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The Seattle Times
Seattle to spend $177M on new streetcar line amid questions about ‘unrealistic’ revenue, rider projectionswould be “extraordinary,” the analysts wrote. SDOT officials say their ridersh
The Seattle Times / Posted an hour ago
would be “extraordinary,” the analysts wrote. SDOT officials say their ridership model is the gold standard — used by the Federal Transit Administration to validate other agencies’ models. SDOT is also relying on $5 million a year from Sound... Read more
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Connecticut Post
Businesses brace for Walk Bridge disruptionand 125,000 rail passengers traversing it daily, and ridership projected to dou
Connecticut Post / Posted yesterday
and 125,000 rail passengers traversing it daily, and ridership projected to double within 50 years. With input from the Federal Transit Administration and Metro-North Railroad, Connecticut DOT considered nearly 70 options to replace the bridge,... Read more
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Stamford Advocate
Businesses brace for Walk Bridge disruptionand 125,000 rail passengers traversing it daily, and ridership projected to dou
Stamford Advocate / Posted yesterday
and 125,000 rail passengers traversing it daily, and ridership projected to double within 50 years. With input from the Federal Transit Administration and Metro-North Railroad, Connecticut DOT considered nearly 70 options to replace the bridge,... Read more
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The Florida Times-Union
Federal grant could help electrify JTA bus servicehow to incorporate electric buses in JTA’s mass transit fleet, which currently
The Florida Times-Union / Posted 2 days ago
how to incorporate electric buses in JTA’s mass transit fleet, which currently runs on diesel as well as natural gas. The Federal Transit Administration grant is part of a program designed to implement electric bus and solar-powered charging... Read more
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Juneau Empire
Juneau receives grant for electric bus programand will use the money for battery electric buses, chargers and a backup genera
Juneau Empire / Posted 3 days ago
and will use the money for battery electric buses, chargers and a backup generator, according to a release from the Federal Transit Administration. CBJ Chief Landscaping Architect Michele Elfers said it’s still not clear exactly how money... Read more
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Juneau Empire
Juneau receives grant for electric bus programand will use the money for battery electric buses, chargers and a backup genera
Juneau Empire / Posted 3 days ago
and will use the money for battery electric buses, chargers and a backup generator, according to a release from the Federal Transit Administration. CBJ Chief Landscaping Architect Michele Elfers said it’s still not clear exactly how money... Read more
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The Times of Northwest Indiana
South Shore publishes Double Track environmental assessment, schedules public hearingsThe Northern Indiana Commuter Transportation District and Federal Transit Admin
The Times of Northwest Indiana / Posted 3 days ago
The Northern Indiana Commuter Transportation District and Federal Transit Administration have published the mandated Environmental Assessment for the South Shore Line's Double Track NWI project, which would add a second set of rails between Gary and... Read more
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The News & Observer
Will Amazon bypass the Triangle because of mass transit?plans for new mass transit systems, and voters have agreed to pay higher sales
The News & Observer / Posted 4 days ago
plans for new mass transit systems, and voters have agreed to pay higher sales taxes to help build them. This summer, the Federal Transit Administration approved the start of engineering work on a 17.7-mile light-rail line that will connect Chapel... Read more
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Smyrna Clayton Sun Times
Delaware Transit Corp. awarded $1M for electric busesTransit Corp. Chief Executive Officer John Sisson announced Sept. 18 that DTC w
Smyrna Clayton Sun Times / Posted 5 days ago
Transit Corp. Chief Executive Officer John Sisson announced Sept. 18 that DTC was awarded a $1 million grant from the Federal Transit Administration toward the purchase of 10 zero-emission battery-electric buses and associated charging... Read more
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Dover Post
Delaware Transit Corp. awarded $1M for electric busesTransit Corp. Chief Executive Officer John Sisson announced Sept. 18 that DTC w
Dover Post / Posted 5 days ago
Transit Corp. Chief Executive Officer John Sisson announced Sept. 18 that DTC was awarded a $1 million grant from the Federal Transit Administration toward the purchase of 10 zero-emission battery-electric buses and associated charging... Read more
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KFVE Honolulu
Here's the latest price tag for Oahu's rail projectrail system is now at $9 billion. The latest estimate was included in the HART
KFVE Honolulu / Posted 6 days ago
rail system is now at $9 billion. The latest estimate was included in the HART's recovery plan, which was filed with the Federal Transit Administration on Friday. It includes $8.2 billion in construction costs and another $858 million in... Read more
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Hawaii News Now
Here's the latest price tag for Oahu's rail projectrail system is now at $9 billion. The latest estimate was included in the HART
Hawaii News Now / Posted 6 days ago
rail system is now at $9 billion. The latest estimate was included in the HART's recovery plan, which was filed with the Federal Transit Administration on Friday. It includes $8.2 billion in construction costs and another $858 million in... Read more
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Crain's New York Business
