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Welcome aboard George Good, Jr., FTA's 1st full-time safety inspector! Will be key part of ongoing #safety efforts | http://t.co/DitEqOg9r3Incredible--51,000 riders in the first month! Way to go, @ATLStreetcar and @atlantadowntown! #transit http://t.co/63YZZ25UBR
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1/30
2015
Montgomery County Bikeshare Exceeds Projections | Montgomery Community Media http://t.co/xibL9wf3wn @mymcmediaDid you know it's National Human Trafficking Awareness Month? Learn about @USDOT's efforts & what YOU can do to help: http://t.co/Z1MZzDW7PfMessage to #Senate EPW: For any kind of viable future, US needs bold long-term congressional action. Now. http://t.co/iKV5dBjklU
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1/29
2015
Joined @APTA_Transit @FTA_DOT @SEPTA & Broward County for an industry discussion on transportation funding needs. http://t.co/9JnozN2P5H
Retweeted by Federal Transit AdmnCatch @SecretaryFoxx at #Senate live! http://t.co/k8YVse0BFx
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1/28
2015
#2015blizzard #RI: State of Emergency remains in effect. All @RIPTA_RI service remains suspended. Amtrak/commuter rail also suspended.#2015blizzard #MaineBlizzard: State of emergency remains in place. Bus, ferry, Amtrak suspended thru today.#2015blizzard #MAsnow: State of Emerg. lifted in 4 western counties. Still travel ban in central/east MA. @MBTA, ferry, Amtrak still sspd.#2015blizzard #CT: Travel Ban/State of Emergency lifted. Metro North New Haven running on Sun schedule @ 1PM. Bus/Shoreline East still sspd.#2015blizzard: CT, MA, RI, ME & NH under States of Emergency. Public transit service suspended until further notice in these states.
1/27
2015
Recap: NYC subway, buses, PATH train, Metro North and LIRR shut down at 11pm. Last NJTransit trains and buses leave at 8pm.
Retweeted by Federal Transit Admn#2015blizzard: @SEPTA RRD trains on Sat sched 01/27. 4 full info on changes see http://t.co/pwQX6olkQ4. #PhillyFightsSnow #WinterStormJuno#2015blizzard: Last @NJTRANSIT departures 2night 8PM – check http://t.co/ZilRbTYhK9 for updates! #WinterStormJuno #NewJersey #njtransit#2015blizzard: Lots of @MTA service advisories due to #WinterStormJuno. Stay informed at http://t.co/220XC09vpY. #NYCblizzard #NYC#2015blizzard: @MBTA suspends ALL modes for Tue, 01/27. See http://t.co/f61WkulmXF for more. #WinterStormJuno #Boston #bostonblizzard#2015blizzard: @CTTRANSIT will suspend all bus service by 8:00PM TONIGHT (01/26). See http://t.co/DGbYCx9iCG for more. #WinterStormJuno #CT#2015blizzard: @RIPTA_RI to suspend all service Tue, 01/27. See http://t.co/ujL9CbCqwk for more. #Providence #RhodeIsland #WinterStormJunoCongratulations to @FTA_DOT and @TheNCST Ladders of Opportunity Grantees! http://t.co/dnNdkV0m8p
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1/26
2015
What's ahead 4 #transit in 2015? FTA head McMillan shares her thoughts in @APTA_Info's Passenger Transport magazine: http://t.co/K0QLSZX51r"Ridership is booming on @MVTATransit buses" via the @StarTribune http://t.co/y5cQaE9PgP #MinnesotaMT @USDOT: Read about bike-ped #safety challenge @SecretaryFoxx issued to @USMayors http://t.co/SqZ1dGhFm8 #USCMWinter15@SanJoseTrails @FTA_DOT @VTA @CaHSRA I biked on one of our trails to Caltrain rather than driving this morning
Retweeted by Federal Transit AdmnLinking San Jose Trails to commuter rail improves our balanced transportation system. @FTA_DOT @VTA @CaHSRA http://t.co/q9Nmxcrf8a
Retweeted by Federal Transit AdmnMore than 230,000 downloads of the official #ERG app! Get it here http://t.co/eebXAX2t4k #EmergencyResponse http://t.co/RNAhl2lKyX
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1/23
2015
Quiz: Can you name these cities just by looking at their subway maps? http://t.co/GnU6FEsdTD via @washingtonpostGet the facts about transit in America using @FTA_DOT #opendata from the National Transit Database _http://t.co/4tGvNYelZc #SOTU
