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KOAT7abc Albuquerque
Federal hearing underway to decide if ART moves forwardofficials insist they did plenty of studies that prove the project wouldn't sig
Federal hearing underway to decide if ART moves forward
KOAT7abc Albuquerque / Posted 19 hours ago
officials insist they did plenty of studies that prove the project wouldn't significantly hurt the community. The Federal Transit Administration agreed and awarded Albuquerque millions in grant money to begin building. The city told the... Read more
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Charleston Regional Business Journal
Panelists: Lowcountry needs long-term strategic planget though, Planning Director Kathryn Basha said. The council of governments i
Panelists: Lowcountry needs long-term strategic plan
Charleston Regional Business Journal / Posted 23 hours ago
get though, Planning Director Kathryn Basha said. The council of governments is preparing to submit an application to the Federal Transit Administration to request federal funds for bus rapid transit — giving public transportation buses a separate... Read more
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The Florida Times-Union
Jacksonville Journal: Jacksonville man wins $500,000 scratch-offtold the Lottery about his plans for some of his big winnings. Federal money t
Jacksonville Journal: Jacksonville man wins $500,000 scratch-off
The Florida Times-Union / Posted yesterday
told the Lottery about his plans for some of his big winnings. Federal money to be used for sidewalks A $7.2 million Federal Transit Administration reallocation to the Jacksonville Transportation Authority will be used to improve sidewalks... Read more
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Jacksonville Daily Record
City notes: Pok�mon Go tournament at UNF on Fridaytriple-net assets and mixed-use properties in the Southeast. Feds free up mone
City notes: Pok�mon Go tournament at UNF on Friday
Jacksonville Daily Record / Posted 2 days ago
triple-net assets and mixed-use properties in the Southeast. Feds free up money for First Coast Flyer projects The Federal Transit Administration has reallocated $7.2 million to the Jacksonville Transportation Authority, money that will be... Read more
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ABC 6 Providence
Federal complaint filed over axed MBTA late-night serviceaffected was flawed because it included all of Boston's population. MBTA spoke
Federal complaint filed over axed MBTA late-night service
ABC 6 Providence / Posted 2 days ago
affected was flawed because it included all of Boston's population. MBTA spokesman Joe Pesaturo says the Federal Transit Administration informed the MBTA that the analysis is "properly documented and has met their... Read more
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Orange County Register
Streetcar costs grow in Santa Anato the Register. “It’s a very small adjustment, I think, in the overall projec
Streetcar costs grow in Santa Ana
Orange County Register / Posted 2 days ago
to the Register. “It’s a very small adjustment, I think, in the overall project to fit into the requirements of the [Federal Transit Administration],” Orange County Transportation Authority CEO Darrell Johnson said, as reported in the... Read more
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Anderson Independent-Mail
Clemson transit agency wins federal grant for electric busesbuses operated by Clemson Area Transit in Seneca.(Photo: Paul Brown) By Rudolp
Clemson transit agency wins federal grant for electric buses
Anderson Independent-Mail / Posted 2 days ago
buses operated by Clemson Area Transit in Seneca.(Photo: Paul Brown) By Rudolph Bell, dbell@greenvillenews.com The Federal Transit Administration has awarded the Clemson area's bus system nearly $4 million to buy more electric buses. The... Read more
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Boston Globe
Advocacy organizations allege MBTA violated civil rights guidelines by axing late-night servicefederal officials have already said the MBTA didn’t follow guidelines when it c
Advocacy organizations allege MBTA violated civil rights guidelines by axing late-night service
Boston Globe / Posted 2 days ago
federal officials have already said the MBTA didn’t follow guidelines when it cancelled the service: In March, the Federal Transit Administration rebuked the agency for voting to get rid of the late hours without completing a federally... Read more
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Boston Globe
The MBTA is facing a federal complaint for ending late-night serviceFour Corners Action Coalition — say the T failed to do so while cutting late-ni
The MBTA is facing a federal complaint for ending late-night service
Boston Globe / Posted 2 days ago
Four Corners Action Coalition — say the T failed to do so while cutting late-night service in the complaint filed with the Federal Transit Administration. The complaint charges that the T did not properly measure the impact on low-income and... Read more
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The Florida Times-Union
$7.2 million in federal funds reallocated to JTA First Coast Flyer's North Corridor legA $7.2 million Federal Transit Administration reallocation to the Jacksonville
$7.2 million in federal funds reallocated to JTA First Coast Flyer's North Corridor leg
