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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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.@USDOT's Peter Rogoff joined @FairfaxCounty this weekend for a preview of @wmata's new Silver Line http://t.co/zlKqmSI6EJ #silverline#lookalive with this time lapse #silverline ride from Ballston to Wiehle aboard a #wmata simulated service train http://t.co/VVTIIOUhJG
Retweeted by Federal Transit AdmnDon't miss @SecretaryFoxx on US infrastructure, 1 pm EDT today. Live from @pressclubdc on @cspan http://t.co/sTokFpla24
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7/21
2014
@shekimoglu Sorry, that sounds frustrating. I'll see what we can get online.Today, we're launching a new initiative to encourage public-private collaboration on infrastructure projects → http://t.co/BmxJSGX73Q
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7/17
2014
For those who had problems (and those who didn't) we will be posting a recording of the Ladders NOFA webinar @pkstrachan1202 @shekimoglu
7/16
2014
It's time to #RebuildAmerica! http://t.co/nXkJNjecHW @WhiteHouse
7/15
2014
NOW: #TWU speaking at @USDOT summit to #endtransitassaults. Int'l Exec VP Samuelsen w @FTA_DOT Dep Admin McMillan #1u http://t.co/QT7vRLPPl8
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7/11
2014
Plenty of media on hand to board a train from Belt Line Station to the new DFW Airport Station at the media preview http://t.co/J6fX1nprbV
Retweeted by Federal Transit Admn3 new buses joined our fleet thanks to @FTA_DOT & @IDOT_Illinois! http://t.co/eemQ1aFLy0 #Chicago #seniors #transit http://t.co/DRZvXkiXNc
Retweeted by Federal Transit AdmnThe Urban Mass Transportation Act. 50 years of progress by the @USDOT and @FTA_DOT. http://t.co/G5DtN7278n http://t.co/N8OTyspT5X
Retweeted by Federal Transit AdmnYesterday @VP Biden & Team @USDOT spoke with business leaders about infrastructure investment. http://t.co/ZIutZwn3Ms #GrowAmericaWhen we fail to invest in infrastructure, we’re putting America behind. Let's recommit ourselves to #RebuildAmerica. http://t.co/zxRfL84Mfe
Retweeted by Federal Transit AdmnCongrats to @FTA_DOT on 50 years of serving riders! Here are 6 things to know about light rail and commuter safety http://t.co/19osH2ViR4
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7/10
2014
The Urban Mass Transportation Act of '64 was signed 50 yrs ago today. @USDOT @FTA_DOT. #fixthetrustfund #happy50UMTA http://t.co/G5DtN7278n
Retweeted by Federal Transit AdmnWhile we're celebrating history, we also got a visit from the future today: @Proterra_Inc 's new #electric bus! http://t.co/DigeXvTPTOHistory lessons from the people who made it. 9 former FTA/UMTA Admins look back: http://t.co/h93tQFXpVR #Happy50UMTATransit geek? Of course you are! Want to read Johnson's remarks on signing UMTAct? Of course you do! http://t.co/3poZjKDSOr #Happy50UMTA@FTA_DOT Urban Trans Act signed 50 yrs ago today. New Grow America Act: $302B over next 4 yrs, inc $73B for transit. http://t.co/HIK7aXps1i
Retweeted by Federal Transit AdmnCongrats @FTA_DOT! 50th anniversary of Urban Mass Transportation Act, authorizing fed #transit role http://t.co/LYUHLxtg9o
Retweeted by Federal Transit AdmnDeputy Administrator McMillan writes about the legacy of the Urban Mass Transportation Act http://t.co/FcTW9OOENW #Happy50UMTAToday is the 50th anniversary of the Urban Mass Transportation Act! #Happy50UMTA http://t.co/xQgHk3GmgL@Transit_GATW You called it. We'll be using #Happy50UMTAHappy 50th Anniversary of the Urban Mass Transportation Act!! #Happy50UMTA #Transit #SupportTransit
Retweeted by Federal Transit AdmnJuly 9, 1964: LBJ signs Urban Mass Transportation Act. My report on the @FTA_DOT 50 years later: http://t.co/ZAiVcFZMv0 @wamu885news
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7/9
2014
@Transit_GATW That's a good question. @APTA_Transit, have you all thought about a hashtag to use for UMTA anniversary?