Queens light rail won't happen, but here's a better ideabe connections westbound at either the Hunters Point or Long Island City LIRR s
Crain's New York Business / Posted 11 days ago
be connections westbound at either the Hunters Point or Long Island City LIRR stations to the 7 subway line. The writer is a transportation historian and advocate who worked 31 years for the Federal Transit Administration Region 2 New York O... Read more
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The Examiner
Independence to enhance some bus stopswith some regular riders. Scannell said the city will be working with KCATA, th
The Examiner / Posted 12 days ago
with some regular riders. Scannell said the city will be working with KCATA, the Missouri Department of Transportation and Federal Transit Administration through the fall during the design and review process, with construction slated for the spring... Read more
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The Daily Tar Heel
GoTriangle goes green: Electric buses could be in NC's futureMcDonald, the chairperson of the UNC city and regional planning department, sai
The Daily Tar Heel / Posted 12 days ago
McDonald, the chairperson of the UNC city and regional planning department, said in an email statement that the Federal Transit Administration estimates an electric bus costs 19 cents per mile — versus 84 cents per mile for a... Read more
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Dover Post
Department of Transportation continues Capital Transportation Program Hearingscapital investments for DART First State public transit and will be used to sat
Dover Post / Posted 12 days ago
capital investments for DART First State public transit and will be used to satisfy the public involvement requirements of Federal Transit Administration Section 5307. The public hearings will be held in an open format with a court reporter... Read more
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Finance and Commerce
Rebidding Southwest LRT project might not achieve price cutsand another layer of uncertainty to the project, which is still waiting on a “f
Finance and Commerce / Posted 12 days ago
and another layer of uncertainty to the project, which is still waiting on a “full funding grant agreement” from the Federal Transit Administration to cover half the project’s cost. Met Council Chair Alene Tchourumoff wants the council to... Read more
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Smyrna Clayton Sun Times
Department of Transportation continues Capital Transportation Program Hearingscapital investments for DART First State public transit and will be used to sat
Smyrna Clayton Sun Times / Posted 12 days ago
capital investments for DART First State public transit and will be used to satisfy the public involvement requirements of Federal Transit Administration Section 5307. The public hearings will be held in an open format with a court reporter... Read more
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BART
Carpool to Millbrae and San Bruno by 10am with Scoop and get guaranteed parkingthrough carpooling. This project was made possible through a $358,000 Mobility
BART / Posted 12 days ago
through carpooling. This project was made possible through a $358,000 Mobility On-Demand Sandbox grant received from the Federal Transit Administration in October 2016. BART will set aside parking spaces in the permit area at the Millbrae and... Read more
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Dover Post
Department of Transportation announces public hearingscapital investments for DART First State public transit and will be used to sat
Dover Post / Posted 17 days ago
capital investments for DART First State public transit and will be used to satisfy the public involvement requirements of Federal Transit Administration Section 5307. The public hearings will be held in an open format with a court reporter... Read more
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Smyrna Clayton Sun Times
Department of Transportation announces public hearingscapital investments for DART First State public transit and will be used to sat
Smyrna Clayton Sun Times / Posted 17 days ago
capital investments for DART First State public transit and will be used to satisfy the public involvement requirements of Federal Transit Administration Section 5307. The public hearings will be held in an open format with a court reporter... Read more
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NBC Philadelphia
After Sandy, NJ Transit Seeks Train 'Safe Haven'The estimated cost for the projects is $368 million. Transit officials say the
NBC Philadelphia / Posted 18 days ago
The estimated cost for the projects is $368 million. Transit officials say the state would pay $185 million while a Federal Transit Administration grant would cover the rest. If approved, the project would be completed by the end of... Read more
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Hawaii News Now
Council approves GET surcharge extension to fund troubled rail systemwill also add a great deal of transparency and the audit, I think it will bring
Hawaii News Now / Posted 18 days ago
will also add a great deal of transparency and the audit, I think it will bring, I hope, a lot more confidence," said council member Ann Kobayashi. HART's financial recovery plan must be sent to the Federal Transit Administration by Septem... Read more
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MyMotherLode.com
Transit agency seeks land for train safe haven amid floodingThe estimated cost for the projects is $368 million. Transit officials say the
MyMotherLode.com / Posted 18 days ago
The estimated cost for the projects is $368 million. Transit officials say the state would pay $185 million while a Federal Transit Administration grant would cover the rest. If approved, the project would be completed by the end of... Read more
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FOX Business
Transit agency seeks land for train safe haven amid floodingThe estimated cost for the projects is $368 million. Transit officials say the
