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March 2010

Friday, March 05, 2010 
AK: $140,000 Manley Village Council (ARRA Grant)
The Manley Village Council will use the funds to purchase a 35-foot bus.
Friday, March 05, 2010 
AL: $8.1 Million (ARRA Grant)
The Alabama Department of Transportation will use the funds to purchase 11 buses; four vans; engineering and design for two facilities; rehabilitation and renovation of a bus facility; real estate; acquisition and rehabilitation of a parking facility, preventative maintenance and operating assistance.
Friday, March 05, 2010 
AZ: $17.2 Million (ARRA Grant)

Grants are being awarded as follows:

  • The City of Phoenix: $15 million to purchase two buses, to construct four park-and-ride lots, and for operating assistance.
  • Arizona DOT: $2.2 million for Park & Ride lots, administrative buildings, and a vehicle storage lot.
  • Yuma Metropolitan Planning Organization: $14,991 to complete installation of card-readers in every MSTII (MB) vehicle.

Friday, March 05, 2010 
CA: $83.9 Million (ARRA Grant)
Grants are being awarded as follows:

• City of Modesto: $35,500 for preventative maintenance.
• City of Turlock: $194,532 for a bus transfer hub facility.
• Orange County Transportation Authority: $500,000 to purchase three alternative fuel buses as replacements for the City of Laguna Beach.
• City of Vallejo: $2.4 million for repair and rehabilitation of the Vallejo Intermodal Station.
• Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority: $69,776 for the Metro Blue Line traction power substation.
• Southern California Regional Rail Authority: $4.7 million to fund track rehabilitation, Positive Train Control, Keller Yard storage, Central Maintenance Facility Guard, and insurance.
• City of Vacaville: $527,655 for the Vacaville Intermodal Station; $115,330 to purchase 14 electronic fareboxes.
• City of Santa Clarita: $2.4 million for construction of two transit parking facilities.
• City of Fresno: $1.2 million for operating assistance.
• City of Montebello: $1.9 million to purchase three 40ft. CNG replacement buses and for operating assistance.
• City of La Mirada: $63,287 for bus security cameras and maintenance equipment.
• City of Fairfield: $172,340 to install 63 fareboxes; $788,484 for the purchase of six buses.
• Golden Gate Bridge Highway and Transportation Department:  $2.4 million for replacement of bus wash equipment.
• The Sacramento Regional Transit District: $488,000 to purchase six replacement minivans and operating assistance.
• City of Manteca: $649,009 to purchase bus passenger amenities.
• San Francisco Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART): $17 million for railcar and station equipment improvements
• Municipal Transportation Agency/City and County of San Francisco (MUNI): $18.2 million to rebuild and perform preventive maintenance on light rail vehicles.
• San Mateo County Transit: $2 million for preventive maintenance and the purchase of four replacement buses.
• Peninsula Corridor Joint Powers Board: $2.7 million for the San Mateo bridges replacement project.
• Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority: $12.3 million for the purchase of 20 40-foot buses.
• Union City: $77,123 for the purchase of two 35-foot buses.
• Western Contra Costa Transit Authority: $197,637 for preventive maintenance and the purchase of a generator.
• Easter Contra Costa Transit Authority: $1.1 million for preventive maintenance, the purchase of lifts, and parking lot repairs.
• Central Contra Costa Transit Authority: $1.1 million for preventive maintenance.
• Livermore-Amador Valley Transit Authority: $779,046 for preventive maintenance.
• City of Santa Rosa: $1 million for the purchase of two hybrid electric buses.
• City of Simi Valley: $1 million for garage modernization, ADA operations, and equipment.
• Napa County Transportation Planning Agency: $721,312 for bus rehabilitation and the purchase of shop equipment.
• Sonoma County Transit: $448,161 to replace one 40-foot CNG bus.
• Alameda-Contra Costa Transit District: $6.7 million for preventive maintenance.


Friday, March 05, 2010 
CO: $6.4 Million (ARRA Grant)
Grants are being awarded as follows:

• The Colorado Department of Transportation:  $2.2 million for operating assistance and to purchase three replacement buses and a van, to rebuild two buses; and purchase equipment.
• The City of Colorado Springs: $4.2 million for the purchase of three support maintenance vehicles, 30 paratransit vans, construction of administration facility, renovate passenger facility; security equipment; bus stop enhancements and operating assistance.
Friday, March 05, 2010 
CT:$237,778 (ARRA Grant)
The Connecticut Department of Transportation will use the funds for Marlborough Park and Ride Lot improvements.
Friday, March 05, 2010 
DC: $1.6 Million (ARRA Grant)
The Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority will use the funds for preventative maintenance.
Friday, March 05, 2010 
FL: $27.6 Million (ARRA Grant)

Grants are being awarded as follows:

  • The Sarasota County Transportation Authority: $4.6 million to purchase two hybrid buses, ITS equipment, and to fund a transfer facility.
  • Lake County Board of County Commissioners: $180,067 for operating assistance;
  • Lakeland Area Mass Transit District: $3.9 million to purchase one 35-foot bus, bus shelters, operating assistance, miscellaneous bus equipment and construct a rehabilitation facility.
  • The Jacksonville Transportation Authority: $9.3 million to purchase nine low-floor 40-foot buses; transit enhancement; facility improvements; bus shelter enhancements; rehabilitation/renovation of administrative and maintenance buildings; cooling systems for buses; park-and-ride lots; bus shelters and miscellaneous support equipment.
  • Florida Department of Transportation: $3.1 million for purchase and installation of a metal structure to provide cover for vehicles; intercity bus terminal building and operating assistance;
  • Martin County Board of County Commissioners: $1.2 million to purchase an administrative building and intermodal hub;
  • Miami-Dade Transit Agency: $5.3 million to  purchase three 30-foot shuttle buses; two 30-foot minbuses; three 30-foot minibuses for circulator bus routes; bus shelters and operating assistance.

Friday, March 05, 2010 
GA: $12.1 Million (ARRA Grant)

Grants are being awarded as follows:

  • Georgia Department of Transportation: $4.9 million to purchase 21 vans; 13 shuttle buses; two intercity buses; bus shelters; computer systems; automatic vehicle locators; mobile data; security cameras; communications systems; miscellaneous shop equipment; bus terminals and multimodal facility.
  • Georgia Department of Transportation: $3.2 million for the purchase of six new buses, bus refurbishment, fare collection equipment; ITS equipment, and surveillance and security equipment;
  • Metropolitan Atlanta Rapid Transit Authority: $2.3 million for operating assistance.
  • Cobbs Community Transit: $244,880 will be used to fund the Cobb Community Transit paratransit facility and surveillance cameras.
  • Henry County Board of Commissioners: $120,000 for construction of a lube shop and miscellaneous shop equipment;
  • Georgia Regional Transportation Authority: $636,298 for operating assistance;
  • Chatham Area Transit Authority: $449,039 for operating assistance;
  • Cherokee County Commission: $4,761 for additional support to purchase miscellaneous communications equipment.
  • Gwinnett County Board of Commissioners: $217,880 for operating assistance.

Friday, March 05, 2010 
IA: $1.3 Million (ARRA Grant)

Grants are being awarded as follows:

  • The Des Moines Regional Transit Authority: $1.3 million to purchase five buses, work on an administrative and maintenance facility, miscellaneous shop equipment and operating assistance.
  • The Keyline Bus System: $44,137 to purchase four mobile data terminals.

Friday, March 05, 2010 
ID: $720,202 (ARRA Grant)

Kootenai County will use the funds toward the purchase of 12 buses.


Friday, March 05, 2010 
IL: $11.1 Million (ARRA Grant)

Grants are being awarded as follows:

  • The Illinois Department of Transportation: $9.7 million for rural transit facility improvements.
  • Champaign-Urbana Mass Transit District: $1.3 million to renovate an administrative/maintenance facility.
  • The Regional Transportation Authority: $122,165 for locomotive rehabilitation and station renovation.

Friday, March 05, 2010 
IN: $13.8 Million (ARRA Grant)

Grants are being awarded as follows:

  • The Northwestern Indiana Regional Planning Commission: $1.7 million to purchase four vans; for bus station renovations; and for miscellaneous bus support equipment and transit enhancements.
  • City of Anderson: $1.6 million will use the funds to purchase a bus, two vans, and three support vehicles, and for operating assistance.
  • City of Kokomo: $1.0 million to purchase a transit operations control center; two 30-foot buses and operating assistance;
  • Indiana Department of Transportation: $7.6 million will use the funds towards construction and renovation of administrative and maintenance facilities. 
  • City of Columbus: $888,815 for construction of a transfer facility.
  • Gary Public Transportation Corporation: $725,000 for operating assistance.
  • The Northwestern Indiana Regional Planning Commission: $216,000 for a centralized scheduling and dispatch center.

Friday, March 05, 2010 
KS: $4.6 Million (ARRA Grant)

The Kansas Department of Transportation will use the funds for vehicles, the Riley Company Facility, bus shelters, bus stop signs and miscellaneous equipment.


Friday, March 05, 2010 
KY: $247,300 - Louisville (ARRA Grant)

The Transit Authority of River City will use the funds to purchase four buses and miscellaneous support equipment.


Monday, March 01, 2010 
LA: $7 Million (ARRA Grant)

Grants are being awarded as follows:

  • Louisiana Department of Transportation & Development: $6 million for miscellaneous equipment, four 50-foot passenger intercity buses and bus storage facilities.
  • St. Tammany Parish Government: $1 million for construction of Highway 434 Park and Ride Lot.

Friday, March 05, 2010 
MA: $72.5 Million (ARRA Grant)

Grants are being awarded as follows:

  • Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority: $54.1 million for operating assistance and state of good repair improvements to MBTA’s Rapid Transit Network; $13.9 million to fund improvements to Ashmont Station, and $90,000 to purchase an enhanced security camera system.
  • Massachusetts DOT: $1.6 million to fund rural operating assistance, procurement of two 45-foot intercity coaches, one 25-foot hybrid bus, and equipment.
  • Greater Attleboro-Taunton Regional Transit Authority: $199,947 for repair and replacement of ornamental fencing at the Attleboro Commuter Rail Station.
  • Southeastern Regional Transit Authority: $2.6 million for operating assistance and procurement of eight buses.

Friday, March 05, 2010 
MD: $26.3 Million (ARRA Grant)

The Maryland Transit Administration is receiving the following grants:

  • $17.1 million for bus loop pavement reconstruction at MTA’s Mondawmin Transit Center; heating and ventilation upgrades; light rail yard switches upgrades and replacement/overhaul of 24 rail substation circuit breakers.
  • $4.3 million for facility renovations, preventative maintenance, shop equipment and parking lot construction.
  • $2.9 million to the Baltimore urbanized area for MARC Public Address System.
  • $2 million to rural areas of Maryland to purchase nine buses.

Friday, March 05, 2010 
MI: $34.6 Million (ARRA Grant)

Grants are being awarded as follows:

  • City of Detroit Department of Transportation: $18.9 million to purchase 42 40-foot low-floor diesel replacement buses; four 40-foot low-floor hybrid electric replacement buses and operating assistance;
  • Michigan Department of Transportation: $12.4 million to purchase 12 buses; facility renovations; miscellaneous support equipment, and operating assistance;
  • Michigan Department of Transportation: $524,072 for three vans; facility improvements; bus shelters and miscellaneous equipment.
  • Michigan Department of Transportation: $167,820 to modify buses with mini-hybrid components.

Friday, March 05, 2010 
MN: $2.5 Million (ARRA Grant)

The Minnesota Department of Transportation is receiving the following grants:

  • $1.4 million to purchase 22 buses.
  • $510,000 for transit hub and park-and-ride lot (Red Wing).
  • $600,000 for web base routing; automatic vehicle locators and hardware.

Friday, March 05, 2010 
MO: $7.8 Million (ARRA Grant)

Grants are being awarded as follows:

  • Missouri Department of Transportation: $4.9 million for construction of two facilities and purchase of two intercity vehicles;
  • Kansas City Area Transportation Authority: $1.8 million for preventative maintenance; shelters and operating assistance;
  • Kansas City Area Transportation Authority City of Lee Summit: $1.1 million for commuter lot improvements.

Friday, March 05, 2010 
MS: $492,477 - Hattiesburg (ARRA Grant)

The City of Hattiesburg will use the funds to purchase a customer service kiosk; route software; GPS equipment; miscellaneous support equipment and operating assistance.


Friday, March 05, 2010 
NC: $11.5 Million (ARRA Grant)
  • The North Carolina Department of Transportation: $8 million for 172 vehicles, facilities, shelters, preventive maintenance and mobility management equipment
  • Piedmont Authority for Regional Transportation: $2.6 million for park-and-ride lots and the purchase of five buses.
  • City of Fayetteville: $31,290 for ADA accessible sidewalks.
  • City of High Point: $397,579 for operating assistance and miscellaneous communication equipment.
  • City of Greeneville: $99,000 for surveillance equipment;
  • Western Piedmont Regional Transit Authority: $138,568 for operating assistance;
  • Goldsboro/Wayne Transportation Authority: $90,000 for operating assistance;
  • Cape Fear Public Transportation Authority: $138,568 for operating assistance.

Friday, March 05, 2010 
NE: $4.6 Million (ARRA Grant)

The Nebraska Department of Roads will use the funds for construction of six maintenance and administrative facilities.


Friday, March 05, 2010 
NH: $782,590 (ARRA Grant)
  • The New Hampshire Department of Transportation: $502,769 for operating assistance and equipment.
  • Manchester Transit Authority: $92,282 for operating assistance and 24 Bus Bicycle Racks.
  • Greater Derry-Salem Cooperative Alliance for Regional Transportation: $14,975 for operating assistance.
  • Cooperative Alliance for Seacoast Transportation: $67,282 for operating assistance.
  • University of New Hampshire: $38,000 for dispatch/fleet communications system, new upgraded radios, and miscellaneous support equipment.
  • City of Nashua: $67,282 for operating assistance.

Friday, March 05, 2010 
NJ: $52.4 Million (ARRA Grant)

The New Jersey Transit Corporation will use the funds to purchase 114 30-foot buses; track renovations; intermodal terminals; signal systems and miscellaneous support equipment.


Friday, March 05, 2010 
NV: $2.1 Million (ARRA Grant)

The Nevada Department of Transportation will use the funds to purchase three buses, and miscellaneous support equipment.


Friday, March 05, 2010 
NY: $25.7 Million (ARRA Grant)
  • New York Metropolitan Transportation Authority: $5.7 million to purchase 14 CNG buses for Long Island.
  • New York Metropolitan Transportation Authority: $4.4 for rail repair and rehabilitation work at five stations.
  • Chemung County Transit System: $460,000 to purchase a bus and scheduling software.
  • New York State DOT: $3.2 million to purchase 21 buses; additional funds for intercity replacement buses; bus passenger shelters; miscellaneous.
  • Orange County: $1.7 million will be used for operating assistance.
  • City of Poughkeepsie: $1.4 million will use the funds toward design/engineer work for transit hub project; miscellaneous communication equipment; miscellaneous electric/power equipment; mobile fare collection equipment; preventative maintenance and operating assistance.
  • Rochester Genesee Regional Transportation Authority: $6.4 million to purchase eight 40-foot low-floor heavy-duty diesel transit buses; renovatiom and rehabilitation of the RTS Campus Facility.
  • Tompkins County: $2.2 million to purchase six buses, surveillance and sec. equipment..
  • The Central New York Regional Transportation Authority: $168,550 for the purchase and installation of 21 bus passenger shelters.

Friday, March 05, 2010 
OH: $24.6 Million (ARRA Grant)
  • Ohio Department of Transportation: $9.2 million for transit facilities.
  • Greater Cleveland Regional Transit Authority: $9.3 million for operating assistance and track rehabilitation in the Cleveland Metropolitan Area.
  • Greater Cleveland Regional Transit Authority: $1 million for station rehabilitation and track upgrades in Cleveland.
  • Central Ohio Transit Authority: $926,678 for Paratransit/Small Bus Facility construction.
  • City of Middletown: $280,988 for operating assistance, ADA service, and shelters.
  • Portage Area Regional Transportation Authority: $316,820 for renovation of a Transit Maintenance and Storage Facility in Kent. Greene County Transit Board: $704,997 to purchase 10 buses; bus shelters and operating assistance.
  • Licking County Transit Board: $216,355 will use to purchase three buses, communication & security equipment; bicycle racks for buses; resurfacing bus storage area and parking lot;
  • City of Newark: $394,392 will use the funds to purchase four buses, computer equipment and software, and operating assistance. 
  • Greater Cleveland Regional Transit Authority: $2.2 million for buses, operating expenses, a tire changer, preventative maintenance, and the Rockefeller Bridge demolition;
  • The Lorain County Transit Board: $11,532 for operating assistance.

Friday, March 05, 2010 
OK: $4 Million (ARRA Grant)
  • Metropolitan Tulsa Transit Authority: $4 million to purchase 12 buses; rehabilitate administrative/maintenance facility; and ADA paratransit service.
  • City of Lawton: $17,501 to purchase a van.

Friday, March 05, 2010 
OR: $44 million (ARRA Grant)
  • Oregon Department of Transportation: $38.4 million will use to purchase two high-speed passenger rail station sets for use in commuter rail service.
  • Salem Area Mass Transit District: $1.3 million will use the funds for operating expenses and transit centers
  • Tri-County Metropolitan Transportation District of Oregon: $4.3 million to construct the Willow Creek pocket track light rail line; replace underground storage tanks; install wayside horns on commuter rail line; and install replacement bicycle locker units.
  • Lane Transit District: $64,678 to fund 500 bus stop signs and poles along bus routes.

Friday, March 05, 2010 
PA: $18.6 Million (ARRA Grant)
  • Southeast Pennsylvania Transportation Authority (SEPTA): $12.5 for the renovation of Malvern Station.
  • The York County Transportation Authority: $2.4 million for administrative and maintenance facility property acquisition.
  • Cumberland-Dauphin-Harrisburg Transit Authority: $2 million to purchase four buses and bus shelters.
  • Lehigh and Northampton Transportation Authority: $1.7 million for preventive maintenance and security equipment.

Friday, March 05, 2010 
PR: $7.8 Million (ARRA Grant)
  • Puerto Rico Highway and Transportation Authority: $400,000 to construct bus shelters.
  • Municipality of Gurabo: $650,000 for ADA equipment, communications equipment, security equipment, preventative maintenance, and operating assistance.
  • Municipality of Vega Alta: $325,000 to purchase four small transit buses.
  • Municipality of Humacao: $150,000 for roof replacement;
  • Municipality of Juncos: $943,750 to purchase three 30-foot expansion buses, one expansion van and maintenance facility; rehabilitation.
  • Municipality of Camuy: $474,949 to purchase two 20-foot replacement vans; two 40-foot 25 passenger expansion trolley buses and preventative maintenance.
  • Municipality of Guaynabo: $2 million to purchase eight 35-foot expansion buses; six 30-foot expansion buses; transit stop signs and radio communications equipment.
  • Municipality of Hatillo: $400,000 to fund construction of a transit terminal.
  • Municipality of Villalba: $680,000 to purchase eight vans and two small trolleys.
  • The Municipality of Arecibo: $675,000 to purchase two trolleys, two paratransit vehicles and 32 shelters. 
  • The Municipality of Dorado: $710,000  for the purchase of three 24-passenger expansion buses; two paratransit 10-passenger cutaway small buses; installation of eight passenger shelters and administrative costs;
  • The Puerto Rico Ports Authority (San Juan): $345,972 for the completion of a ferry terminal rehabilitation/renovation; surveillance equipment and ticketing booth equipment.

Friday, March 05, 2010 
RI: $13.4 Million (ARRA Grant)
• $4.4 million for construction of a parking garage and station platform for the Wickford Junction Station Project.
• 8.8 million to fund the Kennedy Plaza Bus Lane renovation, bus shelter installation, Rapid Bus Program, improvements to the maintenance facility, and operating assistance; and $238,972 for purchase of a low-floor hybrid electric propulsion bus.

Friday, March 05, 2010 
SC: $6.6 Million (ARRA Grant)
• The South Carolina Department of Transportation: $4.3 million for 71 buses, facilities, and intelligent transportation systems, and $604,111 for the IT communication department.
• The Central Midlands Regional Transit Authority: $1.6 million for operating assistance, automatic vehicle location systems, support equipment and preventative maintenance.
• City of South Hill: $410,000 will be used to purchase six buses and operating assistance.
• City of Anderson: $109,622 will be used for operating assistance and preventative maintenance.

Friday, March 05, 2010 
TN: $7.7 Million (ARRA Grant)
• Tennessee DOT: $3.2 million to purchase 23 intercity buses; ADA enhancements for vehicles, a ramp, a bathroom; preventative maintenance; three intercity support vehicles; bus station support items; security/surveillance equipment computers; and ITS equipment.
• Regional Transportation Authority: $1.9 million to construct the Martha Station and for operating assistance.
• The Metropolitan Transit Authority: $2.6 million for facility rehabilitation.

Friday, March 05, 2010 
TX: $10.4 Million (ARRA Grant)
• Capital Metropolitan Transportation Authority (Austin): $7.5 million will be used for seven buses; operating assistance and pedestrian access walkways.
• The VIA Metropolitan Transit Authority (San Antonio): $1 million for a bus and a park-and-ride lot.
• City of Port Arthur: $1.2 million to construct a bus support facility.
• City of Tyler: $776,031 will be used for bus; shelters; bus parking renovations, and to improve the Tyler Transit Depot.

Friday, March 05, 2010 
UT: $1.1 Million (ARRA Grant)
The Utah Department of Transportation will use the funds for intercity bus service.
Friday, March 05, 2010 
VA: $12.7 Million (ARRA Grant)
• Virginia Department of Rail and Public Transportation: $5 million to purchase 43 vans, 10 buses, one trolley bus, and miscellaneous equipment for rural areas.
• Greater Roanoke Transit Company: $1 million for operating assistance and miscellaneous capital projects.
• City of Charlottesville: $3.7 million to purchase four. hybrid buses; operating assistance; shelters; amenities; and miscellaneous equipment.
• Transportation District - Hampton Roads: $1 million for preventive maintenance.
• City of Harrisonburg: $142,563 for operating assistance; and security and shop equipment.
• Williamsburg Area Transit Authority: $350,000 for Automatic Vehicle Locator.
• City of Fredericksburg: $118,532 for operating assistance.
• City of Danville: $699,042 for operating assistance; facility rehabilitation and miscellaneous equipment for Danville.
• City of Winchester: $150,000 to purchase new bus stop signs for fixed-route system and an automatic stop announcement system for fixed-route fleet.
• Town of Blacksburg: $171,748 for operating assistance for Blacksburg Transit.
• Greater Lynchburg Transit Company: $349,901 will be used for operating assistance, benches, computer hardware & software, signs, bus and washing equipment.
• The City of Bristol: $106,260 to purchase a bus, radios, and equipment, and for operating assistance.          

Friday, March 05, 2010 
WA: $3.2 Million (ARRA Grant)
The Washington State Department of Transportation will use the funds for ferry vessel preservation activities.
Friday, March 05, 2010 
WI: $8.9 Million (ARRA Grant)
• Wisconsin Department of Transportation: $8.8 million will be used to purchase 21 buses; 15 vans; 13 automobiles; passenger bus shelters, bus terminal, engineering/design of administrative/maintenance facility, and miscellaneous support equipment.
• Oshkosh Transit System: $29,877 will be used to fund the hybrid bus purchase program.

