Eno Transportation Weekly

Category: Buses

$366 Million in FY18 Bus Grants Announced

September 27, 2018 – The Federal Transit Administration on September 25 announced the winning applicants for $366 million in federal grants for the competitive portion of the bus and bus facility grants program. The $366.2 million consists of $246.5 million in contract authority from the Highway Trust Fund provided by the FAST Act and $161.4 million in general fund appropriations from the FY 2018 omnibus act, reduced by an oversight takedown and prior grant announcements totaling $41.7 million.

New FMCSA Administrator in Hot Seat at House Subcommittee Hearing

May 23, 2018 – House Members grilled recently confirmed Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administrator Ray Martinez on the delayed implementation of motor carrier provisions of the FAST Act at a hearing of the House Subcommittee on Highways and Transit Tuesday.

FTA Solicits Applications for FY17 Bus Grants

July 13, 2017 – On July 12, the Federal Transit Administration issued a notice that $226.5 million in grants for buses and bus facilities will be available, on a competitive basis, for fiscal year 2017.

FY16 TIGER and “Low-No” Bus Grants Are Being Announced

July 27, 2016 – The U.S. Department of Transportation is expected to announce the full list of recipients of almost $500 million in “TIGER” surface transportation grant funding for fiscal 2016 later this week, and yesterday, the Federal Transit Administration released the list of the 20 transit agencies that will split a total of $55 million in funding for low or zero-emission bus purchases for FY16.

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