April 19, 2017
The Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority (WMATA) has stated that it has total unfunded capital needs of USD25 billion and requires USD15.5 billion over the next 10 years for critical capital projects.
March 27, 2017
The Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority (SEPTA) has released the USD727.2-million proposed in the fiscal year (FY) 2018 capital budget and the USD7.3-billion 12-year capital programme.
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.