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February 3, 2022

FTA’s Transit Workforce Center Launches the Apprenticeship Transit Training Innovators Network (ATTAIN)

FTA’s Transit Workforce Center recently launched the American Transit Training Apprenticeship Innovators Network, or ATTAIN initiative, to focus on developing apprenticeships for frontline…
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December 21, 2021

TSA extends face mask requirement through March 18, 2022

The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) is extending the face mask requirement for individuals across all transportation networks throughout the United States, including at airports,…
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December 21, 2021

Federal Mask Requirement for Transit

TSA has extended the face mask requirement for all transportation networks, including public transportation, through March 18, 2022.
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December 3, 2021

American Rescue Plan Act of 2021

The American Rescue Plan Act of 2021 (ARP), which President Biden signed on March 11, 2021, includes $30.5 billion in federal funding to support the nation’s public transportation systems as they…
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November 19, 2021

Federal officials sign grant agreement for Northwest Extension II

Federal and local dignitaries gathered Friday to celebrate the signing of a $158 million full funding grant agreement for the Northwest Light Rail Extension Phase II (NWEII).
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August 18, 2021

Valley Metro CEO Scott Smith to Retire in 2022

Transitioning to a New Generation of Leadership and Era for Transit in the Valley