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1/22
2015
Ok, #Transportation nation, 2-3pm (ET) today, ask @SecretaryFoxx ur #infrastructure q's using #AskTheWH! More: http://t.co/xBSBPd14q3
Retweeted by Federal Transit AdmnFrom @SecretaryFoxx, some thoughts on #SOTU, #transportation, #opportunity http://t.co/QBWncunDya
Retweeted by Federal Transit AdmnICYMI: Find out why an #LA construction worker was invited to join the First Lady for the #SOTU: http://t.co/3vCsCFAsJ4 @metrolosangeles
1/21
2015
LaDaya Epps is one of those who've earned a chance at a new career through apprenticeships. Read more at http://t.co/3vCsCFAsJ4 #SOTUFind out why a construction worker from #LA is joining Michelle Obama for tonight's #SOTU at http://t.co/3vCsCFAsJ4 @metrolosangelesWorker on Crenshaw/LAX Line to be guest of First Lady Michelle Obama at President Obama's State of the Union tonight. http://t.co/ZW8qzqf4CO
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1/20
2015
Congrats to #Providence on re-opening Kennedy Plaza today! Great transit needs great connections | @Jorge_Elorza @RIPTA_RI @ProvidenceRI
1/17
2015
.@USDOT announces $1.33B loan to @SoundTransit for East Link extension, other crucial regional projects: http://t.co/0UbXsNQ3O8 #Seattle5 new projects chosen for our BEERD program to promote #energy efficient buses. More info (& what BEERD stands for!): http://t.co/lVCX6eeAQO
1/16
2015
We're using #Safety Mgt Systems to help transit agencies of different sizes and complexity stay safe. Read more at http://t.co/lUll1SVktkToday on the @USDOT blog: new National Equity Atlas from @PERE_USC & @policylink can improve opportunity via transit: http://t.co/DIUJZG1k73Riding public transit is so easy, even a (very cute) dog can do it: http://t.co/Qs97c3LE6m | h/t @komonews http://t.co/c3fi2VK8Ab
1/15
2015
first Infra Update of 2015! Featuring intvw w/ head of @FTA_DOT & plenty of reports, videos http://t.co/kquG2wovOX http://t.co/kquG2wovOX
Retweeted by Federal Transit Admn@FTA_DOT transit-first dating priorities always do me well. If he's late because of parking, I'll just leave.
Retweeted by Federal Transit Admn"I NEVER take public transportation" #FiveWordsToRuinADateFuture=NOW. Zero-emissions, US-made #transit buses roll in #Louisville, w/help from @FTA_DOT http://t.co/NIgMu4N3ik
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1/14
2015
#TRBAM panel on small urban transit: especially beneficial for transit-dependent populations, work trips, healthcare tripsCongrats @ridetarc on new all-electric ZeroBus! Huge step for #sustainability in #Louisville | http://t.co/KUMh8WjpB8 http://t.co/Qaj7uQq8hu.@FTA_DOT research office on automation in transit: "Preference for alternative transpo. is driving new forms of mobility" #TRBAMComing up @ #TRBAM: Pathways to Automated Transit and Shared Mobility, 1:30 in rm 203! Learn from FTA and others about the future of transit.@NJTRANSIT/@RutgersU study shows that economic benefits of summer transit to NJ destinations exceed service costs #TRBAM
1/13
2015
Acting Adm McMillan: "New technologies must make the rungs of the ladder of opportunity easier to grasp." #TRBAM http://t.co/rstONyiF7GDon't miss the next @USDOT event! - Moderated by @FTA_DOT's Therese McMillan #TRBAM http://t.co/1fv8MIHy58Coming up @ #TRB2015: @SecretaryFoxx speaks on the future of transportation & @USDOT 30 year plan – 1:30 in Ballroom AB! #TRBAM"If you're collecting data & it's not telling you how to manage risk, then it's not helpful & needs to be evaluated" - AA McMillan @ #TRBAM"Everyone in an org. has to embrace safety as a priority in their job" - Acting Adm McMillan on Safety Management Systems @ #TRBAM #TRB2015"Going forward, effective safety management will need more flexible rule-making." - Acting Adm McMillan @ #TRBAM http://t.co/7EzYob6Sh1Check out @USDOT's "Safety at the Top" happening NOW at #TRB2015 in Ballroom AB!
