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Mt. Pleasant News
SEIBUS receives award for excellence from federal boardSEIBUS has received an Award of Excellence from the Federal Transit Administrat
SEIBUS receives award for excellence from federal board
Mt. Pleasant News / Posted 9 hours ago
SEIBUS has received an Award of Excellence from the Federal Transit Administration, Region 7. In fiscal year 2015, SEIBUS increased its rides by eight percent, or 10,699 riders, the most in Iowa among 15 other rural transit providers. SEIBUS... Read more
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Jacksonville Daily Record
City notes: Stellar to build $1.8M Trinity Baptist Church additioncertificates will be available. For more information, call (904) 630-3420. Fe
City notes: Stellar to build $1.8M Trinity Baptist Church addition
Jacksonville Daily Record / Posted 9 hours ago
certificates will be available. For more information, call (904) 630-3420. Feds award JTA almost $400,000 grant� The Federal Transit Administration has awarded more than $399,000 to the Jacksonville Transportation Authority as part of the... Read more
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South Sound Business Examiner
South King light rail starts tomorrowproperties and provide new housing and economic development in this part of our
South King light rail starts tomorrow
South Sound Business Examiner / Posted 18 hours ago
properties and provide new housing and economic development in this part of our city,” said SeaTac Mayor Michael Siefkes. Federal Transit Administration provided $37.3 million in grants to the new line, including $10 million in TIGER funding.... Read more
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Reuters
Overhaul of NY Penn Station, post office advancesrebuild bridges and other facilities. The "very substantial" discussions have
Overhaul of NY Penn Station, post office advances
Reuters / Posted yesterday
rebuild bridges and other facilities. The "very substantial" discussions have been about railroad rehabilitation loans and Federal Transit Administration grants, John Porcari, interim director of the Gateway Development Corporation, told Reuters... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Overhaul of NY Penn Station, post office advancesrebuild bridges and other facilities. The "very substantial" discussions have
Overhaul of NY Penn Station, post office advances
Channel NewsAsia / Posted yesterday
rebuild bridges and other facilities. The "very substantial" discussions have been about railroad rehabilitation loans and Federal Transit Administration grants, John Porcari, interim director of the Gateway Development Corporation, told Reuters... Read more
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NBC Washington
Metro, District Clash Over Rail Closing Time During Playoffsof 168 hours in a week is not sufficient for our ongoing maintenance needs,” Wi
Metro, District Clash Over Rail Closing Time During Playoffs
NBC Washington / Posted yesterday
of 168 hours in a week is not sufficient for our ongoing maintenance needs,” Wiedefeld said on Sept. 13. "For years, the (Federal Transit Administration) and National Transportation Safety Board, as well as other oversight groups and outside... Read more
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The Toledo Blade
Free rides set to benefit moms, kidsreasons, including trips to the grocery store or appointments with the Women, I
Free rides set to benefit moms, kids
The Toledo Blade / Posted 3 days ago
reasons, including trips to the grocery store or appointments with the Women, Infants, and Children nutrition program. The Federal Transit Administration will award the funds to the Ohio Department of Transportation on behalf of the Hospital... Read more
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The Chattanoogan
Upcoming City Council Agenda For Tuesdayfor and, if awarded, accept a Section 5310 Enhanced Mobility of Seniors and In
Upcoming City Council Agenda For Tuesday
The Chattanoogan / Posted 5 days ago
for and, if awarded, accept a Section 5310 Enhanced Mobility of Seniors and Individuals with Disabilities Grant from the Federal Transit Administration for an amount not to exceed $530,000.00, with the City’s contribution not to... Read more
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FOX 6 Milwaukee
Milwaukee County’s Bus Rapid Transit project cleared to begin project development phasefor a final exam, or simply more time to relax at home. In late August, Milwau
Milwaukee County’s Bus Rapid Transit project cleared to begin project development phase
FOX 6 Milwaukee / Posted 5 days ago
