Federal Transit Administration

With the memory of last winter's challenges still fresh, federal investigators gave less than stellar reviews to the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority in a report revealed this week.
Jan 4, 2016   The Boston Globe
While cities like New York and San Francisco's transit systems are bursting at the seams, D.C. Metro's rail system lost 5 percent of its ridership between 2010 and 2015. This week Metro acknowledged some of its fault in that trend.
Oct 8, 2015   The Washington Post
$19.5 million was awarded to 21 planning projects that will leverage transit investment for land use benefit.
Sep 17, 2015   U.S. Department Of Transportation
The federal government surveyed the country to recognize the best (multi-modal) transportation planning projects.
Jul 24, 2015   Fast Lane (DOT blog)
Described as an unprecedented federal safety inspection of operations at the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority produced 78 safety fixes for the system.
Jun 21, 2015   The Washington Post
The Federal Transit Authority has granted one of the final approvals needed for the Purple Line—a 16-mile light rail line between Bethesda and New Carrollton in Maryland.
Mar 20, 2014   Greater Greater Washington
Governor Chris Christie announced the state would not repay the $271 million the Federal Transit Administration claims it is owed for the canceled trans-Hudson rail tunnel, reports Jim O'Grady.
Jan 29, 2011   WNYC
A new study by the Federal Transit Administration sets the price tag for getting the U.S.'s transit infrastructure up to snuff at 77.7 billion dollars.
Jul 21, 2010   Sacramento Business Journal
<em>Transport Politic</em> takes a detailed look at the transportation projects suggested by the Federal Transit Administration's recently released Annual Report on Funding Recommendations.
Feb 3, 2010   Transport Politic
The newest transit safety bill was unveiled yesterday to cautious praise. While states are struggling to fund transit, FTA chief Peter Rogoff says the goal is to create a nationwide floor for transit safety.
Dec 9, 2009   Streetsblog Capitol Hill