U.S. GDP Growth Slows to 2.1% in Second Quarter

July 29, 2019

U.S. GDP grew 2.1 percent in the second quarter as tariffs and a broader global slowdown weighed on the U.S. economy. The slowdown, from 3.1 percent in the first quarter, didn’t come unexpectedly, however, and actually wasn’t as bad as expected. Wall Street had predicted 2.0 percent growth for the second quarter, but strong consumer and government spending partly offset a deep slump in business investment as well as weak export numbers.

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Federal Transit Administration

The Federal Transit Administration (FTA) is an agency within the United States Department of Transportation (DOT) that provides financial and technical assistance to local public transit systems. The FTA is one of ten modal administrations within the DOT. Headed by an Administrator who is appointed by the President of the United States, the FTA functions through a Washington, D.C., headquarters office and ten regional offices which assist transit agencies in all states, the District of Columbia, and the territories. Until 1991, it was known as the Urban Mass Transportation Administration (UMTA).

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Federal Transit Administration

The Federal Transit Administration (FTA) is an agency within the United States Department of Transportation (DOT) that provides financial and technical assistance to local public transit systems. The FTA is one of ten modal administrations within the DOT. Headed by an Administrator who is appointed by the President of the United States, the FTA functions through a Washington, D.C., headquarters office and ten regional offices which assist transit agencies in all states, the District of Columbia, and the territories. Until 1991, it was known as the Urban Mass Transportation Administration (UMTA).

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