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FTA provides financial & technical assistance to local public transit systems, including buses, subways, light rail, & commuter rail. We are part of @USDOT

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Touring Central Subway w/ @SupeJaneKim TY John Funghi @sfmta_muni for delivering this great project! @FTA_DOT @sfcta http://t.co/tM3jqmjfCJ
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7/30
2015
Acting Admin McMillan learning 1sthand what makes a @WMATA Metrobus accessible @USDOT celebration of #ADA25 http://t.co/CF59SP83DKPublic transit was a flashpoint for the #ADA, and @FTA_DOT continues to push forward. #ada25 at DOT http://t.co/zFXEnGvlHr
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7/29
2015
Major advances for ppl with disabilities displayed at @USDOT exhibit. Visit 12-5 pm 2day on Natl Mall! #ADA25 http://t.co/CtoTdf3BFsCelebrating #ADA25 by demonstrating assistive technology at @USDOT exhibit http://t.co/WjcCKK1dFACelebrating #ADA http://t.co/5C5ltTAJOD
7/26
2015
Showing progress! #USDOT exhibit on the National Mall features accessible sidewalk, #WMATA Metrobus. #ADA25 http://t.co/FS2NLiS8ArA long way since then, but we're not done making #transportation more accessible to ALL http://t.co/TvZU1gGGKV #ADA25 http://t.co/0ZdzZFvJYC
Retweeted by Federal Transit AdmnOur 2015 Supplemental Apportionment Notice is now live in the @FedRegister: http://t.co/S9SpJNOI9L (PDF) http://t.co/6lrmYhe0Bo
7/24
2015
McMillan joined by MoCo Executive @IkeLeggett at one of county's many compliant bus stops. #ADA25 http://t.co/svgMCDjY5aFTA's McMillan headlines event in Bethesda, MD to.celebrate 25th anniversary of ADA
7/23
2015
"Access [to] a job is... a function of how well [the] neighborhood is served by the public transportation system." https://t.co/XNw6SCy7ATCreative #transit: Weighing test trains down with water instead of ppl – then donating bottles to @UnitedFoodBank! http://t.co/00aO37Ntmn
7/22
2015
Proud to have sponsored these projects with our colleagues at @USDOTFHWA ! https://t.co/OctUN15xIcWant to get fired up for work today? Watch @SecretaryFoxx on undoing US dividing lines http://t.co/qlofjdDVTv https://t.co/EuCbbWN1CF
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7/21
2015
Our pleasure! https://t.co/GfAunNtbtv2015 Transpo Plnning Excllnce Award: Reno BRT enhances safety, bike/ped lanes. #tpea2015 http://t.co/ueTqEsOwBZ http://t.co/2pxY6BmJGC'15 Transpo Planning Excllnce Award: Austin Capital Metro adds transit 2 new devlpmt #tpea2015 http://t.co/ueTqEsOwBZ http://t.co/OVvQxcNw96
7/17
2015
2015 Transpo Planning Excllnce Award: MN Highway Plan's modal connections, econ dev #tpea2015 http://t.co/ueTqEsOwBZ http://t.co/LakYZGnEBtGive #transportation innovators honor they deserve: @WhiteHouse #ChampionsOfChange nomination! http://t.co/7tiVmNs3a4 http://t.co/zMmkrApejh
Retweeted by Federal Transit Admn2015 Transpo Planning Excllence Award: Chattanooga plan doubles bike/ped invstment. #tpea2015 http://t.co/ueTqEsOwBZ http://t.co/R8IcN2RzHsAll aboard the @LoopTrolley! Well, not quite yet – but construction is on track with today's concrete pour! #STL http://t.co/DZjoOXo7jB
7/16
2015
#ADA25: #transit has made great strides in accessibility – 99.8% of US buses now accessible. But still more to do! http://t.co/Zwh09mJBrV#DisabilityStories show importance of real mobility – read about our new grants to improve #transit accessibility: http://t.co/BnF1Ed8NIk2015 Transpo Planning Excllence Award: Mt Hood plan 4 mountain hwy boosts safety. #tpea2015 http://t.co/ueTqEsOwBZ http://t.co/73qrI1RSMQMobility Services for All Americans grants improve access 4 seniors, vets, disabled, & more: http://t.co/BnF1Ed8NIk http://t.co/jJjuI5YQlW2015 Transp Planning Excllence Award: Philly interchnge upgrades bike/ped/green/arty #tpea2015 http://t.co/ueTqEsOwBZ http://t.co/USExKL4tz1