The Florida Times-Union / Posted 2 days ago
A $7.2 million Federal Transit Administration reallocation to the Jacksonville Transportation Authority will be used to improve sidewalks and handicapped-accessible ramps within a half-mile of the First Coast Flyer’s North Corridor stations. The... Read more
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Hawaii News Now
Honolulu gets more time for rail cost plan(AP) - Honolulu is under a loosened federal deadline to find ways to fully fund
Honolulu gets more time for rail cost plan
Hawaii News Now / Posted 3 days ago
(AP) - Honolulu is under a loosened federal deadline to find ways to fully fund its multibillion-dollar rail project. The Federal Transit Administration said in a letter to Mayor Kirk Caldwell that it would give the city until Dec. 31 rather than... Read more
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The Columbus Dispatch
Construction will begin on rapid-transit Cmax line next monthDowntown will operate on High Street. The project is expected to cost $48.6 mil
Construction will begin on rapid-transit Cmax line next month
The Columbus Dispatch / Posted 4 days ago
Downtown will operate on High Street. The project is expected to cost $48.6 million, with $37.4 million coming from the Federal Transit Administration. Buses will make limited stops and have signal priority, so traffic lights will change when... Read more
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The Buffalo News
Schumer pushes for funding to add 24 buses to Metro fleetfleet age is approximately 22 percent higher than the national average and 42 p
Schumer pushes for funding to add 24 buses to Metro fleet
The Buffalo News / Posted 7 days ago
fleet age is approximately 22 percent higher than the national average and 42 percent of Metro buses are beyond their 12-year federal useful life. Federal Transit Administration funding through this grant will dramatically lower Metro’s fleet... Read more
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Arkansas Times
Metroplan advisers put off vote on AHTD's request for 6-lane waiverconsultant John Hedrick's stinging criticism of the project he provided the Fed
Metroplan advisers put off vote on AHTD's request for 6-lane waiver
Arkansas Times / Posted 8 days ago
consultant John Hedrick's stinging criticism of the project he provided the Federal Highway Administration and Federal Transit Administration and posted on Facebook. He also read the statement aloud today to RPAC. Here are my comments... Read more
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The Greater New Milford Spectrum
New Milford gains van for seniorsincluded in the town budget. The van will be used by the senior center, Gronba
New Milford gains van for seniors
The Greater New Milford Spectrum / Posted 9 days ago
included in the town budget. The van will be used by the senior center, Gronbach said. New Milford was one of 56 organizations to apply for money from the Federal Transit Administration, according to a letter from DOT announcing New Milford’s gra... Read more
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The Wilmington Star-News
Wave Transit to upgrade bus sheltersheld four public forums last week to decide the best way to spend about $230,00
Wave Transit to upgrade bus shelters
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted 9 days ago
held four public forums last week to decide the best way to spend about $230,000 in grants it received from the Federal Transit Administration. "We take that money and we go out to the community, we do a call for projects, we try to... Read more
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Observer
Senior transit traumathe meantime, Pincus is submitting a new detailed application for two additiona
Senior transit trauma
Observer / Posted 9 days ago
the meantime, Pincus is submitting a new detailed application for two additional new buses through NJ Transit under the Federal Transit Administration, Department of Transportation’s Section 5310 grant program for Enhanced Mobility of Seniors... Read more
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Hawaii News Now
Poll: 62 percent favor building rail to Ala Moana CenterWe won't even be into Middle Street until probably 2020. But I need the time to
Poll: 62 percent favor building rail to Ala Moana Center
Hawaii News Now / Posted 11 days ago
We won't even be into Middle Street until probably 2020. But I need the time to put together a funding plan for the Federal Transit Administration." That funding plan isn't likely to include increasing property taxes. The Hawaii poll found... Read more
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Deseret News
UTA approves funding for Provo-Orem bus rapid transit systemProvo, Orem and Utah County. The estimated total cost of the project is $190 m
UTA approves funding for Provo-Orem bus rapid transit system
Deseret News / Posted 13 days ago
Provo, Orem and Utah County. The estimated total cost of the project is $190 million, which includes $75 million from a Federal Transit Administration grant, $65 million from a local sales tax bond, $40 million from UDOT, $7 million from a UDOT... Read more
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Finance and Commerce
Final impact report released for Blue Line Extensionto wetland mitigation, along the route between Minneapolis and Brooklyn Park.
