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Urban Mass Transportation Act of 1964

Urban Mass Transportation Act of 1964

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The Urban Mass Transportation Act of 1964 provided $375 million for large-scale urban public or private rail projects in the form of matching funds to cities and states. The Urban Mass Transportation Administration (now the Federal Transit Administration
Federal Transit Administration
The Federal Transit Administration is an agency within the United States Department of Transportation that provides financial and technical assistance to local public transit systems. The FTA is one of ten modal administrations within the DOT...

) was created. It provided capital grants for up to 50% of the cost of transit improvements.

See also

  • Urban Mass Transportation Act of 1970
    Urban Mass Transportation Act of 1970
    The Urban Mass Transportation Act of 1970 added to the Urban Mass Transportation Act of 1964 by authorizing an additional $12 billion of the same type of matching funds....

  • National Mass Transportation Assistance Act
    National Mass Transportation Assistance Act
    The National Mass Transportation Assistance Act of 1974 is a United States federal law that extended the Urban Mass Transportation Act to cover operating costs as well as construction costs...

    of 1974