for a final exam, or simply more time to relax at home. In late August, Milwaukee County submitted an application to the Federal Transit Administration (FTA) for grant funding for the BRT project. The FTA is expected to announce funding... Read more
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New Bern Sun Journal
New Bern aldermen approve final itemsboard authorized the city manager to enter into an agreement with the Departmen
New Bern aldermen approve final items
New Bern Sun Journal / Posted 13 days ago
board authorized the city manager to enter into an agreement with the Department of Transportation to receive $25,000 from Federal Transit Administration Urban Planning Funds on behalf of the New Bern Area Metropolitan Planning Organization. The... Read more
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NBC San Diego
SANDAG Receives $1 Billion Grant for UTC Trolley ProjectTransit System (MTS) Blue Line further north, thanks to a newly secured federal
SANDAG Receives $1 Billion Grant for UTC Trolley Project
NBC San Diego / Posted 13 days ago
Transit System (MTS) Blue Line further north, thanks to a newly secured federal grant helping fund the project. The Federal Transit Administration (FTA) signed a federal grant agreement with the San Diego Association of Governments (SANDAG)... Read more
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KPBS San Diego
Trolley Extension Gets $1 Billion From Transportation DepartmentMay 10, 2016. Left to right: San Diego County Supervisor Ron Roberts and Carol
Trolley Extension Gets $1 Billion From Transportation Department
KPBS San Diego / Posted 14 days ago
May 10, 2016. Left to right: San Diego County Supervisor Ron Roberts and Carolyn Flowers, acting administrator of the Federal Transit Administration, hold a $1 billion check, Sept. 14, 2017. The San Diego trolley extension to UC San Diego got... Read more
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KGTV San Diego
$1B grant looks to extend trolley service to Pacific Beach, UCSDservice could be coming to the city of San Diego's northern neighborhoods thank
$1B grant looks to extend trolley service to Pacific Beach, UCSD
KGTV San Diego / Posted 14 days ago
service could be coming to the city of San Diego's northern neighborhoods thanks in part to a large federal grant. The Federal Transit Administration and U.S. Department of Transportation is providing a $1 billion federal grant Wednesday... Read more
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The Herald News
Federal proposal could mean change in transportation fundingwrote in a recent letter to U.S. Department of Transportation administrators of
Federal proposal could mean change in transportation funding
The Herald News / Posted 14 days ago
wrote in a recent letter to U.S. Department of Transportation administrators of the Federal Highway Administration and Federal Transit Administration. He told the transportation administrators the proposed change to the boundaries rule-making... Read more
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Wichita Falls Times Record News
Wichita Falls gets $1.3 million for new city busessaid. The award was part of $211 million in grants given to local governments
Wichita Falls gets $1.3 million for new city buses
Wichita Falls Times Record News / Posted 16 days ago
said. The award was part of $211 million in grants given to local governments by the U.S. Department of Transportation's Federal Transit Administration. In a news release, the agency said the money was disbursed to provide a "more modern,... Read more
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ABC 6 Providence
Pawtucket awarded $5.6M in federal funding for bus upgradesReed, the Rhode Island Public Transit Authority and Pawtucket Mayor Donald Greb
Pawtucket awarded $5.6M in federal funding for bus upgrades
ABC 6 Providence / Posted 17 days ago
Reed, the Rhode Island Public Transit Authority and Pawtucket Mayor Donald Grebien announced the funding awarded through a Federal Transit Administration grant program. They say RIPTA plans to build a bus hub that will be adjacent to a commuter... Read more
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NBC Philadelphia
SEPTA to Rehab Wissahickon Transit Center, Lawndale StationTransit Authority received more than half of a $7 million grant provided by the
SEPTA to Rehab Wissahickon Transit Center, Lawndale Station
NBC Philadelphia / Posted 17 days ago
Transit Authority received more than half of a $7 million grant provided by the U.S. Department of Transportation's Federal Transit Administration to improve bus service for transit riders in the state. "Wissahickon Transportation Center is... Read more
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Arkansas Business
Rock Region Metro Receives $1.65M for CNG Busesis receiving more than $1.6 million in federal funding to improve bus services.
