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FTA Publishes FY 2018 Comprehensive Review Guide

FTA’s 2018 Comprehensive Review Guide, which combines the Triennial Review and State Management Review processes into a single volume, is now available. This year’s update to the review guide is the culmination of a “back to basics” exercise to identify the minimum compliance requirements to which recipients are expected to comply as well as optimal…

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Section 5307, 5310 and 5311: Using Non-DOT Funds for Local Match

To maximize flexibility and improve transportation coordination, the Administration for Community Living (ACL) has clarified and publicized the ability of grantees to use Older Americans Act Title IIIB Supportive Services Funds to match to specific FTA programs. ACL, a Coordinating Council on Access and Mobility (CCAM) partner as part of the U.S. Department of Health and Human…

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Webinar Introducing FTA’s Strategic Transit Automation Research Plan

Webinar Introducing FTA’s Strategic Transit Automation Research Plan Rapidly advancing automation technology has the potential to transform the transportation system. To help position the transit industry to implement and benefit from these technologies, FTA and U.S. DOT ITS-JPO Professional Capacity Building Program will host a 1.5-hour webinar at 1 p.m. EST Tuesday, December 5 focused on…

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U.S. DOT Announces $226.5 Million Funding Opportunity to Improve Transit Bus Service

The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Transit Administration (FTA) announced the opportunity to apply for approximately $226.5 million in competitive grant funding for transit bus projects nationwide. The Grants for Buses and Bus Facilities Infrastructure Investment Program is authorized by Congress to improve the condition of bus infrastructure nationwide by funding the replacement and rehabilitation of…

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