FOX Business / Posted 18 days ago
The estimated cost for the projects is $368 million. Transit officials say the state would pay $185 million while a Federal Transit Administration grant would cover the rest. If approved, the project would be completed by the end of... Read more
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FOX Business
Transit agency seeks land for train safe haven amid floodingThe estimated cost for the projects is $368 million. Transit officials say the
FOX Business / Posted 18 days ago
The estimated cost for the projects is $368 million. Transit officials say the state would pay $185 million while a Federal Transit Administration grant would cover the rest. If approved, the project would be completed by the end of... Read more
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NBC New York
NJ Transit Seeking 25 Acres for Train 'Safe Haven'The estimated overall cost for the projects is $368 million. Transit officials
NBC New York / Posted 18 days ago
The estimated overall cost for the projects is $368 million. Transit officials say the state would pay $185 million while a Federal Transit Administration grant would cover the rest. If approved, the project would be completed by the end of... Read more
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Mid-Hudson News
Poughkeepsie council again delays disposal of busesthat time, Finance Commissioner Marc Nelson warned that failure to transfer the
Mid-Hudson News / Posted 19 days ago
that time, Finance Commissioner Marc Nelson warned that failure to transfer the buses in a manner compliant with Federal Transit Administration stipulations could have negative financial repercussions for the city, including loss of... Read more
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KFVE Honolulu
Rail gets its bailout: Governor signs hotly-debated funding bill into lawfrom $5.26 billion in 2014 to nearly $10 billion, including financing costs. T
KFVE Honolulu / Posted 19 days ago
from $5.26 billion in 2014 to nearly $10 billion, including financing costs. The city has until Sept. 15 to show the Federal Transit Administration a plan to raise the money to cover the project's budget shortfall – or risk losing $1.55... Read more
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Hawaii News Now
Rail gets its bailout: Governor signs hotly-debated funding bill into lawfrom $5.26 billion in 2014 to nearly $10 billion, including financing costs. T
Hawaii News Now / Posted 19 days ago
from $5.26 billion in 2014 to nearly $10 billion, including financing costs. The city has until Sept. 15 to show the Federal Transit Administration a plan to raise the money to cover the project's budget shortfall – or risk losing $1.55... Read more
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The Times of Northwest Indiana
South Shore Line projects fate in the hands of Congress as budget work beginsjust as important decision-making is shifting to the nation's capital, where in
The Times of Northwest Indiana / Posted 20 days ago
just as important decision-making is shifting to the nation's capital, where in the coming months technical details of the projects will be reviewed by the Federal Transit Administration and work on a 2018 federal budget will continue in Co... Read more
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The Seattle Times
Hawaii lawmakers take big step toward bailing out rail lineis less than half built and faces a shortfall up to $3 billion. Rail officials
The Seattle Times / Posted 23 days ago
is less than half built and faces a shortfall up to $3 billion. Rail officials are up against a Sept. 15 deadline from the Federal Transit Administration to show they can pay for the project. Without that assurance, they risk losing $1.5 billion in... Read more
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MyMotherLode.com
Hawaii lawmakers take big step toward bailing out rail lineis less than half built and faces a shortfall up to $3 billion. Rail officials
MyMotherLode.com / Posted 23 days ago
is less than half built and faces a shortfall up to $3 billion. Rail officials are up against a Sept. 15 deadline from the Federal Transit Administration to show they can pay for the project. Without that assurance, they risk losing $1.5 billion in... Read more
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KFVE Honolulu
Bill to generate $2.4B for rail bailout now headed to governor's deskfrom $5.26 billion in 2014 to nearly $10 billion, including financing costs. T
KFVE Honolulu / Posted 23 days ago
from $5.26 billion in 2014 to nearly $10 billion, including financing costs. The city has only until Sept. 15 to show the Federal Transit Administration a plan to raise the money to cover the project's budget shortfall – or risk losing $1.55... Read more
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Hawaii News Now
Bill to generate $2.4B for rail bailout now headed to governor's deskfrom $5.26 billion in 2014 to nearly $10 billion, including financing costs. T
Hawaii News Now / Posted 23 days ago
from $5.26 billion in 2014 to nearly $10 billion, including financing costs. The city has only until Sept. 15 to show the Federal Transit Administration a plan to raise the money to cover the project's budget shortfall – or risk losing $1.55... Read more
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KFVE Honolulu
House lawmakers move rail bailout bill toward final votefrom $5.26 billion in 2014 to nearly $10 billion, including financing costs. T
KFVE Honolulu / Posted 24 days ago
from $5.26 billion in 2014 to nearly $10 billion, including financing costs. The city has only until Sept. 15 to show the Federal Transit Administration a plan to raise the money to cover the project's budget shortfall – or risk losing $1.55... Read more
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Hawaii News Now
House lawmakers move rail bailout bill toward final votefrom $5.26 billion in 2014 to nearly $10 billion, including financing costs. T
Hawaii News Now / Posted 24 days ago