Final impact report released for Blue Line Extension
Finance and Commerce / Posted 13 days ago
to wetland mitigation, along the route between Minneapolis and Brooklyn Park. The report is the last step before the Federal Transit Administration makes the final decision about whether the line can move forward. The Blue Line Extension,... Read more
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KPBS San Diego
San Diego Trolley Extension Wins Key Approvalof the trolley route which roughly follows Interstate 5, starting north of Old
San Diego Trolley Extension Wins Key Approval
KPBS San Diego / Posted 14 days ago
of the trolley route which roughly follows Interstate 5, starting north of Old Town. SANDAG has said the only remaining hurdle is the Federal Transit Administration, which must approve the grants. Construction is expected to start in... Read more
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The Hill
DC Metro lags on federal safety actions600 actions required by a federal oversight board in order to fix safety defect
DC Metro lags on federal safety actions
The Hill / Posted 14 days ago
600 actions required by a federal oversight board in order to fix safety defects, according to newly released data. The Federal Transit Administration (FTA), which assumed temporary oversight of the city's beleaguered transit agency last fall,... Read more
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Leominster Champion
State OKs $19M expense to finish Fitchburg rail stationa federal grant under the post-recession federal stimulus program. Pollack said
State OKs $19M expense to finish Fitchburg rail station
Leominster Champion / Posted 15 days ago
a federal grant under the post-recession federal stimulus program. Pollack said the MBTA took over the project, spent the Federal Transit Administration's roughly $59 million in TIGER grant money, and the grant had a hard deadline for project... Read more
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Stamford Advocate
Stamford wants to sell 4 parcels near train stationwere originally purchased with federal money. It means that a portion of the pr
Stamford wants to sell 4 parcels near train station
Stamford Advocate / Posted 15 days ago
were originally purchased with federal money. It means that a portion of the proceeds from the sale must go back to the Federal Transit Administration. But Handler said the money owed to the FTA adds up to only $15,000, so the administration... Read more
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Jefferson City News Tribune
An object lesson in federalismJefferson City's police department and public works and transit divisions; Miss
An object lesson in federalism
Jefferson City News Tribune / Posted 16 days ago
Jefferson City's police department and public works and transit divisions; Missouri Department of Transportation; Federal Transit Administration; Federal Highway Administration; National Highway Traffic Safety Administration; Capital... Read more
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Lowell Sun
$19M OK'd to expedite W. Fitchburg rail extensiona federal grant under the postrecession federal stimulus program. Pollack said
$19M OK'd to expedite W. Fitchburg rail extension
Lowell Sun / Posted 17 days ago
a federal grant under the postrecession federal stimulus program. Pollack said the MBTA took over the project, spent the Federal Transit Administration's roughly $59 million in TIGER grant money, and the grant had a hard deadline for project... Read more
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The Hill
DC Metro train operator fired after running signal to stopprevious two years combined. The latest incident occurred last Tuesday evening
DC Metro train operator fired after running signal to stop
The Hill / Posted 17 days ago
previous two years combined. The latest incident occurred last Tuesday evening on the Red Line near the Glenmont stop. The Federal Transit Administration said in a statement last week that it was launching an investigation into a possible red light... Read more
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KPBS San Diego
Trolley Line Extension To UCSD Awaits Commission's OKfor the $1.7 billion project Wednesday. Pending the commssion's OK, the San Di
Trolley Line Extension To UCSD Awaits Commission's OK
KPBS San Diego / Posted 18 days ago
for the $1.7 billion project Wednesday. Pending the commssion's OK, the San Diego Association of Governments expects the Federal Transit Administration will approve the project's grants in time to begin construction in the fall. Federal grants... Read more
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Philly.com
Transportation stalemate affecting long-term projectsor elsewhere in Englewood as originally envisioned. A third draft environmenta
Transportation stalemate affecting long-term projects
Philly.com / Posted 18 days ago
