Federal Transit Administration

FTA to Take Over Direct Safety Oversight of MetrorailMetrorail safety will be placed under the direct oversight of the Federal Transit Administration in a plan announced late Friday.
Md. Formally Tells U.S. It Isn't Seeking $900M for Red LineMaryland officials have formally notified the Federal Transit Administration that the state is no longer seeking federal funding for a Baltimore light rail project.
Feds Order Improvements to Metro, Inspections of Train TunnelsFederal transit officials are ordering the inspection of ventilation systems in train tunnels nationwide after an electrical malfunction filled a Metro train inside a D.C. tunnel with smoke, leading to a passenger's death.
Federal Agency To Gain Safety Oversight For Metro Stemming From 2009 CrashMetro's red line crash three years ago that killed nine people is leading to greater federal oversight of public transit systems.
U.S. Transportation Secretary Announces 7 Virginia Cities To Get Money For Fuel CostsSeveral localities in Virginia can now use certain federal transit funds to cover fuel and utility costs for public transportation.
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