7/15
2015
2015 Transpo Planning Excellence Award: CO Springs measures habitat, air quality. #tpea2015 http://t.co/ueTqEsOwBZ http://t.co/H1bjtCCy5WCharlotte streetcar connecting people to health care, schools, new developmt. Read our blog: http://t.co/TNwqFRmKNA http://t.co/U0qTpIOwZxSec Foxx, FTA Acting Administrator McMillan attended this morning's Charlotte Gold Line streetcar ribbon-cutting. https://t.co/dMmrNp9nxz2015 Transpo Planning Excellence Award: Roanoke upgrades bus stops, ped environmt #tpea2015 http://t.co/ueTqEsOwBZ http://t.co/8mDNE3Kl8yThoughts on #transportation while watching 2015 @WHAging http://t.co/iPG2eUSnYO #WHCOA http://t.co/RV29GlRWm0
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7/14
2015
DOT hosts watch party to amplify White House forum 9 am Mon. FTA's McMillan, others 2 discuss services 4 older adults http://t.co/4jsdYxpxwLKnowledgeable about rail/bus safety? Seek spot on FTA TRACS cmte on transit safety. Apply by Aug 31 for 2-yr term. http://t.co/ZEMxgGEpwGCongrats and THANKS to @USDOT #OSDBU on earning another "A"rating from @SBAgov; let's do it again next year! http://t.co/uNyQLxbYop
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7/10
2015
Sometimes when a picture tells a story, it's a scary story. #FixTheTrustFund http://t.co/ZJW6iwAghm http://t.co/YTGBvaCyNY
Retweeted by Federal Transit AdmnHappy birthday... to us! On July 9, 1964, Pres Johnson signed the bill that created FTA! #tbt @LBJLibrary http://t.co/S4auVbXdEg
7/9
2015
Concerned? You're not alone. http://t.co/sIfrWpfOSr http://t.co/gVBLgras2A
Retweeted by Federal Transit Admn@MinetaTrans Dr. Ferrell: #Transit improves #healthcare access and outcomes in a measurable way http://t.co/ojL4lnTwBP
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7/8
2015
Great intersection of sports and transportation! #soccer #football @CA2015 https://t.co/71ZX1Hwd1A
7/6
2015
Happy #4thofJuly from FTA! Remember to be safe and use public transit! πŸ‡ΊπŸ‡ΈπŸš‹πŸš‡πŸš
7/4
2015
Highlights importance of FTA's #RidesToWellness initiative w/@UnitedWeRideUSA + #WHCOA – http://t.co/4nCQTyaZxx https://t.co/1R4ynNTGgP85% of U.S. lives in cities – @usmayors say long-term transpo bill key 2 growth: http://t.co/j4vxZju98N #GrowAmerica http://t.co/w5fXvOnS2T
6/30
2015
@OhioOL Actually a great initiative from our friends at @USDOTFRA :)U.S. Mayors call on #Congress to act on a long-term #transportation bill with increased investment #GrowAmerica http://t.co/BCdvqdSmzN
Retweeted by Federal Transit AdmnAP hlights DOT Beyond Traffic data on strained infrastruc & LA's investment in transit vs places ignoring the crisis. http://t.co/kz8avuQywMRiding the Silver Line with FTA Officials @FTA_DOT @MDOT_West @TheRapid @jdcranson @APTA_info http://t.co/DWbeHrOI2z
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6/29
2015
Is 11:59:60 a real time? @Research_USDOT calls it #LeapSecond, and it's just around the bend http://t.co/TVguSdMJwF http://t.co/yFkxwZ6xIu
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6/25
2015
Did u know that we test nearly every #transit bus 4 safety (and more)? Check out our new NPRM: http://t.co/0U3swIjDYs http://t.co/HHwgM7EcD5
6/23
2015