or elsewhere in Englewood as originally envisioned. A third draft environmental impact statement was submitted to the Federal Transit Administration in April, and the group is expected to publish its statement in the fall, followed by a public... Read more
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Jefferson City News Tribune
Safety study suggests Missouri Boulevard improvementsDepartment, Jefferson City Public Works Department, Jefferson City transit divi
Safety study suggests Missouri Boulevard improvements
Jefferson City News Tribune / Posted 19 days ago
Department, Jefferson City Public Works Department, Jefferson City transit division, Missouri Department of Transportation, Federal Transit Administration, Federal Highway Administration, National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, Capital... Read more
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The Advocate
Some question why Baton Rouge Mayor Kip Holden isn’t more visible following Alton Sterling shootingmayor made the smart move by traveling to the nation’s capital. The local dele
Some question why Baton Rouge Mayor Kip Holden isn’t more visible following Alton Sterling shooting
The Advocate / Posted 20 days ago
mayor made the smart move by traveling to the nation’s capital. The local delegation met with Carolyn Flowers, head of the Federal Transit Administration, and Davies said an hour with such a high-ranking official is “precious” and hard to... Read more
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The Advocate
Some question why Baton Rouge Mayor Kip Holden isn’t more visible following Alton Sterling shootingmayor made the smart move by traveling to the nation’s capital. The local dele
Some question why Baton Rouge Mayor Kip Holden isn’t more visible following Alton Sterling shooting
The Advocate / Posted 20 days ago
mayor made the smart move by traveling to the nation’s capital. The local delegation met with Carolyn Flowers, head of the Federal Transit Administration, and Davies said an hour with such a high-ranking official is “precious” and hard to... Read more
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The Advocate
Some question why Baton Rouge Mayor Kip Holden isn’t more visible following Alton Sterling shootingmayor made the smart move by traveling to the nation’s capital. The local dele
Some question why Baton Rouge Mayor Kip Holden isn’t more visible following Alton Sterling shooting
The Advocate / Posted 20 days ago
mayor made the smart move by traveling to the nation’s capital. The local delegation met with Carolyn Flowers, head of the Federal Transit Administration, and Davies said that an hour with such a high-ranking official is “precious” and hard to... Read more
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NBC Washington
Metrorail System had Backlog of 80K Open Work Ordersthe midst of a series of rolling service disruptions across its 118-mile, 91-st
Metrorail System had Backlog of 80K Open Work Orders
NBC Washington / Posted 21 days ago
the midst of a series of rolling service disruptions across its 118-mile, 91-station system. Last year, a report from the Federal Transit Administration said the backlog of track work worsened because Metro's extended hours on weekends and special... Read more
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The Palm Beach Post
West Palm train crash probed by two federal agenciesvehicle, Tairia Lee, 24, of Riviera Beach, was taken to St. Mary’s Medical Cent
West Palm train crash probed by two federal agencies
The Palm Beach Post / Posted 22 days ago
vehicle, Tairia Lee, 24, of Riviera Beach, was taken to St. Mary’s Medical Center, where she was in critical condition. The National Transportation Safety Board and the Federal Transit Administration are investigating the crash, the authority... Read more
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Jefferson City News Tribune
Busy corridor getting needed attentionpartners include: Jefferson City Police Department, Jefferson City Public Works
Busy corridor getting needed attention
Jefferson City News Tribune / Posted 22 days ago
partners include: Jefferson City Police Department, Jefferson City Public Works, JEFFTRAN (Jefferson City Transit), MoDOT, Federal Transit Administration, Federal Highway Administration, National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, Capital... Read more
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Fort Worth Weekly
Fort Worth’s Transit FutureLast week, that project cleared a major hurdle when The T and the other planner
Fort Worth’s Transit Future
Fort Worth Weekly / Posted 22 days ago
Last week, that project cleared a major hurdle when The T and the other planners received a letter of no prejudice from the Federal Transit Administration. The letter is assurance that, even though the federal agency hasn’t yet given the project... Read more
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Beverly Hills Courier
