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Mountain Line (NAIPTA) RFP for Strategic Planning Services

PROFESSIONAL – STRATEGIC INVESTMENT PLANNING SERVICES RFP No. 2020-106 RFP ISSUANCE DATE:      Friday, March 20, 2020 SUBMITTAL DUE DATE AND TIME:     Friday, May 1, 2020, at 2:00 P.M. AZ time SUBMITTAL LOCATION:     Mountain Line, 3773 N. Kaspar Dr., Flagstaff, AZ 86004 TWO-STEP PROCESS:     This is a two-step solicitation. The successful Respondent, if any, will be […]

Ford Mobility’s TransLoc, Ride Systems and DoubleMap to Offer Critical Support to Nationwide Transit Agencies in Response to COVID-19

As the world reacts to the coronavirus pandemic, transit providers have been tasked with the challenge of how to maintain service for frontline workers in a reliable and safe fashion during this time of uncertainty. To support cities and businesses in their efforts to provide transportation for their riders, Ford Mobility subsidiaries TransLoc, Ride Systems […]

FTA to Host Stakeholder Webinar on April 6 for CARES Act Implementation

FTA will host a webinar to provide information about FTA’s implementation of the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act of 2020. Join FTA leadership and program staff on Monday, April 6, 2020, at 1 p.m. ET to learn more about funding amounts, eligible expenses and other funding features. The CARES Act was signed into law to provide economic […]

DOT Announces $25 Billion to Help Nation’s Public Transportation Systems Respond to COVID-19

The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Transit Administration (FTA) recently announced a total of $25 billion in federal funding allocations to help the nation’s public transportation systems respond to the Coronavirus (COVID-19). Funding is provided through the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act, signed by President Donald J. Trump on March 27, 2020. […]

ABA President: Congress missed the bus

BUSRide editors spoke with Peter Pantuso, president and CEO of the American Bus Association, about Congress’ failure to include the motorcoach industry in the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and. Economic Security Act (or the ”CARES Act‘); what that means for intercity bus operators and the American economy at-large; and how operators can help themselves and their […]

Notice of Funding Opportunity for the Helping Obtain Prosperity for Everyone (HOPE) Program

FTA will host a webinar to provide information about FTA’s Helping to Obtain Prosperity for Everyone (HOPE) Program. Join FTA program staff on Wednesday, April 8, 2020, at 2 p.m. ET, to learn more about this competitive funding opportunity, including application eligibility, evaluation criteria, and the application submission process. The HOPE program seeks to fund projects that […]

ABA Applauds the Congress on Relief, But They Missed the Bus

The American Bus Association (ABA) – an industry leader advancing North American motorcoach travel and tourism — applauds Congress for agreeing to a third COVID-19 economic relief package, but say they missed the bus. In a statement, ABA President & CEO Peter Pantuso said: “We appreciate the Congress and the Administration coming together to continue […]

MCTS to Suspend Fare Collection Beginning Saturday, March 28

The Milwaukee County Transit System (MCTS) is announcing additional steps it is taking to help protect employees and the general public during the ongoing Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) pandemic. Bus drivers are committed to keeping the system running, and the community needs to commit to keeping bus drivers safe and healthy so that they can do […]

CARES Act Provides $25 Billion for Public Transit

APTA Legislative Update — March 26, 2020 Yesterday, Congress announced a bipartisan agreement on a third legislative package to respond to the impacts of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19). Last night, the Senate passed the bill, the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (CARES Act) (H.R. 748) unanimously, by a vote of 96-0. The House of […]

TWU Applauds House Passage of Coronavirus Legislation

CARES Act protects frontline workforce, reimburses transit agencies, and expands unemployment assistance to affected workers The Transport Workers Union of America, AFL-CIO (TWU) applauds the passage of the bipartisan Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act (H.R. 748) by the House of Representatives, and strongly urges the President to sign the bill into law as […]