from $5.26 billion in 2014 to nearly $10 billion, including financing costs. The city has only until Sept. 15 to show the Federal Transit Administration a plan to raise the money to cover the project's budget shortfall – or risk losing $1.55... Read more
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The Columbian
AP FACT CHECK: Texas GOP misstates Sandy aid packageVirgin Islands, but the bill included $2 billion for highway repairs. The bill
The Columbian / Posted 24 days ago
Virgin Islands, but the bill included $2 billion for highway repairs. The bill also included nearly $11 billion for the Federal Transit Administration for emergency and long-term repairs, with about half of that total directed to Sandy-related... Read more
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ajc.com
Cherokee County OKs contract for on-demand transitcounty monthly and are determined by the trips requested by the customers, staf
ajc.com / Posted 24 days ago
county monthly and are determined by the trips requested by the customers, staff said. CATS provides on-demand, fixed-route and van pool services. It is funded by the county, state and Federal Transit Administration, according to the CATS we... Read more
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Dayton Daily News
Texas GOP misstates Sandy aid packageVirgin Islands, but the bill included $2 billion for highway repairs. The bill
Dayton Daily News / Posted 25 days ago
Virgin Islands, but the bill included $2 billion for highway repairs. The bill also included nearly $11 billion for the Federal Transit Administration for emergency and long-term repairs, with about half of that total directed to Sandy-related... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Texas GOP misstates Sandy aid packageVirgin Islands, but the bill included $2 billion for highway repairs. The bill
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 25 days ago
Virgin Islands, but the bill included $2 billion for highway repairs. The bill also included nearly $11 billion for the Federal Transit Administration for emergency and long-term repairs, with about half of that total directed to Sandy-related... Read more
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Stamford Advocate
Texas GOP misstates Sandy aid packageVirgin Islands, but the bill included $2 billion for highway repairs. The bill
Stamford Advocate / Posted 25 days ago
Virgin Islands, but the bill included $2 billion for highway repairs. The bill also included nearly $11 billion for the Federal Transit Administration for emergency and long-term repairs, with about half of that total directed to Sandy-related... Read more
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The Greater New Milford Spectrum
Texas GOP misstates Sandy aid packageVirgin Islands, but the bill included $2 billion for highway repairs. The bill
The Greater New Milford Spectrum / Posted 25 days ago
Virgin Islands, but the bill included $2 billion for highway repairs. The bill also included nearly $11 billion for the Federal Transit Administration for emergency and long-term repairs, with about half of that total directed to Sandy-related... Read more
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The New Canaan News
Texas GOP misstates Sandy aid packageVirgin Islands, but the bill included $2 billion for highway repairs. The bill
The New Canaan News / Posted 25 days ago
Virgin Islands, but the bill included $2 billion for highway repairs. The bill also included nearly $11 billion for the Federal Transit Administration for emergency and long-term repairs, with about half of that total directed to Sandy-related... Read more
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Connecticut Post
Texas GOP misstates Sandy aid packageVirgin Islands, but the bill included $2 billion for highway repairs. The bill
Connecticut Post / Posted 25 days ago
Virgin Islands, but the bill included $2 billion for highway repairs. The bill also included nearly $11 billion for the Federal Transit Administration for emergency and long-term repairs, with about half of that total directed to Sandy-related... Read more
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KFVE Honolulu
State Senate approves funding bill to save rail, in major step forwarddebates by the state House, remains of critical importance to the project; the
KFVE Honolulu / Posted 25 days ago
debates by the state House, remains of critical importance to the project; the city has only until Sept. 15 to show the Federal Transit Administration a plan to raise the money to cover the project's budget shortfall – or risk losing $1.55... Read more
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ABC 7 El Paso
AP FACT CHECK: Texas GOP misstates Sandy aid packageVirgin Islands, but the bill included $2 billion for highway repairs. The bill
ABC 7 El Paso / Posted 25 days ago
Virgin Islands, but the bill included $2 billion for highway repairs. The bill also included nearly $11 billion for the Federal Transit Administration for emergency and long-term repairs, with about half of that total directed to Sandy-related... Read more
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Hawaii News Now
State Senate approves funding bill to save rail, in major step forwarddebates by the state House, remains of critical importance to the project; the
Hawaii News Now / Posted 25 days ago
debates by the state House, remains of critical importance to the project; the city has only until Sept. 15 to show the Federal Transit Administration a plan to raise the money to cover the project's budget shortfall – or risk losing $1.55... Read more
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ABC 7 Gulfshore News
Texas GOP misstates Sandy aid packageVirgin Islands, but the bill included $2 billion for highway repairs. The bill
ABC 7 Gulfshore News / Posted 25 days ago
Virgin Islands, but the bill included $2 billion for highway repairs. The bill also included nearly $11 billion for the Federal Transit Administration for emergency and long-term repairs, with about half of that total directed to Sandy-related... Read more
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