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Federal Funds To Help Sandy-Swamped Subways

Friday, January 24, 2014

WNYC

The MTA's latest pot of Sandy relief and recovery aid comes to $886 million from the U.S. Department of Transportation. The majority of it — $535 million — will be used to repair flood damage to under-river subway tubes used by the R, G and 7 trains.

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WNYC News

New Bus Safety App Is As Clear As a Blind Curve in a Fogbank

Thursday, March 22, 2012

WNYC

A new app released by the U.S. Department of Transportation this week is designed to let riders view bus companies’ safety records – but the wealth of information is largely undecipherable, an issue for riders in a city like New York that is a major hub of the booming bus industry.

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Northeast Rail Reaps Nearly $800M From Fed Funds Rejected by Florida

Monday, May 09, 2011

WNYC

The government has awarded $795 million to improve rail service in the Northeast — the biggest portion of the $2.2 billion doled out by the Obama administration to states after it was rejected by Florida's governor.

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NJ Governor Christie Mum About Feds' Offer to Cut $271 Million ARC Bill Nearly in Half

Thursday, December 16, 2010

WNYC

New Jersey could be off the hook for almost half the $271 million the federal government says the state owes for scrapping a rail tunnel under the Hudson.

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