News Release Archive

Date Subject
12/19/2011 FTA Administrator Rogoff Joins Maryland Officials to Unveil Clean New Hybrid Buses
12/15/2011 Secretary LaHood Announces Funding for 46 Innovative Transportation Projects Through Third Round of Popular TIGER Program
12/12/2011 U.S. Transportation Secretary LaHood Announces $116 Million to Help Utah Complete 70 Miles of New Light Rail Service in Salt Lake Region
12/7/2011 U.S. Department of Transportation Gives Green Light for I-5 Columbia River Crossing
12/2/2011 U.S. Department of Transportation Approves $280 Million Infrastructure Loan to Build Denver’s Eagle P3 Commuter Rail Line
12/1/2011 U.S. Transportation Secretary LaHood Announces $15 Million to Improve Transit Options for American Indians, Alaska Natives on Tribal Lands
11/28/2011 U.S. Department of Transportation Signs $900 Million Funding Agreements Advancing Light Rail in Houston
11/21/2011 U.S. Transportation Secretary LaHood Announces $275.3 Million for Connecticut’s First Bus Rapid Transit System
11/18/2011 FTA Deputy Administrator McMillan Joins MARTA for Grand Opening of Innovative Solar-Powered Bus Facility
11/17/2011 U.S. Transportation Secretary LaHood Announces Over $100 Million to Promote Innovative and Clean-Fuel Transit Projects
11/14/2011 FTA Deputy Administrator McMillan Joins SunLine Transit in Southern California to Tout Jobs and Innovation in Sustainable Transportation
11/9/2011 U.S. Department of Transportation Announces Nearly $35 Million to Improve Transportation Choices and Job Access for Military Families
11/3/2011 U.S. Transportation Secretary LaHood Calls for Passage of Jobs Bill to Strengthen Transportation and Put People Back to Work
10/28/2011 U.S. Department of Transportation Announces $34.7 Million for Improvements to Transit in Los Angeles
10/28/2011 FTA Administrator Rogoff on Hand for Grand Opening of Recovery Act-Funded Croydon Rail Station
10/24/2011 U.S. Transportation Secretary LaHood Announces $75 Million Grant Agreement to Modernize 50-Mile Fitchburg Commuter Rail Line
10/19/2011 U.S. Department of Transportation Announces $9 Million for New Bus Operations and Maintenance Facility in Gainesville, Fla.
10/18/2011 U. S. Department of Transportation Announces $14.4 Million to Improve Transit Facilities, Access to Jobs in Eastern Pennsylvania
10/17/2011 U.S. Transportation Secretary LaHood Announces $46.7 Million To Put Americans Back to Work Rebuilding, Modernizing Transit Facilities in Michigan
10/17/2011 U.S. Transportation Secretary LaHood Announces $928.5 M To Put Americans Back to Work Repairing, Rebuilding, Modernizing the Nation’s Transit Infrastructure
9/19/2011 U.S. Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood Awards $25 Million for Charlotte Streetcar to Improve Access to Jobs, Boost Economic Growth
8/31/2011 U.S. Transportation Secretary LaHood Signs $1 Billion Federal Funding Agreement for Denver’s Eagle P3 Commuter Rail Line, Project Expected to Create an Estimated 4,700 Construction-Related Jobs
8/18/2011 FTA Deputy Administrator McMillan Joins Virginia Officials in Norfolk to Open State’s First Light Rail Transit System
8/8/2011 Federal Transit Administration Announces Panel to Help Advance Transit in Southeastern Michigan
8/5/2011 Pilot Program Aims to Help Improve Condition of America’s Transit Systems, Safety of Operations
7/28/2011 LaHood Commits $30 Million to Improve Access to Jobs and Community Services for Military Families
7/25/2011 LaHood Announces $15 Million Available for Transportation Improvements on Rural Tribal Lands
7/18/2011 U.S. Transportation Secretary LaHood Signs $178.6 Million Federal Partnership to Build First-Ever Commuter Rail Line in Central Florida
7/13/2011 Secretary LaHood Announces $47.6 Million Now Available for Atlanta Streetcar
7/11/2011 FTA Administrator Rogoff Tours Greater-Philadelphia Region Transit System
7/5/2011 U.S. Transportation Secretary LaHood Announces $3.4 Million To Renew Aging Paratransit Fleet in Toledo
