Plenty Road track maintenance
Read 17-minute stories and join #onboardbookclub
E-Class trams on Route 11 & new passenger info displays - all part of improving Melbourne’s tram network
Infrastructure Tasmania boss Allan Garcia considers new bridge and light rail projects
Nalder finds light rail ‘unviable’
New East Brunswick tram terminus being built in second phase of Route 96 upgrade
Prime Minister Tony Abbott uses ACT light rail project as example of how to fund public transport
Man injured while working on light rail network in Sydney's CBD
Fuel cell tram framework agreement
Adelaide tram drivers to stop work
It will boost transit funding for communities all over the country by an average of 30%—helping them address maintenance backlogs, modernize, and expand. The new funding provided under the bill will help transit agencies reduce the current maintenance backlog by 15%.
Following President Biden’s signing of the Bipartisan Infrastructure Deal (BID) into law, the U.S. DOT’s Federal Transit Administration (FTA) announced key priorities and historic funding amounts for public transportation. The BID authorizes up to $108 billion, including $91 billion in guaranteed funding for public transportation—the most significant federal investment in transit in the nation’s history.
“As the transit industry renews ridership, this historic support will help us transform the way we plan and use public transportation in the United States,” said FTA Administrator Nuria Fernandez. “Long-overdue investments in transit infrastructure will deliver new and expanded public transit services, especially in communities that have suffered from historical funding inequities.”
Key priorities for public transportation under the BID include:
Key funding levels and programmatic changes for public transportation in the BID over a five-year period (Fiscal Years 2022 to 2026) include:
To support the implementation of these historic funding investments and new programs for public transportation under the BID, FTA is preparing fact sheets and related information for transit agencies, recipients of federal funding, and other transit stakeholders. Learn about the BID funding and programs on FTA’s website and through additional webinars and outreach that will take place in the coming weeks and months.
Read more articles on passenger rail.
The post FTA outlines how historic spending level will play out for transit infrastructure appeared first on Railway Track and Structures.
This article first appeared on www.rtands.com
About this website
Railpage version 3.10.0.0037-39d61de
All logos and trademarks in this site are property of their respective owner. The comments are property of their posters, all the rest is © 2003-2022 Interactive Omnimedia Pty Ltd.
You can syndicate our news using one of the RSS feeds.