U.S. DOT Announces $264 Million in Grants to Modernize and Improve America’s Bus Infrastructure Nationwide

FTA today announced approximately $264 million in project selections to improve the safety and reliability of America’s bus systems and enhance mobility for transit riders across the country. A total of 139 projects in 52 states and territories will receive funding from FTA’s Buses and Bus Facilities Infrastructure Investment Program. A list of the selected projects is available online.

The grants will fund projects to replace, rehabilitate, and purchase buses and related equipment as well as projects to purchase, rehabilitate and construct bus-related facilities, such as buildings for bus storage and maintenance.

“FTA is proud to help bring new and rehabilitated buses, facilities, and equipment to communities across the country,” said FTA Acting Administrator K. Jane Williams. “This marks a step forward in improving mobility for the millions of Americans who travel by bus to work, school, healthcare, and other services.”

Links:
2017 Bus & Bus Facilities Grants
FTA Bus & Bus Facilities Grant Program
Press release: 
U.S. DOT Announces $264 Million in Grants to Modernize and Improve America’s Bus Infrastructure Nationwide
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