Sept. 22, 2014: Complete listing of the 2014 US Department of Transportation TIGER grants is here: http://www.dot.gov/tiger/14awards.
August 28, 2014: FTA recently shared this powerpoint (PDF)(253 KB) focusing on the Section 5310 program. It offers a good explanation of MAP-21's changes to the program with particular emphasis on FTA's implementation strategies.
July 1, 2014: Secretary of Transportation Anthony Foxx sent a letter today to State DOTs to set forth the cash management strategies that FHWA will implement on Aug. 1 should Congress not move to solidify the Highway Trust Fund. Sec. Foxx notes that a similar letter from the FTA will be sent in the fall should the Mass Transit Account fall below certain levels.
June 19, 2014: The US Department of Transportation and Federal Transit Administration recently sent this letter (PDF) to grantees and interested parties on potential actions should the Highway Trust Fund and/or Mass Transit Account become insolvent.
U.S. Department of Transportation Announces the Availability of $100 Million for New Ladders of Opportunity Bus Capital Initiative to Connect More Americans with Jobs (PDF)