JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – U.S. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx today participated in a groundbreaking for a new bus rapid transit (BRT) system that will improve transit options in the greater Jacksonville area and offer faster, more convenient access to downtown. Secretary Foxx was joined by Jacksonville Mayor Alvin Brown, Acting Federal Transit Administrator Therese McMillan, representatives from the Jacksonville Transportation Authority (JTA), and other state and local officials.
LA also awarded $1.7 million Ladders of Opportunity grant to enhance bus facilities
LOS ANGELES – U.S. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx today participated in the groundbreaking of the Los Angeles Regional Connector, a key light rail transit segment connecting three existing transit lines in the heart of downtown Los Angeles.
Detroit to Receive Over $25 Million to Improve Access to Transit for Residents in Greatest Need
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Grant is first in the nation to address “core capacity” expansion needs of a major urban rail transit system
Tucson, Ariz. – The U.S. Department of Transportation’s (DOT) Federal Transit Administration (FTA) today celebrated the grand opening of the Sun Link Streetcar line. The new line will significantly improve transit options for thousands of area residents and connect major activity centers in downtown Tucson with health care facilities, the University of Arizona and other regional attractions. FTA Chief Counsel Dorval Carter joined Tucson Mayor Jonathan Rothschild and other local officials at a ribbon-cutting event.
TIGER applications for fiscal year 2014 funding totaled $9.5 billion, 15 times more than available funding
ORLANDO, Fla. – The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Transit Administration (FTA) today celebrated the opening of the first phase of the SunRail commuter rail line, which will significantly expand transit options and connect thousands of residents to jobs and other economic opportunities throughout Central Florida.
Highlights Project’s Economic Impact as part of Invest in America Bus Tour
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. —U.S. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx today visited construction of the future site of the Birmingham Intermodal Facility, as part his Invest in America, Commit to the Future bus tour, calling it an investment in Alabama’s economic future that could be replicated across the country if Congress would support a long-term transportation bill. The intermodal facility will significantly improve transit options and connect thousands of local residents to jobs and other opportunities in Birmingham and throughout Jefferson County. The Secretary’s visit is part of a multi-state tour highlighting the urgent need to continue to invest in America’s transportation infrastructure at a time when the nation’s surface transportation programs are set to expire and the Highway Trust Fund is running out of money.