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Transit Systems

Transit systems



Federal Transit Administration (Transportation Dept.),1200 New Jersey Ave. S.E., #E57-310, 20590; (202) 366-4043. Fax, (202) 366-9854. K. Jane Williams, Administrator (Acting); Matthew Welbes, Executive Director. Information and press, (202) 366-4043. Toll-free, (866) 377-8642. TTY, (800) 877-8339.

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Responsible for developing improved public transportation facilities, equipment, techniques, and methods; assists state and local governments in financing public transportation systems; oversees the safety of U.S. public transit.

Federal Transit Administration (Transportation Dept.), Budget and Policy,1200 New Jersey Ave. S.E., #E52-326, 20590; (202) 366-4050. Fax, (202) 366-7116. Robert Tuccillo, Associate Administrator. Press, (202) 366-4043.


Develops budgets, programs, legislative proposals, and policies for the federal transit program; evaluates program proposals and their potential impact on local communities; coordinates private sector initiatives of the ...

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