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FTA (FEDERAL TRANSIT Administration)

Federal level agency which administers the Federal Transit Act, as amended and specifically provides funding to the sates for the Section 5310 program.

FTA BUS

Federal Transit Administration. Formerly the Urban Mass Transportation Administration (UMTA), now a sub-unit of the Department of Transportation (DOT).

FTIP

Federal Transportation Improvement Program – Fare Revenues. Fare revenue is generated by ridership from existing transit operations by means of cash in farebox and prepaid sales (i.e., passes, tokens, etc.). This includes special transit fares which are revenue earned through…