FTA announces $1.36 billion in grant funding

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WASHINGTON — Sixteen new and existing transit projects will receive a total of $1.36 billion in funding as part of the Federal Transit Administration’s Capital Investment Grants announced Tuesday.

In all, 22 projects have received approximately $5.06 billion in funding under the grant program since Jan. 20, 2017. Ten of those are rail projects, with the largest grant, $1.3 billion, going to Los Angeles’ Purple Line subway Westside extension. A full list is available here.

The five new projects receiving funding on Tuesday all involve bus rapid transit, in Jacksonville, Fla; Reno, Nev.; Albany, N.Y.; Portland, Ore.; and Spokane, Wash.

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