Rock Region Metro Receives $1.65M for CNG Buses
Arkansas Business / Posted 19 days ago
is receiving more than $1.6 million in federal funding to improve bus services. The U.S. Department of Transportation's Federal Transit Administration announced on Thursday nearly $211 million in funding nationwide as part of its bus and bus... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Transit agency gets $1.65M grant for new busesThe Federal Transit Administration has awarded Rock Region Metro $1.65 million
Transit agency gets $1.65M grant for new buses
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 19 days ago
The Federal Transit Administration has awarded Rock Region Metro $1.65 million toward the purchase of four more buses that will operate on compressed natural gas. The money from a Federal Transit Administration program represents the first... Read more
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Savannah Morning News
Feds award Chatham Area Transit $1.6M for paratransit vehiclesThe Federal Transit Administration announced Thursday it has awarded Chatham Ar
Feds award Chatham Area Transit $1.6M for paratransit vehicles
Savannah Morning News / Posted 20 days ago
The Federal Transit Administration announced Thursday it has awarded Chatham Area Transit $1.6 million for the purchase of 26 new paratransit vehicles. CAT’s was one of 61 requests from 41 states to receive funding under the FTA’s Bus and Bus... Read more
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KOAT7abc Albuquerque
ART lawsuits still pendingTHE COURT SYSTEM. WE HAVE APPROVAL FROM THE WE HAVE APPROVAL FROM THE PRESIDENT
ART lawsuits still pending
KOAT7abc Albuquerque / Posted 20 days ago
THE COURT SYSTEM. WE HAVE APPROVAL FROM THE WE HAVE APPROVAL FROM THE PRESIDENT'S ADMINISTRATION. WE HAVE APPROVAL FROM THE FEDERAL TRANSIT ADMINISTRATION. REPORTER: BERRY SAYS HE'S AWARE OF HOW THINGS WORK IN WASHINGTON, AND WHILE HE'S CONFIDENT... Read more
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Arkansas Times
Bus company wins $1.6 million federal grantthat will purchase compressed natural gas-powered buses and other equipment. R
Bus company wins $1.6 million federal grant
Arkansas Times / Posted 20 days ago
that will purchase compressed natural gas-powered buses and other equipment. Rock Region METRO was awarded $1,653,498 in Federal Transit Administration funds to put toward the purchase of seven compressed natural gas buses and an educational... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Central Arkansas agency gets federal funding for bus serviceis receiving more than $1.6 million in federal funding to improve bus services.
Central Arkansas agency gets federal funding for bus service
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 20 days ago
is receiving more than $1.6 million in federal funding to improve bus services. The U.S. Department of Transportation's Federal Transit Administration said Thursday nearly $211 million in funding nationwide as part of its bus and bus facilities... Read more
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KSWO Lawton-Wichita Falls
Oklahoma agencies get funding to improve bus servicesare receiving more than $5.5 million in federal funding to improve bus services
Oklahoma agencies get funding to improve bus services
KSWO Lawton-Wichita Falls / Posted 20 days ago
are receiving more than $5.5 million in federal funding to improve bus services. The U.S. Department of Transportation's Federal Transit Administration announced on Thursday nearly $211 million in funding nationwide as part of its bus and bus... Read more
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KTHV Little Rock
Central Arkansas Transit Authority gets federal funding for bus serviceis receiving more than $1.6 million in federal funding to improve bus services.
Central Arkansas Transit Authority gets federal funding for bus service
KTHV Little Rock / Posted 20 days ago
is receiving more than $1.6 million in federal funding to improve bus services. The U.S. Department of Transportation's Federal Transit Administration announced on Thursday nearly $211 million in funding nationwide as part of its bus and bus... Read more
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KOCO 5 Oklahoma City
Oklahoma agencies get funding to improve bus servicesare receiving more than $5.5 million in federal funding to improve bus services
Oklahoma agencies get funding to improve bus services
KOCO 5 Oklahoma City / Posted 20 days ago
are receiving more than $5.5 million in federal funding to improve bus services. The U.S. Department of Transportation's Federal Transit Administration announced on Thursday nearly $211 million in funding nationwide as part of its bus and bus... Read more
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KTXS Abilene
Oklahoma agencies get funding to improve bus servicesare receiving more than $5.5 million in federal funding to improve bus services
Oklahoma agencies get funding to improve bus services
KTXS Abilene / Posted 20 days ago
are receiving more than $5.5 million in federal funding to improve bus services. The U.S. Department of Transportation's Federal Transit Administration announced on Thursday nearly $211 million in funding nationwide as part of its bus and bus... Read more
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Savannah Morning News
Feds award CAT $1.6 million for paratransit vehiclesThe Federal Transit Administration announced Thursday it has awarded Chatham Ar
Feds award CAT $1.6 million for paratransit vehicles
Savannah Morning News / Posted 20 days ago
The Federal Transit Administration announced Thursday it has awarded Chatham Area Transit $1.6 million for the purchase of new paratransit vehicles. CAT’s was one of 61 requests from 41 states to receive funding under the FTA’s Bus and Bus... Read more
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The Hill
DC Metro weighs permanent service cutsDuring the project, Metro already opted to end weekend service at midnight inst
DC Metro weighs permanent service cuts
The Hill / Posted 20 days ago
During the project, Metro already opted to end weekend service at midnight instead of 3 a.m. A safety directive from the Federal Transit Administration (FTA) earlier this year concluded that increased demand for service during late nights and... Read more
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WXIA-TV Atlanta
Estimated cost of park over Ga. 400 releasedThis cost will include both park construction and structure construction costs.
