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Al Lawson Announces $1.7 Million for Jacksonville Transportation Authority

At the end of last week, U.S. Rep. Al Lawson, D-Fla., announced that the Jacksonville Transportation Authority (JTA) The funds come from the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Rebuilding American Infrastructure with Sustainability & Equity (RAISE)...

Kat Cammack: Transportation Department Sending $1.3 Million to St. Johns Ship Building

On Monday, U.S. Rep. Kat Cammack, R-Fla., announced that the U.S. Department of Transportation will send $1.3 to St. Johns Ship Building in Putnam County. “The grant, awarded as part of the FY21 MARAD Small...

Ashley Moody, FLHSMV Launch Effort to Bring Truck Drivers into the Fight Against Human...

The campaign, Highway Heroes, involves a multimedia campaign, outreach materials mailed directly to commercial driver license holders and a new website with resources to educate drivers on how to identify victims and report suspected human trafficking.

Kathy Castor: DOT Sending Almost $50 Million to Tampa, Hillsborough County

Castor said on Thursday that the DOT is sending Better Utilizing Investment to Leverage Development (BUILD) grants, previously called TIGER grants, to the city of Tampa and Hillsborough County. These are the only BUILD grants headed to the Sunshine State.

Mario Diaz-Balart: Feds Sending $100 Million to Miami-Dade for Rapid Transit Bus Line

Diaz-Balart said the county would get $99.9 million from the federal government to help on the South Corridor Rapid Transit Project which is part of the SMART Plan. The money will come through a Federal Trade Administration (FTA) Capital Investment Grant (CIG) Program.

DOT Sending Almost $4.9 Million to USF to Study, Help Reduce Traffic

Last summer, USF beat out more than 50 applicants across the nation for $7.5 million in federal funds which will be used for “advancing research and education programs that address the nation’s critical transportation challenges.”

Mario Diaz-Balart: DOT Sending Funds to South Corridor Rapid Transit Project in Miami-Dade

U.S. Rep. Mario Diaz-Balart, R-Fla., who leads Republicans on the U.S. House Transportation and Housing and Urban Development (THUD) Appropriations Subcommittee, announced the funds on Friday. The DOT’s Federal Transit Administration (FTA) will send the money through its Capital Investment Grant program.

Al Lawson: JTA Getting $15.2 Million in Stimulus Funds

On Friday, Lawson announced funds from the U.S. Department of Transportation’s (DOT) Federal Transit Administration will be headed to the First Coast to “help JTA with administrative leave costs due to reductions in service and the state-mandated quarantine.”
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Francis Rooney: Federal Funds Coming to Southwest Florida Airports

On Thursday, U.S. Rep. Francis Rooney, R-Fla., thanked the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) and the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) for sending grants to the Southwest Florida International Airport and Naples Municipal Airport.

Kathy Castor: DOT Sending Gulf Marine Repair a Small Shipyard Grant

“The Maritime Administration's Small Shipyard Grant Program is designed to support small shipyard projects that make capital and related improvements or provide training for workers in shipbuilding, ship repair, and associated industries,” Castor’s office noted.

Debbie Mucarsel-Powell: South Florida Airports Getting Almost $229 Million in Stimulus Funding

“These funds will help airport operators meet ongoing needs and manage current construction projects as operating expenses increase and revenues plummet,” the congresswoman’s office noted.

Ted Yoho: DOT Sending $7.7 Million to Baker County Railyard

The U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) is sending $7.7 million to a railyard in Baker County through the Consolidated Rail Infrastructure and Safety Improvements (CRISI) program.