Ruling Expected This Week On Metro Tunneling Under Beverly Hills High SchoolKarmel, an attorney for the City, called it “judicial fiction” that an SEIS wou
Ruling Expected This Week On Metro Tunneling Under Beverly Hills High School
Beverly Hills Courier / Posted 23 days ago
Karmel, an attorney for the City, called it “judicial fiction” that an SEIS would be taken seriously by Metro after the Federal Transit Administration has already awarded a grant of more than $1 billion dollars, with Metro closing in on a... Read more
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Jefferson City News Tribune
CAMPO releases report on Missouri Boulevard safetythe Jefferson City Police Department, Public Works Department, transit division
CAMPO releases report on Missouri Boulevard safety
Jefferson City News Tribune / Posted 27 days ago
the Jefferson City Police Department, Public Works Department, transit division, Missouri Department of Transportation, Federal Transit Administration, Federal Highway Administration, National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, Capital... Read more
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The Register NorthJersey.com
N.J. transit officials outline how final Sandy money to be spentlast of four allocations, and it also awarded $432 million to New York's Metrop
N.J. transit officials outline how final Sandy money to be spent
The Register NorthJersey.com / Posted 27 days ago
last of four allocations, and it also awarded $432 million to New York's Metropolitan Transportation Authority. In all, the Federal Transit Administration has allocated more than $10 billion in Sandy emergency relief funds. At a news conference... Read more
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Philly.com
Transit officials outline how final Sandy money to be spentlast of four allocations, and it also awarded $432 million to New York's Metrop
Transit officials outline how final Sandy money to be spent
Philly.com / Posted 27 days ago
last of four allocations, and it also awarded $432 million to New York's Metropolitan Transportation Authority. In all, the Federal Transit Administration has allocated more than $10 billion in Sandy emergency relief funds. At a news conference... Read more
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Beverly Hills Courier
Beverly Hills News – Ruling On Westside Subway Extension Under Beverly Hills High Expected TodayDistrict Court Judge George H. Wu is poised to make his ruling at 4 p.m. today
Beverly Hills News – Ruling On Westside Subway Extension Under Beverly Hills High Expected Today
Beverly Hills Courier / Posted 28 days ago
District Court Judge George H. Wu is poised to make his ruling at 4 p.m. today on just what must be done given that the Federal Transit Administration (FTA) acted in, what he called, an “arbitrary and capricious manner,” when it allowed the... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
2 big CTA projects included in Obama transit funding listcore capacity projects. “We do expect there will be other projects,’’ Therese
2 big CTA projects included in Obama transit funding list
Chicago Tribune / Posted 28 days ago
core capacity projects. “We do expect there will be other projects,’’ Therese McMillan, deputy administrator at the Federal Transit Administration, said via phone from Washington. The 9.6-mile Red-Purple project is currently estimated to... Read more
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KERA North Texas
Will Fort Worth Residents Get To DFW Airport By Rail?It’ll include stops in North Richland Hills and Grapevine and is expected to co
Will Fort Worth Residents Get To DFW Airport By Rail?
KERA North Texas / Posted 28 days ago
It’ll include stops in North Richland Hills and Grapevine and is expected to cost more than a billion dollars. The Federal Transit Administration has already approved TEX Rail – and if the DFW Airport board approves, more negotiations and a... Read more
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KERA North Texas
DFW Airport To Decide If Fort Worth Residents Can Access Airport By RailIt’ll include stops in North Richland Hills and Grapevine and is expected to co
DFW Airport To Decide If Fort Worth Residents Can Access Airport By Rail
KERA North Texas / Posted 29 days ago
It’ll include stops in North Richland Hills and Grapevine and is expected to cost more than a billion dollars. The Federal Transit Administration has already approved TEX Rail – and if the DFW Airport board approves, more negotiations and a... Read more
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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 30 days 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 a month 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 a month 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 1 months 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 1 months 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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