1/12
2015
Great intvw w/ Therese McMillan, Acting Administrator of @FTA_DOT - transit, safety & investment at the Fed level http://t.co/KbvL3LRl1q
Retweeted by Federal Transit AdmnThanks @FTA_DOT Acting Administrator Therese McMillan & Region 4 Administrator Dr. Taylor for joining us. #SOM15 http://t.co/3T69Ypsh01
Retweeted by Federal Transit AdmnActing Adm. McMillan in #Atlanta this AM to address #SOM15 – congrats on @ATLStreetcar and other projects! @CEOMARTA http://t.co/doyLdjV93w
1/7
2015
Today on the @USDOT FastLane blog, FTA looked back on our 2014 accomplishments – and looked ahead to 2015: http://t.co/OhWCFvEZu8
1/6
2015
.@SecretaryFoxx was in the #Boston area today to announce $996M in DOT support for @MBTA's Green Line extension: http://t.co/e4cZ0kSD1D#MBTA #GreenLineExtension: @SecretaryFoxx, @MassGovernor announce $996 Million @USDOT grant http://t.co/focm66UcEc http://t.co/2PlTFSEBoO
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1/5
2015
Try reducing your carbon footprint in #2015 by using public transit more! It's easy to start with just once a week #NewYearsResolution
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1/2
2014
Excited about the new @ATLStreetcar! Thank you @KasimReed @Cityofatlanta @downtownatlanta and @FTA_DOT #atlstreetcar http://t.co/fQwUBkZzR0
Retweeted by Federal Transit Admn.@ATLStreetcar opening Day is here. Congrats to @Cityofatlanta @KasimReed @downtownatlanta @FTA_DOT @GADeptofTrans. http://t.co/lsQ530X7Ad
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12/30
2014
Congrats to KATS in Kingsport, TN, for 5 years of record ridership! http://t.co/VAkQT6c3HQ @timesnewsonline http://t.co/eupY5m0srT
12/29
2014
Elf Traffic Control sends #Santa digital clearance to deliver gifts on time http://t.co/Lg08RaTEqw #FlyNextGen http://t.co/4RMRZ8KWnN
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12/24
2014
TARC all charged up about electric bus http://t.co/VLSzQ9eubT via @courierjournal
12/23
2014
@USDOL Some cool success stories in this reddit thread http://t.co/PtFBVIX5qIDid you know? We post longer articles on Facebook http://t.co/1QtTsEx3oE & send important notices by email http://t.co/1QtTsEx3oE Sign on!
