Passenger Transport Express - 12/24/2010 (Plain Text Version)
Appropriations and SAFETEA-LU Extended Through March 4
On Dec. 21, the Senate and the House passed a continuing resolution extending funding for all federal programs through March 4, at Fiscal Year 2010 levels. The legislation also extends the surface transportation authorization law, the Safe, Accountable, Flexible, Efficient Transportation Equity Act: A Legacy for Users (SAFETEA-LU), through March 4, and will make a portion of FY 2011 funds available for programs administered by U.S. DOT.
FTA Awards $25.7 Million for Alternatives Analysis Grants
The Federal Transit Administration on Dec. 21 awarded $25.7 million in competitive grants to 23 proposals for public transit projects in 16 states and the District of Columbia.
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Register now for the 2011 Business Member Board of Governors Annual Meeting/Retreat, in Naples, FL. All business members are welcome at this important meeting, which will shape APTA's private sector efforts for the next two years. [return to top]
In the Media
In Peoria, IL, a new Easter Seals center for the treatment of children with cerebral palsy has been named after Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood and his wife, Kathy, according to the Peoria Journal Star.