Federal Transit Administration

The U.S. Department of Transportation's Federal Transit Administration (FTA) announced a $40.4 million grant to the Regional Transportation Commission (RTC) of Washoe County for the Virginia Street Bus RAPID Transit (BRT) Extension project in Reno, Nev.

The U.S. Department of Transportation's Federal Transit Administration (FTA) announced a $75 million grant to Valley Metro for the Tempe Streetcar project in Tempe, Ariz. The transit infrastructure project will improve mobility and transit service through the historic downtown Tempe area, which is the city's government and financial center, linking riders to Arizona State University and Valley Metro's existing light rail system.

The U.S. Department of Transportation's Federal Transit Administration (FTA) announced a total of $300 million in federal funding allocations to three rail transit projects in Arizona, California and Washington. Funding is provided through FTA's Capital Investment Grants (CIG) Program.

The U.S. Department of Transportation's Federal Transit Administration (FTA) announced that the Transbay Corridor Core Capacity project will receive a Fiscal Year (FY) 2018 funding allocation of $300 million through FTA's Capital Investment Grants (CIG) Program.

Politicians around the world take great pleasure in disagreeing with each other, but in the United States there is one topic lawmakers on all sides can find common ground — that the country's highways network is in urgent need of repair and improvement.

The U.S. Department of Transportation announced a final rule Oct. 31, to amend Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) and Federal Transit Administration (FTA) regulations implementing the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) that will accelerate project delivery.

Orange County and Durham County are parties to a Cost Sharing Agreement for the Durham-Orange Light Rail Transit Project that specifies the amount of funding that each party is expected to contribute to the project. This Agreement also contains a decision-making framework to respond to unexpected material changes in either revenues or expenditures.

The U.S. Department of Transportation's (USDOT) Federal Transit Administration (FTA) announced the award of a $75 million grant to the Central Puget Sound Regional Transit Authority for the Tacoma Link Extension Project, which will expand Link light rail to growing areas such as the Stadium and Hilltop District.

In early April, the Federal Transit Administration announced that three Oklahoma grants were included in the 139 projects in 52 states and U.S. territories receiving grant funding from FTA's Buses and Bus Facilities Infrastructure Investment Program.

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) As a tug of war over funding a multibillion-dollar rail project continues in Washington, the perils facing Northeast Corridor commuters were brought into stark relief again March 16 when a century-old bridge malfunctioned, suspending train service for hours in and out of New York.

As part of a nearly billion-dollar investment to improve the South Side Red Line, work is under way on a $50 million renovation of Wollaston Station in Quincy, Mass. Major accessibility improvements, safety features and parking lot site improvements are among the changes being made.