The Acting Administrators of @USDOTFRA and @FTA_DOT are addressing #APTArail15. #PTC #MAP21 #TransitFunding @USDOT http://t.co/rKFNaRkEXk
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6/22
2015
Many thx to @APTA_info and #transit agencies across US. Without you, no one could #DumpThePump
Retweeted by Federal Transit AdmnMetro riders share their reasons for dumping the pump. What's yours? http://t.co/Fu4qMTvzwl #DumpThePump http://t.co/gX32d0Caif
Retweeted by Federal Transit AdmnTake @NYCTSubway, @LIRR or @MetroNorth and reduce carbon emissions by 37M metric tons annually @APTA_info #dumpthepump
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6/18
2015
In response to #NTSB, FTA directs State #Safety Oversight Agencies to assess tunnel ventilation, emergency procedures, training.McMillan: Implementation of #WMATA protocols is what's at issue. Agency needs to oversee its #safety provisions daily http://t.co/yceyiuho53McMillan: #WMATA will prioritize steps to address #safety issues. FTA to keep a keen eye on improvements as they occur.McMillan: Leadership & commitment matters. Safety needs to be a #WMATA priority for everyone in the agency. http://t.co/921E0WAW2fFTA posts documents related to #WMATA safety inspection. http://t.co/16wN8Mj6cWMcMillan: I don't own a car & will continue to ride Metro, but #WMATA must do better to address safety issues.Metrorail safety issues: inadequate Rail Operations Control Center staffing & procedures, training programs & maintenance. #WMATA #safetyFTA issues safety directive w/ required actions for 54 safety findings, gives #WMATA 90 days to id responses. #safetyFTA safety report: 54 findings: 44 for Metrorail, 10 for Metrobus. #WMATA #safetyMcMillan: WMATA organizational, operational concerns limit ability to recognize, resolve #safety issues. #WMATA http://t.co/fxOZO6vMpRActing Admin McMillan: WMATA is not unsafe – but it has to do better to improve safety for passengers & workers. #WMATA #safetyActing Admin McMillan opens press conference re: FTA’s #WMATA safety inspection. #safety http://t.co/IGWimr3s0k
6/17
2015
Acting Admin McMillan to discuss FTA safety management inspection of #WMATA rail, bus at 10 am Wed press conference. http://t.co/oeAG8V79Fj
6/16
2015
This summer, help @SecretaryFoxx and @USDOT build #LaddersofOpportunity for young people in need: https://t.co/zKoiLTdATW
6/11
2015
"3.6M Americans miss appts bec they have no way to get to Doctor." @FTA_DOT McMillan Healthcare is a transpo issue! http://t.co/GUBbYR57p5
Retweeted by Federal Transit AdmnActing Administrator Therese McMillan speaking now. @FTA_DOT #narc15 @NARCregions http://t.co/VAnz1z009k
Retweeted by Federal Transit AdmnMcMillan @FTA_DOT calls on #NARC15 attendees to carry message about value of #transit @NARCregions http://t.co/4q9qvXPFql
Retweeted by Federal Transit AdmnMcMillan announces $400k in grants to develop solutions connecting people, healthcare #NARC15 http://t.co/XEHfR3zBV9 http://t.co/KuI2bzeC33FTA's Carolyn Flowers to today's @SmartCardOrgUSA Transportation Council: New technologies should be accessible and inclusive
6/9
2015
#NCPTA2015 is rolling - looking forward to updates from @FTA_DOT Region IV staff & @NCDOT Public Transportation staff http://t.co/PM9FsbHqjy
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6/8
2015
When train hits car, it's no contest. See tracks? Think train. http://t.co/H0LUkPkFEE https://t.co/KUTIp2PzmR
Retweeted by Federal Transit Admn"Improving rail crossing safety is part of mking a safe commun."- FTA Acting Admin McMillan interviewed re: 2day's safe Xing campaign #ilcadSee Tracks, Think Train video dramatizes driver vs train collisions, urges awareness. #ilcad https://t.co/8SlQnhK1ky http://t.co/SkbEJH4VKB