Friday, March 05, 2010 
WV: $4.4 Million (ARRA Grant)
The West Virginia Department of Transportation will use the funds to purchase four. buses; seven vans; nine support vehicles; shop equipment; facility construction/improvements; and for operating assistance.



January 2010

Tuesday, January 26, 2010 
CA: $12.8 Millon (ARRA Grant)

Grants are being awarded as follows:

  • San Francisco Bay Area Rapid Transit District: $5.86 million for preventative maintenance. 
  • Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority: $2.68 million preventative maintenance.
  • Peninsula Corridor Joint Powers Board: $1.03 million for preventative maintenance.
  • Gold Coast Transit: $3.20 million to remodel operations facility, paratransit operations and bus stop enhancements.

Tuesday, January 26, 2010 
FL: $4.2 Million (ARRA Grant)

Grants are being awarded as follows:

  • Charlotte County: $102,131 will use the funds for operating assistance.
  • Palm Beach County Board of Commissioners: $4.1 million for operating assistance, shelters, equipment and hybrid buses.

Tuesday, January 26, 2010 
IA: $1.6 Million - Ames (ARRA Grant)

Ames Transit Agency will use the funds to purchase ten hybrid engines to upgrade diesel buses.


Tuesday, January 26, 2010 
KY: $474,486 (ARRA Grant)

The Transit Authority of River City will use the funds for operating assistance.


Tuesday, January 26, 2010 
MO: $1.4 Million - Springfield (ARRA Grant)

The City of Springfield will use the funds to purchase five paratransit buses, new electronic fareboxes and upgraded surveillance/security camera system.


Tuesday, January 26, 2010 
NE: $1.85 Million - Lincoln (ARRA Grant)

The City of Lincoln will use the funds to purchase buses, bike racks, and mobile surveillance and security equipment.


Tuesday, January 26, 2010 
OH: $270,713 - Steubenville (ARRA Grant)

The Steel Valley Regional Transit Authority will use the funds for preventative maintenance, facility design, facility rehabilitation, and purchase equipment for continuous improvement of transit services.


Tuesday, January 26, 2010 
PA: $2.8 Million (ARRA Grant)

Grants are being awarded as follows:

  • Red Rose Transit Authority: $2.45 million towards facility renovation and expansion project.
  • City of Washington: $371, 099 towards the City Intermodal Transit Center/Park & Ride.

Tuesday, January 26, 2010 
PR: $12.4 Million (ARRA Grant)

Grants are being awarded as follows:

  • Puerto Rico Highway and Transportation Authority: $12 million for the purchase of 45 buses, preventative maintenance, operating assistance, and security for new feeder routes.
  • Municipality of San Lorenzo: $375,000 for sidewalk rehabilitation.

Tuesday, January 26, 2010 
SD: $730,119 (ARRA Grant)
The South Dakota Department of Transportation will use the funds for the purchase of three 30-foot buses and five vans, additional costs for maintenance facility, software upgrades, and preventative maintenance.
Tuesday, January 26, 2010 
VA: $3.2 Million (ARRA Grant)

Grants are being awarded as follows:

• Virginia Department of Rail and Public Transportation: $1.86 million towards operating assistance for rural transit service.
• City of Petersburg: $1.38 million for paratransit buses, multimodal completion and equipment.


Tuesday, January 26, 2010 
WA: $2.9 Million - Wenatchee (ARRA Grant)
The Chelan-Douglas Public Transportation Benefit Area will use the funds to purchase five 30-foot electric battery-powered buses with three docking stations.
Wednesday, January 20, 2010 
PR: $292,500 - Cayey (ARRA Grants)

The Municipality of Cayey will use the funds to purchase one small 30-foot bus and two paratransit vans.


Wednesday, January 20, 2010 
PR: $224,100 - Toa Alta (ARRA Grant)

The Municipality of Toa Alta will use the funds to purchase one trolley and 40 trolley stop signs.


Wednesday, January 20, 2010 
PR: $300,000 - Vega Baja (ARRA Grant)
The Municipality of Vega Baja will use the funds to purchase equipment to furnish a transit garage.



September 2009

Monday, September 28, 2009 
AL: $856,964 - Gadsden (ARRA Grant)
The City of Gadsden will use the funds for the purchase of four 30-foot passenger vehicles, acquisition of equipment and services, and the construction of two covered transfer facilities.
Monday, September 28, 2009 
CA: $9.2 Million (ARRA Grant)

The following grants are being awarded:

• City of Montebello: $4 million for the purchase of a CNG fueling station/underground fuel tank modifications, a customer information system, and facility improvements.

• Municipal Transportation Agency. County of San Francisco: $4.5 million for preventative maintenance.

• The University of California at Santa Cruz : $125,000 for the purchase of paratransit vans through the SCMTD.

• Napa County Transportation Planning Agency: $157,658 for preventative maintenance.

•  City of Santa Rosa: $312,865 for the purchase of one hybrid low-floor replacement bus.


Monday, September 28, 2009 
GA: $8.7 Million - Atlanta (ARRA Grant)

The Georgia Regional Transportation Authority will use the funds for the purchase of one 45-foot commuter bus, construction of park and ride lots, surveillance/security equipment, miscellaneous station equipment, maintenance facilities, shop equipment, and preventive maintenance.


Monday, September 28, 2009 
IA: $84,251 - Sioux City (ARRA Grant)

The City of Sioux City will use the funds for the purchase of one 28-foot low floor bus.


Monday, September 28, 2009 
IL: $1.25 Million - Dekalb (ARRA Grant)

The City of Dekalb will use the funds for the purchase of three 35-foot diesel-fueled buses, bus shelter construction, software, fareboxes, radio systems, and repaving a parking lot.


Monday, September 28, 2009 
NC: $4.9 Million (ARRA Grant)

The City of Raleigh will use the funds for the purchase of an operations and maintenance facility.  The Triangle Transit Authority will use the funds for the purchase of three 40-foot, heavy-duty, low-floor buses and one van for van pool expansion.


Monday, September 28, 2009 
PA: $1.9 Million - Erie (ARRA Grant)

The Erie Metropolitan Transit Authority will use the funds to replace five buses.


Monday, September 28, 2009 
WY: $3.3 Million - (ARRA Grant)
The Wyoming Department of Transportation will use the funds for the purchase of 12 buses, equipment, as well as for operating expenses and preventive maintenance.
Monday, September 21, 2009 
AL: $2.7 Million - Montgomery (TIGGER Grant)
MATS will use the $2.7 grant to purchase five low floor hybrid-electric buses to replace existing transit system buses.
Monday, September 21, 2009 
CA: $6.4 Milion - Hayward (TIGGER Grant)
The transit agency will use the $6.4 million grant to install multiple solar panels at its central maintenance facility in Hayward. Combined with AC Transit’s already-installed solar capacity, this solar installation will produce the enough renewable electricity to generate 180 kilograms of “green” hydrogen per day. 
Monday, September 21, 2009 
CA: $4.5 Million - Los Angeles (TIGGER Grant)
The transit agency will use the $4.5 million grant to install a wayside energy storage substation (WESS)—which captures energy produced by braking a train and transfers it back to the same train or another train when it starts or accelerate—on the high-speed heavy rail subway Red Line. The nearby traction power substation will be switched off when the WESS is operating. This technology reduces the demand for energy and saves power for use during peak times.
Monday, September 21, 2009 
CA: $2 Million - North San Diego (TIGGER Grant)

The San Diego transit agency will use the $2 million grant to install solar power in a variety of facilities.


Monday, September 21, 2009 
CA: $4.6 Million - Santa Clarita (TIGGER Grant)
The city will use the $4.6 million grant to install solar panels on the roofs of canopies where inter-city and commuter buses are stored. The solar panels will generate enough electricity to power the building.
Monday, September 21, 2009 
CO: $1.1 Million - Denver (TIGGER Grant)

The Denver transit agency will use the funds from two separate grants totaling $1.1 million to improve the heating system at bus maintenance facilities in Aurora and Boulder.  These projects will replace old boilers with new ones that have advanced control systems that operate based on load demand rather than outside temperature.


Monday, September 21, 2009 
CT: $7 Million (TIGGER Grant)

ConnDOT will use the funds to purchase diesel-electric hybrid transit buses and stationary fuel cells for use in Connecticut’s statewide bus system. The grant will fund the additional cost of a purchasing hybrid buses compared with the cost of purchasing a conventional bus.  It would also fund the installation of stationary fuel cells to provide primary and emergency back-up power for the bus maintenance and storage facilities.


Monday, September 21, 2009 
DE: $1.5 Million - Statewide (TIGGER Grant)
DTC will use the $1.5 million grant to retrofit facilities with solar panels, which will generate cost savings through fossil fuel energy reductions.
Monday, September 21, 2009 
FL: $2 Million - Broward County (TIGGER Grant)

BCT will use the $2 million grant to replace the mechanically/hydraulically driven cooling system on buses with electrically powered devices in order to achieve fuel savings and reductions in energy and greenhouse gas emissions.


Monday, September 21, 2009 
FL: $320,000 - West Palm Beach (TIGGER Grant)

Palm Tran will use $320,000 grant to purchase and install thermal motor fans for diesel buses to improve bus efficiency and lower fuel costs.


Monday, September 21, 2009 
GA: $10.8 Million - Atlanta (TIGGER Grant)

MARTA will use the funds to provide bus canopies with solar-paneled roofs at the bus storage lot at the Laredo Bus Maintenance Facility. The roofs of the structures, fitted with photovoltaic cells, will produce power and reduce temperatures underneath canopies.  The cells are integrated with Atlanta’s power grid so that MARTA can sell its surplus electricity to Georgia Power.


Monday, September 21, 2009 
IA: $1.6 Million (TIGGER Grant)

The transit agency will use the $1.6 million grant to upgrade forty-foot diesel buses to hybrid electric buses.


Monday, September 21, 2009 
IL: $450,000 - Champaign-Urbana (TIGGER Grant)

CUMTD will use the $450,000 grant to replace the existing conventional air conditioning-heating system with an efficient geothermal system.  Geothermal systems are highly effective system with improved efficiencies over conventional systems due to the heat exchange process with an underground source that maintains a near constant temperature.


Monday, September 21, 2009 
IL: $1.5 Million - Chicago (TIGGER Grant)

The Chicago Transit Authority will use the $1.5 million grant to construct electrified stalls that will deliver electrical power to approximately 80 buses and provide heating and air-conditioning to vehicles during overnight cleaning and prior to morning pullout. Without the electrified stalls, the buses would be left to idle during that time.


Monday, September 21, 2009 
IL: $600,000 - Rock Island (TIGGER Grant)

The Illinois transit agency will use the $600,000 grant to install a solar thermal system that will provide hot water for its operations and maintenance buildings.


Monday, September 21, 2009 
IL: $4 Million - Statewide (TIGGER Grant)

The Illinois DOT will use the $4 million grant to purchase 31 paratransit hybrid buses to replace their existing fleet of gas and diesel vehicles. Buses will be powered by Azure Dynamics hybrid system of Michigan. Agencies included in this statewide effort are: Champaign Urbana MTD; Rockford MTD; St Clair MTD; Springfield MTD; PACE Suburban Bus; Rock Island MTD; and Bloomington-Normal Public Transit System.


Monday, September 21, 2009 
IN: $2.2 Million - Lafayette (TIGGER Grant)

GLPTC will use the $2.2 million grant to reduce its electrical energy usage by investing in a renewable source of energy to be generated by wind using equipment on site. The primary use of electrical energy by GLPTC is by its garage and maintenance facilities.  The installation of wind turbine units on GLPTC premises is projected to provide a significant amount of the total amount of electrical energy used by CityBus.


Monday, September 21, 2009 
MA: $2.5 Million - Boston (TIGGER Grant)

The MBTA will use the $2.5 million grant to design and construct wind energy generation turbines in eastern Massachusetts in the cities of Kingston, Newburyport, and Bridgewater.


Monday, September 21, 2009 
MA: $1.5 Million - Lowell (TIGGER Grant)

LRTA will use the $1.5 million grant to install solar panels on the roof of the Hale Street garage facility. The facility is used by the LRTA to store, fuel, maintain, and repair transportation vehicles, as well as for administrative and dispatch services. The facility is a 70,000 square-foot building located in an industrial zone in Lowell, Massachusetts.


Monday, September 21, 2009 
MD: $522,000 - Statewide (TIGGER Grant)

The MTA will use the $522,000 grant to destroy its inventory of Halon 1301, used to extinguish fires, and replace it with another clean agent. Each metric ton of Halon 1301 released to the atmosphere, whether intentionally or inadvertently, is equivalent to releasing 6,900 metric tons of carbon dioxide.


Monday, September 21, 2009 
MI: $2.6 Million - Alpena (TIGGER Grant)

TBTA will use the $2.6 million grant to replace four diesel buses with plug-in hybrid buses.


Monday, September 21, 2009 
MI: $2.2 Million - Flint (TIGGER Grant)

The MTA will use the funds to replace two diesel buses with advanced all-electric Zero-Emissions GTB-40 buses from Fisher Coachworks. The new Fisher buses will provide more than triple the equivalent fuel economy in all-electric mode and reduce CO2 emissions.


Monday, September 21, 2009 
MN: $845,00 - Fergus Falls (TIGGER Grant)

The transit provider will use the $845,000 grant to purchase a variety of energy-efficiency upgrades, hybrid vehicles, wind generator power systems, and equipment to convert cooking oil needed to blend with vehicle fuel to operate some of their buses.


Monday, September 21, 2009 
MN: $1.1 Million - Minneapolis (TIGGER Grant)

The Minneapolis-St. Paul Metropolitan Council will use the $1.1 million grant to replace 35 small diesel buses. Seventeen of the new buses will be small gas/electric hybrid buses.


Monday, September 21, 2009 
NC: $3 Million - Charlotte (TIGGER Grant)
CATS will use the $3 million grant to upgrade a planned order of buses from diesel to hybrid technology. CATS' fleet and financial plans call for the replacement of 1998, 1999 and 2007 year diesel buses with new diesel technology in fiscal year 2012. This project will upgrade the replacement buses to hybrid technology.
Monday, September 21, 2009 
NJ: $250,00 -Statewide (TIGGER Grant)

NJ TRANSIT will use the $250,000 grant to complete energy audits of its 20 largest facilities, and to identify air compressor conservation opportunities, including variable frequency drives and increased air storage at five locations.


Monday, September 21, 2009 
NV: $3 Million - Reno (TIGGER Grant)

The Washoe County RTC will use the $3 million grant to purchase low floor 60-foot hybrid electric diesel articulated buses to replace the 40-foot and 35-foot diesel buses currently operating on Route 1.


Monday, September 21, 2009 
NY: $2 Million (TIGGER Grant)

The New York City Transit Department of Subways will use the $2 million grant to install wireless control points linked to 3rd rail heaters in two phases. The project will allow these 3rd rail heaters to be remotely monitored and turned on and off from a central control location depending on weather conditions.  This technology will minimize electricity usage and eliminate wasted energy. TIGGER will fund the labor portion of the project and materials will be financed and procured through the New York Power Authority.


Monday, September 21, 2009 
NY: $3.5 Million - Albany (TIGGER Grant)

CDTA will use the $3.5 million grant to cover costs for making transit buses hybrid electric.


Monday, September 21, 2009 
OH: $2.3 Million - Cleveland (TIGGER Grant)

The Greater Cleveland Regional Transit Authority will use the $2.3 million grant to replace lighting fixtures and control systems, as well as for roof upgrades at selected facilities.


Monday, September 21, 2009 
OR: $3 Million - Eugene (TIGGER Grant)

Lane Transit District will use the $3 million grant to cover incremental costs of hybrid-electric propulsion on 40-foot replacement buses. The buses to be replaced are diesel propulsion and have been in service since 1994.


Monday, September 21, 2009 
OR: $750,000 - Portland (TIGGER Grant)

TriMet will use the $750,000 grant to replace the existing hydraulically-powered engine cooling system with a more efficient electrically powered system. This technology at has improved the agency’s fuel mileage by over 5 percent.


Monday, September 21, 2009 
PA: $2.5 Million - Lancaster (TIGGER Grant)
  • Red Rose Transit Authority will use the $2.5 million grant to add energy improvements to the planned upgrade of Red Rose Transit's main operations facility in Lancaster. 
  • Energy improvements include geothermal for heating and air conditioning, skylights and light tubes to reduce lighting fixture needs, solar panels on all available roof surfaces to produce electricity, a green roof on the new office addition, two waste oil burners to heat the vehicle storage building using waste oil generated by RRTA from the vehicle fleet, and energy efficient fixtures throughout the facility.

Monday, September 21, 2009 
RI: $345,000 - Statewide (TIGGER Grant)
RIPTA will use the $345,000 grant to install highly efficient compact fluorescent light fixtures at four facilities. The benefits of this project were identified as part of a recent energy review conducted of RIPTA facilities by Northern Energy Services.
Monday, September 21, 2009 
TN: $650,000 - Chattanooga (TIGGER Grant)

The transit agency will use the $650,000 grant to purchase and install approximately 1,724 existing fluorescent lights with LED lighting in seven areas of operation. This project would encompass CARTA's parking garage facilities, bus barn and shop, service lane, steam room, and maintenance shop.

 


Monday, September 21, 2009 
TX: $5 Million - San Antonio (TIGGER Grant)
VIA Metropolitan Transit will use the funds to replace conventional diesel transit buses with 35-foot composite body electric transit buses. The project includes quick-charging stations at this terminal layover in route to recharge bus batteries. Grid sourced electrical energy used to recharge the bus batteries will be augmented with solar energy collected with panels procured and installed under this project.
Monday, September 21, 2009 
VA: $1.5 Million - Arlington (TIGGER Grant)
ART will use the $1.5 million grant to purchase CNG-Hybrid buses to replace Ford Diesel vehicles in the transit agency’s fleet. The CNG-Hybrid buses are heavy duty and larger than the current light duty Ford vehicles.
Monday, September 21, 2009 
WA: $3 Million - Chelan-Wenatchee (TIGGER Grant)
Link Transit will use the $3 million grant to replace five diesel-powered buses operating on high frequency circulator routes with lithium-ion "titanate" battery powered buses. Automatic and manual charging stations will also be installed.
Monday, September 21, 2009 
WA: $3 Million - Everett (TIGGER Grant)

Community Transit will use the $3 million grant to cover incremental costs of a hybrid propulsion system on 30 40-foot diesel buses.

Monday, September 21, 2009 
WA: $1.5 Million - Vancouver (TIGGER Grant)
Clark County Public Transportation Benefit Area will use the $1.5 million grant to install solar panels at several Clark County facilities.  System improvements include high performance fluorescent lighting, LED exit signs, retrofitting existing pole lights; and installing occupancy sensors for private offices, conference rooms and bathrooms.  Also, heating and air conditioning upgrades will be made in all buildings.
Monday, September 21, 2009 
WI: $150,000 - Madison (TIGGER Grant)
The transit agency will use the grant of $150,000 to install replacement lighting in bus storage and maintenance garage areas.
Monday, September 21, 2009 
WI: $210,000 - Milwaukee (TIGGER Grant)
The Milwaukee County Department of Transportation and Public Works will use the $210,000 grant to purchase gasoline-electric hybrid vans to replace gasoline-powered vans used by transit supervisors.
Wednesday, September 09, 2009 
CA: $727,900 - Redondo Beach (ARRA Grant)
 The City of Redondo Beach will use the funds for three 30-foot buses, one 35-foot bus, and bus stop amenities.
Wednesday, September 09, 2009 
IL: $1.7 Million - Decatur (ARRA Grant)

The City of Decatur will use the funds for the purchase of four 35-foot bio-diesel buses, two wheelchair vans, and facility renovation.


Wednesday, September 09, 2009 
NY: $1.1 Million - Huntington (ARRA Grant)

The Town of Huntington will use the funds for rehabilitation of the Huntington Intermodal Parking Facility.


Wednesday, September 09, 2009 
PR: $2.8 Million (ARRA Grant)

The following grants are being awarded:

  • The Municipality of Bayamon: $1.2 million to purchase one 14-passenger minibus, install 48 bus shelters and 12 bus stop signs, and reconstruct 75 bus shelters along existing routes.
  • Municipality of Yauco: $1.4 million will be used to purchase two 30-foot buses, seven vans, 15 shelters, 30 bike racks, and a mini terminal.
  • Municipality of Aguada: $196,850 will be used to purchase two 30-foot trolleys and bus terminal renovation.

Wednesday, September 09, 2009 
TX: $2.1 Million (ARRA Grant)
The following grants are being awarded:

• Brazos Transit District, Bryan: $1.7 million to construct a bus maintenance facility to accommodate 30 vehicles, a water taxi maintenance facility to accommodate six water taxis, and a washing station.

• The Gulf Coast Center, Lake Jackson:  $371,160 to construct 11 bus passenger shelters, concrete pads, sidewalks, ramps, and kiosks.

 





August 2009

Wednesday, August 26, 2009 
AL: $12.8 Million (ARRA Grant)
The Alabama Department of Transportation will use the funds to purchase 37 buses, 120 vans, bus stations, bus stops, bus terminals, bus support equipment and facilities, signal and communications equipment, capital items, and state administration.
Wednesday, August 26, 2009 
CA: $2 Million - Tahoe City (ARRA Grant)

Funds will be used to construct the Tahoe City Transit Center and an associated130-space parking, and to purchase a 30-foot bus.


Wednesday, August 26, 2009 
GA: $20.8 Million (ARRA Grant)

The Georgia Department of Transportation will use the funds to pay for facility construction, computers and software, and 182 vehicles, including buses and shuttle vans, in more than 80 localities throughout Georgia.


Wednesday, August 26, 2009 
IL: $500,000 - Champaign-Urbana (ARRA Grant)

The Champaign-Urbana Mass Transit District will use the funds to purchase two bus operator training simulators.


Wednesday, August 26, 2009 
KY: $240,000 - Louisville (ARRA Grant)

The Transit Authority of River City will use the funds to purchase four 20-foot paratransit buses.


Wednesday, August 26, 2009 
MI: $13.3 Million (ARRA Grant)

The Michigan Department of Transportation will use the funds to pay for 52 buses, two vans, facility renovation and construction throughout the state.


Wednesday, August 26, 2009 
MS: $12.8 Million (ARRA Grant)

The Mississippi Department of Transportation will use the funds to pay for 64 buses, seven trolley buses, bus support equipment shelters, benches, security and other equipment, and facility renovation and construction throughout the state.


Wednesday, August 26, 2009 
NC: $25 Million (ARRA Grant)

The North Carolina Department of Transportation will use the funds to pay for 141 vehicles, including buses and vans, shelters, and facility renovations throughout the state.


Wednesday, August 26, 2009 
NM: $2.6 Million (ARRA Grant)

The New Mexico Department of Transportation will use the funds to pay for three buses, a van, property for use as a transit facility in the City of Hobbs, and property and building renovations for a transit facility in the North Central Regional Transit District.


Wednesday, August 26, 2009 
NY: $8.9 Million - Goshen (ARRA Grant)

Orange County will use the funds to pay for 14 hybrid-electric buses and five diesel-powered buses.


Wednesday, August 26, 2009 
PA: $49.9 Million - Philadelphia (ARRA Grant)

Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority (SEPTA) will use the funds to make the following improvements to stations throughout the area: Girard and Spring Garden Station Improvement Project;  Darby Transit Center; Roof Replacements - Lansdale, Warminster, Glenside; North Wales Station Renovation; Fox Chase Station; Bridge Rehabilitation; Tulpehocken Station; Philmont Station; Elwyn Parking; Catenary Poles - Frazer Yard; Norristown High Speed Line Route 100 Power Control-Fiber Optics; Langhorne Station Building; Station Buildings - Morton, Folcroft, Clifton-Aldan.


