Federal Transit Administration

Metro wins two FTA grants

Good news today for Metro: the agency has been awarded two grants from the Federal Transit Administration: •$25 million for the purchase of new compressed natural gas (CNG) buses. Attentive readers will recall that Metro earlier this year retired its last diesel bus, with the vast majority of Metro buses [continue reading]

Forum to examine federal transit funding

Here’s an event to be held tomorrow about transportation funding that I thought some of you may be interested in: SUPERVISOR RIDLEY-THOMAS, POLICYLINK TO HOST FORUM SOLICITING PUBLIC INPUT ON SECURING FEDERAL TRANSPORTATION FUNDS FOR LOCAL PROJECTS ‘New Ideas for New Starts: Equity Considerations and Federal Transit Funding’ LOS ANGELES [continue reading]