills In Its Fight Against Metroat this time,” he said at Wednesday’s hearing. Wu’s 216-page tentative ruling,
Beverly Hills News – Judge Wu Prepares To Rule For Beverly Hills In Its Fight Against Metro
Beverly Hills Courier / Posted 27 days ago
at this time,” he said at Wednesday’s hearing. Wu’s 216-page tentative ruling, which he issued on Feb. 1, stated that the Federal Transit Administration (FTA) acted in an “arbitrary and capricious manner” with respect to the environmental effects... Read more
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The Columbus Dispatch
COTA lands federal grant for Cleveland Ave. rapid buscut travel times along Cleveland Avenue. The Central Ohio Transit Authority ha
COTA lands federal grant for Cleveland Ave. rapid bus
The Columbus Dispatch / Posted 27 days ago
cut travel times along Cleveland Avenue. The Central Ohio Transit Authority has received its $37.4 million grant from the Federal Transit Administration to begin work on the CMAX line that will run primarily along Cleveland between Downtown and... Read more
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Crain's New York Business
Low-ball price is just one of many fantasies on mayor's streetcar projectcorridor would make more sense. Larry Penner The writer worked for 31 years f
Low-ball price is just one of many fantasies on mayor's streetcar project
Crain's New York Business / Posted 27 days ago
corridor would make more sense. Larry Penner The writer worked for 31 years for the U.S. Department of Transportation Federal Transit Administration Region 2 New York City Office. Get Crain's Daily Alert Sign up for our FREE daily email... Read more
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The Alliance Review
PARTA officials meet with Federal Transit Administration Published: May 27, 2016 3:00 PM Officials from the Portage Area Regional Tran
PARTA officials meet with Federal Transit Administration
The Alliance Review / Posted 1 months ago
Published: May 27, 2016 3:00 PM Officials from the Portage Area Regional Transportation Authority met with Marisol R. Simon, regional administrator for Federal Transit Administration Region 5,... Read more
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The Leader-Herald
Localities getting transit grantsfor residents and businesses, and continue moving regional economies forward."
Localities getting transit grants
The Leader-Herald / Posted 1 months ago
for residents and businesses, and continue moving regional economies forward." The funding comes from grants from the Federal Transit Administration. The money is administered by the New York State Department of Transportation. Funds are... Read more
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Boston Globe
Why subways in the Northeast are so troubledhistorically has been a great strength of this region. But over time, we underi
Why subways in the Northeast are so troubled
Boston Globe / Posted 1 months ago
historically has been a great strength of this region. But over time, we underinvested in maintenance and repair.” The Federal Transit Administration found that public transit systems have a backlog of $86 billion in critical maintenance... Read more
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The Hill
New regs for Friday: Child welfare, transportation, emissionspublic has 30 days to comment. The rules from the Transportation Department’s
New regs for Friday: Child welfare, transportation, emissions
The Hill / Posted 1 months ago
public has 30 days to comment. The rules from the Transportation Department’s Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) and Federal Transit Administration (FTA) apply to city and statewide transportation plans. The rules go into effect in... Read more
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