Wednesday, August 26, 2009 
TN: $500,000 - Tennessee (ARRA Grant)

The Knoxville-Knox County Community Action Committee will use the funds to purchase intelligent transportation hardware and software, including as many as 75 mobile data terminals.

 


Tuesday, August 25, 2009 
CA: $9.3 Million (ARRA Grant)

The following grants are being awarded:

• City of Santa Maria Area Transit: $2.5 million for construction of the Santa Maria Intermodal Transit Center, three buses, and five vans.
• Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority: $6.8 million for the Metro Red Line Subway Escalator Canopy Project.


Tuesday, August 25, 2009 
CT: $43.8 Million (ARRA Grant)
Funds will be used for the following projects:

• $10.0 million for the New Haven Line (NHL) Station Improvement Project to implement the construction phase.
• $5.4 million for the Shore Line East – Branford Railroad Station Parking Expansion Project.
• $3.4 million for the New Haven Rail Yard Component Change Out Shop.
• $25.0 million for the Danbury Branch Centralized Train Control Signalization Project.

Tuesday, August 25, 2009 
GA: $4 Million - Savannah (ARRA Grant)

The Chatham Area Transit Authority will use the funds to purchase seven 30-foot buses, a security system, and seven bus shelters.


Tuesday, August 25, 2009 
MO: $1.4 Million - Springfield (ARRA Grant)

The City of Springfield will use the funds for the design and construction of a maintenance facility.


Tuesday, August 25, 2009 
NC: $991,772 Million - Rocky Mount (ARRA Grant)

The City of Rocky Mount will use the funds to purchase two 25-foot light transit vehicles, seven replacement engines for Tar River Transit, equipment, real estate, and shelters.


Tuesday, August 25, 2009 
Northern Mariana Islands: $1.1 Million (ARRA Grant)

The Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands will use the funds for improvements to a bus maintenance and operation center. 


Tuesday, August 25, 2009 
Northern Virginia: $77.2 Million (ARRA Grant)

The Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority will use the funds for the Dulles Corridor Metrorail Project, which will accelerate the project’s schedule of construction and reduce finance costs.


Tuesday, August 25, 2009 
NY: $24.4 Million (ARRA Grant)

 

The following grants are being awarded:

  • New York State Department of Transportation: $23.2 million for the purchase of 151 buses and two trolley buses, the construction of an administrative/ maintenance facility, preliminary design, computer hardware and software, transit management technology, shop equipment, and driver training simulators.
  • Tompkins County: $1.2 million for the purchase of two 40-foot hybrid electric buses, three 30-foot paratransit buses, preventive maintenance and mobil surveillance security equipment.

Tuesday, August 25, 2009 
WI: $27.4 Million (ARRA Grant)

The following grants are being awarded:

• Milwaukee County Transit: $25.6 million to purchase 45 40-foot buses, a vehicle annunciator/passenger information system, spare bus parts, and computer hardware.
• City of Wausau: $1.8 million to purchase five 35-foot buses.


Thursday, August 20, 2009 
AL: $8.7 Million - Birmingham (ARRA Grant)
The Birmingham-Jefferson County Transit Authority will use the funds to purchase 17 buses and shop equipment, and perform maintenance facility renovations.
Thursday, August 20, 2009 
American Samoa: $341,099 (ARRA Grant)

The Government of American Samoa will use the funds for ferry terminal design, vans, and state transit administration needs.

 


Thursday, August 20, 2009 
AZ: $88.8 Million - Phoenix (ARRA Grant)

The following grants are being awarded to the City of Phoenix.

  • $51.1 million for a park-and-ride lot, transit center refurbishments, preventive maintenancebus stop improvements, acquisition of right-of-way for RPTA’s Bus Rapid Transit Arizona Avenue/Country Club Phase 1 project, busway improvements and stations, expansion and upgrades to East Valley Operations and Maintenance Facility in Tempe, Valley Metro Rail, Inc. Light Rail Transit park-and-ride shade canopies.
  • $36 million for the Central Phoenix/East Valley Light Rail Transit Project.
  • $640,070 to construct a bus access crossover lane through the SR-51/Bell Road freeway interchange for its RAPID express bus service.
  • $1.0 million for the acquisition of land and construction of a park-and-ride lot.

Thursday, August 20, 2009 
CA: $39.1 Million (ARRA Grant)

The following grants are being awarded:

• City of Corona: $600,000 for bus replacement and bus stop amenities, purchase four 30-foot replacement CNG Dial-A-Ride vehicles and the purchase and installation of bus stop shelters, solar powered security lighting at bus stops, signage and related equipment.
• City of Davis: $1.0 million for the purchase of two 40-foot replacement buses.
• City of Riverside: $700,000 to purchase an automated farebox system for 26 vehicles.
• City of La Mirada: $111,200 for the purchase of bus security cameras and maintenance facility equipment.
• Antelope Valley Transit Authority: $10.2 million for the purchase of eleven hybrid buses, six service and support vehicles, and three commuter shuttles. Funds will also be used for modifications to a park-and-ride transfer center, solar-powered parking structures, and the installation of bus shelters and lighting at transfer centers in Lancaster.
• Yuba-Sutter Transit Authority: $128,459 for the purchase of three 35-foot buses.
• City of Norwalk: $2.3 million for preventative maintenance, transit station amenities and bus shelters.
• Foothill Transit: $21.4 million for the purchase of three 35-foot replacement buses, administrative facility renovations and support equipment.
• City of Santa Clarita: $2.8 million for AVL, rider information, smartcards for paratransit and security cameras.

 


Thursday, August 20, 2009 
CO: $42 Million (ARRA Grant)

The following grants are being awarded:
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• Regional Transportation District: $40.0 million to accelerate payment under the Full Funding Grant Agreement for the West Corridor Light Rail Extension between Denver and Golden, Colorado. Funds from this grant will be used for ten light rail vehicles, sitework, and construction.

• City of Greeley: $2.0 million for the purchase of three 30-foot transit coaches and one 20-foot paratransit van, as well as an automatic vehicle locator system, a security system, bus wash system, the relocation of a fuel bay, the retrofitting of 13 buses to assist Persons with Disabilities, the installation of mobile data terminals in each paratransit van, transfer center improvements, and signage.


Thursday, August 20, 2009 
CT: $31.5 Million (ARRA Grant)
The Connecticut Department of Transportation will use the funds for an improved signal system on the Danbury Branch line and the construction of a new component change out shop in the New Haven Rail Yard. The new shop, an approximately 300,000 square foot facility, will be the main repair shop for the overall New Haven Line.
Thursday, August 20, 2009 
DE: $17 Million (ARRA Grant)

The Delaware Department of Transportation will use the funds to purchase four rail cars to be used on the R2 line between Philadelphia and Newark, build a new maintenance facility, renovate a park-and-ride lot, and build a bus transfer center in the City of Dover.

 


Thursday, August 20, 2009 
FL: $108.5 Million (ARRA Grant)

The following grants are being awarded:

  • Broward County Transit Division: $35.1 million for the redesign of the Ravenswood operations and maintenance facility, real-time paratransit fleet monitoring technology, fixed route single sign-on technology, and bus stop enhancements.
  • Manatee County Board of County Commissioners: $4.6 million for property acquisition for park-and-ride, five buses, ADA access to bus stops and shelters, and security equipment.
  • St. Lucie County Board of County Commissioners: $2.0 million for the construction of an intermodal facility and a park-and-ride lot, signs, bus shelters, transit security, and the purchase of three support vehicles.
  • Lake County Board of County Commissioners: $2.2 million for the purchase of three 30-foot buses, 10 vans, two paratransit vans, bus shelters, facility rehabilitation, an automatic vehicle locator system and preventive maintenance.
  • Miami-Dade Transit Agency: $64.5 million for the purchase of nine 60-foot, eight 30-foot buses, six shuttle buses, 15 hybrid pool replacement buses, 19 trolleys, two replacement vans, three minivans, canopies/shelters, pedestrian and facility improvements.

Thursday, August 20, 2009 
GA: $11.8 Million (ARRA Grant)

The following grants will be awarded:

  • The Georgia Department of Transportation: $9.1 for the purchase of 18 buses, two vans, fare collection, facility improvements, security equipment, and transit technology.
  • Augusta Richmond County: $2.8 million to purchase three buses, a van, a maintenance pickup truck, 23 bike racks, one hand-held GPS system, 10 fareboxes, and the performance of preventive maintenance.

Thursday, August 20, 2009 
IA: $2 Million (ARRA Grant)

The following grants are being awarded:

  • City of Davenport: $1.5 million for the purchase of four 35-foot transit buses.
  • City of Bettendorf: $539,497 for the purchase of three 30-foot buses and surveillance cameras.

Thursday, August 20, 2009 
IL: $60.3 Million (ARRA Grant)
  • Grants are being awarded as follows:
  • Greater Peoria Mass Transit District: $4.2 million for the purchase of 28 buses.
  • RTA Suburban Bus Division: $33.1 million for the purchase of 58 buses, 190 paratransit vehicles and 76 support vehicles for Chicago and Roundlake.
  • Danville Mass Transit: $891,527 for the purchase of two biodiesel buses and lot upgrades. 
  • Springfield Mass Transit: $2.5 million to purchase seven buses.
  • Bloomington-Normal Public Transit System: $2.4 million to construct a bus facility.
  • Madison County Transit District: $5.5 million for the purchase of 15 buses.
  • The State of Illinois Department of Transportation:  $11.5 million for the purchase and distribution of 74 30-foot paratransit buses, 24 vans, shop equipment, transit technology, and preliminary engineering.

Thursday, August 20, 2009 
IN: $36 Million (ARRA Grant)

Grants are being awarded as follows:

  • Greater Lafayette Public Transportation Corporation: $2.4 million for replacement of three 40-foot buses, two support vehicles, hardware and software for fare collection, bus shelters, a phone system, and electrical system upgrades.
  • Gary Public Transportation Corporation: $3.6 million for the purchase of six 35-foot diesel fueled buses, the rehabilitation of facilities and computer hardware and software.
  • Northwestern Indiana Regional Planning Commission: $434,000 for facility renovations and the replacement of a low-floor minivan.
  • Northern Indiana Commuter Transportation District: $13.9 million for signal and control system upgrades.
  • Northwestern Indiana Regional Planning Commission: $2.4 million for capital contracting costs, preventative maintenance and ADA paratransit subsidies.
  • Indiana Department of Transportation: $12.7 million to purchase 111 30-foot replacement buses, 29 replacement vans, four sedan/station wagons, 34 30-foot buses, one van, six sedan/station wagons for expansion services, passenger shelters, computer equipment, fare boxes, communication equipment and other miscellaneous expenses.
  • Michigan City Transit: $527,582 for preventative maintenance, operating assistance, heaters for buses and a replacement vehicle.

Thursday, August 20, 2009 
KS: $8.6 Million (ARRA Grant)

The following grants are being awarded:

  • City of Wichita: $6.6 million for the design and construction of a regional vehicle maintenance facility, the purchase 25 paratransit vans, various improvements, and preventive maintenance. 
  • The City of Topeka: $2.0 million to purchase five 35-foot fixed route buses.

Thursday, August 20, 2009 
LA: $2.1 Million (ARRA Grant)

The following grants are being awarded:

• River Parishes Transit Authority: $300,000 to purchase two new 30-foot 12-passenger, lift-equipped buses and associated equipment.

• City of Monroe: $1.8 million to purchase one 35-foot bus, upgrade fare collection and bus technology equipment, renovate an administrative/ operations facility, and perform preventative maintenance.


Thursday, August 20, 2009 
MD: $78.3 Million (ARRA Grant)

The Maryland Transit Administration will use the funds for the purchase of 34 buses; Metro railcar overhaul, track improvements and complex repairs, station rehabilitation, replacement of the MARC and Metro public address system., communications, fare collection, computer, bus stop shelters, signage, and shop equipment. Funds will also be used to rehabilitate bus park-and-ride lots and an administrative facility.


Thursday, August 20, 2009 
MI: $54.8 Million (ARRA Grant)

The following grants are being awarded:

  • Kalamazoo Metro Transit: $3.2 million for the purchase of five buses and for renovation to add additional office space for the administrative building.
  • Ann Arbor Transportation Authority: $4.2 million for the purchase of four hybrid-electric buses, the construction of a park-and-ride lot, and safety and accessibility improvements at bus stops.
  • City of Detroit Department of Transportation: $18.7 million for facility renovations, preventive maintenance, transit enhancements, and other capital expenses.
  • Suburban Mobility Authority for Regional Transportation: $20.5 million to purchase three 40-foot alternative-fuel buses, one articulated alternative-fuel bus, 56 30-foot connector fleet paratransit vehicles, an automatic vehicle locator system, 312 fareboxes, and communications equipment.
  • Detroit Transportation Corporation: $133,125 for Detroit People Mover Maintenance and Control Facility improvements.
  • Suburban Mobility Authority for Regional Transportation in Monroe: $903,695 for facility renovations and the purchase of three hybrid SUV’s and one truck.
  • City of Grand Haven/Harbor Transit: $430,107 for the purchase of three 30-foot    buses, renovation to the administrative and maintenance facility, and support equipment.
  • Saginaw Transit Authority Regional Services: $3.0 million for the addition and renovations to the Rosa Parks Operation Center, and purchase of five 35-foot biodiesel buses.
  • Battle Creek Transit System: $944,000 for facility improvements, vehicle and equipment replacement and upgrades.
  • County of Muskegon Area Transit System: $2.0 million to purchase seven 35-foot low-floor diesel-fueled buses, a minivan, fare collection equipment, maintenance office equipment, and preventative maintenance.
  • Twin Cities Area Transportation Authority: $780,000 to purchase eight cutaway buses.

Thursday, August 20, 2009 
MN: $6.1 Million (ARRA Grant)

The following grants are being awarded:

  • The Duluth Transit Authority: $1.5 million for design and planning of a multimodal terminal in downtown Duluth, computer technology upgrades, snow removal equipment, a fueling system, replacement of a heating and air conditioning system, and the construction of a security fence.
  • LaCross Municipal Transit Utility: $92,700 for the purchase of a hybrid bus and bus shelters for LaCrescent.
  • City of Rochester: $3.5 million for the purchase of a biodiesel bus, engineering and design activities to rebuild an existing transit station, for rebuilding of a downtown bus stop, and for site grading and utility work related to the construction of a new 60-bus public transit garage and operations center.
  • Minnesota Department of Transportation Office of Transit: $1 million for the construction of a transit facility in Bemidji, renovation of the existing facility, and project administration.

Thursday, August 20, 2009 
MO: $1.1 Million - Joplin (ARRA Grant)

City of Joplin will use the funds to purchase a bus storage facility, bus shelters, benches, and a bike rack.


Thursday, August 20, 2009 
MS: $7.3 Million (ARRA Grant)

The following grants are being awarded:

  • City of Jackson: $3.5 million for the construction of an administrative and maintenance facility.
  • Coast Transit Authority: $3.3 million for preventative maintenance, a trolley bus, and a hybrid electric bus.. The hybrid bus will be use to create a new express route between the cities of Biloxi and Gulfport, and the new trolley bus will provide transit service to the cities of Long Beach and Pass Christian, which do not currently have service. Funds will also be used for the renovation and modernization of the Biloxi and Gulfport Transit Centers.
  •  City of Hattiesburg: $500,000 to purchase a trolley bus, software and a command and dispatching system.

Thursday, August 20, 2009 
NC: $3.6 Million (ARRA Grant)

The following grants are being awarded:

  • City of Jacksonville: $1.5 million to purchase five 28-foot buses, electronic farebox equipment, automated passenger counters, bus fleet equipment, voice annunciation/automated vehicle locator systems, and design and construction of a bus wash facility.  The funds will also be used for the design and phase one construction of a bus parking facility.
  • City of Gastonia Transit: $2.1 million to purchase five 35-foot clean diesel buses.

Thursday, August 20, 2009 
NJ: $4.8 Million (ARRA Grant)

The New Jersey Transit Corporation will use the funds to purchase 39 buses for 18 rural services operator and one intercity operator.


Thursday, August 20, 2009 
NY: $569.1 Million (ARRA Grant)

The following grants are being awarded:

  • New York Metropolitan Transportation Authority: $266.9 million: for construction and improvements of the Fulton Street Transit Center project.
  • New York City Department of Transportation: $221.7 million for dry-docking services for eight ferry boats and for major upgrades to vehicular and pedestrian access to the St. George Ferry Terminal.
  • Broome County: $4.1 million for the purchase of seven 40-foot hybrid electric buses for fixed route service and four 30-foot cutaway buses for rural paratransit service.
  • Westchester County Department of Transportation: $13.3 million for the purchase of 12 30-foot hybrid electric transit buses, 15 paratransit vehicles, preventive maintenance, and miscellaneous facility items.
  • City of Poughkeepsie: $2.0 million for three hybrid electric buses,  a camera and security system, shop equipment, additional lifts, fleet maintenance software, shop equipment, electronic fareboxes, and preventive maintenance.
  • Dutchess County: $4.5 million for the purchase of eight 14 buses, fareboxes and preventive maintenance.
  • Chemung County Transit System: $1.5 million for the purchase of two buses and preventative maintenance. 
  • Ulster County: $2.5 million for the purchase of seven buses, a fuel tank, an automated vehicle locator system, and facility construction.
  • Niagara Frontier Transportation Authority: $24.8 million for the purchase of 56 buses and backup batteries for Niagara Frontier Transportation Authority Metro Rail stations.
  • Rockland County Department of Public Transportation: $5.5 million for the purchase of three commuter coaches and six transit buses.
  • Oneida County: $662,849 for the purchase of two commuter coaches.
  • Central New York Regional Transportation Authority: $12.1 million for the purchase of 39 buses.
  • Rochester Genesee Regional Transportation Authority: $9.4 million for the purchase of 60 buses, a diesel emissions fluid facility, and engineering and design for a maintenance facility.

Thursday, August 20, 2009 
OH: $19.6 Million (ARRA Grant)

The following grants are being awarded:

  • Southwest Ohio Regional Transit Authority: $17.6 million to purchase seven buses and to retrofit 32 others with Mini-Hybrid Thermal Management Kits to reduce fuel usage, maintenance costs, and breakdowns of the current hydraulic cooling system on the coaches. Funds will also be used for bus shelters, signage, a bus fluid management system, landscaping and preventative maintenance.
  • Allen County Regional Transit Authority: $1.2 million for facility improvements, preventive maintenance, a van, and paratransit service.
  • Lawrence County Port Authority: $559,059 for construction of a new transit center.
  • City of Newark: $260,000 to purchase four buses, fareboxes and bike racks.

Thursday, August 20, 2009 
OR: 12.6 Million (ARRA Grant)

The following grants are being awarded:

  • The Tri-County Metropolitan Transit District (TriMet): $9.7 million for the construction of a park-and-ride facility, concrete pads, lighting and street repairs, signage, and preventive maintenance.
  • Oregon Department of Transportation: $2.9 million for bus shelters, signs, safety and security equipment, radios for buses, and facility improvements.

Thursday, August 20, 2009 
PA: $7.5 Million (ARRA Grant)

The following grants are being awarded:

  • Hazleton Public Transit: $879,623 for an intermodal parking facility and a vehicle locator system.
  • County of Lackawanna Transit System: $2.6 million to purchase four hybrid-electric buses and communications and security equipment.
  • Cumberland-Dauphin Harrisburg Transit Authority: $3.4 million for the purchase of five hybrid-electric buses, and for operating expenses.
  • City of Sharon: $616,815 to purchase three buses, and make facility renovations.

Thursday, August 20, 2009 
PR: $18.1 Million (ARRA Grant)

The following grants are being awarded:

  • The Puerto Rico Highway and Transportation Authority: $2.0 million for ticket vending machine software, lighting, and security improvements to Tren Urbano facilities.
  • Puerto Rico Highway and Transportation Authority: $263,000 for two trolleys.
  • Municipality of Toa Baja: $397,500 to purchase two buses, one minibus, and radios.
  • Puerto Rico Highway and Transportation Authority (Cities of Las Marias and Rincon): $827,463 for the purchase of three trolleys and six vans.
  • Puerto Rico Highway and Transportation Authority (Cities of Ceiba and Naguabo): $953,100 for the purchase of three trolley buses and five vans.
  • Puerto Rico Highway and Transportation Authority (Cities of Jayuya, Utuado, Salinas and Vieques): $2.1 million for the purchase of two paratransit vehicles, two trolleys, construction of thirty bus shelters, and the rehabilitation of the Mosquito Terminal.
  • Puerto Rico Ports Authority Development Department: $8.3 million for reconstruction of the Fajardo Ferry Terminal, the purchase of ferry boat equipment, and preventive maintenance.
  • Puerto Rico Ports Authority Development Department: $1.3 million for repairs and improvements to the Acuaexpreso Maintenance Building Facility, installation of surveillance and security for the facility, and for project administration.
  • The Municipality of Carolina: $831,498 for maintenance facility rehabilitation, signs and bus shelters, miscellaneous equipment, and preventative maintenance. 
  • The Municipality of Lares: $1.2 million: the purchase of six trolleys and a minibus, construction of a maintenance garage, and preventive maintenance.

Thursday, August 20, 2009 
RI: $460,000 - Pawtucket (ARRA Grant)
The Rhode Island Department of Transportation will use the funds for improvements to the Pawtucket Layover Facility.
Thursday, August 20, 2009 
SC: $1.2 Million - Greenville (ARRA Grant)
The Greenville Transit Authority (GTA) will use the funds to purchase three 35-foot low-floor buses, six standard bus shelters and bus signage. The vehicles will be used to provide a new commuter express service operated by GTA linking the downtown areas of Simpsonville and Mauldin with the current route system of the GTA.
Thursday, August 20, 2009 
TN: $5.8 Million - Knoxville (ARRA Grant)
Knoxville Area Transit will use the funds for bus engines and transmissions, wheelchair lift replacements, rear end work, alternators, door components, the painting of 41 buses and trolley bus vehicles, as well as for preventive maintenance.
Thursday, August 20, 2009 
TX: $24.1 Million (ARRA Grant)

The following grants are being awarded:

• City of Waco: $3.0 million for the purchase of a bus, support equipment, computer software, and preventive maintenance.
• The City of El Paso/Sun Metro: $15.1 million to construct the Glory Road and Westside transit terminals, perform mid-life rebuild of 25 buses, and to purchase 200 accessible bus shelters. Funds will also be used to purchase computer hardware and software and 25 automated vehicle locator systems
• The Gulf Coast Center: $2.4 million for the construction of the Victory Lakes park-and-ride lot.
• Fort Bend County: $2.7 million for the purchase of eight buses, construction of a park-and-ride lot, and miscellaneous equipment.
• The Harris County Community and Economic Development Department: $922,000 to purchase shelters and fare collection equipment, as well as to pay for the capital costs of contracting and operating assistance.


Thursday, August 20, 2009 
$VA: 24.7 Million (ARRA Grant)

The following grants are being awarded:

  • Transportation District Commission of Hampton Roads: $24.1 for the purchase of seven 40-foot buses and the construction of a maintenance facility in Norfolk, as well as renovations and equipment.
  • Greater Roanoke Transit Company: $580,000 for the purchase of six 30-foot buses for paratransit service, fareboxes for four trolley buses, a supervisory vehicle, shop equipment and an automatic vehicle locator system.