7/8
2014
Happy Independence Day to all of our followers & friends. #Transit is a great way to get to & from the holiday fun! http://t.co/eWBQbn4Gp4Dep Admin McMillan addressed transportation finance at a @MinetaTrans summit. Find text & a link to @cwclub audio at http://t.co/ufup9KB8Wl
7/3
2014
Yesterday we helped break ground on #Boise's new City Center Plaza. Read more about it on @Boiseweekly http://t.co/P7OuxuyY6N"This is a wonderful day"- Valley Regional Transit. Ground breaking ceremony for the #CityCenterPlazahttp://t.co/330BEgc0nh
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7/2
2014
#Transit #Safety and Oversight office of @FTA_DOT celebrates productive first year http://t.co/ILghWLrvhu
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7/1
2014
We’re helping speed travel along #RhodeIsland’s busiest bus routes with a new Bus Rapid Transit system http://t.co/yXltTlgsZf @RIPTA_RILearn more about Title VI Civil Rights compliance with these in-depth videos and transcripts http://t.co/Bir5g4IHFkNew @RIPTA_RLine buses look great & are delivering faster service along N. Main St & Broad St in PVD! http://t.co/6BzikzCV5I
Retweeted by Federal Transit AdmnR is for Rapid. @RIPTA_RI launches new rapid bus line between #Pawtucket and South #Providence #WPRO http://t.co/OVTrapPaVD
Retweeted by Federal Transit AdmnReporting live from the @RIPTA_RLine ribbon cutting! http://t.co/w7332L1QJa
Retweeted by Federal Transit Admn#SaltLakeCity's TRAX light-rail system significantly reduces traffic on parallel roadways. http://t.co/3vEChH32cj @planetizen @RideUTA@oranv Hi. We used one of your pics on our Facebook page with credit to you. Thanks for making it available! http://t.co/UF9KplktOE
6/27
2014
Rode the RIPTA for the first time ever today. I am all about this life! #lovethatpublictransportation #rhodeislandwin #crossingcultures
Retweeted by Federal Transit AdmnReliable #transportation, vital to cities? @CityOfTampa mayor @BobBuckhorn knows the answer is YES http://t.co/F9OaySVxRh
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6/26
2014
Deputy Administrator McMillan's remarks from #APTArail2014 are now available on our website at http://t.co/VzIIWeSY2R #GrowAmericaCongrats to @GLTCONLINE in #Lynchburg #Virginia on the opening of the new Kemper St. Transfer Center! http://t.co/8ZQXxL62vp
6/23
2014
"Multi-modal options are critical to people and the community" @FTA_DOT Therese McMillan @MinetaTrans Policy Summit http://t.co/Xb9BiguQQj
Retweeted by Federal Transit AdmnQuoting Tocqueville, talking transit funding @FTA_DOT Deputy Dir. Therese McMillan at @MinetaTrans @cwclub forum http://t.co/6F9fpUVQN7
Retweeted by Federal Transit Admn"It's going to be wonderful. It already is for me." Rail line changing fabric of #Houston neighborhood http://t.co/5RMCzx9S1b @METROHouston
6/20
2014
Today, updated Highway Trust Fund tickers, but shortfall still looms. #FixTheTrustFund #GROWAMERICA http://t.co/VXI0NVvK6z
Retweeted by Federal Transit AdmnCongrats to #APTArail14 Safety Award winners! http://t.co/jwcn2rFHKu @stminfo @wmata @VaRailXpress @LIRR @MBTA @RideRTD @MetroTransitMNI gave up my car in 2013 & public transportation is my primary mode of travel. I do enjoy @cars2go subscription! #DumpThePump @FTA_DOT
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6/19
2014
Looks like @WMATA's getting ready for Dump the Pump Day. Are you? #DumpThePump #transit http://t.co/PsDbeE7E5M
6/18
2014
Reauthorization priorities: close state of good repair gap, expand service to meet demand and create opportunities. #APTArail14
