FTA issues two safety rules

The Federal Transit Administration (FTA) has issued two final rules it says will strengthen the safety of public transportation systems.

FTA asks users: What is a Federal Project?

The Federal Transit Administration (FTA) is hosting an online dialogue among stakeholders aimed at defining what a federal project is in an effort to improve delivery of federally-funded projects.

MBTA Green Line Extension breaks ground

A groundbreaking ceremony was held for the 4.7-mile Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority (MBTA) Green Line Extension (GLX) where officials from the U.S. Department of Transportation (USDOT) said federal funding had been released

FTA certifies Oregon’s SSO Program, total now sits at 14 out of 30

Oregon has obtained certification of its State Safety Oversight (SSO) Program from the Federal Transit Administration (FTA); bringing the number of states to obtain the certification to 14.

FTA certifies Maryland’s SSO Program, total now sits at 13 out of 30

Maryland has obtained certification of its State Safety Oversight (SSO) Program from the Federal Transit Administration (FTA); bringing the number of states to obtain the certification to 13.

FTA awards $75M grant to Hilltop Tacoma Link extension

Sound Transit’s Hilltop Tacoma Link light-rail extension received $75 million from the Federal Transit Administration through its Small Starts grant program. It’s the piece of financing needed for the project.

West Virginia obtains FTA certification of SSO Program

West Virginia has joined a small, but growing, number of states to obtain Federal Transit Administration (FTA) certification of its State Safety Oversight (SSO) Program.

Additional 3 states obtain FTA certification of SSO Programs

Three states¬ – Arizona, Georgia and Pennsylvania – have obtained Federal Transit Administration (FTA) certification of their State Safety Oversight (SSO) Programs.

Less than a year left for states to certify SSO Programs

With just under a year left for states to certify their State Safety Oversight (SSO) Programs, the Federal Transit Administration is reminding those affected what is at stake should the deadline not be met: Billons in federal funds.

FTA certifies SSO Programs in Massachusetts and Hawaii

The Federal Transit Administration (FTA) has certified the rail transit State Safety Oversight (SSO) Programs of Massachusetts and Hawaii.

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