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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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Register 4 Surface Transpo System Resilience to Climate Change webcast. Co-sponsored by FTA. http://t.co/28yp4VC3jV http://t.co/85D1gS2CeQThanks to FTA grant, @cta 2nd Chance program can expand: http://t.co/ORsqreDGDm | from @wlsam890 #Chicago
9/2
2015
Report: Why are so many American companies moving to downtowns? Yes, cafes & nightlife, but also 2 access transit. http://t.co/2iaT96vxZB
9/1
2015
Arty Charlotte! Eyecatching images at 6 trolley sheltrs. See artist iview w/ @CATSRideTransit http://t.co/okOgg673xF http://t.co/5UeQIywOrJBldg a 21st century safety program. See just-released “Safety Management Systems Framework." http://t.co/r4YSaN0O4p http://t.co/QYAKw11KYh
8/31
2015
Thank you to @FTA_DOT Acting Administrator Therese McMillan and the FTA for their support in opening #BlueLine2CRC! https://t.co/0uSxbjAsLr
Retweeted by Federal Transit AdmnMobility report: auto travel delays per commuter twice 1982 levels. Beat traffic w/ transit! http://t.co/UwLIJPCkhy http://t.co/VPaC2MrtKS
8/27
2015
Congrats @wforcesnohomish – FTA grant will support #PugetSound Ladders to Opportunity Initiative! http://t.co/CD5otYa4HxCongrats @intercitytransi – FTA grant will support innovative Village Vans program in #Olympia! http://t.co/CD5otYa4HxCongrats @GoTAPS + @AustinCollege – FTA grant will support workforce training in #Texoma! http://t.co/CD5otYa4HxCongrats Grand Gateway Economic Development Assc – FTA grant will support innovative Nation2Nation program in #OK! http://t.co/CD5otYa4HxCongrats @GCRTA + @CLE_State, @TriCedu, @TheCentersOhio – FTA grant will support workforce development in #CLE! http://t.co/CD5otYa4HxCongrats @NFTAMetro & partners – FTA grant will support Skilled Laborer Jobs Training Program in #Buffalo area! http://t.co/CD5otYa4HxCongrats @MTA & @TDCNTL – FTA grant will support WIN-NY program throughout #NYC + esp. the #Bronx! http://t.co/CD5otYa4HxCongrats @JCETP – FTA grant will support Workforce Development Training Program in #Jersey City & all Hudson County! http://t.co/CD5otYa4HxToday, we're highlighting more projects from yesterday's Workforce Development grants announcement! ICYMI: http://t.co/CD5otYa4HxClean, less fuel: @RTDDenver buys electric 16th St Mall buses w/ FTA fundng http://t.co/3lEJP13th7 M. Blackett/Flickr http://t.co/ehDJUiF5Cl
8/26
2015
Workforce development grants from @FTA_DOT mean more #transit #jobs, more #training http://t.co/1IwY4hQlZk http://t.co/bbiffTlkWM
Retweeted by Federal Transit AdmnCongrats @MetCouncilNews + @MetroTransitMN – FTA grant will support Mass Transit Technician program in #twincities! http://t.co/LpFllILhR4Congrats @TransportLngCtr – FTA grant will support 2 new training programs in railcar maintenance and signaling: http://t.co/LpFllILhR4Congrats @MassDOT – FTA grant will invest in workforce development in 5 #Massachusetts communities: http://t.co/LpFllILhR4Congrats @cta – FTA grant will help expand Second Chance program, building Ladders of Opportunity in #Chicago | http://t.co/LpFllILhR4Congrats @JTAFLA – FTA workforce grant will encourage job training and small business development in #Jacksonville! http://t.co/LpFllILhR4Congrats @RideRTD – FTA grant will help expand successful Workforce Investment Now program in #Denver! http://t.co/LpFllILhR4Congrats @SFBART + partners for being awarded FTA workforce grant! Will help build transit careers in SF Bay: http://t.co/LpFllILhR4Congrats @VTA + project partners @MinetaTrans, San Jose @TheJobCorps, @Foothillnews, & others 4 FTA workforce grant! http://t.co/LpFllILhR4FTA grants will help students reach transit careers. Check out project selections nationwide: http://t.co/LpFllILhR4 http://t.co/2QZ7Xxj8iVIn #LA, @SecretaryFoxx announces funding for workforce development programs nationwide – including 2 in Los Angeles! http://t.co/Yp0L9dob7XTransit benefits:Sec Foxx joins Phoenix leaders 2 hlight local funding 4 housing, jobs along @ValleyMetro light rail http://t.co/X3K5tM5SeT#LA followers: At 8:30 AM, @SecretaryFoxx will make a big announcement @LATTC! Stay tuned for more details!