Retweeted by Federal Transit Admn#MetroGreenLine light rail links #TwinCities to each other, to opportunity. Congrats @MetroTransitMN! http://t.co/pKd3A79Ac2
Retweeted by Federal Transit Admn"This is a summer of decision" McMillan tells #APTArail14 regarding America's #transit future #GrowAmerica http://t.co/kT3jGZrPkUTherese McMillan of @FTA_DOT touts #GrowAmerica act at #APTArail14 . http://t.co/yJI3sxojii
Retweeted by Federal Transit AdmnAccording to the @FTA_DOT, There is an $86 billion backlog in transit state of good repair nationwide. #APTArail14
Retweeted by Federal Transit AdmnDOT Celebrates Opening of Central Corridor Light Rail Line in St. Paul-Minneapolis Region http://t.co/nA2uuEdNJQ
6/16
2014
At @NARCregions, @SecretaryFoxx says #GROWAMERICA boosts #transportation investment and local control http://t.co/ms0D4sPeA5
Retweeted by Federal Transit AdmnA "Safety Advisory for Verification of Rail Vehicle Safe Stopping Distances in Terminal Stations" was posted today at http://t.co/WnVSsNujFTSecond FHWA/FTA webinar on proposed planning rule set for 6/24. Register now! http://t.co/rC7QLZxJiQ #MAP21 #NPRM @FTA_DOT
Retweeted by Federal Transit AdmnICYMI: FTA and @USDOTFHWA sent out a letter on planning emphasis areas for MPOs that you can find at http://t.co/P4q2zKkRIm
6/12
2014
SunLine unveils its two fuel cell buses with student artwork. #fuelcell @cafcp http://t.co/G1xvZA7XQu
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6/11
2014
Ferry service grants bring more transit options http://t.co/MhhMnOHFUS http://t.co/WnT9BmTEpWCould #electric buses get charged up while staying on the move? We're helping find out. http://t.co/GnNnXIcjJR via @caranddriver#Ferry service gives many Americans the #transportation connection they need http://t.co/vEeD9BHFLa
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6/10
2014
Thanks @FTA_DOT for supporting our Charm City Ferry Project to build an all-electric water taxi for Baltimore http://t.co/XiHDU08cwA
Retweeted by Federal Transit AdmnFaster, more frequent bus service in King County, Washington http://t.co/8KxjIxpqmU @kcmetrobus @btownblog
6/9
2014
70 in @TownofJacksonWY today but 9 mos of the year it can freeze overnight #ItsHardOutThere4aBus http://t.co/IS7OeCexSy @JacksonHoleNews
6/5
2014
Do we seem quiet? B/c we're geeking out over charts, stats in new @FTA_DOT rpt on #transit trends http://t.co/bwNPBWU63M
Retweeted by Federal Transit AdmnThe new Ladders of Opportunity Initiative will help update & expand transit #bus service, connect Americans to jobs http://t.co/sDNmH7eV3c
6/4
2014
We need YOUR input on the tech preferences & needs of transit riders who have disabilities. Join the conversation http://t.co/5jCcGYtnRZ
6/3
2014
Has #PublicTransportation helped businesses in your community? Share your story with #Voices4Transit: http://t.co/cMEiNcULi9
Retweeted by Federal Transit Admn.@USDOT Awards $123.5 Million to Improve Passenger #Ferry Services, Boats & Terminals http://t.co/TbZxOpieOc
6/2
2014
.@USDOT Awards $234 M to Transit Agencies in #NewYork, #NewJersey for Ongoing Hurricane #Sandy Recovery Efforts http://t.co/2EGoEzeN3k
5/30
2014
Transportation leaders remember Dr. Maya Angelou http://t.co/x1XFn7Soqj from @washingtonpostMany #transit trips begin & end on sidewalks. We're helping Terra Haute keep them safe & convenient. http://t.co/o4dqalII4r @MelissaCrash
5/29
2014
New facilities will help keep #transit safe and reliable on Whidbey Island, WA http://t.co/ESBEDk9oNB @wsdot @WhidbeyRecord #GrowAmericaTarget Field Station in Minneapolis connects people to transit, one another. http://t.co/F9LNI0mXyG @Hennepin @MetroTransitMN @Twins
