Federal Transit Administration (FTA)

Chicago Street

Recommendations for the Federal Transit Administration's Capital Investment Grant Program

The Capital Investment Grants program should focus on improving service on heavily-used lines, expanding access to jobs and amenities, and increasing multimodal accessibility.

October 21, 2021 - TransitCenter

A TriMet MAX Red Line light rail train heading for the Portland International Airport comes to a stop at Pioneer Place in downtown Portland.

MAX Red Line Extension Wins Federal Funding in Portland

The "A Better Red" project won the federal funding it needed from the federal Transit Administration's Capital Investment Grants program.

September 29, 2021 - Federal Transit Administration

San Francisco Muni

Where Did the Federal Transit Funding Go?

The final infrastructure deal cutting by more than half the transit funding proposed in the American Jobs Plan.

August 31, 2021 - Eno Transportation Weekly

New York Public Transit

Report: Americans are Returning to Public Transit

According to the Federal Transit Administration, transit ridership is up dramatically from 2020 levels.

August 3, 2021 - Transportation Today News

Thomas/Central Avenue Station

$544 Million in Transit Capital Investment Funding Announced

The latest round of funding for the Federal Transit Administration's Capital Investment Grant funding program was announced this week.

December 20, 2020 - Federal Transit Administration

New York City From New Jersey

Funding Approved for Key Rail Connection Between New Jersey and New York

The Portal Bridge is a key component of the larger Gateway Program that includes tunnels under the Hudson River. Fixing the Portal Bridge across the Hackensack River will provide tremendous relief to NJ Transit and Amtrak commuters.

December 10, 2020 - New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy

New York Public Transit

Trump Administration Puts Covid Funding at Risk for Transit in 'Anarchist Jurisdictions'

A September 2 memo by the Trump administration warned of punitive actions against New York City, Seattle, Portland, and Washington, D.C. A recently announced federal funding opportunity makes good on the threat.

October 15, 2020 - The New York Daily News

Jersey City

Costs, Delays Ballon on Hudson River Tunnel Project

Developers are baling the latest delays and cost increases for the Hudson Tunnel Project on uncertainty surrounding federal environmental review.

September 2, 2020 - ENR New York

Electric Bus

First: Grant Enables Automated Transit Buses in Connecticut

CTtransit will work with Robotic Research LLC, New Flyer of America, and the Center for Transportation and Environment to be the first public transit provider in the United States to operate full-sized, autonomous buses.

July 1, 2020 - Smart Cities Dive

Foothill Transit

Federal Transit Administration Expands Emergency Relief Program

The federal funding formula for capital costs attached to the coronavirus pandemic will change in states that have declared an emergency.

March 17, 2020 - Federal Transit Administration

New Updates on The Edge

HUD's Office of Policy Development and Research

New Updates on The Edge

HUD's Office of Policy Development and Research

New Case Study posted on HUD User

HUD's Office of Policy Development and Research

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