Thursday, August 20, 2009 
WA: $1.3 Million - King County (ARRA Grant)
King County Ferry District will use the funds to purchase a maintenance barge to support passenger-only ferry operations.
Thursday, August 20, 2009 
WI: $27.4 Million (ARRA Grant)

The following grants are being awarded:

• Waukesha Metro: $1.5 million for eight vans, fareboxes, a parking lot, a bus washer, and transit enhancements. 
• Lacrosse Municipal Transit Utility: $1.1 million for the purchase of a bus, fare equipment, a communication system, maintenance equipment, support vehicles, bus shelters, miscellaneous equipment, and facility rehabilitation.
• City of Sheboygan: $2.1 million to purchase five 35-foot buses, two support vehicles, and other capital items.
• Ozaukee County Transit: $591,323 to purchase five vans, six station wagons, bus shelters, paratransit vehicles, equipment and computer hardware and software.
• City of Onalaska: $208,000 to purchase five minivans and bus shelters.


Friday, August 14, 2009 
NJ: $298.7 Million - NJ TRANSIT (ARRA Grant)

Funds will be distributed as follows:

  • Access to the Region’s Core (ARC)/Mass Transit Tunnel: $130 Million for the nine-mile commuter rail Mass Transit Tunnel project connecting New Jersey and Manhattan will be used as follows: $110 million for design and engineering expenses, as well as costs associated with construction and project management activities; and $20 million for a new underpass structure to carry Route 1& 9 over the new ARC Core tracks and modifications to the building located at 2001 Tonnelle Ave.
  • Bus Rehabilitation: $35.0 million will be used for rehabilitation of NJ TRANSIT’s bus fleet includes replacement of various bus components such as engines, transmissions, pumps, motors, and other parts, as well as major body work and structural repairs.
  • Lower Hack Drawbridge Rehabilitation (Phase II): $30 million will be used for rehabilitation of the Lower Hack drawbridge, a three-track bridge that carries NJ TRANSIT’s Morris & Essex and Montclair-Boonton Line trains over the Hackensack River between Kearny and Jersey City in Hudson County. Rehabilitation will include concrete and structural steel repairs.
  • Morristown Line Bi-Directional Signal Improvements: $25 million for the installation of a train traffic control system on the Morristown Line of NJ TRANSIT’s Morris & Essex Lines. This system allows for bi-directional train operation on a two-track segment between Summit and Denville, providing increased capacity and flexibility on NJ TRANSIT’s commuter rail system.
  • River LINE Cab Signal System - $24 Million for the design, purchase and installation of an Automatic Train Control (ATC) signal system for NJ TRANSIT’s 34-mile River LINE light rail system, which provides service between Camden and Trenton, NJ. An ATC system will permit the train operator to view the current signal restrictions from the cab of the light rail vehicle, rather than relying on wayside signals along the right-of-way. In addition to providing a significant enhancement in managing train movements, an ATC system satisfies the requirement of the Rail Safety Improvement Act of 2008 to install “Positive Train Control” by December 2015.
  • Plauderville Station/High-Level Platform: $15 million to install high-level platforms, canopies, heated shelters, and ramps at the Plauderville Station, which serves the Bergen County Commuter Rail Line and local bus service in Garfield, NJ, allowing boarding for persons with disabilities.
  • ACCESS LINK and Atlantic City Jitney Vehicle Purchases: $16 million for ACCESS LINK is NJ TRANSIT’s paratransit service that is available for individuals who cannot use NJ TRANSIT’s regular bus service. Funds will be used as follows:
    • $10.8 million to purchase 137 minibuses, 47 of which will replace aging vehicles.   
    • $1.3 million to purchase 24 vans.   
    • $1.6 million to purchase 57 sedans.   
    • $2.3 million for replacement of 30 minibuses to provide feeder bus service to the Atlantic City Rail station from destinations throughout Atlantic City.
  • Edison Station Park and Ride: $11 million for the construction of a supplemental parking facility to serve the increased commuter needs at NJ TRANSIT’s Edison Station, including construction of an approximately 475-space surface parking lot with new daily and monthly permit spaces on the outbound side of the existing station.
  • Enhanced Track Rehabilitation Project: $4.7 million for replacement of ties, rails and switches along various rail lines throughout the system.
  • $2.5 million for 175 bus shelters, as well as improvements to bus signage, passenger information display installation, and lighting in bus boarding areas throughout New Jersey.
  • $2.0 million for construction of an intermodal transit center and parking facility in Pennsauken, New Jersey.
  • $2.0 million for exterior pedestrian traffic and circulation improvements on the west side of Newark Penn Station.
  • $1.5 million for rehabilitation of commuter rail rolling stock, including repair and replacement of major system components of commuter passenger rail cars and locomotives.

Thursday, August 13, 2009 
AK: $6 Million - Anchorage (ARRA Grant)
The Municipality of Anchorage will use the funds to purchase five buses and 15 vans, as well as to make improvements to facilities and bus shelters and perform preventive maintenance.
Thursday, August 13, 2009 
AL: $7.6 Million (ARRA Grant)

 

Grants are being awarded as follows:

  • The Alabama Department of Transportation: $4 million to fund small urban transportation programs in Auburn-Opelika, Phenix City, Anniston, Florence, Decatur, and Dothan. Funds will be used for the purchase of 28 buses and 11 vans, support vehicles, bus shelters, radio signal and communications equipment, and additional capital program items, including preventive maintenance and paratransit management activities.
  • City of Montgomery: $3.5 million to be used for three motor buses, one trolley bus, technology upgrades, security and surveillance equipment upgrades, electronic fareboxes and related equipment, shop equipment,  and preventative maintenance, as well as facility improvements and modifications.

Thursday, August 13, 2009 
CA: $95.4 Million (ARRA Grant)

Grants are being awarded as follows:

• City of Lompoc: $1.3 million to purchase one 40-foot replacement coach, two ADA vans, four 30-foot replacement buses, security improvement and safety equipment.

• Southern California Regional Rail Authority: $21.9 million to fund safety and capacity improvements on the Metrolink system; positive train control on the Metrolink System.

• City of Commerce: $581,682 to purchase one 35-foot low-floor bus and transit management software.

• City of Claremont: $124,748 to purchase two 25-foot paratransit buses.

• San Diego Association of Governments: $73 million to fund construction of the multi-modal transit center, rail electrification, track improvements and a bridge replacement; design and construction of the trolley wayside and trackway modifications including stations to support new low-floor vehicle operations on the Blue Line.


Thursday, August 13, 2009 
CA: $16.4 Million - Modesto, Fresno (ARRA Grant)

Grants are being awarded as follows:

  • The City of Fresno: $10.9 million will be used for the purchase of four buses, a new regional automated fare collection system, a CNG compressor, and support vehicles, as well as the performance of bus preventive maintenance and needed transit enhancements for the community.
  •  The City of Modesto: $5.6 million for preventive maintenance and transit enhancements at the historic transit center.

Thursday, August 13, 2009 
FL: $28 Million (ARRA Grant)

Grants are being awarded as follows:

  • Jacksonville Transportation Authority: $10 million to purchase 12 vans, rehabilitate /renovate facility, park-and-ride lot, fare collection equipment, rehabilitate rail station and preventative maintenance.
  • Palm Beach County Board of Commissioners-Palm Beach County Transit Authority: $17.1 million to fund 25 40-foot replacement buses, Belle Glade maintenance facility, miscellaneous capital maintenance expenses and surveillance security.

Thursday, August 13, 2009 
GA: $55.4 Million - Metropolitan Atlanta Rapid Transit Authority (ARRA Grant)

The Metropolitan Atlanta Rapid Transit Authority will use the funds to pay for 18 40-foot replacement vehicles, preventative maintenance, rail station/stops and transit enhancements.


Thursday, August 13, 2009 
HI: $41 Million - City and County of Honolulu (ARRA Grant)
The City and County of Honolulu will use the funds to pay for partial funding of one 60-foot hybrid-electric replacement bus and purchase two 60-foot articulated replacement buses, intermodal center, transit center, bus parking facility, bus pad stop improvements and preliminary engineering on airport alternative.
Thursday, August 13, 2009 
KS: $1 Million - St. Lawrence (ARRA Grant)

The City of Lawrence will use the funds to purchase two security-equipped 40-foot buses.


Thursday, August 13, 2009 
KS: $16.4 Million - Kansas City Area Transportation Authority (ARRA Grant)

The Kansas City Area Transportation Authority will use the funds to purchase 19 low-floor 40-foot buses, facility upgrades, operating assistance, preventative maintenance, security camera system upgrade and bus stop improvements.


Thursday, August 13, 2009 
LA: $5 Million (ARRA Grant)

Grants are being awarded as follows:

  • City of Shreveport: $4.7 million will be used to purchase five buses, security equipment, and software; to renovate an existing bus terminal and maintenance facility and to construct a compressed natural gas (CNG) fueling station; and to perform preventive vehicle maintenance.
  • Plaquemine Parrish: $300,000 will be used for preventive maintenance for the Belle Chase Ferry.

Thursday, August 13, 2009 
MD: $15.2 Million - Statewide (ARRA Grant)

The Maryland Transit Administration will use the funds for the following projects:

  • Replacement of the two 25-year old elevators at the MARC BWI Station.
  • Improvement to the heating system at the MARC Penn Station.
  • Demolition of the bridge abutments, roadway, bridges, ramps, retaining walls, and grading in order to remove the unused elevated highway adjacent to the MARC West Baltimore Rail Station and prepare the site for expansion of surface parking.
  • Improvements to lighting, tracks, and shop facilities at the MARC Martins Maintenance Facility to allow future overnight storage of train sets and increased utility of the facility for future railcar maintenance.
  • Addition of two new traction power substations on the northern end of the MTA Light Rail Transit system (Gilroy Road and Industry Lane).
  • Replacement of the existing public address system with an audible and visual real-time information system in all MTA-owned MARC train station.

Thursday, August 13, 2009 
MD: $32 Million - Statewide (ARRA Grant)

 The Maryland Transit Administration (MTA) will use the funds to purchase 95 buses, 75 of which will replace aging buses and 20 of which will expand MTA’s fleet 13.

One trolley bus and one five-passenger minivan, associated capital maintenance items including: gas engine, transmission and AC unit, automated destination signs, fare collection equipment, security and surveillance equipment,  bus passenger shelters, and transit equipment and technology.


Thursday, August 13, 2009 
MN: $17.7 Million - Minneapolis, St. Paul (ARRA Grant)

The Metropolitan Council will use the funds to pay for preventive maintenance for its fleet of buses, rail cars, and other rolling stock.


Thursday, August 13, 2009 
MO: $16.5 Million - Kansas City (ARRA Grant)

The Kansas City Area Transit Authority will use funds to purchase 19 buses, to renovate the main operations facility, to upgrade a security camera system, to make bus stop improvements, and to perform preventive maintenance. Funds will also be used for operating assistance.


Thursday, August 13, 2009 
MT: $11.3 Million - Statewide (ARRA Grant)

The Montana Department of Transportation will use the funds for the construction of seven bus administration and maintenance facilities and three intermodal terminals, and to purchase 35 buses and 24 vans. Funds will also be used for 16 bus shelters and miscellaneous support equipment.


Thursday, August 13, 2009 
NC: $95,000 - Cary (ARRA Grant)

The Town of Cary will use the funds to purchase and install four bus stop shelters on a fixed route bus service to include concrete pad work, landscaping, and solar lighting.


Thursday, August 13, 2009 
ND: $6 Million - Statewide (ARRA Grant)

The North Dakota Department of Transportation will use the funds for statewide facilities and two over-the-road intercity coaches.


Thursday, August 13, 2009 
NV: $7.3 Million - Washoe County (ARRA Grant)

The Regional Transportation Commission of Washoe County will use the funds to construct a transit center and rehabilitate/renovate facilities.


Thursday, August 13, 2009 
NY: $263.7 Million (ARRA Grant)
  • New York Metropolitan Transportation Authority: $254.4 million for projects for MTA New York City Transit and MTA Metro-North Railroad. This grant will provide funds for construction and procurement of materials for rehabilitation of seven rail stations and electrical/power distribution improvement at an eighth.
  • New York Metropolitan Transportation Authority: $8.8 million for the purchase of 18 40-foot buses.
  • City of Long Beach: $545,000 for the purchase of one 30-foot hybrid-electric trolley bus.

Thursday, August 13, 2009 
NY: $402 Million (ARRA Grant)

Grants are being awarded as follows:

  • Suffolk County: $9.5 million: for the purchase of 30 35-foot replacement buses.
  • New York Metropolitan Transportation Authority: $393 million: for construction and procurement of materials for rail station rehabilitation at five locations, transit enhancement and communication equipment.

Thursday, August 13, 2009 
PA: $3.5 Million (ARRA Grant)

Grants are being awarded as follows:

  • Borough of Pottstown: $1.1 million to purchase two 35-foot transit buses and an intermodal bus facility.
  • City of Washington: $515,000 to fund the City of Washington Intermodal Transit Center and Garage Project.
  • Beaver County Transit Authority: $1.9 million to fund renovations for the Administrative/Maintenance Facility in Center Township and fuel management system.

Thursday, August 13, 2009 
PR: $22.5 Million - Metropolitan Bus Authority (ARRA Grant)

The Metropolitan Bus Authority will use the funds to purchase 40 hybrid buses and make pedestrian access improvements conforming to the Americans with Disability Act.


Thursday, August 13, 2009 
SC: $1 Million - Spartanburg County Government (ARRA Grant)
The Spartanburg County Government will use the funds to purchase 10 30-foot cutaway replacement buses, five 30-foot cutaway buses for expansion, mobile data terminals and preventative maintenance needs.
Thursday, August 13, 2009 
TN: $533,730 - City of Bristol (ARRA Grant)
The Town of Bristol will use the funds to purchase four paratransit 30-foot buses, two paratransit vans, service truck and fiber optic phone equipment.

Thursday, August 13, 2009 
TX: $81.2 Million (ARRA Grant)

Grants are being awarded as follows:

• Brazos Texas Transit: $2.8 million to construct the Bryan Transit and Parking Facility.

• Dallas Area Rapid Transit: $78.4 million to fund the NW/SE Light Rail Transit Line.


Thursday, August 13, 2009 
VA: $20.5 Million - Statewide (ARRA Grant)

Grants are being awarded as follows:

• Potomac and Rappahannock Transportation Commission: $13.6 million to purchase one 40-foot bus, one 30-foot bus stop signage, shelters, locomotive and equipment.

• Greater Lynchburg Transit Company: $5.1 million to purchase seven 30-foot replacement buses, equipment and passenger amenities.

• City of Harrisonburg: $1.6 million to purchase four 35-foot replacement buses, passenger shelters, ADA equipment and passenger amenities.

 


Thursday, August 13, 2009 
VA: $20.8 Million (ARRA Grant)

Grants are being awarded as follows:

• Virginia Department of Rail and Public Transportation: $3.8 million for the purchase of 50 vans, two buses, engineering/architectural services, and paving for rural operators throughout the state.

• Town of Blacksburg: $4.5 million to purchase seven buses, equipment, computer hardware and software, and passenger amenities.

• Greater Richmond Transit Company: $12.5 million for the purchase of 38 vans for paratransit service, 11 40-foot replacement buses, preventative maintenance, bus stop signs and vehicle surveillance cameras.


Thursday, August 13, 2009 
WV: $309,339 - Morgantown (ARRA Grant)

The Town of Morgantown will use the funds to purchase closed circuit TV’s cameras, a public address system, and message boards for each of the five passenger stations along West Virginia University’s Personal Rapid Transit System.

 


Thursday, August 13, 2009 
WV: $1.5 Million - Huntington, Cabell County (ARRA Grant)
The Town of Huntington will use the funds for facility renovations including improvements to the TTA’s transfer center and the purchase and installation of two fuel tanks at their maintenance facility. .



July 2009

Friday, July 31, 2009 
AK: $763,234 - Fairbanks North Star Borough (ARRA Grant)

Fairbanks North Star Borough will use the funds to pay for four vans, bus enunciators, a new bus washer, security cameras for buses and vans, security gate at a facility, a tire mounting machine, luminator signs for the buses, a new diesel fuel dispenser and a park and ride lot in North Pole, AK.

 


Friday, July 31, 2009 
AR: $3.8 Million - Board of Trustees/University of Arkansas and City of Hot Springs (ARRA Grant)

Grants are being awarded as follows:

  • University of Arkansas, Fayetteville: $1.3 million to purchase three buses, Addition and to renovate the administrative/maintenance facility and to renovate bus passenger shelters.
  • City of Hot Springs: $744,481 to purchase four buses, to rebuild three bus engines, and to perform preventive maintenance.
  • Fort Smith Transit: $1.8 million for four buses, administrative/maintenance facility renovation, and bus shelters.

Friday, July 31, 2009 
CA: $44.7 Million - Cities of Roseville, Los Angeles, Culver and Madera, Imperial County, Omnitrans, Napa County Transportation Planning Agency, San Joaquin Regional Rail Commission and Eastern Contra Costa Transit Authority (ARRA Grant)

Grants are being awarded as follows:

  • City of Roseville: $1.3 million to rebuild and refurbish 33 buses.
  • Imperial County: $1.2 million to build a bus transfer facility on an existing piece of unimproved property in El Centro. This project will facilitate the transfer of passengers between the intercity and intracity bus systems. Funding will provide for important upgrades to the site that will provide for added security, increased building longevity, adequate roadway design for bus traffic, ADA compliance, improved site drainage and reduced energy consumption. Funding will also be used for the upgrading of the intersection State and 7th Streets.
  • City of Los Angeles: $8 million for the purchase of 16 new 40-foot. over-the-road, CNG coaches to replace aging diesel buses.
  • Culver City: $3.6 million for preventive maintenance, improvements to the intermodal station at Robertson Boulevard, and improvements to the pedestrian connections between Culver City bus stops and the intermodal station.
  • Omnitrans, San Bernardino County: $20.7 million for preventive maintenance and to buy equipment and software, preventive maintenance, equipment, and spare parts. Funds will also be used to purchase fareboxes for 144 coaches and a video surveillance system, as well as for the construction of the Yucaipa Transit Center, which will be the eastern terminus for Omnitrans, Access and Omnilink services.
  • Napa County Transportation Planning Agency: $2.8 million for the purchase of four gasoline hybrid-electric powered low-floor buses which will replace aging diesel buses, as well as for the construction of a park-and-ride intermodal transit facility in Napa.
  • San Joaquin Regional Rail Commission: $1.7 million to upgrade their track and railbed for the Altamont Commuter Express (ACE) trains.
  • Eastern Contra Costa Transit Authority: $4 million for preventive maintenance, resurfacing of the bus parking lot, and the replacement of driver exchange and staff cars. Funds will also be used for a new information technology system that will allow automatic vehicle location and passenger counting.
  • City of Madera: $1.2 million to purchase eight buses and 13 passenger shelters, and to perform preventive maintenance for the transit fleet.

Friday, July 31, 2009 
DC: $182.5 Million - Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority (ARRA Grant)

Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority will use the funds to pay for the purchase of 47 buses, 74 vans, and security equipment, as well as the replacement of the Southeast garage, the renovation of the bus body and paint shop, the upgrading of rail stations, and track repair.

 


Friday, July 31, 2009 
FL: $18.3 Million - Jacksonville Transportation Authority, Volusia Transportation Authority, Miami-Dade Transit Agency, Escambia County Board of Commissioners and Collier County Board of County Commissioners (ARRA Grant)

Grants are being awarded as follows:

  • Jacksonville Transportation Authority: $36,559 for guideway improvements.
  • Volusia Transportation Authority: $8.4 million for the purchase of 17 hybrid buses and for the rehabilitation of facilities to reduce energy consumption and to implement cost saving measures.
  • Miami-Dade Transit Agency: $2.8 million for the refurbishment of Bicentennial Park Metromover Station, the installation of a Wi-Fi demonstration project to help support eventual implementation of a Wi-Fi system on the entire Metrorail, and miscellaneous refurbishment of Metrorail track.
  • Escambia County Board of Commissioners: $4 million for the purchase of 10 buses and three minibuses.
  • Collier county Board of County Commissioners: $3 million to purchase two electric hybrid buses and to provide enhancement to transit technology, paratransit services, and facility security.

Friday, July 31, 2009 
KS: $2.5 Million - Topeka Metropolitan Transit Authority (ARRA Grant)

Topeka Metropolitan Transit Authority will use the funds to purchase seven buses, support vehicles, administrative and maintenance equipment, a new radio, and communications equipment.


Friday, July 31, 2009 
LA: $10.5 Million - Capital Area Transit System, Crescent City Connection Division and City of Alexandria (ARRA Grant)

Grants are being awarded as follows:

  • Capital Area Transit System in Baton Rouge: $6.6 million to purchase six buses, and three trolley buses, mobile security equipment, support vehicles, and miscellaneous support equipment..
  • Crescent City Connection Division, New Orleans: $2.8 million to repair the Chalmette Ferry landing which is in imminent danger of collapse. This ferry is used by approximately 500,000 vehicles each year to cross the Mississippi River from Orleans Parish to St. Bernard Parish. Without this crossing the public would have a 20-mile detour.
  • City of Alexandria: $1.2 million to purchase four buses, six vans, and two support vehicles, and to perform preventive maintenance.

Friday, July 31, 2009 
MI: $10.6 Million - Interurban Transit Partnership (ARRA Grant)

Funds will be used by the Interurban Transit Partnership (ITP) also known as “The Rapid” for the renovation of the Wealthy Street Operations Center in Grand Rapids.

Because of ARRA funds, construction is expected to start this summer, moving the project two years ahead of schedule. The renovation will provide for storage of over 160 buses, additional maintenance bays, and increased space for drivers and dispatchers.


Friday, July 31, 2009 
MN: $4.4 Million - St . Cloud Metropolitan Transit Commission and Cities of East Grand Forks and Moorhead (ARRA Grant)

Grants are being awarded as follows:

  • St. Cloud Metropolitan Transit Commission: $3.2 million for the purchase of four 35-foot buses, nine 29-foot paratransit vehicles, stop annunciation and visual systems, a staff car, and a shop truck.
  • East Grand Forks: $159,770 for the purchase of two low-floor, 30-foot replacement buses, fare collections system, and a security camera.
  • City of Moorhead: $1.2 million for the purchase of one replacement 35-foot bus, one 30-foot bus, a shop truck, an automatic vehicle locator system, miscellaneous equipment, and an automatic bus announcement system.

Friday, July 31, 2009 
NC: $6 Million - Cities of High Point and Greensboro (ARRA Grant)

Grants are being awarded as follows:

  • City of High Point: $623,500 for the purchase of six light transit vehicles, bus shelters, and bus stop landing pads.
  • City of Greensboro: $5.4 million for construction of the Greensboro Transit Authority maintenance and operations facility and administrative offices.

Friday, July 31, 2009 
NE: $2 Million - City of Lincoln (ARRA Grant)

Funds will be used for the purchases of handivans, elevators, equipment, rehabilitative bus shelters, and fund paratransit service.