Estimated cost of park over Ga. 400 released
WXIA-TV Atlanta / Posted 21 days ago
This cost will include both park construction and structure construction costs. This money is expected to come from the Federal Transit Administration and the U.S. Department of Transportation as well as state agencies such as the Georgia... Read more
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The Columbian
C-Tran awarded $6 million federal grant for new busesapplied for the grant earlier this year and is to provide a match of just over
C-Tran awarded $6 million federal grant for new buses
The Columbian / Posted 21 days ago
applied for the grant earlier this year and is to provide a match of just over $1.5 million. The funds are from a Federal Transit Administration Bus and Bus Facilities Competitive Grant program, which both Murray and Herrera Beutler worked... Read more
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KJZZ 91.5 Phoenix
Phoenix, Valley Metro Ask For $704M To Complete Light Rail ExtensionThe city of Phoenix and Valley Metro have formally submitted a funding request
Phoenix, Valley Metro Ask For $704M To Complete Light Rail Extension
KJZZ 91.5 Phoenix / Posted 21 days ago
The city of Phoenix and Valley Metro have formally submitted a funding request to the Federal Transit Administration to complete the South Central Light Rail Extension. The $704 million request will be considered in President Obama’s fiscal year... Read more
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Providence Business News
RIPTA awarded $5.6M for bus service improvements in Pawtucketthat RIPTA has been awarded $5,636,745 in funding through a “Buses and Bus Faci
RIPTA awarded $5.6M for bus service improvements in Pawtucket
Providence Business News / Posted 21 days ago
that RIPTA has been awarded $5,636,745 in funding through a “Buses and Bus Facilities” grant program administered by the Federal Transit Administration. The funding will enable RIPTA to build amenities for bus passengers near the new... Read more
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Hawaii News Now
Rail officials to hold public meeting to update on progress in Pearl City6 p.m. The rail system is almost half built and facing a $1 billion shortfall.
Rail officials to hold public meeting to update on progress in Pearl City
Hawaii News Now / Posted 23 days ago
6 p.m. The rail system is almost half built and facing a $1 billion shortfall. Its full route is still unresolved, but the Federal Transit Administration last week told city leaders that it needs to go all the way to Ala Moana as initially pla... Read more
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Bangor Daily News
Bangor gets ‘game changing’ $1.4M grant to overhaul bus fleetSens. Susan Collins and Angus King announced Friday in news releases that the C
Bangor gets ‘game changing’ $1.4M grant to overhaul bus fleet
Bangor Daily News / Posted 26 days ago
Sens. Susan Collins and Angus King announced Friday in news releases that the Community Connector had been awarded the Federal Transit Administration grant. The city’s bus service, which also runs routes through Brewer, Hampden, Orono, Veazie... Read more
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Hawaii News Now
Djou: Fed ruling on Oahu rail line gives city no options for cutting costsMayoral candidate Charles Djou blames the Federal Transit Administration for le
Djou: Fed ruling on Oahu rail line gives city no options for cutting costs
Hawaii News Now / Posted 26 days ago
Mayoral candidate Charles Djou blames the Federal Transit Administration for leaving the city no option but to build an elevated heavy rail system to Ala Moana. "This system is grossly mismanaged and the FTA is not leaving our community with any... Read more
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News Channel 12 New Bern
Electric buses coming to Shreveportthe city's public transit system, said Shreveport was one of 20 cities nationwi
Electric buses coming to Shreveport
News Channel 12 New Bern / Posted 27 days ago
the city's public transit system, said Shreveport was one of 20 cities nationwide to receive a federal grant through the Federal Transit Administration Lo-No Emission 2016 Competitive Grant Program, which dispersed a total of $55 million in... Read more
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Finance and Commerce
With Met Council vote, Southwest LRT funding gap is filledof the line and finance $11.75 million in certificates of participation. With
With Met Council vote, Southwest LRT funding gap is filled
Finance and Commerce / Posted 28 days ago
of the line and finance $11.75 million in certificates of participation. With all local funding committed, planners will submit an application for more than $928 million in funding from the Federal Transit Administration near the end of th... Read more
