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Federal Transit Administration (FTA)

April 15, 2019, 10am PDT
The Federal Transit Administration announced a new round of funding for the Capital Investment Grants program last week.
Federal Transit Administration
March 19, 2019, 12pm PDT
The Federal Transit Administration is still holding much of the funding promised by Congress since 2017. It's unlikely that anyone likely to vote for Trump again in 2020 is losing any sleep over money not spent on public transit infrastructure.
Streetsblog USA
February 21, 2019, 2pm PST
Project supporters and the Trump administration disagree on the takeaway for the Gateway project after Congress and the president signed a federal spending bill earlier this month.
Bloomberg
February 15, 2019, 10am PST
Bad news for Honolulu's troubled rail transit project: new federal scrutiny and a potential criminal investigation.
Honolulu Civil Beat
January 29, 2019, 11am PST
The Los Angeles County metropolitan Transportation Authority announced the launch of a one-year pilot program for on demand ridesharing, otherwise known as microtransit.
San Gabriel Valley Tribune
January 16, 2019, 6am PST
Effects of the partial shutdown of the federal government differ between state highway departments and local transit agencies. Some effects aren't yet apparent, but could be soon.
Governing
January 3, 2019, 6am PST
The Maryland Department of Transportation was the big winner in the Federal Transit Administration's Transit-Oriented Development Pilot Planning Program, with $2 million in grant funding.
The Sentinel
December 11, 2018, 10am PST
The federal government has signed off on the plan for Phase 2 of the Second Avenue Subway.
Patch
November 29, 2018, 9am PST
They had to wait the better part of a year, but two major transit projects finally have the funding Congress allocated in March.
Los Angeles Times
November 21, 2018, 12pm PST
A great sigh of relief from transit planners in the Pacific Northwest (and probably the rest of the country as well).
The Seattle Times
October 17, 2018, 8am PDT
More evidence that the Federal Transit Administration under the Trump Administration isn't interested in capital investments.
Star Tribune
October 2, 2018, 2pm PDT
The St. Petersburg Bus Rapid Transit is waiting for funding promised by Congress but yet to be paid out by the Federal Transit Administration.
Tampa Bay Times
September 14, 2018, 9am PDT
The Pilot Program for Expedited Project Delivery reflects the Trump Administration's approach to public transit investments.
Federal Transit Administration
August 16, 2018, 5am PDT
The federal government approved $1.4 billion in funding for public transit projects as part of the omnibus spending bill signed by President Trump in March. The Federal Transit Administration still hasn't sent the money to local officials.
CityLab
May 29, 2018, 7am PDT
Applications for the Pilot Program for TOD Planning are due July 23, 2018.
Eno Transportation Weekly
May 24, 2018, 10am PDT
A federal grant will allow Sound Transit to double the length of Tacoma's light rail system.
Federal Transit Administration
February 16, 2018, 1pm PST
Expect more cities and transit agencies around the country to wrestle with funding quandaries if the Trump Administration gets its way with existing capital investment grants.
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
January 12, 2018, 9am PST
2018 could finally reveal how the federal government will approach transit funding in the Trump era. Or the status quo could continue.
theTransportPolitic
October 30, 2017, 2pm PDT
Public meetings to learn more about TOD will be hosted in November by MARTA and the DeKalb County government
SaportaReport
September 22, 2017, 8am PDT
The New York Times has a potential damning report about shortcuts taken by the New York MTA, under the leadership of Governor Andrew Cuomo, to deliver the Second Avenue Subway on its scheduled opening date at the beginning of the year.
The New York Times