Friday, July 31, 2009 
NJ: $66.6 Million - New Jersey Transit Corporation (ARRA Grant)

New Jersey Transit Corporation (NJ TRANSIT) will use the funds for modernizing and improvements to New Jersey Transit’s fixed guideway system to maintain a state of good repair, including:

  • System-wide track improvements and replacement of switches.
  • Repair and replacement of major systems within NJ TRANSIT’s commuter rail passenger car fleet, as well as the diesel and electric locomotive fleet.
  • Construction of additional light rail track, switches, catenary and signals for the Hudson-Bergen Light Rail System in Jersey City and Bayonne.

Friday, July 31, 2009 
NM: $3 Million - Cities of Santa Fe Las Cruces - (ARRA Grant)

Grants are being awarded as follows:

  • City of Santa Fe: $1.4 million for the purchase of two 30-foot buses, 60 shelters, and mobile security equipment.
  • City of Las Cruces: $1.7 million to purchase three 30-foot buses, equipment, and maintenance facility upgrades. 

Friday, July 31, 2009 
OH: $393,234 - Washington County (ARRA Grant)

Washington County will use the funds to assist with a project, in collaboration with the City of Marietta, to convert the former Ohio National Guard Armory into an Intermodal Center that will provide citizens and tourists with access to all modes of transportation available in Marietta.


Friday, July 31, 2009 
PA: $1.1 Million - River Valley Transit (ARRA Grant)

River Valley Transit will use the funds to renovate the Williamsport garage and office.


Friday, July 31, 2009 
SC: $1.5 Million - Lower Savannah Council of Governments and Pee Dee Regional Transportation Authority (ARRA Grant)

Grants are being awarded as follows:

• Lower Savannah Council of Governments: $561,000 for the Travel Management Coordination Center Facility, construction and expansion of the administrative facility and two 30-foot paratransit vehicles.

• Pee Dee Regional Transportation Authority: $955,925 for preventive maintenance and rehabilitation of trolleys, and facility engineering/design and rehabilitation activities.


Friday, July 31, 2009 
TN: $3 Million - Southeast Tennessee Human Resource Agency and City of Murfreesboro (ARRA Grant)

Grants are being awarded as follows:

• Southeast Tennessee Human Resource Agency: $855,317 to renovate the Cleveland Depot and to purchase three 30-foot buses, seven bus shelters, automatic vehicle locator system, and communications equipment.

• City of Murfreesboro: $2.2 million to purchase bus shelters and passenger amenities, 15 vans for the regional vanpool, transportation system technology, and two 40-foot hybrid coaches to expand express bus service on the Southeast Corridor.


Friday, July 31, 2009 
TX: $5.1 Million - City of Tyler and Denton County Transportation Authority (ARRA Grant)

Grants are being awarded as follows:

• City of Tyler: $968,600 to purchase five buses, 24 bus shelters and 40 trash receptacles.
 
• Denton County Transportation Authority: $4.1 million to purchase five 40-foot buses and 20 electronic fareboxes, on-board surveillance equipment and scheduling software, and to construct 35 passenger shelters and a park-and-ride lot.


Friday, July 31, 2009 
VA: $488,248 Transportation District Commission of Hampton Roads and Winchester, VA (ARRA Grant)

Grants are being awarded as follows:

• Transportation District Commission of Hampton Roads: $437,148 to fund preventative maintenance costs associated with the Elizabeth Ferries, as well as other vehicles used in the agency’s service.

• City of Winchester: $51,100 to purchase surveillance/security equipment, and computer hardware and software.


 


Friday, July 31, 2009 
WA: $1.8 Million - Pierce and Skagit Counties (ARRA Grant)

Grants are being awarded as follows:

• Pierce County Public Works Department: $1.3 million to rehabilitate ferry and ferry terminals.

• Skagit Transit System: $494,274 to construct South Mount Vernon and March`s
  Point park and ride Lots.

 

 


Friday, July 24, 2009 
AR: $778,925 - Jonesboro Economical Transportation System (ARRA Grant)
Funds will be used to construct a new administrative/bus maintenance facility for the Jonesboro Economical Transportation System. The new facility will be located in the City of Jonesboro complex that houses the street and sanitation departments.
Friday, July 24, 2009 
CA: $58.2 Million - California Department of Transportation, Sacramento Regional Transit District and San Luis Obispo Regional Transit Authority (ARRA Grant)
  • California Department of Transportation (CalTrans) will receive $34 million for transit upgrades in rural communities. This grant is uses ARRA funding for the purchase of 105 buses, two vans, 11 automobiles, seven trolleys and one commuter vehicle. Funds will also be used to build and renovate facilities, as well as to purchase and install bus fare collection systems, computer hardware and software, signal and communications equipment, bus route signs and bus shelters, and to perform preventive maintenance.
  • Sacramento Regional Transit District will receive $23 million to purchase 11 minivans to provide paratransit service and one 57-passenger diesel commuter bus, to retrofit and overhaul 13 light rail vehicles, and to replace an aging telephone and call recording system for the paratransit office, as well as for paratransit service operations and preventive maintenance.
  • San Luis Obispo Regional Transit Authority will receive $1.2 million for three buses, preventive maintenance, electronic fare collection systems, bus stop improvements, and other vehicles and amenities.

Friday, July 24, 2009 
FL: $42.8 Million - Charlotte County, FL, Hillsborough Area Regional Transit Authority, Polk County Board of County Commissioners and South Florida Regional Transportation Authority (ARRA Grant)

Grants were awarded as follows:

  • Charlotte County: $2.1 million for the purchase of five buses, three passenger vans, mobile data computers and automatic vehicle location equipment, and other capital items, including bus shelters and bicycle racks.
  • Hillsborough Area Regional Transit Authority in Tampa: $15.2 million to purchase 22 buses and to perform renovation of a transit maintenance facility.
  • Polk County Board of Commissioners: $2.7 million to purchase five heavy-duty transit buses, to purchase and install transit technology, and to perform vehicle maintenance, and bus stop improvements.
  • South Florida Regional Transportation Authority in Miami: $13.6 million to replace four locomotives that have outlived their useful lives, and to fund beautification improvements such as landscaping and painting at various transit facilities.
  • Bay County Transportation Planning Organization in Pensacola: $2.4 million construction of a new transit facility; preventive maintenance for existing fleet; new technology, including automatic passenger counting, automated fareboxes, and stop annunciators for existing vehicles; bus shelters, and a service vehicle. 
  • Space Coast Area Transit in Cocoa: $6.9 million to purchase 16 buses, 20 vans, and six bus shelters. Funds will also be used for rehabilitation and construction of the Melbourne terminal, which was built in 1973.

Friday, July 24, 2009 
ID: $430,000 - Valley Regional Transit (ARRA Grant)

Valley Regional Transit will use the funds for upgrades and improvements for 148 existing bus stops.


Friday, July 24, 2009 
IL: $1.3 Million - River Valley Metro Mass Transit District (ARRA Grant)

River Valley Metro Mass Transit District will use the funds to install a fuel island near the transit agency’s maintenance garage, and to resurface the parking lot and replace the roof and lighting of its administration building.


Friday, July 24, 2009 
MA: $85.9 Million - Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority (ARRA Grant)

Funds will be used for rehabilitation of nine bus maintenance facilities, Fitchburg Commuter Rail double tracking, and the purchase of 25 articulated (accordion) buses.


Friday, July 24, 2009 
NC: $3.8 Million - City of Winston-Salem (ARRA Grant)

Funds will be used to purchase six hybrid buses, to upgrade fare collections equipment, to replace one existing support vehicle with a hybrid support vehicle, to purchase passenger amenities, bus shelters and route signs, to perform preventive maintenance, and for equipment and facilities.


Friday, July 24, 2009 
NH: $2 Million - New Hampshire Department of Transportation (ARRA Grant)

Funds will be used to purchase four intercity commuter buses that will be used to improve commuter service on the I-95 corridor from Portsmouth, NH to Boston; the Everett Turnpike from Nashua, NH to Boston; and on I-93 from Manchester, NH to Boston.


Friday, July 24, 2009 
OH: $27.8 Million - Ohio Department of Transportation, Greater Cleveland Regional Transit Authority and Greene County Transit Board (ARRA Grant)

Grants are being awarded as follows:

  • Ohio Department of Transportation: $3.4 million for the purchase of six 40-foot intercity buses to expand service and rehabilitation of two transit facilities and bus shelter.
  • Greater Cleveland Regional Transit Authority: $23.4 million for a transit center, rail cars and station rehabs, new bus terminal, 35 22-foot paratransit vehicles and a rapid transit line.
  • Greene County Transit Board: $960,000 for the purchase of electronic destination signs, electronic fare boxes, automatic bus washer, security cameras, GPS/phone system, security cameras, maintenance equipment, generators and a support vehicle.

Friday, July 24, 2009 
OK: $10 Million - Central Oklahoma Transportation and Parking Authority (ARRA Grant)

The Central Oklahoma Transportation and Parking Authority will use the funds for improvements for the purchase of 10 replacement 30-foot buses, 11 expansion vans, pedestrian access/walkways, maintenance/administrative facilities, passenger bus shelters, security equipment and a communications system.


Friday, July 24, 2009 
OR: $340,000 - City of Wilsonville (ARRA Grant)

 The City of Wilsonville will use the funds for improvements on the Wilsonville Commuter Rail Station. 


Friday, July 24, 2009 
PA: $92.7 Million - Pennsylvania Department of Transportation and Port Authority of Allegheny County (ARRA Grant)

Grants are being awarded as follows:

  • Pennsylvania Department of Transportation: $30.2 million for the purchase of 45 35-foot buses, two 30-foot buses, three 40-foot vehicles, rebuild four 35-foot buses, construct intermodal transit center; rehabilitate/renovate administrative and maintenance facility and park & ride lot.
  • Port Authority of Allegheny County: $62.5 million for the North Shore Connector Project.

Friday, July 24, 2009 
PR: $2.2 Million - Municipalities of Barceloneta, Manati and Cidra (ARRA Grant)

Grants are being awarded as follows:

  • Municipality of Barceloneta: $725,000 for the purchase of one 30-foot bus trolley replica, two-foot small buses and passenger shelters.
  • Municipality of Manati: $187,500 for the reconstruction of Publico Terminal Roof.
  • Municipality of Cidra: $1 million for Cidra’s Solar Energy and security power system and $264,326 for a security fence and improvements to trolley stops.

Friday, July 24, 2009 
SC: $5.2 Million - City of Spartanburg and Central Midlands Regional Transit Authority (ARRA Grant)

Grants are being awarded as follows:

• City of Spartanburg: $1 million for the purchase of a 35-foot hybrid expansion bus, a maintenance truck, a stationary fare collection receiver, a coin counter/sorter, a security camera system, a farebox ticket vending machine, mounted bicycle racks, a portable bus lifting system and preventative maintenance. 

• Central Midlands Regional Transit Authority in Columbia: $4.2 million for the purchase of 10 heavy duty low-floor buses, refurbishment of 10 existing fixed router buses; CMRTA Transit Center renovations, audio equipment and transit facility upgrades.


Friday, July 24, 2009 
TN: $10 Million - Lakeway Area MPO/City of Morristown, Regional Transportation Authority and Metropolitan Transit Authority (ARRA Grant)

• Lakeway Area MPO/City of Morristown: $797,289 for the purchase of two 30-foot buses, two 30-foot hybrid buses and 20 bus shelters.
 
• Regional Transportation Authority in Nashville: $2.3 million for the engineering and design of the Martha Station, one refurbished commuter rail locomotive, 14 vans, marketing and management of vanpool system and program administration and coordination.

• Metropolitan Transit Authority in Nashville: $6.9 million for the preliminary engineering of the MTA Bus Maintenance Facility, three 60-foot hybrid articulated buses, two 40-foot hybrid low-floor buses, shelter and miscellaneous equipment.


Friday, July 24, 2009 
TX: $39.4 Million - City of Galveston, VIA Metropolitan Transit Authority and Texas Department of Transportation (ARRA Grant)

Grants are being awarded as follows:

• City of Galveston: $1.6 million for the completion of two maintenance facilities for Island Transit.
 
• VIA Metropolitan Transit Authority in San Antonio: $30.2 million to purchase 28 40-foot and one 35-foot replacement bus, fare collection and communication equipment, shelters, kiosks and new signs.

• Texas Department of Transportation: $7.6 million to rehabilitate/renovate intercity bus facilities, purchase two full-size revenue vans and one 45-foot intercity over-the-road revenue coach.

 


Friday, July 24, 2009 
VA: $1.3 Million - City of Charlottesville (ARRA Grant)
The City of Charlottesville will use the funds for the purchase of two hybrid trolley-replica buses, shelters, vehicle locator units and associated capital maintenance items. 
Friday, July 24, 2009 
WI: $3.5 Million - City of Eau Claire and City of Appleton (ARRA Grant)

Grants are being awarded as follows:

• City of Eau Claire: $2 million for the purchase of four 35-foot replacement buses, one 40-foot replacement bus, diesel fuel vehicles and capital items.
 
• City of Appleton: $1.5 million to purchase three 29-foot hybrid electrical buses, capital items, roof replacement, passenger shelters, fareboxes and route signs.


Friday, July 17, 2009 
AR: $967,502 - City of Pine Bluff (ARRA Grant)
Funds will be used for the purchase of three 30-foot replacement buses.
Friday, July 17, 2009 
AZ: $29.3 Million - City of Tucson, Arizona Department of Transportation and Northern Arizona Intergovernmental Public Transportation Authority (ARRA Grant)

Grants are being awarded as follows: 

  • The City of Tucson: $16 million to begin construction of Phase III of a bus storage and maintenance facility for Sun Tran, Tucson’s Mass Transit Provider. Phase III of the project includes architectural design and construction to expand the maintenance building to include a body shop, heavy repair, and additional wash facilities, as well as bus parking and canopies to operate and maintain as many as 250 buses.
  • Arizona Department of Transportation: $12 million will be used to purchase 30 replacement buses, four additional buses, and two support vehicles.  Funds will also be used to build new transit facilities and expand and remodel new facilities; to construct park-and-ride lots, bus storage lots with shelters, a transfer station, and bio-diesel fueling stations; and to purchase various support equipment. 
  • Northern Arizona Intergovernmental Public Transportation Authority: $1.2 million will be used to purchase one 35-foot hybrid electric bus and four passenger shelters for key locations along the fixed transit route in Flagstaff; to support a multi-modal transfer center at the Flagstaff Mall, connecting the Flagstaff Urban Trail System to public transit; and for the engineering and design of the Mountain Links Project bus rapid transit project.

Friday, July 17, 2009 
CA: $7.4 Million - City of Manteca, Sacramento Regional Transit District, City of Elk Grove, Development Services, Transit Services and Butte County Association of Governments (ARRA Grant)

Grants are being awarded as follows:

  • The City of Manteca: $650,000 for transit system improvements.
  • Sacramento Regional Transit District: $946,296 for light rail preventive maintenance.
  • City of Elk Grove, Development Services, Transit Services: $4 million for the purchase of eight 40-foot replacement buses.
  • Butte County Association of Governments: $1.8 million for the purchase of four 35-foot replacement buses and paratransit operations.

Friday, July 17, 2009 
CO: $72.1 Million - Regional Transportation District (ARRA Grant)
Funds will be used to construct the Denver Union Station, to purchase transit vehicles, construct special bus travel lanes at intersections to improve travel times, remodel and repair RTD facilities, perform preventive maintenance work, and purchase new fareboxes. Funding will also be used to build exclusive bus/HOV lanes at five specific intersections along US-36; and purchase six 40-foot intercity replacement buses for service throughout the district.
Friday, July 17, 2009 
FL: $1 Million - St. Johns County (ARRA Grant)

Funds will be used for the construction of an administrative/maintenance facility for public transportation in the St. Augustine urbanized area in St. Johns County, Florida and will be built on five acres and accommodate 50 revenue vehicles and 50 parking spaces for employees and visitors.


Friday, July 17, 2009 
GA: $7.8 Million - Metropolitan Atlanta Rapid Transit Authority and Henry County Board of Commissioners (ARRA Grant)

Grants are being awarded as follows:

  • Metropolitan Atlanta Rapid Transit Authority (MARTA): $7.4 million for the upgrade and replacement of the fire protection system for MARTA rail stations, lines, and facilities. Funding will also be used to support engineering, design of the models for each facility, and the initial implementation phases of the project.
  • Henry County Board of Commissioners: $427,674 to purchase two 30-foot, 16-passenger, wheelchair-equipped buses and one 15-passenger van.  Funds will also be used to update communications equipment, software, security radios and cameras, and for preventive maintenance.

Friday, July 17, 2009 
Guam: $921,976 - Government of Guam (ARRA Grant)

Funds will be used to purchase three 30-foot replacement buses and one 30 foot- replacement bus.  The Department of Administration-Division of Public Transportation Services is planning to expand mass transit services.


Friday, July 17, 2009 
IA: $353,602 - Sioux City (ARRA Grant)

Funds will be used for the purchase of one 35-foot bus and security camera systems for 13 buses, including a computer server, storage archive, and wireless download equipment.


Friday, July 17, 2009 
ID: $6.8 Million - Kootenai County and Valley Regional Transit (ARRA Grant)

Grants are being awarded as follows:

  • Kootenai County: $570,000 for the lease of two 30-foot vehicles and four expansion vans.
  • Valley Regional Transit: $6.2 million for the purchase of eight 35-foot replacement buses, computer equipment, upgrades, and improvements for 721 existing bus stops in the Boise area.

Friday, July 17, 2009 
IL: $3.7 Million - Rockford Mass Transit District (ARRA Grant)

Funds will be used to build the East Side Transfer Center in Rockford. The facility will include an indoor passenger waiting area, ticket counter, offices, storage, and restrooms. Shells are being provided for potential retail or commercial business partners.


Friday, July 17, 2009 
KS: $6.5 Million - Kansas Department of Transportation (ARRA Grant)

Funds will be used to purchase 36 vans for 10 different transit providers across the State of Kansas. In addition, this funding will remodel the annex building of OCCK, Inc. in Salina, Kansas. This grant will also provide funding for the purchase and installation of upgrading communications technology equipment at 16 sites serving transit systems throughout the state.


Friday, July 17, 2009 
LA: $14.5 Million - LA Department of Transportation & Development, City of Lake Charles, Houma Terrebonne Parish Consol. Govt. and St. Tammany Parish Government (ARRA Grant)

Grants are being awarded as follows:

  • Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development: $9.2 million for the purchase of 91 vans and mobile security equipment.
  • City of Lake Charles: $2.1 million for the rehabilitation and renovation of administrative/maintenance facility.
  • Houma Terrebonne Parish Consolidated Government: $2.1 million for the purchase of seven buses, shop and fare collection equipment, and communications equipment.

Friday, July 17, 2009 
MA: $8 Million - Metrowest Regional Transit Authority and Merrimack Valley Regional Transit Authority (ARRA Grant)

Grants are being awarded as follows:

  • Metrowest Regional Transit Authority: $750,000 to purchase one 25-foot replacement bus and three sedans for paratransit service, hardware and software; and for paratransit operating assistance.
  • Merrimack Valley Regional Transit Authority: $7.2 million to build the Amesbury Transportation Center and to rehabilitate the Haverhill Office and Maintenance Facility, and to purchase and install surveillance equipment for both facilities.

Friday, July 17, 2009 
MN: $1.8 Million - Duluth Transit Authority (ARRA Grant)

Funds will be used to purchase five 40-foot biodiesel buses.


Friday, July 17, 2009 
MO: $41.7 Million - Bi-State Development Agency St. Louis (ARRA Grant)

Funds will be used to support five transit capital projects associated with enhancing the St. Louis, Missouri/Illinois Metrolink light rail system.  The five components include:

  • Eads Bridge Rehabilitation - painting and structural repair to the historic Eads Bridge. The Eads Bridge is a key component of the MetroLink light rail system providing Illinois and Missouri passenger access across the Mississippi River.
  •  North Hanley Parking Lot Replacement/Bus Loop Improvements – construction of additional bus capacity and passenger amenities at this key park and ride and bus/rail transfer location in order to help meet customer demand.
  • Track improvement throughout the MetroLink light rail system, including replacement of rail and ties as well as installation of a switch track interlock at the University of Missouri station.

Friday, July 17, 2009 
NE: $5.2 Million - Nebraska Department of Roads (ARRA Grant)

Funds will be used to purchase 59 vans; for the construction of a bus storage a maintenance facility, a bus storage shed, and carports; and for mobility managers for RYDE in Kearney and for Scotts Bluff and Madison Counties.


Friday, July 17, 2009 
NM: $11.4 Million - City of Albuquerque (ARRA Grant)

Funds will be used to purchase and install fareboxes and related technology on 72 buses; to purchase kiosks and security equipment for several transit centers and park-and-ride lots; to upgrade between 350 and 450 bus shelters to include benches, lighting, and other improvements; and to purchase four support vehicles.


Friday, July 17, 2009 
NV: $5.3 Million - Nevada Department of Transportation (ARRA Grant)

Funds will be used to purchase 32 buses for use throughout the state, to add fueling tanks to the current construction of a new transit facility in Laughlin Nevada, and to install bus shelters in areas of the state where temperatures are extreme.


Friday, July 17, 2009 
OH: $27.4 Million - Miami County Board of Commissioners, OH Department of Transportation, Central Ohio Transit Authority and Lorain County Transit Board (ARRA Grant)

Grants are being awarded as follows:

  • Miami County Board of County Commissioners: $790,360 to purchase six 30-foot transit vehicles, facility rehabilitation with enhanced security systems and computer software to improve operations and data tracking.
  • Ohio Department of Transportation: $7.3 million towards construction of transit facilities in Pike, Carroll, and Ottawa Counties.
  • Central Ohio Transit Authority: $15.3 million for the renovation of two facilities, support vehicles, and other capital needs.
  •  Lorain County Transit Board: $4 million for facility renovations, three 30-foot replacement buses, and communication system equipment.

Friday, July 17, 2009 
OK: $22 Million - OK Department of Transportation and Metropolitan Tulsa Transit Authority (ARRA Grant)

Grants are being awarded as follows:

  • Oklahoma Department of Transportation: $17 million to purchase 138 vans and 108 buses for use throughout the state.
  • Metropolitan Tulsa Transit Authority: $5 million to purchase 3 buses, 35 vans, security equipment, radios, and bus shelters, and to provide non-fixed route paratransit service.

Friday, July 17, 2009 
OR: $3.3 Million - Lane Transit District and City of Wilsonville (ARRA Grant)

Grants are being awarded as follows:

  • Lane Transit District: $3 million to purchase three 60-foot bus rapid transit vehicles.
  • City of Wilsonville: $369,663 for multimodal station improvements, including a kitchen and restrooms, landscaping, exterior lighting, and utility upgrades.

Friday, July 17, 2009 
TX: $1.1 Million - City of Port Arthur (ARRA Grant)
Funds will be used to purchase a bus, two vans, and communications equipment, and to perform maintenance facility improvements.
Friday, July 17, 2009 
WA: $2.8 Million - Snohomish County Public Transportation Authority Benefit Area Corp and Whatcom Transportation Authority (ARRA Grants)

Snohomish County Public Transportation Benefit Area Corp will  receive $425,000 for renovations and improvements for the Mountlake Terrace Transit Center parking lot. Whatcom Transportation Authority will receive $1.7 million to purchase five 35-foot low-floor coaches.

 


Thursday, July 09, 2009 
AK: $9 Million - Statewide (ARRA Grant)
Funds will be used for transit improvements across the state, including 16 expansion vans, three replacement vans, six 30 foot expansion buses, twelve 30 foot replacement buses, two 40 foot expansion buses, bus stops and construction of a park-and-ride lots and bus shelters.
Thursday, July 09, 2009 
AL: $6 Million - Tuscaloosa County and City of Mobile (ARRA Grant)
Tuscaloosa County Parking and Transit Authority will receive $1.9 million to purchase four buses, two vans, and two support vehicles, as well as for vehicle preventive maintenance and upgrades to the Tuscaloosa Intermodal Center.