5/28
2014
Find out how #GrowAmerica benefits #transit. View the webcast and powerpoint from our webpage at http://t.co/l46RLOyEaW
5/27
2014
#Dallas needs fed support to keep transit reliable, @dartmedia's Thomas told Congress yesterday. Read @dallasnews http://t.co/iBckrY63DJ
5/23
2014
Today at 3:30 EDT we're offering a webcast about how the #GROWAMERICA Act supports transit. You can watch it at http://t.co/942IXvHzQIRead Dorval Carter's full written testimony on the condition of #transit assets at http://t.co/FivrmcdbRk @SenateBankingCarter: "The #GROWAMERICA Act is the right plan to keep transit safe and reliable now and for future generations." http://t.co/XWLG7r1OuVFTA's Dorval Carter: "Let me suggest that we cannot keep #transit systems safe and reliable with a 'Craig’s List' approach." @SenateBankingDorval Carter of @FTA_DOT: US has $86 billion backlog in transit state of good repair. We need $2.5b more/year just to maintain status quo.
Retweeted by Federal Transit AdmnYou can also view FTA's testimony on transit state of good repair before @SenateBanking on @cspan at http://t.co/Jl0JOqkNujWith @FTA_DOT support, @metrolosangeles extending Purple Line. We can do more with #GrowAmerica http://t.co/QHYQpeZ8aN
Retweeted by Federal Transit AdmnFTA's Dorval Carter will be testifying at 9:30 EDT about bringing transit infrastructure into a state of good repair http://t.co/m7LxRrIDnF
5/22
2014
.@SecretaryFoxx celebrating a DOT grant to help extend subway service along LA's Wilshire Blvd. http://t.co/sSUJ3OtAqxDOT Celebrates $2.1 Billion in Grant & Loan Funds to Extend Subway Service in West #LosAngeles http://t.co/AuQGCBYnSz @metrolosangeles
5/21
2014
@FTA_DOT Region 7 Admin. Mokhtee Ahmad at today's #Dubuque Intermodal Transportation Ctr event http://t.co/CtdmWalXun http://t.co/LB71cA6DVh
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5/20
2014
Here's why it's time to repair our crumbling roads and bridges and invest in our infrastructure → http://t.co/3DZK0AuJyV #RebuildAmerica
Retweeted by Federal Transit Admn“Infrastructure is the back upon which this great nation has been built.” –VP discussing the need to #RebuildAmerica http://t.co/c94A8QuPOX
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5/14
2014
Learn more about @WhiteHouse Champions of Change: http://t.co/QaZRSslFdZ #WHChampsCongrats to Susan Park Rani of Rani Engineering in Minneapolis, MN, a @WhiteHouse Champion of Change #WHChampsCongrats to Big John Smith, Transportation Director for the Shoshone and Arapaho Tribes, a 2014 @WhiteHouse Champion of Change #WHChampsCongrats to Josh Baker, General Manager of @Radfordtransit in Radford, VA, and a 2014 @WhiteHouse Champion of Change #WHChampsHistoric past, powerful future as @RideRTD connects #bus, #transit, #rail at #Denver's Union Station http://t.co/41H0PxdexH
Retweeted by Federal Transit AdmnA #transportation twofer as National #TransportationWeek AND Infrastructure Week begin! http://t.co/9nfqa4cZJD #RebuildRenew
Retweeted by Federal Transit AdmnCongrats to Marilyn Golden, an advocate for people with disabilities @DREDF, and a 2014 @WhiteHouse Champion of Change #WHChamps. @USDOT's @SecretaryFoxx and Peter Rogoff present this year's @WhiteHouse Champions of Change #WHChamps http://t.co/ezjhhNDpbMToday: The White House honors Champions of Change for Transportation. Watch the event live at 10 a.m. EST: http://t.co/iHSqUBToaA #WHChamps
5/13
2014
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