News Releases 2009

Date Subject
12/18/2009 Federal Transit Administration Official Breaks Ground on Transit Center Renovation and Expansion in Grand Rapids
12/14/2009 Federal Transit Administration Official Breaks Ground for Brownsville Intermodal Terminal in Texas
12/11/2009 Federal Transit Administration Announces $32 Million for 100 Tribal Transit Projects, New Jobs in 22 States
12/8/2009 U.S. Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood Proposes Legislation to Improve Rail Transit Safety Oversight
12/1/2009 U.S. Transportation Secretary Announces $280 Million for Streetcars
11/13/2009 Top U.S.Transit Official Attends Northstar Commuter Rail Grand Opening and ĎRide the Railsí
10/6/2009 Federal Transit Administration Launches Bus Safety and Security Website for Small Urban and Rural Transit Agencies
9/21/2009 $100 Million in Obama Administration Economic Recovery Act Funds Charts New Course for Green Transportation
8/31/2009 Federal Transit Administration Reaches Major Recovery Act Milestone, Awards $6.7 Billion To Nearly 600 Transit Providers Across the U.S.
8/25/2009 Secretary Announces Grants for Recovery Act Funds
8/20/2009 Secretary Announces 132 Grants for Recovery Act Funds
8/13/2009 Secretary Announces 50 Grants for Recovery Act Funds
7/31/2009 Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood Announces $369.5 Million in Federal Recovery Act Funds for Transit Improvements Throughout U.S.
7/24/2009 Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood Announces $387.7 Million in Federal Recovery Act Funds for Transit Improvements Throughout U.S.
7/17/2009 Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood Announces $280.4 Million in Federal Recovery Act Funds for Transit Improvements Throughout U.S.
7/11/2009 Nationís Top Transit Official Visits Vermont, New Hampshire Bi-State Region to Break Ground on Recovery Act Project
7/9/2009 Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood Announces $961.3 Million in Federal Recovery Act Funds for Transit Improvements Throughout U.S.
7/1/2009 Nationís Top Transit Official in South Bend to Break Ground for New Transit Center; Project Received $3.7 Million in Recovery Act Funds
6/25/2009 Secretary LaHood Announces $473.3 Million in Federal Recovery Act Funds
6/10/2009 Secretary LaHood Announces $909.4 Million in Federal Recovery Act Funds for Transit Improvements
6/8/2009 Federal Transit Administrator Rogoff Announces Key Administration Post
5/11/2009 10 Transit Agencies Show Inventiveness in Attracting Riders
5/8/2009 Presidentís Budget Recommends $1.83 Billion for Transit Construction, Including 10 New Projects Across the Nation
5/7/2009 Secretary Ray LaHood Announces $742.5 Million in Federal Recovery Act Funds
4/30/2009 U.S. Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood Announces $75 Million in Federal Funding for Eastside Extension of Portland Streetcar Loop
3/30/2009 GAO Seeks the Publicís Help in Fighting Waste, Fraud, Abuse or Mismanagement of Recovery Act Funds
3/27/2009 Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood Brings $36 Million in Federal Recovery Act Funds to Pay for Central Phoenix/East Valley Light Rail
3/25/2009 Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood Announces Recovery Act Funding for Greenhouse Gas and Energy Reduction
3/23/2009 Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood Announces Recovery Act Funding for Tribal Transit 111
3/10/2009 U.S. Transportation Secretary LaHood Signs $900 Million Agreement to Fund Wiehle Avenue Extension of Dulles Corridor Metrorail Project
1/16/2009 Top U.S. Transit Official Announces $308.6 Million in Funding to Keep Denverís West Corridor Project on the FasTrack
1/15/2009 Top U.S. Transit Official Signs $813 Million Agreement to Fund Construction of the University Link Extension in Seattle, WA
1/9/2009 Federal Transit Administration Signs Agreement to Provide $428.3 Million to Fund Mid-Jordan Extension of TRAX Light Rail System

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