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U.S. Transportation Secretary Elaine L. Chao Announces $225 Million in Funding for Boston Green Line Extension

SOMERVILLE, Mass. – U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) Secretary Elaine L. Chao was joined by FTA Acting Administrator K. Jane Williams, Massachusetts Governor Charlie Baker, Congressman Michael Capuano, Congresswoman Katherine Clark, and state and local officials today to announce the release of a $225 million federal grant agreement for the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority (MBTA) Green Line Extension (GLX) light rail project.The grant represents the second installment of...

U.S. Department of Transportation to Release $100 Million in Grant Funds for Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority Green Line Extension

WASHINGTON –The U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) today announced that it will issue $100 million in grant funding to the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority (MBTA) for its Green Line Extension (GLX) light rail project.The grant represents the first installment of Capital Investment Grants (CIG) Program funding for the GLX after the Federal Transit...

Purple Line FFGA Signing & Groundbreaking

Remarks as Prepared for DeliveryU.S. Department of Transportation Secretary Elaine L. ChaoPurple Line FFGA Signing & GroundbreakingTakoma Park, MarylandMonday, August 28, 2017 Good morning, everyone.  And thank you, Secretary Peter Rahn, for that introduction.I would like to pause for a moment to say that our hearts are with Texans who endured the onslaught of Hurricane Harvey this past weekend. We want the people of Texas to know that their fellow Americans stand behind...

News Digest FTA 11-17

FTA Announces Program for Cooperative Purchases of Transit Vehicles and Equipment. The Federal Transit Administration (FTA) announced last week the Pilot Program for Nonprofit Cooperative Procurements and is accepting expressions of interest from eligible nonprofit entities to participate. An announcement appeared in the Federal Register last week and includes...

U.S. Department of Transportation Announces $900 Million for Maryland Purple Line Project

Secretary Chao Joins Maryland Officials for Ceremonial Event
WASHINGTON, DC. – The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Transit Administration (FTA) today announced a $900 million federal grant agreement for the Maryland Purple Line Light Rail Project. The light rail line will make travel across Montgomery and Prince George’s counties faster and more reliable for thousands of  Maryland residents, improving access to major business and activity centers in the state’s...

News Digest FTA 04-17

 FTA Announces Funding Opportunity for Tribal Transit. The Federal Transit Administration (FTA) announces the availability of approximately $5 million in funding from the Fiscal Year 2017 Public...