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Federal transit officials get update on TEXRail progress, transit-oriented development, $5 a day park and fly

September 24th, 2022
September 24, 2022 - TRA Newswire -Regional rail service TEXRail, a subsidiary of Trinity Metro, the transit agency for Tarrant County in north central Texas, got a visit from the Federal Transit Administration this week.Federal Transit Administration (FTA) Deputy Administrator Veronica...

Transit News: DART & DCTA get FTA funds for transit-oriented development / Cotton Belt design 60% complete

June 13th, 2020
Updated June 13, 2020 - TRA Newswire  - The Federal Transit Administration has awarded Dallas Area Rapid Transit $1 million to plan for transit oriented developments (TOD) at five stations along the Dallas Central Business District as DART continues to work...

FTA awards CIG funds to two Texas transit agencies

March 2nd, 2020
March 2, 2020 - - The Federal Transit Administration (FTA) last week announced that Trinity Metro in Fort Worth and the Metropolitan Transit Authority of Harris County (METRO) in Houston, Texas, will retain a combined $57.4 million of cost savings the administration generated from completed projects...

Operation Lifesaver grants go to Fort Worth and Houston transit systems

July 12th, 2019
July 10, 2019 - TRA Newswire - Operation Lifesaver, Inc. (OLI) has awarded $175,000 in grant funds to 10 rail transit agencies in eight states to increase rail transit safety public awareness and implement safety education projects and campaigns. Two Texas...

DART names the "Silver Line" and lands $60M from FTA for Red & Blue platform extensions

June 30th, 2019
June 30, 2019 - TRA Newswire - June has been a busy month at Dallas Area Rapid Transit. The Federal Transit Administration (FTA) announced last week that DART will receive $60.76 million for platform capacity expansion on the Red and Blue...

FTA to provide FY2018 capital grants for DART Rail and 3 other transit-rail projects

December 1st, 2018
November 29, 2018 - - The Federal Transit Administration (FTA) yesterday announced $281 million in additional fiscal-year 2018 funding through the Capital Investment Grants (CIG) program for four transit-rail projects and one bus rapid transit project. The rail projects include the Tempe Streetcar; the Los Angeles Westside...

Feds give Texas $26M for buses - Rail still $0

September 25th, 2018
September 25, 2018 - TRA Comment - U.S. Transportation Secretary Elaine L. Chao has announced that the Federal Transit Administration will award $366 million in grants to improve the safety and reliability of America’s bus systems and enhance mobility for transit riders....

FTA clears rail safety oversight programs in Texas and three other states

July 26th, 2018
July 26, 2018 - - The Federal Transit Administration (FTA) has certified transit-rail state safety oversight (SSO) programs in Arkansas, Louisiana, Texas and Wisconsin. Federal law requires states with transit-rail operation systems to obtain certification of their SSO programs by April 15, 2019....

Passenger rail advocates skewer Trump’s proposed budget; USDOT not ruffled

March 20th, 2017
March 17, 2017 - RT& - Passenger rail advocates called out the Trump Administration's proposed budget for perceived hypocrisy and undermining the voters who put him in office while the U.S. Department of Transportation's (USDOT) response was more moderate. Acting American Public...

Merry Christmas! TEXRail gets full funding for Tarrant County rail line

December 15th, 2016
December 15, 2016 - TRA Newswire - The Fort Worth Transportation Authority received their Christmas gift today from the Federal Transit Administration in a ceremony held at the T's downtown offices. FTA Administrator Carolyn Flowers was on hand to announce that...

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