February 10, 2017
The Federal Transit Administration (FTA) has withheld 5 per cent of the 2017 fiscal year (FY) transit formula funds for the District of Columbia (DC), Maryland and Virginia regions until it certifies a new State Safety Oversight Program (SSOP) for Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority’s (WMATA) Metrorail.
January 5, 2017
The United States Department of Transportation (USDOT) has committed USD1.68 billion in grants and loans to the Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (LACMTA) to complete the Westside Purple Line Extension Phase II.
December 27, 2016
The Federal Transit Administration (FTA) has allocated USD45 million under the Capital Investment Grant (CIG) programme and USD30 million under the Bus and Bus Facilities funds programme to the San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency (SFMTA) for the construction of the Van Ness bus rapid transit (BRT) line.
December 22, 2016
The United States Department of Transportation's (USDOT) Build America Bureau (Bureau) and Sound Transit have executed a USD1.99-billion credit agreement under the Transportation Infrastructure Finance and Innovation Act (TIFIA).
December 15, 2016
The Federal Transit Administration (FTA) has selected five cities (Birmingham, Charlotte, Albuquerque, Omaha and Tacoma) for the second round of its Transit Oriented Development (TOD) Technical Assistance Initiative.
December 7, 2016
The City of Grande Prairie has secured grants of about USD6 million from the federal and provincial governments under the Public Transfer Infrastructure Fund (PTIF) and the GreenTRIP programme for execution of transit projects.
December 5, 2016
The United States Department of Transportation (USDOT) has announced that grants worth USD300.3 million will be awarded to 32 university transportation centres (UTC) over five years to accelerate programmes dealing with transportation challenges in the United States.
November 10, 2016
The Sound Transit 3 (ST3) measure, which provides USD53.8 billion for developing more than 100 km of light-rail transit (LRT) lines by 2040, has been approved by the voters in Seattle.