The City of Mobile will receive $4.1 million for the purchase of 10 buses, two expansion vans, and a radio communications system.


Thursday, July 09, 2009 
AR: $5.4 Million - Little Rock (ARRA Grant)
Funds will be used for the purchase of eight 35-foot replacement buses, four replacement vans, associated capital maintenance items, bus fare collection equipment, and bus and rail shop equipment. Funds will also be used to renovate the River City Travel Center and the administrative and maintenance facilities, and to expand storage space at the rail trolley barn.
Thursday, July 09, 2009 
AZ: $2.4 Million - Yuma (ARRA Grant)
Funds will be used for the purchase of eight 35-foot buses, eight replacement vans, 17 passenger shelters, mobile fare equipment and security surveillance equipment. 
Thursday, July 09, 2009 
CA: $237 Million - Statewide (ARRA Grant)
City of Turlock: $1.5 million to fund construction of the transfer hub facility. This facility will augment a new compressed natural gas maintenance facility recently completed in Turlock.

City of Davis: $3.9 million to fund the replacement of nine 40-foot buses.

Riverside Transit Agency:  $17.4 million to provide for transit operations in Riverside County, including the purchase of benches, shelters, light poles and extensions, signs, trash receptacles, and other ancillary features that will enhance the safety and security of the bus stops and transit facilities.

City of Santa Monica Municipal Bus Lines: $14.3 million to purchase 15 alternative fuel replacement buses and 83 bus shelters.

City of Santa Rosa:  $4.2 million for paratransit services, solar bus shelters and partial funding of a 40 foot hybrid electric bus.

Victor Valley Transit Authority:  $3.4 million for the construction of an administration and maintenance facility in Apple Valley.

Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority:  $47.5 million to purchase seventy-five 40-foot hybrid replacement buses and for Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) bus stop improvements.

City of Benicia:  $132,000 to replace 12 existing bus shelters and upgrade the current fueling station.

City of San Luis Obispo: $1,023,660 an automatic vehicle locator passenger access internet, fare boxes and facility improvements.

Orange County Transportation Authority:  $76.8 million for preventive maintenance of the Orange County Transportation Authority fleet of 583 vehicles and four bus bases. The funds will also be used for capital cost of contracting for purchasing transit service and associated maintenance of 356 revenue vehicles. Funds will also be used to install fall protection cable systems and related modifications to increase work safety at maintenance bases, at 1717 Via Burton in Anaheim and Santa Ana, California.

Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority: $66.7 million to continue the construction phase of the Eastside Light Rail Extension.


Thursday, July 09, 2009 
CO: $9.5 Million - Mesa County, City of Fort Collins, and City of Colorado Springs (ARRA Grant)
Mesa County will receive $1.5 million to fund the construction of a new maintenance facility for Grand Valley Transit, including three maintenance bays, a wash bay, a lube bay, and storage areas.

The City of Fort Collins will receive $3.4 million to fund four replacement minivans, six 40-foot and one 35-foot replacement buses, and one 35-foot expansion bus. Funds will also be used for implementation of a proximity card fare collection system and procurement of support equipment.

The City of Colorado Springs will receive $4.5 million to fund eligible capital projects that support preventive maintenance, paratransit operations, and the capital cost of contracting for FY 2010.


Thursday, July 09, 2009 
CT: $2.3 Million - Middletown, Old Saybrook, Willimantic, Torrington, and Dayville (ARRA Grant)
Middletown Transit District will receive funds for the purchase of one 30-foot, low-floor bus, signage, and office equipment. 

Estuary Transit District in Old Saybrook will receive funds for the purchase of two 30-foot buses. 

Windham Regional Transit District in Willimantic will receive funds for the purchase of fourteen 30-foot buses, signage, and support equipment including bus shelters. 

Northwestern CT Transit District in Torrington will receive funds for the purchase of two 30-foot buses.

Northeastern CT Transit District in Dayville will receive funds for the purchase of five less than 30-foot buses, signage, support equipment including bus shelters and office equipment. Funds will also be used for facility improvements to the maintenance facility.


Thursday, July 09, 2009 
DE: $1.9 Million - Statewide (ARRA Grant)
Delaware Department of Transportation will use the funds to purchase five 30-foot, low-floor replacement buses.
Thursday, July 09, 2009 
FL: $36.5 Million - Statewide (ARRA Grant)

Central Florida Regional Transportation Authority (LYNX): $29.6 million for improvements to Kissimmee Transfer Center and Osceola Square Mall Transfer Center; for the purchase of nine 35-foot circulator vehicles, forty-six 30-foot paratransit vehicles, and six vehicles for LYNX "PickUpLine" service; and for parking lot and other improvements.

Indian River County Board of County Commissioners in Vero Beach: $2.3 million to fund a design/build contract for the engineering, design, and construction of a transit administration building for Indian River Transit.

Okaloosa County Board of County Commissioners: $1.4 million to purchase five shelters equipped with solar light kits and bike racks, 10 solar light kits for installation on existing shelters, a bus wash, and improvements to an existing parking lot.

City of Gainesville: $692,296 to purchase two 40-foot low-floor buses that have an expected useful life of 12 years or 500,000 miles.

Hillsborough Area Regional Transit Authority: $34,618 to fund street car maintenance activities.


Thursday, July 09, 2009 
GA: $18.5 Million - Cobb and Gwinnett Counties (ARRA Grant)

Cobb Community Transit will receive $9.1 million to fund the rehabilitation, renovation and construction of a maintenance facility to expand the transit system’s multi-use transit facility. Funds will also be used for preventive maintenance, engineering and design, and management of paratransit services.  

Gwinnett County Board of Commissioners will receive $9.4 million to purchase two replacement buses and to rehabilitate and rebuild twenty-eight 40-foot compressed natural gas buses. Funds will also be used on security and transit enhancements, such as construction of pedestrian access and walkways.


Thursday, July 09, 2009 
IA: $6.6 Million - Des Moines (ARRA Grant)

Funds will be used for the purchase of nine 40-foot buses and an automatic vehicle location system and to implement rider communication improvements and facility repairs.


Thursday, July 09, 2009 
ID: $9.8 Million - Statewide (ARRA Grant)

Idaho Transportation Department will receive $9.2 million to fund vehicle replacement and expansion, facilities projects, support equipment, preventive maintenance, and management of paratransit services.

The City of Lewiston will receive $546,956 to fund the purchase of two cutaway, under 30-foot buses and for the construction of seven bus shelters, one enclosed bay for bus maintenance, and one open bay for bus washing. Funds will also be used to install maintenance facility security fencing.


Thursday, July 09, 2009 
IL: $3.3 Million - Rock Island (ARRA Grant)

This grant will fund the purchase of eight 40-foot replacement buses and the installation of a passenger shelter bus stop at the Quad City Airport.


Thursday, July 09, 2009 
KS: $1.9 Million - Lawrence (ARRA Grant)

The City of Lawrence will receive $1,930,929 to purchase four heavy-duty 40-foot fixed-route vehicles that are low-floor and Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), compliant.


Thursday, July 09, 2009 
LA: $3.4 Million - St. Bernard Parish and City of Lafayette (ARRA Grant)

The St. Bernard Parish Government will receive $660,000, for administrative facility renovations, preventive maintenance and the purchase of radios and support equipment.

The City of Lafayette will receive $2,747,057 to purchase one 35-foot bus, shelters, preventive maintenance and signs.


Thursday, July 09, 2009 
MA: $64.3 Million - Greater Boston and Franklin County (ARRA Grant)

The Massachusetts Bay Transit Authority (MBTA) will receive $51.5 million to for improvements to transit stations and transit facilities, installation of tunnel signage and universal interlocking, double tracking and signal system/track circuit improvements, and repairs and replacements to commuter rail bridges.

Massachusetts Executive Office of Transportation and Public Works in Grenfield will receive $12.8 million for the construction of the Franklin County Regional Transit Center in downtown Greenfield, MA. The FCRTC will accommodate all of Franklin Regional Transit Authority’s (FRTA) fixed route bus lines, private intercity service, paratransit, taxi and human service transportation in the region, as well as administrative offices for the FRTA.


Thursday, July 09, 2009 
MI: $7.1 Million - Lansing (ARRA Grant)

Funds will be used to purchase five 40-foot hybrid electric buses, four 29-foot diesel buses, two articulated diesel buses, and to rehabilitate fifteen 40-foot diesel buses. Some of the funds will also rehabilitate the CATA facility including repaving certain areas on the site and making locations more accessible for people with mobility impairments.


Thursday, July 09, 2009 
MN: $64.3 Million - Statewide (ARRA Grant)

Minnesota Department of Transportation Office of Transit, Austin: $255,000 to remodel the Austin Mower County Area Transit (AMCAT) facility.

Minnesota Department of Transportation Office of Transit, Glencoe: $2.5 million for the Trailblazer Transit Facility including a heated garage for 20 small buses busses and new operations/office space for dispatchers. 

Minnesota Department of Transportation Office of Transit Statewide: $7.4 million to purchase 49 30-foot buses, two 35-foot buses and five 45-foot. Intercity motorcoaches for replacement.

Metropolitan Council, Minneapolis-St. Paul Region: $1.8 million to purchase three new metro transit buses.

Metropolitan Council, Minneapolis-St. Paul Region: $49.5 million will be used to buy 31- 40 foot replacement buses; 30 Hybrid electric 40 foot replacement buses; 26 articulated replacement buses and 16-30 foot replacements buses.


Thursday, July 09, 2009 
MO: $2.6 Million - Statewide (ARRA Grant)

City of St. Joseph, St. Joseph, Missouri: $1.4 million will pay for security/surveillance, renovations to transit facility and equipment repairs.

State Development Agency, St. Louis, Missouri: $1.2 million will be used to repair the St. Louis Metro guidway support.


Thursday, July 09, 2009 
MT: $1.2 Million - Great Falls (ARRA Grant)

Funds will be used to purchase of four 29-foot low-floor buses and two vans.


Thursday, July 09, 2009 
NC: $52.5 Million - Statewide (ARRA Grant)

The City of Greenville: $1.5 million to purchase two low-floor 35-foot hybrid buses, an oil/water separator, benches, bus shelters and amenities for upgrades to bus stops and transfer points. The grant will also fund an updated identification card system and a storage building for transit equipment and supplies.

Cape Fear Public Transportation Authority (CFPTA) in Wilmington: $2.5 million to purchase two 35-foot hybrid low-floor replacement buses, two vans, two hybrid support vehicles, bus shelters, and a variety of equipment. Funds will also be used to construct an access road to the new CFPTA Central Transfer and Administration Facility and to support environmental review and design of an operations and maintenance facility.

The City of Concord: $1.3 million to fund an automatic vehicle location/global positioning satellite system for complete tracking of 10 buses, including hardware, software, and training. Automated electronic fareboxes will be purchased for 10 buses and one spare. Funds will also be used to purchase two non-revenue service vans.

The City of Asheville: $2.6 million to purchase eight low-floor buses, one van, and 10 bus shelters.

The City of Fayetteville: $3.1 million to purchase five hybrid-electric 35-foot replacement buses.

The Town of Chapel Hill: $2.7 million to purchase two replacement 40-foot hybrid-electric buses, eight replacement lift-equipped vans, and one replacement maintenance truck. Funds will also be used to purchase bus shelters and benches, and software and hardware for a new fleet inventory system.

The City of Durham: $4.3 million to fund preventive maintenance, painting of 30 fixed-route buses, the purchase of 15 paratransit replacement vans, and the purchase of nine paratransit expansion vans. Funds will also be used to install a 1,200 square foot storage shed, to purchase 20 bus shelters, and a Real-Time Bus Arrival/AVL/GPS hardware and related software system.

The City of Charlotte: $20.8 million for the renovation and expansion of Charlotte Area Transit Authority’s (CATS) North Davidson Facility. Funds will also be used to develop a new administration, operations, and maintenance facility for CATS Special Transportation Service.

The Western Piedmont Regional Transit Authority in Hickory: $2.5 million to purchase three 28-foot, low-floor, accessible bio-diesel buses, three 22-foot lift-equipped hybrid-electric buses, and one van conversion with lift. Funds will also be used to re-brand five 35-foot buses and up to 50 vans and light transit vehicles, and to purchase and install 350 new bus stops, a ticket vending machine, surveillance video cameras, 35 mobile data computers, 38 fareboxes, and other equipment.

Goldsboro/Wayne Transportation Authority: $885,922 to purchase one 35-foot replacement bus, one 35-foot expansion bus, bus shelter and bus stop signs, electronic fare boxes, security cameras and radios.

Triangle Transit Authority in Durham and Raleigh: $2.8 million to purchase five 40-foot replacement buses and three paratransit replacement vans. Funds will also be used for a real-time bus arrival system, the re-paving of the bus and operations maintenance facility, and various passenger amenities at high-use bus stops.

The City of Raleigh: $7.6 million to purchase a 23 acre site for the construction of Capital Area Transit’s (CAT) new Operations and Maintenance Facility. The facility will have training rooms, 125 bus maintenance building and have a park and ride lot adjacent to the facility.


Thursday, July 09, 2009 
NM: $10.5 Million - Statewide (ARRA Grant)

The New Mexico Department of Transportation will receive $9.7 million to provide transit capital items to non-urbanized areas in the state, including the purchase of 32 buses and 31 vans, bus stop signs, bus stop benches, bus passenger shelters, computer equipment, surveillance equipment, and radios. Funds will also be used to construct or rehabilitate an intermodal terminal, storage facility, maintenance facility, and parking areas.

The City of Farmington will receive $790,312 to replace four 32-foot trolley-type buses, two vans and two small buses that have exceeded their useful lives.


Thursday, July 09, 2009 
ND: $1.8 Million - Grand Forks (ARRA Grant)

This grant will fund the purchase of two 35-foot low-floor diesel-fueled buses and one 35-foot low-floor hybrid electric bus.


Thursday, July 09, 2009 
NH: $1.8 Million - Manchester (ARRA Grant)

This grant will fund the purchase of a communication system to implement a call center, a support vehicle for driver support, and an automatic vehicle locator/mobile data system. Funds will also be used to refurbish and renovate a maintenance facility, renovate an office facility, and install a video security system.


Thursday, July 09, 2009 
NV: $1.1 Million - Carson City and Douglas County (ARRA Grant)

Funds will be used to purchase five replacement buses, a paratransit vehicle, software, and for preventive maintenance.


Thursday, July 09, 2009 
NY: $17.4 Million - Statewide (ARRA Grant)

The Rochester-Genesee Regional Transportation Authority will receive $466,000 to purchase 12 transit related vehicles and one Mobile Personnel Lift Platform.

The Greater Falls Transit System will receive $1.2 million to purchase a hybrid expansion vehicle and for various capital projects.

The Capital District Transportation Authority will receive $15.7 million to purchase 40 new 40 foot low floor vehicles, six paratransit vehicles and five shuttle vehicles.


Thursday, July 09, 2009 
OH: $31.6 Million - Statewide (ARRA Grant)
  • Greater Cleveland Regional Transit Authority: $10.2 million for rail station rehabilitation, track improvements, and grade crossing design and repairs.
  • Metro Regional Transit Authority in Akron: $8.4 million to fund six commuter-style buses, four 40-foot low-floor buses, and nine buses for paratransit use. Funds will also be used for the replacement of the roof on a bus storage barn, replacement of bus hoists, repair of driveway asphalt, passenger shelters, and trash cans.
  • Portage Area Regional Transportation Authority in Kent: $981,392 to fund facility renovation, architectural and engineering, and preventive maintenance.
  • City of Niles - Trumbull Transit Service: $514,420 to fund the capital cost of contracting expenses to transport young adults with special needs to job training classes and sites.
  • Laketran in Lake County: $3.6 million to purchase 18 replacement paratransit vans and four replacement 30-foot, low-floor transit buses. The funds will also be used for transit enhancements consisting of signage to improve safety and security at two park-n-ride lots, new radios, and preventive maintenance projects.
  • Sandusky Transit System: $848,579 to purchase eight light transit vehicles and four vans, transit enhancements, and other capital items. Funds will also be used to purchase and install eight passenger shelters for a new JARC route.
  • Stark Area Regional Transit Authority in Canton: $5.1 million to fund various capital investment projects, including the purchase of nine replacement 35-foot, hybrid diesel-electric buses, surveillance cameras, bike racks for existing fixed-route buses, and replacement of a bus washer system in the maintenance facility.
  • Licking County Transit Board: $373,177 to purchase four expansion buses, mobile data computers, automated vehicle locators, facility cameras and a keyless entry system.
  • City of Springfield: $1.6 million to purchase as many as six buses, preventive maintenance and facility upgrades.

Thursday, July 09, 2009 
OK: $1.9 Million - Norman (ARRA Grant)

Funds will be used to purchase three replacement and two additional buses that will add capacity to the system.


Thursday, July 09, 2009 
OR: $14.7 Million - Statewide (ARRA Grant)

Funds will be used to purchase 95 replacement and expansion buses and vans, preventive maintenance, security and ITS equipment, shop equipment, mobility management, paratransit service, bus shelters, and two facility projects for service in rural communities in Oregon.


Thursday, July 09, 2009 
PA: $13.4 Million - Allentown, Erie, Altoona, Fayette County, and Johnstown (ARRA Grant)
  • Lehigh and Northampton Transportation Authority in Allentown: $7.7 million to fund 17 replacement vans, three 21-foot vans, two 40-foot and three 35-foot hybrid electric buses, and the purchase and installation of a real-time passenger information and AVL system. The grant will also fund pre-fabricated shelters and equipment, bus stop signage, and a state-of-the-art bus maintenance, bus storage, and administration facility at LANTA’s Allentown Operating Headquarters.
  • Erie Metropolitan Transit Authority: $1.9 million to purchase six low-floor, 40-foot replacement transit buses with enhanced security measures.
  • Transportation and Motor Buses for Public Use Authority in Altoona: $1.5 million to complete major renovations at AMTRAN’s main facility buildings that will include an on-site conference room and training center as well as prepare a site for future joint development use.
  • County of Fayette: $923,540 for engineering/design and construction of a transit service center, bus transfer/park and ride facility, and vehicle storage area.
  • Cambria County Transit Authority in Johnstown: $1.3 million to renovate the original concrete deck floor of the Transit Center located in downtown Johnstown and to purchase one accessible, 35-foot hybrid-electric bus.

Thursday, July 09, 2009 
RI: $24.3 Million - Providence (ARRA Grant)
This grant will fund the purchase of twenty 40-foot replacement hybrid buses. Funds will also be used to upgrade 10 replica trolleys and forty 40-foot buses to hybrid propulsion.
Thursday, July 09, 2009 
SC: $3.0 Million - Greenville (ARRA Grant)
Funds will be used to purchase eight replacement buses, build five bus shelters and install an onboard camera surveillance system to improve security.
Thursday, July 09, 2009 
TN: $19.6 Million - Statewide (ARRA Grant)
Tennessee Department of Transportation: $18 million to fund approximately 135 buses, three trolley buses, 147 vans and seven sedans for replacement and approximately eight buses, three trolley buses, two trolley art buses, 35 vans and 10 sedans for expansion. In addition, the grant includes four transit bus shelters, security/surveillance equipment, other equipment, and the renovation of two maintenance facilities.

Franklin Transit Authority: $310,000 to fund the purchase of automatic vehicle locator equipment and software for transit vehicles and three ADA compliant passenger shelters.  

City of Kingsport: $1.3 million to purchase new gasoline-powered vehicles, including passenger lift-equipped mini-buses and vans.   


Thursday, July 09, 2009 
TX: $159.6 Million - Statewide (ARRA Grants)
Golden Crescent Regional Planning Commission, Victoria Texas: $775,000 to purchase eight bus replacements and one van replacement.

City of Wichita Falls, Texas: $1.8 million to purchase four thirty-five foot buses, safety equipment, and upgrades for fare collections.

Concho Valley Transit District, San Angelo, Texas: $1.6 million for the Concho Valley Transit Terminal.

Lower Rio Grande Valley Development Council, Harlingen, Texas: $2 million to purchase seven expansion buses. The funds will also be used towards vehicle storage facilities and equipment.

City of McAllen/McAllen Express Transit, McAllen, Texas: $2.4 million dollars will be used to buy seven 34-foot buses to expand the fleet.

City of Texarkana, Texarkana, Texas: $1.1 million will be used to build a transfer station and city offices.

Lower Rio Grande Valley Development Council, McAllen, Texas: $2.4 million will be used to purchase a total of 10 buses, a tow truck, a bus washer, and bus shelters. The remaining funds will be used for facility upgrades and transit enhancements.

North Central Texas Council of Governments, Dallas/Fort Worth Urbanized Area: $5.4 million will be used to buy 43 replacement buses, facility upgrades, and transit enhancements.

City of Grand Prairie, Grand Prairie, Texas: $192,000 will be used to purchase ADP software and radios for the city.

City of Amarillo, Amarillo, Texas: $3.6 million will be used for preventive maintenance and for the non-fixed route American’s with Disabilities Act (ADA) Para transit Service.

Collin County Committee on Aging/Collin County Area Rural Transportation, McKinney, Texas: $ 1 million to purchase ADP software and hardware, security equipment, and preventative maintenance.

Corpus Christi Regional Transit Authority, Corpus Christi, Texas: $6.3 million to purchase six replacement buses, fare boxes, and ADP bus stop improvements.

Metropolitan Transit Authority of Harris County, Houston, Texas: $2.3 million to purchase and install signal, communication, and other improvement systems for Houston's Main Street light-rail-car line.

Metropolitan Transit Authority of Harris County, Houston, Texas: $87.2 million for major renovation to Houston’s transportation systems. This includes 19 light rail cars for expansion purposes to be used on the Main Street Line and purchasing and installing 40 bus passenger shelters. High Occupancy Toll lanes will be installed in the Houston area along with new pavement and signage toll equipment. A new gate traffic control system will also be replaced to improve safety along the METRO.

City of Beaumont, Beaumont, Texas: $2.4 million to purchase eight replacement buses, upgrade mobile fare collection equipment, support vehicles, and passenger shelters. The funds will also renovate the Beaumont Municipal Transit's administrative building for the first time in decades including a new telephone system.

City of Arlington, Arlington, Texas: $600,000 to purchase two replacement buses, buy ADP software, and perform preventative maintenance.

Capital Metropolitan Transportation Authority, Fort Worth, Texas: $18.6 million to purchase 40 replacement buses, security equipment including cameras, and American with Disability Act (ADA) operating assistance.

Forth Worth Transportation Authority, Forth Worth, Texas: $20 million will be used to purchase eight replacement-expanded buses and to modify the maintenance facility to accommodate the new buses. The funds will also allow for new parking facilities and preventive maintenance. The funds will also allow upgrades to the Trinity Railway Express at the Intermodal Transit Center.


Thursday, July 09, 2009 
UT: $97.1 Million - Statewide (ARRA Grant)
The Utah Transit Authority will receive $90.89 million for advanced payment of the New Starts Mid-Jordan Light Rail line, which includes construction of nine new light rail stations, one additional platform plus modifications to the existing station.

