FTA Announces $1.68B In Grant Funding

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FTA Announces $1.68B In Grant Funding

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The Federal Transit Administration (FTA) announced a total of $1.68 billion in grants for transit agencies around the country.

As part of the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act, signed by President Trump on March 27, 2020, two grants totaling $449 million were given to the San Francisco Bay Area Rapid Transit District (BART) and San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency (SFMTA) in California; the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority (WMATA) received an $876.8 million grant; the Tri-County Metropolitan District of Oregon (Tri-Met) in Portland, Ore., received a $185 million grant; and the Central Puget Sound Regional Transportation Authority (Sound Transit) in Seattle, Wash., received a $166.3 million grant.
 

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