8/25
2015
.@FTA_DOT McMillan: @RideSacRT example of Ladders of Opportunity increasing job,Ed,training,health access to so many http://t.co/k0kDhhZsuE
Retweeted by Federal Transit AdmnActing Administrator Therese McMillan helped unveil @RideSacRT's Blue Line Extension today! http://t.co/mI5XhYQONz http://t.co/Z99kgN5UUz
8/24
2015
90 yrs old & still working as machinist for @MTA transit. http://t.co/va3yvQaw5y Photo MTA/Marc A. Hermann http://t.co/tBpQCnKPyn
8/20
2015
New @kcmetrobus electric trolleys start 2day – more 0-emission buses 2 come thx 2 FTA grant! http://t.co/CIo4t7xwOt http://t.co/fRZ7YP9PCLLove Train: FL's SunRail keeps couple, separated by 40 miles, on track. "The trains connect us." Via @dbnewsjournal http://t.co/8XUV16Sd8B
8/19
2015
Add 70 million Americans by 2045, how do you think we should travel? Tell us! http://t.co/JCdSc2s4SY http://t.co/iAb34MJx84
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8/18
2015
Today, Houston faced first big test of the "most significant redesign of a major metro bus system in three decades" https://t.co/9Gki078OlG
8/17
2015
FTA proposed rule sets framework for monitoring, enforcing transit safety. View, comment: http://t.co/Yi4d41n2vD http://t.co/fWqqVcaLjW
8/14
2015
FTA's Carolyn Flowers, leading Rides 2 Wellness panel: US has greatest healthcare but that's irrelevant if u can't get there.#FTAstatesconfFTA's McMillan at state transit partnerships conference: set aside beach novels & read, comment on FTA safety rule! http://t.co/51FwY4P7C7Looks great! https://t.co/19r5rrR6DU
8/12
2015
Who's working hard to help communities adapt transportation for greater climate resilience? http://t.co/bCrrI9tAVN http://t.co/guEeWfj13Q
Retweeted by Federal Transit AdmnAdam Schildge @FTA_DOT made public transport more resilient following #HurricaneSandy #Sammies2015 http://t.co/qOWUnBDx0O
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8/11
2015
Workers brk ground on 9500' North Metro commuter rail's Skyway Bridge, longest in CO http://t.co/jWsEwz5U61 @RideRTD http://t.co/XJraSkEv1N
8/7
2015
Showing the love: Breckenridge, CO's Little Red Schoolhse students thank Free Ride bus drivers for field trips. http://t.co/sX4w96QWP7
8/6
2015
On @WJLA TV: #SAMMIES2015 nominee Adam Schildge on imprvng transit resiliency aft H'cane Sandy http://t.co/juMJZ7bEW1 http://t.co/94tGBzKOuoThere's no summer break for @FTA_DOT. Moving forward on #transit #safety w/TRACS http://t.co/2JFBtFExl1 http://t.co/7lhpYbUmpF
Retweeted by Federal Transit AdmnGot a pic of bad infrastructure in your area? Share it with @USDOT and #ShowUsYourInfraWear! http://t.co/cspkERZpyX @SecretaryFoxx
8/4
2015
FTA: $20 mill in grants available to improve passenger #ferry boats, terminals, equipment. http://t.co/P6Sy1Iwjmn http://t.co/Nf4Tq7ITIt
8/3
2015
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! 🇺🇸🚋🚇🚍
7/4
2015
Highlights importance of FTA's #RidesToWellness initiative w/@UnitedWeRideUSA + #WHCOAhttp://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
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6/18
2015
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