The Utah Department of Transportation will receive $6.17 million to fund two bus storage facilities, the construction of one administration building, and the purchase of six buses. Mobility management activities will be funded in addition to two passenger bus shelters and communication equipment.


Thursday, July 09, 2009 
VA: $1.5 Million - Danville and Williamsburg (ARRA Grant)
Williamsburg Area Transit Authority will receive $1.26 million to purchase three replacement buses, passenger shelters, computer software, and passenger amenities as well as to perform preventive maintenance on the system's equipment and facilities.

The City of Danville will receive $200,000 to purchase two 30-foot transit buses to replace buses in its fixed route and paratransit fleets. Passenger benches and an LED sign for the Danville Intermodal Transfer Facility will also be purchased.


Thursday, July 09, 2009 
WA: $9.5 Million - Statewide (ARRA Grant)
The City of Yakima will receive $2.2 million to purchase five new transit buses and three Cut-A-Way paratransit vans for their Dial-A-Ride service.

The City of Longview will receive $1.1 million to make repairs to the transit bus garage, install GPS that will track transit and paratransit services and purchase one accessible hybrid transit coach, three paratransit mini-buses and a hybrid transit service vehicle.

The Clark County Public Transportation Benefit Area Authority will receive $5.8 million to three replacement buses, four replacement vans and eight additional vans.  The funds will also pay for security upgrades, an improved radio system and customer service improvements.


Thursday, July 09, 2009 
WI: $2.5 Million - Kenosha (ARRA Grant)
Funds will be used to purchase five replacement buses and be able to improve security and purchase items needed to improve the transit system.

Thursday, July 09, 2009 
WV: $8.5 Million - Statewide (ARRA Grant)
The West Virginia Department of Transportation will receive $5.3 million for 17 buses, 14 vans and five station wagons that will be used statewide.  The grant will also provide for capital maintenance items and for the renovation of administrative and maintenance facilities.

The City of Weirton will receive $253,129 to purchase one replacement bus with a lift, security cameras and solar bus route signs.  The grant will also cover needed maintenance, support equipment and facility renovation.

The Kanawha Valley Regional Transportation Authority will receive $3.0 million to purchase two replacement buses with lifts, one expansion bus and four replacement vans.  The grant will also pay for minor renovations at the existing Transit Mall in downtown Charleston, the renovation of the maintenance facility and engineering/design work.


Thursday, July 09, 2009 
WY: $1.1 Million - Casper (ARRA Grant)
Funds will be used to purchase three buses, one hybrid van and upgrade bus shelters and signage.  The funds will also pay for security upgrades.



June 2009

Thursday, June 25, 2009 
AL: $2.4 million - The City of Huntsville (ARRA Grant)
Funds will be used to purchase three buses, two trolleys, three vans, a service truck, 50 bus shelters, 350 stops signs, and video surveillance equipment.
Thursday, June 25, 2009 
CA: $65 Million - Throughout State (ARRA Grants)
The City of Fairfield: $3.1 million to purchase nine buses and to replace engines in commuter coaches to extend their useful lives and achieve higher emission reductions. Fairfield will also use funds to support preventive maintenance and install new farebox counters.

The Cities of Lodi and Galt: $2 million to purchase two 40-foot buses and make other transit improvements, including security enhancements and purchase and installation of bus shelters.

The Redding Area Bus Authority: $1.7 million to purchase nine paratransit replacement vans, three 40-foot buses and for Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) paratransit services.

Alameda-Contra Costa Transit District: $25.7 million for preventive maintenance and as operating funds for ADA paratransit services for period of two months.

Long Beach Public Transportation Company: $16.5 million to rehabilitate buses and upgrade a bus maintenance facility, and add bus stop amenities at as many as 194 bus stops.

The City of Gardena: $3.6 million to replace six 40-foot hybrid buses.

Sunline Transit Agency in Riverside County: $4.7 million for two bus bays, 50 bus shelters and Intelligent Transportation System (ITS) equipment on all its buses.

The City of Simi Valley: $2 million to purchase 26 replacement shelters and three 40-foot replacement, low-floor buses.

Gold Coast Transit in Oxnard: $4.4 million to purchase of eight 35-foot expansion buses and to upgrade the electronic fare collection system and allow the sale of multi-trip or day passes on-board the bus and allow pre-paid passes to be validated on the bus. Funds will also be used for four replacement supervisory vehicles.

City of Porterville: $1.3 million to purchase two 35-foot compressed natural gas replacement buses, one 35-foot compressed natural gas expansion bus and for rehabilitative maintenance to its transit facility, and to the City of Gardena to purchase six 40-foot hybrid gasoline-electric replacement buses.


Thursday, June 25, 2009 
CO: $753,399 - Denver (ARRA Grant)
This grant will fund the purchase of automated passenger counters (APC’s). The APC’s allow improvements to the collection of ridership information, which will be used for service performance measurements and implementations of schedule adjustments in order to meet service demands and improve efficiency.
Thursday, June 25, 2009 
FL: $7.3 Million - Pasco Country and Tallahassee (ARRA Grants)

This grant will fund the purchase of eight 35-foot buses, 50 new bus passenger pads and shelters, and the purchase and installation of mobile surveillance equipment.


Thursday, June 25, 2009 
HI: $2.9 Million - Hawaii Department of Transportation (ARRA Grant)

This grant will fund the purchase of nine 30-foot replacement buses, three 35-foot buses and two 40-foot buses.  Additional bus shelters will also be purchased. 


Thursday, June 25, 2009 
IL: $94.2 Million - Northeast Illinois Regional Commuter Railroad Corporation (ARRA Grant)

This grant will provide funds to rehabilitate/reconstruct bridges on the Union Pacific North Line thereby improving system safety and operations.  Funds will also be used to remanufacture locomotives and install platform shelters to protect passengers from the weather.


Thursday, June 25, 2009 
IN: $9.4 Million - Michiana Area, Evansville, Terre Haute, Bloomington, and Muncie (ARRA Grant)

Michiana Area Council of Governments: $2.2 million for six 35-foot replacement trolley buses and six paratransit replacement vans for existing fixed-route and demand-response services, and one additional 35-foot trolley bus and six more paratransit vans for expansion of fixed-route and demand-response services. In addition, the funds support replacement of communications and office equipment.

City of Evansville: $2.6 million to purchase three 30-foot replacement hybrid buses, six replacement vans, 10 bus shelters, spare parts, route signs, and miscellaneous equipment.

The City of Terre Haute: $1.4 to renovate its transit maintenance and storage facility, and to purchase five 30-foot replacement buses, five passenger shelters, fare boxes, and radios.

Bloomington Public Transportation Corporation: $1.7 million  for construction of a downtown transfer facility and to the Muncie Public Transportation Corporation to purchase three replacement 35-foot hybrid electric buses and one 30-foot paratransit bus

Muncie Public Transportation Corporation: $1.7 million for the purchase of three low-floor 35-foot hybrid buses and one paratransit bus.


Thursday, June 25, 2009 
KY: $330,000 - Henderson (ARRA Grant)

This grant will provide funds to the City of Henderson for shop and support equipment and the rehabilitation of the City of Henderson Transit Systems maintenance facility.


Thursday, June 25, 2009 
LA: $5.7 Million - Jefferson Parish (ARRA Grant)

This grant will fund the purchase of five 40-foot replacement buses and four replacement vans. Funds will also purchase shop equipment and provide preventive maintenance. In addition, the grant funds shelters, signage, and ADA enhancements at area bus stops.


Thursday, June 25, 2009 
MA: $26.6 Million - Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority (ARRA Grant)

This grant will fund the rehabilitation of the diesel ventilation system at Boston’s Back Bay Rail Station, installation of bicycle parking facilities at subway and commuter rail stations, and the purchase of 108 lift-equipped, eight-passenger vans with three wheelchair berths for the RIDE paratransit service.  The funds also will be used for improvements to bus stops and fencing to secure the subway right-of-way.


Thursday, June 25, 2009 
ME: $5.2 Million - Maine Department of Transportation (ARRA Grant)

This grant funds the purchase of thirteen 35-foot replacement buses for the city of Bangor, Lewiston Auburn Transportation Committee, Greater Portland Transit District, and Southern Portland Bus Service. The new vehicles will address a need for new, reliable buses to meet the demands of increasing public transit use in urban areas of Maine.


Thursday, June 25, 2009 
MI: $1.6 Million - Holland (ARRA Grant)

This grant will fund the purchase of four 30-foot replacement diesel buses and two 30-foot replacement gasoline buses. 


Thursday, June 25, 2009 
ND: $2.5 Million - Fargo (ARRA Grant)

This grant will provide funds to replace five older vehicles with five low-floor, 35 foot buses that have an expected useful life of 12-15 years. In addition, the City will purchase one bus for Handi-Wheels, a local non-profit that serves individuals with disabilities and provides rides to work for people who need to reach locations not served by public transportation, as well as one bus for Fargo Senior Services. These vehicles will meet the Clean Air Act standards and the Americans with Disabilities Act requirements.


Thursday, June 25, 2009 
NH: $420,000 - Greater Derry-Salem Cooperative Alliance for Regional Transportation (ARRA Grant)

This grant will fund the purchase of four buses that will improve demand response shared ride transit service. The addition of these vehicles will assist in replacing their aging feet and provide new vehicles to meet the increase in passenger demand, ensuring a state of good repair.


Thursday, June 25, 2009 
OH: $9.9 Million - Statewide (ARRA Grants)
  • Ohio Department of Transportation: $9.9 million for the purchase of 104 buses.  The grant will also assist with preventive maintenance, safety and security improvements, facility upgrades, and various other capital purchases to assist the rural transit systems in 34 non-urbanized areas of Ohio in providing better service.   
  • Western Reserve Transit Authority: $3.5 million for the purchase of buses and improve facilities in Youngstown.
  • City of Middletown: $1.3 million for new facilities and buses in Middletown.
  • Clermont County Commissioners: $1.4 for improved facilities, buses and support vehicles in Batavia.

Thursday, June 25, 2009 
OR: $81.8 Million - Statewide (ARRA Grants)
  • TriMet: $38 million for several capital projects and preventive maintenance programs for the TriMet bus and light rail systems that operate in the Portland metropolitan area. 
  • TriMet: $32 million to purchase eight new rail cars for the South Corridor Interstate 205/Portland Mall Light Rail Transit project.  
  • Salem Area Mass Transit District: $3.9 million for the purchase of eight replacement buses and one expansion bus. In addition, the grant will provide funding for the replacement of failing pavers on the downtown Salem transit center, new automated fareboxes and performance management system software.  
  • The City of Bend, Bend  Area Transit: $937,612 to purchase six new ADA compliant, lift-equipped vans to replace the aging demand response 16-18 passenger bus fleet.  The funds will also be used for bus stop improvements, the purchase of safety and security devices, and preventive maintenance programs. 
  • Lane Transit District: $6.4 million for construction of a new maintenance facility and for preventive maintenance. 

Thursday, June 25, 2009 
RI: $626,000 - Rhode Island Public Transit Authority (ARRA Grant)
This grant will fund the purchase of one low-floor, 40-foot hybrid bus. The bus will have 40 or more seats and be equipped with a wheelchair ramp. The vehicle will be powered by a parallel hybrid electric propulsion system and will replace a bus that will have reached the end of its useful life by the time of delivery. 
Thursday, June 25, 2009 
SD: $2.6 Million - Sioux Falls (ARRA Grant)
This grant will fund the purchase of 16 buses and improve facilities and amenities for transit riders. The funds will also be used to upgrade software that will improve paratransit run scheduling. Additionally, fareboxes and software will be purchased to replace existing farebox units and an antiquated software system that cannot be updated. A fuel management system will also be purchased to provide a system of checks and balances relating to fuel usage.
Thursday, June 25, 2009 
TX: $1.3 Million - Longview (ARRA Grant)
This grant will fund the purchase of two buses, computer hardware and software, and mobile fare collection equipment. The grant will also be used to purchase the currently-leased administrative/maintenance facility. This facility is located in a prime area where it can be developed into an intermodal facility.
Thursday, June 25, 2009 
UT: $49.4 Million - City of St. George and Salt Lake City (ARRA Grants)
Utah Transit Authority: $48.3 for the construction of a new light rail vehicle maintenance facility and the purchase of 17 new buses and other enhancements in the Salt Lake City area.   City of St. George: $1.1 million for construction of a new transit operations facility and the purchase of a new bus in St. George. 
Thursday, June 25, 2009 
WA: $70.5 Million - Throughout State (ARRA Grants)
City of Everett: $1.3 million  for preventive maintenance and transit stop enunciators. The enunciators will provide automatic passenger counters, two-way communication between dispatch and operators, and automatic vehicle locators will track real-time information.

Sound Transit: $44 million as part of the existing Full Funding Grant Agreement (FFGA) for the University Link light rail project.  To date, FTA has awarded $19.6 million of New Starts funding for this project. This grant advances funds that would have been awarded in 2016, thus saving financing costs that would otherwise have been incurred on the project and freeing up local funds for other construction projects in the area. 

Spokane Transit Authority: $10.6 million to purchase ten hybrid electric transit coaches and thirteen buses.  In addition, these funds will enable STA to upgrade their existing security systems at major transit facilities, including park-and-ride lots.  The grant will also provide for the enhancement of bus shelters, signage, and pedestrian access for persons with disabilities and preventive maintenance programs. 

Washington State Department of Transportation: $14.3 million for 11 rural transit providers in the State of Washington, including one Native American Tribe.  The funding will allow the state to purchase sixteen buses, four vans, and thirty-five bus shelters.  In addition, these funds will allow the various providers to construct maintenance and operations facilities and upgrade their communications equipment.

Asotin County:  $318,847 to purchase four much needed ADA buses.  
Thursday, June 25, 2009 
WI: $9.7 Million - Madison (ARRA Grants)
This grant will fund the purchase of as many as eighteen 40-foot hybrid buses, four 25-foot low-floor, light-duty paratransit buses with ramps, and one light-duty accessible van. These buses will meet the Clean Air Act standards and the Americans with Disabilities Act requirements. Madison will also purchase real-time electronic display signs.
Thursday, June 25, 2009 
WV: $4.4 Million - Statewide (ARRA Grants)
Eastern Panhandle Transit Authority (PANTRAN): $1 million will fund the engineering, design and construction of their administration/maintenance expansion project. PANTRAN intends to expand their current administrative/maintenance facility with a 3,000 square foot addition, which will allow for additional offices, training facilities, parts supply area, fare counting and collections room, an operators lounge replacement of the exterior gates with electric 18-foot rolling gates.

Mid-Ohio Valley Transit Authority: $1 million for the purchase of buses in Parkersburg.

Monongalia County Urban Mass Transit Authority: $1 million for the purchase of buses in Morgantown.

Eastern Ohio/Ohio Valley Regional Transportation Authority: $1.4 million for the purchase of two paratransit vans, as well as support vehicles and equipment, in Wheeling.


Friday, June 19, 2009 
AK: $25.8 Million - Alaska Railroad Corporation (ARRA Grant)
This grant will provide funds for track rehabilitation and construction, purchase and installation of automated passenger equipment, safety equipment, and general construction at various facilities.
Friday, June 19, 2009 
CA: $1.3 Million - Placer County Department of Public Works (ARRA Grant)

This grant will fund the replacement of two 45-foot. commuter buses for Placer County Commuter Express Service and two 25-foot. fixed route buses for service in Auburn.


Friday, June 19, 2009 
CA: $1.1 Million - Peninsula Corridor Joint Powers Board (ARRA Grant)

This grant provides funding for the Track and Infrastructure Rehabilitation Project, which is part of an ongoing program for track and signal rehabilitation on the Caltrain Corridor between San Francisco and Santa Clara Counties. The project will maintain safe and reliable levels of service and provide the capability for future increases in service and enhanced operational flexibility.


Friday, June 19, 2009 
CA: $861,850 - North San Diego County Transit Development Board (ARRA Grant)
The grant provides funds for the replacement and renewal of right-of-way rail infrastructure along the coast from Orange County to downtown San Diego, including signal, communication systems, turn-outs, rail replacement, and track structure renewal.  Improvements will keep the rail right-of-way in a state of good repair and ensure a safe and efficient operating corridor.
Friday, June 19, 2009 
CA: $5.0 Million - Sant Cruz Metropolitan Transit District (ARRA Grant)
The Santa Cruz Metropolitan Transit District (SCMTD) will use the Federal funds in this grant to purchase 27 new paratransit vans, fareboxes, and software.
Friday, June 19, 2009 
CA: $17.1 Million - San Francisco Bay Area Rapid Transit (ARRA Grant)

The grant provides ARRA funding for a wide variety of capital project improvements including construction of a new walkway at the Balboa Park station; installation of new auxiliary power supply equipment on thirty railcars; new coverboards over the electric third rail; replacement of cables in the Transbay Tube; replacement of worn-out vehicle interiors and reconfiguration of interiors for improved passenger circulation; installation of between-car safety barriers; and preliminary work on a wheel truing machine.


Friday, June 19, 2009 
CA: $297,060 - Union City Transit (ARRA Grant)
This grant will provide funds for the procurement of two new 35-foot, low floor compressed natural gas (CNG) buses. The buses will replace aging diesel buses as part Union City Transit’s fleet conversion to cleaner fuel vehicles.
Friday, June 19, 2009 
CA: $2.7 Million - City of Visalia (ARRA Grant)
Construction and expansion of the transit center will include 12 new bus bays, a pedestrian walkway, pedestrian amenities, and pedestrian shelters. The center was constructed in 2003 with plans to expand it in future years as demand increased.
Friday, June 19, 2009 
CT: $68.6 Million - Connecticut Department of Transportation (ARRA Grants)
Funds will be used for the replacement of 136 buses system-wide, with as many as 106 of those replacements being hybrid buses. The new vehicles will operate in six divisions of CT Transit, including Hartford, Stamford, New Haven, Waterbury, New Britain, and Statewide Commuter Express.  The grant will also be used to repave, restripe and repair nine park-and-ride lots.
Friday, June 19, 2009 
FL: $17.3 Million - Florida Department of Transportation (ARRA Grant)

The Florida Department of Transportation will use the funds to purchase new transit vehicles throughout the fleet, new fare collection equipment; new communications equipment, and new bus shelters. Funds will also be used for improve computer based systems software.


Friday, June 19, 2009 
FL: $3.5 Million - City of Gainesville (ARRA Grant)

Funds will be used to purchase as many as nine new 40-foot low-floor buses. The new buses meet the standards of the Clean Air Act and the Americans with Disabilities Act.


Friday, June 19, 2009 
FL: $15.1 Million - Suncoast Transit Authority in Pinellas County (ARRA Grant)

Funds from this grant will be used to purchase 14 replacement hybrid buses and improved bus communication devices, such as automated vehicle locators with annunciators and real time passenger information, and to make bus stop improvements.


Friday, June 19, 2009 
GA: $797,009 - Cherokee County Commission (ARRA Grant)

Funds will be used to purchase a 30-foot bus, for preventive maintenance, and for the purchase of miscellaneous equipment.  In addition, safety and security enhancements will be made to all vehicles in the bus fleet.


Friday, June 19, 2009 
GA: $2.8 Million - Consolidated Government of Columbus (ARRA Grant)

Funds will be used to purchase four 35-foot clean diesel transit replacement coaches and three clean diesel bus trolleys. Funds will also be used to make bus stop improvements and safety and security enhancements throughout the transit system.


Friday, June 19, 2009 
GA: $340,000 - Douglas County (ARRA Grant)

Funds will be used to purchase five 15-passenger replacement vans and five15-passenger expansion vans to be used in Douglas County's commuter worksite vanpool program. In addition, funds will be used for preventive maintenance efforts for the Rideshare van fleet and facilities, and for the purchase of two service vehicles—a compact pickup truck and a compact SUV.


Friday, June 19, 2009 
ID: $1.2 Million - City of Pocatello (ARRA Grant)

Funds will be used to buy eight paratransit and two fixed-route buses. The new buses meet the standards of the Clean Air Act and the Americans with Disabilities Act.


Friday, June 19, 2009 
ID: $783,500 - Targhee Regional Public Transportation Authority in Idaho Falls (ARRA Grant)

Funds will be used to purchase nine replacement buses, and to make improvements to the passenger and administration facility, and to the bus maintenance and storage facility. Funds will also be used for signs, communications and security equipment, and maintenance equipment.


Friday, June 19, 2009 
ID: $1.8 Million - Valley Regional Transit in Meridian (ARRA Grant)

These funds will be used to purchase five 40-foot buses to replace vehicles that have exceeded their useful life.  The new buses meet the standards of the Clean Air Act and the Americans with Disabilities Act.


Friday, June 19, 2009 
IL - $46.6 Million - Metra, Chicago (ARRA Grant)

This grant will provide funds for Metra to rehabilitate bridges on the Electric and Union Pacific North lines.  These federal funds also provide Metra the ability to replace fiber optic cable on the Burlington Northern Santa Fe commuter rail line. The installation of new fiber optic cable on the BNSF line will support voice and data needs and provide essential signal and communications information.


Friday, June 19, 2009 
KS: $1.2 Million - Johnson County Transit (ARRA Grant)

Funds will be used to purchase a 40-foot replacement bus for demand response service, and for the expansion of a bus canopy located at the Murray Nolte Transit Center.


Friday, June 19, 2009 
KY: $4.5 Million - Transit Authority of Northern Kentucky (ARRA Grant)

The funds will be used to replace an aging communication system, purchase bus shelters, upgrade fare collection equipment, and other transit amenities.


Friday, June 19, 2009 
KY: $17.7 Million - Transit Authority of River City (ARRA Grant)

The funds will be used to replace ten 40-foot, low-floor buses that are four years beyond their useful life.  In addition, TRAC will build a new maintenance and training facility at Union Station in Louisville and thoroughly renovate the Broadway Division bus storage building.


Friday, June 19, 2009 
LA: $14.9 Million - New Orleans Regional Transit Authority

The funds will be used to purchase five articulated buses and to fund the rehabilitation of the 3900 block of Desire Parkway, a street used exclusively by the RTA. In addition, the RTA will purchase seven kiosks, 300 bus shelters, shop tools and equipment.  The funds will also be used for communications equipment, and to help pay for preventive maintenance.


Friday, June 19, 2009 
LA: $2.4 Million - New Orleans Regional Transit Authority

The funds will be used to expedite the completion of the St. Charles cross-ties project and to perform vehicle maintenance. The decaying cross-ties will be replaced with composite cross-ties that are expected to last 50 years.


Friday, June 19, 2009 
MA: $7.3 Million - Greater Attleboro-Taunton Regional Transit Authority (ARRA Grant)

The funds will be used to make improvements to the Taunton Terminal and maintenance facilities and the Attleboro Commuter Rail Station, and to purchase 16 buses and 10 vans, as well as for preventive maintenance, and paratransit operating assistance, a mobile fare collection system, and the purchase and installation of dispatch scheduling software. 


Friday, June 19, 2009 
MA: $676,150 - Cape Ann Transportation Authority (ARRA Grant)

The funds will allow CATA to purchase two 30-ft. replacement buses for their fixed route service in Gloucester and Rockport. They will also fund the CATA Business Express route operation in the city of Beverly and provide paratransit services for the member communities of Gloucester, Rockport, Essex, Beverly and Ipswich.


Friday, June 19, 2009 
MA: $3.2 Million - Montachusett Regional Transit Authority (ARRA Grant)

The funds will be used to purchase three 35-foot hybrid electric buses and to replace three traditional diesel buses.  The funds will also be used to construct vehicle storage facility in Leominster, MA, which is nearly through the design phase.  MART will also use the funds to purchase bus maintenance equipment including a bus washer, a brake lathe, a tire balancer, and 12 fareboxes.


