News Releases 2010

Date Subject
12/30/2010 Transportation Secretary Announces $150 Million to WMATA to Begin Addressing NTSB Safety Recommendations and State of Good Repair
12/27/2010 FTA Announces $182.4 Million in Funds for Seven Major Transit Projects Underway Across U.S.
12/22/2010 FTA Awards National Parks, Forests, Wildlife Refuges $27 Million for Alternative Transportation
12/21/2010 FTA Announces $25.7 Million to Help Communities Evaluate, Select Best Local Transit Options
12/21/2010 FTA Program Promotes Advanced Fuel Cell Technologies to Power Cleaner, Greener Transit Buses
12/16/2010 Work Begins on Wonderland Station with $20 Million Recovery Act Grant Agreement
12/16/2010 FTA Expands Transit Options for Persons with Disabilities on Intercity and Tour Bus Lines Nationwide
12/15/2010 FTA Awards Indian Tribes $15.1 Million for Public Transportation Improvements
12/15/2010 U.S. Transportation Secretary LaHood Announces $58.8 Million Recovery Act Grant Agreement for Improvements to Washington, DC Metro-Area Bus System
12/3/2010 Green Line Opens Ahead of Schedule, Recovery Act Helps Bring Project in Under Budget
12/1/2010 55 Years After Rosa Parks Refused To Give Up Her Seat, FTA Carries On Legacy to Ensure Equal Access for All
11/4/2010 FTA Awards $164.7 Million to Innovative Transit Providers Committed to Reducing Harmful Emissions, Conserving Energy and Using Clean-Fuel Technologies
10/25/2010 Bonneville Transit Center Opening Enhances Urban Public Transit Options for Las Vegas Valley
10/4/2010 U.S. Transportation Secretary LaHood Announces $776 Million in ‘State of Good Repair’ Dollars for Nation’s Urban and Rural Bus Systems
9/29/2010 U.S. Transportation Secretary LaHood Announces Final Recovery Act Transit Grant
9/13/2010 Officials Break Ground on $53.5 Million Wonderland Parking Facility
9/13/2010 U.S. Transportation Secretary LaHood Visits WMATA Maryland Facility to Showcase New Buses, Body and Paint Shop Funded by Recovery Act
9/9/2010 Secretary LaHood Opens Historic First Meeting of Transit Oversight Group
9/8/2010 FTA Finds Houston METRO in Violation of Federal 'Buy America' Requirements and Procurement Laws
8/18/2010 North Kingstown Commuter Rail Station to Receive Additional $13.6 Million Grant
8/13/2010 Proposed Honolulu Transit Corridor Project Final Environmental Impact Statement review and comment period extended
7/23/2010 Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood Announces $300 Million for Denver Union Station Redevelopment
7/22/2010 TIGER II Discretionary Grant Program/HUD Community Challenge Planning Grant Program Pre Application Process
7/21/2010 FTA Study: $77.7 Billion Needed to Bring Rail and Bus Transit Systems into 'State of Good Repair'
7/9/2010 U.S. Transportation Secretary LaHood Signs $20 Million Grant Agreement for Kent Central Gateway Multimodal Transit Facility
7/8/2010 U.S. Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood Announces $293 Million for New Transit Solutions, Economic Development Nationwide
6/29/2010 U.S. Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood Commends Senate Banking Committee for Unanimous Vote Adopting Historic Transit Safety Legislation
6/23/2010 U.S. Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood Announces New Transit Rail Advisory Committee for Safety
6/14/2010 Federal Transit Administrator Rogoff Touts Successful Massachusetts ‘Transit in Parks’ Investments
6/3/2010 FTA Works to Improve Criteria for Evaluating Major Transit Projects Seeking Federal Funding
5/18/2010 $1.1 Million Grant from Federal Transit Administration Keeps South Dakota Buses Rolling
5/18/2010 FTA Administrator Rogoff to Business & Community Leaders: Improving Transit Means Making Difficult Choices
5/17/2010 $1.6 Million Grant from Federal Transit Administration Keeps Johnstown Buses Rolling
5/14/2010 $886,160 Grant from Federal Transit Administration Will Fund Ongoing Yolo County Bus Facility Improvements
5/13/2010 Secretary LaHood Announces Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma Awarded 1,000th Recovery Act Transit Grant
5/3/2010 U.S. Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood Announces $775 Million In Federal Funds to Upgrade Nation’s Bus Systems
4/16/2010 Federal Transit Administration Announces TriMet Will Receive $2.4 Million for Development of U.S.-Made Streetcar Propulsion System
4/14/2010 Transportation Secretary LaHood Announces Additional $765 Million to Continue and Expand Work on Access to the Region’s Core Project
4/5/2010 Federal Transit Administration Announces $24.8 Million for Public Transportation in America’s National Parks, Forests, Wildlife Refuges
3/5/2010 Vice President Biden Announces Nearly 200 New Recovery Act Transit Projects in 42 States
2/5/2010 FTA Administrator Peter Rogoff Announces $304 Million for Denver Union Station
2/2/2010 President's Budget Includes $1.82 Billion for 27 Major Transit Construction Projects Across the Nation
1/26/2010 Transportation Secretary LaHood Announces $171 Million for Transbay Transit Center in San Francisco
1/20/2010 U.S. Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood Announces $2.5 Million in Economic Recovery Act Dollars for ‘Green’ Transit Facility in Clemson
1/13/2010 Obama Administration Proposes Major Public Transportation Policy Shift to Highlight Livability