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$343 million awarded to improve transit stations accessibility

Posted on May 28, 2024

The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Transit Administration (FTA) awarded  $343 million in federal funding to help eight transit systems make their rail stations more accessible as required by the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) standards. The upgrades will include installing elevators, making platforms for level boarding, improving signage, and improving visual and audio systems.

The awards went to:

  • San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency (SFMTA)
  • New Orleans Regional Transit Authority
  • Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority
  • Maryland Department of Transportation/Maryland Transit Administration
  • New Jersey Transit Corporation
  • The Metropolitan Transportation Authority in New York City
  • Greater Cleveland Regional Transit Authority
  • Pittsburgh Regional Transit

To learn more, read the FTA press release.

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