Peter Rogoff Archives - BUSRide

Secretary LaHood celebrates new Bus Rapid Transit Service in Monterey

U.S. Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood last week attended the grand opening of the first completed high-tech bus shelter on the new Monterey-Salinas Transit JAZZ BRT line.

LaHood to states: Strengthen transit safety oversight

Ray LaHood called on 26 states, Puerto Rico, and the District of Columbia to prepare to meet new federal regulations in the near future.

U.S. DOT celebrates new FTA authority

MAP-21 requires that FTA establish an oversight program to ensure that rail transit systems are meeting safety requirements, and also includes new provisions for bus-only operators.

LaHood awards $37.5 million for new Seattle BRT lines

Ray LaHood awarded $37.5 million Friday to the King County Department of Transportation to build two new bus rapid transit lines as part of greater-Seattle’s new six corridor RapidRide bus rapid transit (BRT) system.

Gainesville Transit, AC Transit receive federal funds

Some $9 million is headed for the Gainesville Regional Transit System (RTS), thanks to the U.S. Department of Transportation.

Indian Tribes awarded $15.1M for transit needs

The Federal Transit Administration has approved $15.1 million to improve public transportation for American Indian and Alaska Native tribal governments across the U.S.