12/22
2014
.@USDOT Announces $598 Million in Additional Loans for Phase Two #SilverLine to #Dulles http://t.co/3iIBC7Ifqp #IAD @wmata
12/18
2014
.@APTA_info reports transit ridership is on track to exceed 2013, which was itself the highest since the 1950s! http://t.co/uNnqdOec6a10 ways @USDOT is making holiday travel safer and easier -- @BuzzFeed style! http://t.co/gIZR3o2HDE
12/17
2014
Happy birthday to us! #100days100years http://t.co/GOPKBy1W4U
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12/12
2014
.@USDOT Announces $5 Million to Improve Transit Options for American Indians, Alaska Natives on Tribal Lands http://t.co/WnMIn5cILC
12/9
2014
Congrats to Cleveland's @GCRTA on today's grand opening of the @CLE_State bus line! #CLE http://t.co/u5FM54Y1ud http://t.co/16xe8EZSTQ.@TriMet's new light rail line has brought 12,800 jobs total, $170 M in work for woman- & minority-owned businesses http://t.co/6aYdP6maio
12/8
2014
More on the arrival of @RideRTD's new rail cars, including a slide show, at http://t.co/luKzjIu8BeRTD's first four commuter rail cars have pulled into Union Station! Public open house 12/3-12/6 11 am to 7 pm. http://t.co/JluPBCKIMt
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11/25
2014
More and more workers rely on transit to get to jobs and opportunity – just ask riders of the new @wmata Silver Line: http://t.co/wKbPirYMPZ
11/21
2014
Expect "big steps forward" in transit safety in 2015, says the head of FTA's Safety & Oversight office: http://t.co/uSWXmSSbaL
11/20
2014
New @MinetaTrans study says access to transit is a “lynchpin” of successful reintegration for returning #veterans: http://t.co/nR9Fdd1oAI
11/19
2014
#Jacksonville's First Coast Flyer BRT is making headlines in Northeast Florida –check out our media roundup: http://t.co/GXKciGpSRN
11/18
2014
Today, @SecretaryFoxx helped break ground on brand-new Bus Rapid Transit in #Jacksonville: http://t.co/bJiyIawIt5 http://t.co/uZSq1h7VYm
11/17
2014
#Lincoln, NE to add new compressed natural gas buses in key areas thanks to Ladders of Opportunity grant: http://t.co/dQ7Yh5qMvdLearn more about Acting Admin McMillan by reading her remarks for her confirmation hearing http://t.co/8oFIKYYTNg http://t.co/GYFErxGouLCongrats to @olinational! "See Tracks? Think Trains!" has won several advertising awards http://t.co/mUwQ3yEGAw http://t.co/myCEsKzVCe.@USDOT's Rogoff: resilient infrastructure might be transportation's “most significant challenge this century” | http://t.co/7hmiHqaL35
11/14
2014
With @FTA_DOT support, NYC #FultonCenter opens doors...and #transit connections http://t.co/xBO3phWbZd
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11/12
2014
New safety authority & training updates from @FTA_DOT. Overview: http://t.co/FUFYDw8XYq and details: http://t.co/NwwZ0lVSFEBig weekend in transit: Sunday, FTA and @MTA celebrated the new Fulton Transit Center, a key step in rebuilding #NYC: http://t.co/PshOISMO05Big weekend in transit: Saturday, FTA signed an agreement w/@rideact to bring Bus Rapid Transit to the Oakland area: http://t.co/yC1uSR5fYP
11/10
2014
The #FultonCenter will serve 300,000 passengers every day. @MTA @FTA_DOT http://t.co/UkgXHCdGMn
Retweeted by Federal Transit Admn#NYC's Fulton Center station opened today, making it easier to navigate Lower #Manhattan @MTA http://t.co/g8zBVk2KqD@FTA_DOT Acting Administrator McMillan speaks at the #fultoncenter opening. http://t.co/TFGX9EpdQj
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11/9
2014
Joel Ramos of @TransForm_Alert celebrates full funding from @FTA_DOT for East Bay Bus Rapid Transit http://t.co/ouv7I0i8RZ
Retweeted by Federal Transit AdmnAC Transit awarded $81 million grant from @FTA_DOT for East Bay Bus Rapd Transit project
Retweeted by Federal Transit AdmnElated to hear @FTA_DOT awarded @rideact $81M for #EastBayBRT. Learn more abt this exciting transit improvement: https://t.co/U57wADx7uY
Retweeted by Federal Transit AdmnToday we signed on to help #Oakland & #EastBay w/ a new #Bus Rapid Transit service http://t.co/wdZV3PXsrq @rideact http://t.co/C1SFjRw45ZWe're with @rideact in beautiful #Oakland, CA, today to announce funding for a major new #transit project. http://t.co/3Mt8x0qe2U
11/8
2014
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