6/29/2011 Secretary LaHood Announces $101.4 Million to Promote Innovative Clean-Fuel Technologies in Transit
6/27/2011 $1.58 Billion for 27 Major Transit Projects Across America
6/21/2011 Secretary Ray LaHood Announces $10.5 Million Available for Cleveland’s University Circle Rapid Transit Station; Project Competitively Funded Under TIGER II
6/16/2011 Transportation Secretary LaHood Announces up to $175 Million in ‘Livability’ Grants to Increase and Improve Transportation Options for Urban, Suburban and Rural Communities
6/15/2011 U.S. Transportation Secretary LaHood Encourages Nation To Try Transit for a Day on National ‘Dump the Pump’ Day
6/9/2011 Hampton Roads Transit Opens New ‘Green’ Bus Maintenance Facility Built with $14 Million in Recovery Act Funds
6/9/2011 U.S. Transportation Secretary LaHood Announces Funding for Creating New Jobs and Training the Next Generation of Transit Workforce
6/7/2011 U.S. Transportation Secretary LaHood Breaks Ground On New Orleans Streetcar Project
6/6/2011 U.S. Department of Transportation Encourages American Production of Steel Rails for Streetcars
5/20/2011 Secretary LaHood Announces Availability of $7.6 Billion for Transit; Money Will Pay for Operations, Maintenance, and Construction, While Giving Commuters More Options
5/17/2011 Federal Transit Administration Awards $6.7 Million To Build Montaño Intermodal Center in Albuquerque, NM
4/28/2011 Federal Transit Administrator Rogoff Opens Second Meeting of Rail Transit Oversight Group
4/28/2011 FTA Administrator Rogoff Announces $3.98 Million to Restore Historic Wayne Junction Intermodal Facility
4/26/2011 Federal Transit Administration Signs $474 Million Funding Agreement to Help Build Central Corridor Light Rail Line
4/21/2011 U.S. Transit Official Marks Earth Day by Awarding $39 Million For Green Transit Center in Worcester, MA
4/18/2011 Deputy Transit Administrator Therese McMillan Joins Local Officials For Dedication of Forden Station in Wilmington, NC
4/11/2011 FTA Administrator Rogoff Announces $6.3 Million for New Britain-Hartford Busway Project
4/4/2011 Kent, Ohio Officials Break Ground on Central Gateway Multimodal Transit Facility to Serve as Centerpiece for Economic Redevelopment
3/4/2011 FTA Deputy Administrator Therese McMillan Receives Distinguished Alumni Award From UC Berkeley’s College of Environmental Design
2/25/2011 FTA Administrator Rogoff, Congressman Reyes, Tour Proposed Route of El Paso’s Mesa Corridor Bus Rapid Transit
2/24/2011 FTA Administrator Joins Senator Reid, Nevada Officials To Break Ground on Sahara Express Bus Rapid Transit
2/15/2011 U.S. Transportation Secretary LaHood Announces Details of President’s Plan to Invest Record $3.2 Billion in Nation’s Transit Infrastructure
2/11/2011 ‘Build Week’ Tour Comes to Fort Pierce; Intermodal Facility Advances President’s Goal to ‘Win the Future’ By Investing in America
2/9/2011 FTA Administrator Rogoff Continues ‘Build Week’ In Cleveland; Spotlights Projects That Advance President’s Goal to ‘Win the Future’ by Investing in America
2/8/2011 Build Week’ Tour Highlights Transportation Projects That Reflect President’s Goal to ‘Win the Future’ By Investing in America
1/31/2011 FTA Administrator Peter Rogoff Joins Federal, Local Officials for Grand Opening of Recovery Act-Funded TECO Streetcar Extension
1/20/2011 U.S. Transportation Secretary LaHood Announces $45 Million Recovery Act Grant Agreement for New Orleans Streetcar Project
1/20/2011 U.S. Transportation Secretary LaHood Announces $23 Million Recovery Act Grant Agreement for Downtown Dallas Streetcar Project
1/20/2011 U.S. Transportation Secretary LaHood Announces $25 Million Recovery Act Grant Agreement for Detroit Light Rail Project
1/20/2011 U.S. Transportation Secretary LaHood Announces $23.2 Million Grant Agreement for Reconstruction of SW Moody Avenue in Portland
1/20/2011 U.S. Transportation Secretary LaHood Announces $63 Million Recovery Act Grant Agreement for Tucson, Ariz. Modern Streetcar Project