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Baltimore Sun
The Bay Bridge problem22,000-car increase in daily traffic expected across the bay by 2040, it would
The Bay Bridge problem
Baltimore Sun / Posted 28 days ago
22,000-car increase in daily traffic expected across the bay by 2040, it would pale next to the 57,000 daily riders the Federal Transit Administration projected for the Red Line. The Hogan administration pointed to a planned tunnel under... Read more
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The Record Searchlight
Despite missing grant, transportation officials show off electric busto $800,000 each," Aukland said, so two electric buses could be as much as $1.6
Despite missing grant, transportation officials show off electric bus
The Record Searchlight / Posted 29 days ago
to $800,000 each," Aukland said, so two electric buses could be as much as $1.6 million Redding purchases its buses via Federal Transit Administration grants, Aukland said. "We would be concerned about eating up our grant opportunities,"... Read more
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Finance and Commerce
Hennepin County approves more Southwest LRT fundingDuininck said Tuesday. “The fact is that without resources, at least an abilit
Hennepin County approves more Southwest LRT funding
Finance and Commerce / Posted 29 days ago
Duininck said Tuesday. “The fact is that without resources, at least an ability to encumber them and point to them at the [Federal Transit Administration], we do not have the ability to do essential project activities,” he said. Like this article?... Read more
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Lowell Sun
LRTA rolling out new busesa five-year span. Valued at about $5.2 million, the cost was split 50-50 by the
LRTA rolling out new buses
Lowell Sun / Posted 29 days ago
a five-year span. Valued at about $5.2 million, the cost was split 50-50 by the state Department of Transportation and the Federal Transit Administration. The 12 new buses represent about 25 percent of the LRTA's main fleet, and are expected to... Read more
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Boston Globe
August 29, 2016enemy.” http://bit.ly/2byvRlB FEDS HAVE CONCERNS ABOUT GREEN LINE EXTENSION, v
August 29, 2016
Boston Globe / Posted 30 days ago
enemy.” http://bit.ly/2byvRlB FEDS HAVE CONCERNS ABOUT GREEN LINE EXTENSION, via Nicole Dungca of bostonglobe.com: “The Federal Transit Administration remains ‘committed in principle’ to funding the Green Line light rail extension into Medford... Read more
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Boston Globe
Feds make reservations clear about Green Line extension, but encourage moving forwardThe Federal Transit Administration remains “committed in principle” to funding
Feds make reservations clear about Green Line extension, but encourage moving forward
Boston Globe / Posted 30 days ago
The Federal Transit Administration remains “committed in principle” to funding the Green Line light rail extension into Medford and Somerville, but made clear it still has reservations about the MBTA’s embattled project, according to a letter... Read more
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The Hill
Five takeaways from DC Metro’s emergency meetingbeen 66 red signal violations on Metro since 2012, with 10 occurring so far thi
Five takeaways from DC Metro’s emergency meeting
The Hill / Posted 1 months ago
been 66 red signal violations on Metro since 2012, with 10 occurring so far this year. A recent scathing report from the Federal Transit Administration found that Metro does not adequately investigate or work to prevent red signal... Read more
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The Arizona Republic
Tempe seeks to boost appeal of planned streetcars, add public art at stopsin President Barack Obama's budget proposal for 2017. However, Congress has yet
Tempe seeks to boost appeal of planned streetcars, add public art at stops
The Arizona Republic / Posted 1 months ago
in President Barack Obama's budget proposal for 2017. However, Congress has yet to act on the funding proposal. The Federal Transit Administration earlier this year made the recommendation to include the Tempe streetcar in the federal... Read more
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NBC Washington
Metro Holding Meeting on Safety After String of Issueswake of problems including the silver line derailment near East Falls Church an
Metro Holding Meeting on Safety After String of Issues
NBC Washington / Posted 1 months ago
wake of problems including the silver line derailment near East Falls Church and a series of problematic findings from the Federal Transit Administration. The Federal Transit Administration found in a report earlier this month that Metro track... Read more

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