Virginia Endorses $3.3B Plan to Extend Metro to Dulles
- Virginia Reduces Cost of Metrorail Extension to Dulles. Sanchez, Humberto // Bond Buyer;8/12/2005, Vol. 353 Issue 32195, p4
Reports that Virginia transportation officials have lowered the estimated cost to build the first phase of a 23-mile extension of the Metrorail subway system to Dulles International Airport in Washington D.C. Decision of project engineers to reduce the depth and length of a tunnel and add other...
- Dulles deal done. Wolinsky, Julian // Railway Gazette International;May2007, Vol. 163 Issue 5, p6
The article reports on an agreement reached by the Department of Rail & Public Transportation (DRPT) in Virginia with the Bechtel-led Dulles Transit Partners consortium regarding the construction of the first part of the Washington, D.C. Metro extension to Dulles International Airport. DRPT...
- FTA: Dulles Airport Subway Plan Should Be Broken Into Segments. Sanchez, Humberto // Bond Buyer;12/5/2002, Vol. 342 Issue 31526, p4
Reports that the U.S. Federal Transit Administration (FTA) has asked the sponsors of a development plan to extend Metro subway service to Dulles International Airport, Washington D.C. Reasons for the demand of FTA to break the plan into segments; Determination of the minimum operating segment...
- Indian Country Gets $32 Million for Public Transportation Projects. // American Indian Report;Dec2009, p6
The article reports that 32 million U.S. dollars in Public Transportation on Indian Reservations funding from the U.S. Department of Transportation's Federal Transit Administration will be distributed to 100 transit projects on tribal lands.
- NEWS IN BRIEF. // Railway Gazette International;Sep2011, Vol. 167 Issue 9, p15
This section offers news briefs on the railway sector. The U.S. Federal Transit Administration has issued a Full Lending Grant Agreement for Denver Regional Transportation District's FasTracks programme. The German Land of Schleswig-Holstein will be funding research into extending Hamburg S-Bahn...
- State Match For BRT Looks Nearer. Emrich, Anne Bond // Grand Rapids Business Journal;6/2/2008, Vol. 26 Issue 22, p11
The article announces that the U.S. Federal Transit Administration is ready to pay its 80 percent share of the bus rapid transit (BRT) line it had authorized The Rapid to construct along the Division Avenue corridor that runs through Grand Rapids, Wyoming and Kentwood. The transit route will...
- (GRANTS) $10.7 Million Available for Bus Accessibility Equipment, Training. // Aging News Alert;1/15/2010, p5
The article offers information on the Over-the-Road-Bus (OTRB) Accessibility Program of the U.S. Department of Transportation's Federal Transit Administration (FTA), which is seeking applications for grants of 40,000 dollars each by April 15, 2010.
- FEDERAL TRANSIT ADMINISTRATION: Progress and Challenges in Implementing and Evaluating the Job Access and Reverse Commute Program. // GAO Reports;5/22/2009, p1
The article discusses the development and challenges of the implementation and evaluation of the Job Access and Reverse Commute Program of the Federal Transit Administration (FTA) in the U.S. It notes that the FTA is awarding funds throught the Safe, Accountable, Flexible, Efficient...
- FTA Boosts Buses With $775M of Grants. Dutton, Audrey // Bond Buyer;5/5/2010, Vol. 372 Issue 33311, p1
The article reports on the move of the Federal Transit Administration (FTA) to provide a 775 million dollars grant program to assist local and state governments finance capital projects on buses and bus facilities in the U.S.