6/3
2015
@JakeAnbinder We're working on it – stay tuned
5/29
2015
A recent @AARP survey asked older Americans what amenity they most wanted nearby. #1 response: a bus stop. http://t.co/NbMWcFm1k7 #WHCOACongrats to VA's Bay Transit – new Middle Peninsula Transit Facility open today! http://t.co/Eo0oS9Lge4 @Daily_Press http://t.co/m8BfXYrJbvHouston Chron: Taller bldg in exchange for #Grand Central track expansion. Diliff/Wikimedia http://t.co/M6UgEHbLYF http://t.co/v1hZFoHnBy@FTA_DOT Acting Admin McMillan: compelling argument 4 connect b/w good public transportation, older adults' health. Rides 2 Wellness #WHCOA
Retweeted by Federal Transit AdmnWhat takes 60 cars off the road AND has no-idle ability? @FTA_DOT-funded #transit bus http://t.co/c8fAbZ169F http://t.co/Mx9186GH3b
Retweeted by Federal Transit AdmnFTA is proud to support the @WhiteHouse Conference on Aging and the #RidestoWellness initiative! #WHCOA https://t.co/CVTXcvaoAA
5/28
2015
Great to see @VolpeUSDOT helping @CambridgeDPW improve #BikePed #safety http://t.co/Qwgd4M9fdz http://t.co/YwQk5wkXU2
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5/27
2015
Get the view from the sidewalk with a #DOT-led bike-ped #safety assessment http://t.co/man887qk2u http://t.co/EXSI22j18L
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5/22
2015
ICYMI: @ThePortlandTrib on inaugural ride on @trimet Orange Line from #Portland to Milwaukie: http://t.co/msNKnspQwa http://t.co/vbPmA3w5tK
5/21
2015
Innovation is key 2 improving + expanding our transit systems. Looking 4ward 2 great things from Innovation Academy! https://t.co/kzTwMq5xdn
5/20
2015
@StreamLogistics You're thinking of our friends @dot_safety and @NHTSAgov :)New website from @FTA_DOT supports #transit agencies' #safety efforts http://t.co/7eOBASKYah http://t.co/7yiZ4EWoLt
Retweeted by Federal Transit AdmnIntroducing FHWA’s new LinkedIn page! Join us at: https://t.co/TlS1JuShH9 http://t.co/qWl76D1vOF
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5/19
2015
Transit isn't just affordable and convenient - as @amazon has found in #NYC, it can be the FASTEST way to get around: http://t.co/JGEsfoU3a0@_TheMayor Cycling/bikeshare is seen as part of larger system in DOT's "Beyond Traffic" report on future of transpo: http://t.co/s8QOK4aIqv
5/18
2015
Friday PSA: If u find a Capital @Bikeshare bike, don't try to sell it on Craigslist! http://t.co/TDvz2VKgtB @drgridlock #biketoworkday2015#Orlando Breaks Ground on New Lymmo Line for Parramore @lynxbusorlando @FTA_DOT http://t.co/oQSkDZ4IpQ
Retweeted by Federal Transit AdmnNo car needed! San Fran transit commuters pair bike & bus as part of 2015 #BiketoWorkDay. Ellie McCutcheon/Flickr http://t.co/AV6m8cnHVU
5/15
2015
Read about @SecretaryFoxx visit with @metrolosangeles & @ericgarcetti + importance of well-maintained bus fleets: http://t.co/mVpeeAp99N #LAActing FTA Admin McMillan helps open #LYMMO Lime BRT route in central FL. @lynxbusorlando http://t.co/mrYdWxnga7Acting @FTA_DOT Administrator McMillan talks about how transit brings folks together. @lynxbusorlando http://t.co/Hc4siDW6NR
Retweeted by Federal Transit AdmnWhy New Balance is building its own commuter rail station in Boston http://t.co/quD6Z3kS5m http://t.co/JKu7zgXSkj
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5/14
2015
On the May 12 derailment of #Amtrak188 http://t.co/1rfCmcDIIr
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5/13
2015
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