Friday, June 19, 2009 
MO: $15.7 Million - Statewide (ARRA Grant)

Funds will be used to purchase approximately 319 vehicles, 28 modified vans, 100 minivans, 11 15-passenger vans, 168 25-foot minibuses, eight medium-duty buses and four motor coaches for 19 non-urban and intercity bus providers that provide public transportation throughout the State of Missouri.


Friday, June 19, 2009 
MA: $3.7 Million - Executive Office of Transportation and Public Works (ARRA Grant)

The funds will be shared between three rural Regional Transit Authorities in Massachusetts: Franklin Regional Transit Authority (FRTA) based in Greenfield, Nantucket Regional Transit Authority (NRTA), based in Nantucket, and Martha’s Vineyard Transit Authority (MVTA), based in Edgartown.


Friday, June 19, 2009 
MO: $1.2 Million - Missouri Department of Transportation (ARRA Grant)

The funds will allow the Mississippi County Transit System in East Prairie and Stoddard County Transit Services in Dexter to build facilities for vehicle storage and administrative offices. Current facilities do not comply with the Americans with Disability Act and do not meet the current or future transit needs of the communities. The funds will also pay for the construction of a bus storage facility for the city of Marshfield.


Friday, June 19, 2009 
MT: $1.9 Million - City of Billings (ARRA Grant)

The city will use $830,000 of the grant funds to replace two 35-foot buses and purchase bus parts.   A total of $219,898 will be used to replace three paratransit vans, and $205,000 will be spent on surveillance cameras and mobile radios to enhance safety and security.  The grant also includes $180,000 for operating assistance for the paratransit system.  The balance of the funds will be used to renovate MET Transit’s bus wash station, including the installation of a water recovery system, a state-of-the-art cleaning process, and an undercarriage wash system.


Friday, June 19, 2009 
MT: $1.2 Million - Missoula Urban Transportation District (ARRA Grant)

The grant will be used to buy four 30-foot buses to replace older buses in the fleet.  The new buses meet the standards of the Clean Air Act and the Americans with Disabilities Act.


Friday, June 19, 2009 
NH: $1.4 Million - City of Nashua (ARRA Grant)

The grant will be used to purchase three replacement trolleys which will run on biodiesel fuel, as well overhaul eight of the city’s buses.  The funds also will enable the city to renovate the Nashua Bus Terminal, and purchase communications equipment, personnel software, and utility and support vehicles.


Friday, June 19, 2009 
OH: $1.6 Million - Butler County Regional Transit Authority (ARRA Grant)

The grant will allow the transit authority to buy as many as 13 new buses—five of which would replace aging buses and eight more of which would expand the fleet to meet the growing demand for service in the county. Funds will also be used for the construction of a covered storage area for the fleet and other upgrades.


Friday, June 19, 2009 
OH: $19.84 Million - Greater Dayton Regional Transit Authority (ARRA Grants)

The funds will be used to buy as many as 49 replacement buses for Dayton’s public transportation system as well as to provide preventive maintenance and other transit enhancements.   As many as 27 of the replacement buses will be 40 feet long and the rest more than 22 feet in length. The first grant is for $18.25 million and the second is for 1.59 million.


Friday, June 19, 2009 
OH - $1.3 Million - Richland County Transit Board (ARRA Grant)

The funds will be used to replace five buses that have reached the end of their useful service lives. The new buses meet the standards of the Clean Air Act and the Americans with Disabilities Act.


Friday, June 19, 2009 
OH: $405,000 - Steel Valley Regional Transit Authority (ARRA Grant)
The funds will be used to buy two 30-foot replacement buses, replace the roof on the administrative facility, acquire shop and security equipment, and purchase personnel software.
Friday, June 19, 2009 
OK: $1.5 Million - City of Lawton (ARRA Grant)

The funds will be used to buy three 30-foot replacement buses and two vans, as well as a support vehicle, shop and security equipment, and personnel software.


Friday, June 19, 2009 
OR: $1.1 Million - Tri-Met, Portland (ARRA Grant)

The grant will be used to fund preventive maintenance for the TriMet’s Metropolitan Area Express (MAX) light-rail system that serves the Portland area on three major lines with 95 miles of track and 119 vehicles, including streetcars and trolley cars.


Friday, June 19, 2009 
OR: $2.7 Million - Rogue Valley Transportation District (ARRA Grants)

The first grant of $2.4 million will fund purchase of three new buses, five new vans, bicycle racks, bus shelters, and security and shop equipment. In addition, the grant will pay for structural renovation of the Medford administration and operations base, including a new roof. The second grant of $316,000 will provide funds for repaving at the base.


Friday, June 19, 2009 
PA: $1.9 Million - Westmoreland County Transit Authority (ARRA Grant)

The grant will fund purchase of 12 new buses to replace older vehicles. It also provides funds to replace and upgrade the WCTA’s Greensburg, PA, computer network, including the file server, workstations, printers, scanners, photocopiers and software. In addition, the grant will fund facility and vehicle preventive maintenance.


Friday, June 19, 2009 
PA: $350,000 - York County Transportation Authority

The grant will fund the complete replacement of the parking lot at the YCTA's York operating, maintenance and administrative facility.


Friday, June 19, 2009 
SC: $9.8 Million - South Carolina Department of Transportation (ARRA Grant)
The grant will fund the purchase of 71 replacement buses and transit facilities construction and upgrades. In addition, funds will be used to purchase computer hardware, software, and other transit technologies for a statewide technology upgrade for all rural transit providers.
Friday, June 19, 2009 
SC: $1.0 Million - Santee Wateree Regional Transportation Authority (ARRA Grant)
Funds will be used to purchase six 30-foot buses, five of which will replace buses that have exceeded their useful life, and one more of which will be an addition to Sumter’s fleet.
Friday, June 19, 2009 
TN: $2.0 Million - City of Clarksville (ARRA Grant)
Funds will be used to buy transit vehicles, including two 30-foot hybrid electric buses, one 30-foot diesel bus, eight lift-equipped vans, two transit support vehicles, a truck, and a seven-passenger van, as well as for miscellaneous capital maintenance items.
Friday, June 19, 2009 
TX: $1.0 Million - Texoma Council of Governments, Sherman (ARRA Grant)
Funds will be used to replace six 25-foot buses and to purchase shop equipment.

Friday, June 19, 2009 
VT - $1.8 Million - Chittenden County Tansportation Authority (ARRA Grant)
Funds will be used to purchase five 30-foot buses to replace buses that have exceeded their useful lives.
Friday, June 19, 2009 
WA: $2.9 Million - Kitsap Transit, Bremerton (ARRA Grant)
The grant provides funding to replace 75 passenger vans that have exceeded their useful lives, and to upgrade a bus maintenance facility. The grant also provides funds for a passenger-only ferry for service between Bremerton and Port Orchard. 
Friday, June 19, 2009 
WA: $5.2 Million - Washington State Department of Transportation (ARRA Grants)
These grants will provide $4.2 million to renovate, replace and upgrade four classes of ferry vessels in the Washington State Ferry System.   WSDOT will use $1.0 million to complete seismic retrofits, initially for the Seattle, Edmonds, Bainbridge Island, and Vashon ferry terminals. The money came in two separate grants of $3.4 million and $1.8 million.
Friday, June 19, 2009 
WA: $11.4 Million - Pierce County Public Transportation Benefit Area Authority (ARRA Grant)
The grant provides funding for the purchase of six 40-foot clean fuel buses.  The new buses will have a useful life of 12 years or 500,000 miles and replace buses that have exceeded their useful life. 
Friday, June 19, 2009 
WA: $1.0 Million - Link Transit in Wenatchee (ARRA Grant)
The grant provides funding to replace a number of transit vehicles, including nine minivans for serving Persons with Disabilities, two plow trucks, a shop delivery truck, and other fleet upgrades. 
Friday, June 19, 2009 
WY: $3.6 Million - Wyoming Department of Transportation (ARRA Grant)
Funds will be used to build bus garages in Campbell and Crook Counties and to purchase five buses for the Town of Jackson. Additionally, the DOT will use funds for the coordination of transit for older adults, people with disabilities, and individuals with lower incomes.

Wednesday, June 10, 2009 
AR: $1.5 Million - Ozark Regional Transit (ARRA Grant)
Funds will be used to purchase five replacement buses and eight replacement vans, 12 bus shelters, and computer hardware
Wednesday, June 10, 2009 
AR: $15.1 Million - Arkansas State Highway and Transportation Department (ARRA Grant)
Funds will be used to purchase 126 replacement buses for transit providers throughout the State of Arkansas. In addition, transit providers will receive funding for ADP hardware and software; support vehicles and equipment; construction or rehabilitation of maintenance facilities, administrative facilities, and park and ride lots; and for the performance of preventive maintenance.
Wednesday, June 10, 2009 
CA: $225.1 Million - Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (ARRA Grant)

This grant provides funds for Metro Rail and Metro Bus facilities and equipment upgrades, including the replacement of approximately ninety 45-foot buses and fifty 32-foot buses, and the overhaul of approximately 400 buses over five years old under the Bus Overhaul Program. Other activities being funded include staircase widening for emergency egress and improved pedestrian access at the 7th/Metro Red Line Station in Downtown Los Angeles, replacing fiber optic equipment for the rail system, replacing Metro Blue Line traction power substations, and modifications of CNG fueling facilities.


Wednesday, June 10, 2009 
CA: $8.2 Million - Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (ARRA Grant)
 Allows LACMTA to replace two traction power substations and associated electrical support systems located along the Metro Blue Line right-of-way and Metro Blue Line yard. The total project cost is $70 Million and will replace over 20 aging traction power substations
Wednesday, June 10, 2009 
CA: $1 Million - Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (ARRA Grant)

Provides funding for enhancements such as public art, signage and way-finding improvements for up to 19 bus stations or stops along Harbor and El Monte transitways and local bus stop areas in downtown Los Angeles.


Wednesday, June 10, 2009 
CA: $4.5 Million - City of Torrrance (ARRA Grant)
Allows the city to replace eight aging vehicles in its fleet with new alternative-fueled 40-foot buses. The new buses will be used on routes that provide service throughout Los Angeles County.
Wednesday, June 10, 2009 
CA: $10.7 Million - North San Diego County Transit Development Board (ARRA Grant)

Provides funds for the following capital projects in support of bus and rail services:

  • $4.0 million for bus and rail preventive maintenance.
  • $3.5 million for technology improvements, including transit center passenger information systems and automated passenger counting devices.
  • $3.0 million for coastal right-of-way rail corridor improvements, including at-grade crossings, turn-outs, rail, track structure, crossties, and signal and communication system components.
  • $245,398 to support the design and construction of two bus turn-out and bus shelter areas at transit facilities.

Wednesday, June 10, 2009 
CA: $9.4 Million - Golden Gate Bridge, Highway and Transportation District (ARRA Grant)
The bulk of the funds, a total of $8.6 million, will be used to refurbish a San Francisco Bay ferry boat.  The rest of the grant to GGBHTD will be used by the Marin County Transit District, which will receive $250,000 for an automated vehicle location system to be installed in up to ten vehicles, $250,000 for a data management system, and $360,000 for mobile data terminals to be installed on its paratransit fleet.
Wednesday, June 10, 2009 
CA: $7.9 Million - San Mateo County Transit District (ARRA Grant)
Provides funds for the replacement of San Mateo County’s aging bus fleet with as many as ninety-one 40-foot, forty 35-foot, and one 30-foot buses. Funds will also be used for preventive maintenance and an ADA paratransit operating subsidy that will help ensure that SamTrans can continue to operate without requiring significant cuts in service despite large reductions in state funding.
Wednesday, June 10, 2009 
CA: $3.0 Million - Livermore-Amador Valley Transit Authority (ARRA Grant)
Provides funds for much needed renovation projects at LAVTA’s headquarters and associated transit center in Livermore; preventative maintenance its fleet of buses and vans that serve the cities of Pleasanton, Dublin,  Livermore, unincorporated parts of Alameda County; and the operation of LAVTA’s complementary paratransit service in the community.
Wednesday, June 10, 2009 
CA: $3.0 Million - San Joaquin Regional Rail Commission (ARRA Grant)
Provides funds for SJRRC to complete an overhaul of the prime mover, replace head-end power generator sets, upgrade microprocessors, rebuild electrical systems, air compressors and related repairs to their four locomotives.
Wednesday, June 10, 2009 
CA: $7.7 Million - Monterey-Salinas Transit (ARRA Grant)
Provides funds to for the final installment of $5.6 million for a bus fleet replacement and purchase program of approximately 40 buses and six trolleys. Also funds in the amount of $500,000 will be used for the purchase of new fare boxes, replacing outdated equipment with new “smart card” and associated fare recovery equipment. The balance of $1.6 million will be used for preventive maintenance.

Wednesday, June 10, 2009 
CA: $2.5 Million - Joint Powers Authority for Merced County (ARRA Grant)

Provides for six 29-foot low floor buses to replace aging transit buses that have exceeded their useful life cycles.


Wednesday, June 10, 2009 
CA: $8.1 Million - Golden Empire Transit District (ARRA Grant)
This grant will be used for the purchase of 42 fare boxes and for preventive maintenance.
Wednesday, June 10, 2009 
CA: $1.5 Million - Kings County Area Public Transit Agency (ARRA Grant)

Will allow the purchase three 35-foot buses, and acquire 225 pieces of computer hardware, and data recording and camera equipment.


Wednesday, June 10, 2009 
CA: $4.3 Million - Central Contra Costa Transit Authority (ARRA Grant)
This grant will be used for scheduled maintenance work and repairs of fixed route buses. Funds for these repairs will keep mechanics and operators on the job and delay service cuts that might otherwise result from lack of funding.
Wednesday, June 10, 2009 
CA: $9.3 Million - Peninsula Corridor Joint Powers Board (ARRA Grant)
The track and infrastructure rehabilitation project funded under this grant is part of an ongoing program for track and signal rehabilitation on the Caltrain Corridor between the 4th & King Station in San Francisco County and Control Point Lick in Santa Clara County to maintain safe and reliable levels of service and provide the capability for future increases in service and enhanced operational flexibility.
Wednesday, June 10, 2009 
CA: $3.1 Million - San Joaquin Regional Rail Commission (ARRA Grant)
Funds will be used to construct new track and upgrade the railbed.
Wednesday, June 10, 2009 
CA: $67.2 Million: Municipal Transportation Agency/City and County of San Francisco (ARRA Grant)
This grant will provide funds for a number of San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency transit-related capital projects, including recondinging doors and steps on nearly 150 light rail vehicles, preventive maintenance on buses, maintenance and replacement of light rail track switches, replacement of inductive loop cable on the subway, new change machines and fare collection systems, and renovation and maintenance of various facilities.
Wednesday, June 10, 2009 
CA: $761,237 - Western Contra Costa Transit Authority (ARRA Grant)
This grant will be used for scheduled maintenance work and repairs of fixed-route buses. Funds for these repairs will keep mechanics and operators on the job and delay service cuts that might otherwise result from lack of funding.
Wednesday, June 10, 2009 
CA: $4.3 Milion - Santa Barbara Metropolitan Transit District (ARRA Grant)
Funds will be used to purchase nine low-floor, 40-foot replacement buses. The transit district will also replace 12 aging service vehicles, five ticket vending machines, and equipment and software for selling transit passes.
Wednesday, June 10, 2009 
CA: $6.9 Million - San Joaquin Regional Transit District (ARRA Grant)
Funds will be used for capital improvements, including construction of the Mall Transfer Station; design of the Regional Operations Center; development of the Bus Rapid Transit Phase II- Airport Way Corridor; preventive maintenance and vehicle maintenance equipment; computer/communications equipment and software; and safety and security equipment.
Wednesday, June 10, 2009 
CA: $7.6 Million: City of Vallejo (ARRA Grant)
The city will use the funds to replace a ferry engine, to renovate and repair the ferry terminal building on Mare Island and the bus maintenance facility in Vallejo, and perform preventive maintenance on vehicles.
Wednesday, June 10, 2009 
CA: $1.7 Million - City of Tracy (ARRA Grant)

Funds will be used for bus stop improvements, including installation of bus shelters, benches, and trash receptacles at over 50 locations.


Wednesday, June 10, 2009 
CA: $2.2 Million - City of Vacaville (ARRA Grant)

The grant funds will be used to construct Phase 2 of the Vacaville Intermodal Station, a regional bus transit facility in central Solano County, which will provide both local and intercity transit service. Phase 1 of the project will provide 10 bus bays as well as 200 automobile parking spaces in a surface lot. Phase 2 will involves construction of a 400-space parking garage as well as retail/commercial space. Both phases will provide bus, vanpool, and carpool access and parking. There will be easy bicycle and pedestrian access to the facility from the surrounding residential, retail, and office uses as well as a nearby community center.


Wednesday, June 10, 2009 
CA: $1.9 Million - Ventura County Transportation Commission (ARRA Grant)

Funds will be used to replace three 18-passenger fixed-route buses, seven 12-passenger paratransit buses and three five-passenger paratransit vans that have reached the end of their useful service life.  The new vehicles will be used in Thousand Oaks, Moorpark and Camarillo.


Wednesday, June 10, 2009 
CO: $18.6 Million - Denver Regional Transportation District (ARRA Grant)
Provides funds for the design and construction of Denver Union Station (DUS), which will be the future hub for many transportation modes in the Denver metro area. RTD will implement the transit elements as part of the overall redevelopment of the station. The East, North Metro, Northwest Rail Gold Line, and CPV spur rail lines will all join at DUS as well as the US 36 Bus Rapid Transit corridor and many other bus lines will connect at the station.
Wednesday, June 10, 2009 
CO: $10.3 Million - Colorado Department of Transportation (ARRA Grant)
Funds will be used facility by Summit County Government to build a 42,223 square-foot fleet maintenance facility in Frisco, CO.
Wednesday, June 10, 2009 
CO: $2.4 Million - City of Pueblo (ARRA Grant)
Provides funds to purchase a 35-foot hybrid bus, a 35-foot low-floor bus, and two 40-foot low-floor buses, one support vehicle and five paratransit vans to replace vehicles that have met their useful lives. Additionally the city will be purchasing automated voice enunciation system to call out stops on fixed route buses.
Wednesday, June 10, 2009 
CT: $2.8 Million - Greater Bridgeport Transit Authority (ARRA Grant)
Funds will be used to replace 40 fixed-route bus engines, at a cost of $70,000 each, including installation.
Wednesday, June 10, 2009 
DC: $17.7 Million - Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority (ARRA Grant)
Grant will be used to implement a track pad/shock absorber rehabilitation program, purchase and install emergency tunnel carts and storage cabinets; expand WMATAs chemical sensor detection system; upgrade fare machines; build a new Metro Sales Center; and purchase four prime movers to be utilized as work trains.
Wednesday, June 10, 2009 
DE: $10.54 Million - Delaware River Port Authority (ARRA Grant)
 Funds will be used to replace power poles along the PATCO High Speed Line and the rehab/renovation of the 40 year-old lighting system at PATCOs Camden City Hall Station.
Wednesday, June 10, 2009 
FL: $6.2 Million - Lee County Transit District (ARRA Grant)

Grant is for the purchase two 40-foot replacement buses, seven 35-foot replacement buses, one 29-foot transit bus eight replacement trolley vehicles, and seven light duty passenger vehicles, as well as tools and technical equipment.


Wednesday, June 10, 2009 
IA: $440,200 - Iowa Department of Transportation (ARRA Grant)

This grant will allow the state to purchase nine light-duty buses and vans. Six of those will replace aging vehicles, and three will be additions to the state’s fleet. The state will also purchase a utility truck to be used for emergency repairs on the road.


Wednesday, June 10, 2009 
IL: $1.0 Million - Champaign-Urbana Mass Transit District (ARRA Grant)

Funds will be used to place cameras at the Illinois Terminal, the system’s main public facility, as well as at maintenance garages, the administrative and operations facility, and several bus stops.  The cameras will have motion detectors so that they will record only when necessary, and all video images will be stored on a digital video recorder. 


Wednesday, June 10, 2009 
IL: $240.2 Million - Chicago Transit Authority (ARRA Grant)

These grants from two separate FTA programs in the amounts of $191.3 million and $48.9 million will fund bus purchases, preventive maintenance, subway rehabilitation, and the renovation of rail stations and support facilities. CTA plans to replace as many as 58 60-foot hybrid diesel-electric buses; replace aging and deteriorating components of the Blue Line Dearborn Subway in central Chicago and to renovate bus, rail, and support facilities throughout the CTA system.  CTA also plans to renovate rail transit stations, including Cermak-Chinatown and Logan Square.


Wednesday, June 10, 2009 
IN: $16.1 Million - Indianapolis Public Transportation Corporation (ARRA Grant)

Funds will be used to purchase 14 replacement buses, perform preventive maintenance, and make security and transit enhancements that will expand the successful on-board bus camera project and improve access to transit for pedestrians and bicyclists.


Wednesday, June 10, 2009 
IN: $3.7 Million - South Bend Public Transportation Corporation (ARRA Grant)

Funds will be used to build a new transit center serving the communities of  South Bend and Misawaka. The center will house transit administration, maintenance, and operations.


Wednesday, June 10, 2009 
KY: $5.5 Million - Transit Authority of the Lexington-Fayette Urban County Government (ARRA Grant)

A total of $1.9 million will be used to purchase one clean diesel and two hybrid-fuel buses, and one cutaway vehicle.  The hybrid buses will be the first step in making the system’s fleet “green.”  In addition, the authority will use $1.5 million of the grant to acquire and install an automatic vehicle location/GPS system.  The remainder of the funds will be used for automated fare boxes, bus stop improvements, and new security and communications equipment.


Wednesday, June 10, 2009 
KY: $180,300 - City of Ashland (ARRA Grant)

This grant will fund the purchase of maintenance equipment for the Ashland Bus System, including diagnostic computer equipment, communication and safety equipment, and geographic information systems software.


Wednesday, June 10, 2009 
MA: $3.9 Million - Brockton Area Transit Authority (ARRA Grant)

Will enable the purchase one 30-foot and five 35-foot buses, maintenance equipment, a new vehicle locator system, and surveillance equipment. The funds will also allow preventive vehicle maintenance and  minor repairs to the BAT Intermodal Center.


Wednesday, June 10, 2009 
MA: $6.5 Million - Southeastern Regional Transit Authority (ARRA Grant)

Will fund vehicle purchases and facilities improvements.  New vehicles will include thirteen 30-foot replacement buses and six replacement vans. In addition to facility improvements, bus shelters and mobile fare collection systems will also be purchased and installed.


Wednesday, June 10, 2009 
MA: $16.3 Million - Pioneer Valley Transit Authority (ARRA Grant)
This grant will fund replacement of thirteen 40-foot buses, sixteen 35-foot buses, and 18 paratransit vans. The grant will also fund purchase of 10 solar panels for bus shelters and 45 bus-mounted bicycle racks, as well as mobile surveillance transit security equipment. Additionally, the grant will fund improvements to PVTA transit facilities in Springfield and Amherst, MA, and purchase of transit-related tools and equipment.
Wednesday, June 10, 2009 
ME: $709,443 - Maine Department of Transportation (ARRA Grant)

The funds will be used to purchase six purchase replacement trolleys for the York County Community Action Corporation for service in York, Sanford, Wells, Kennebunk and Kennebunkport.  These funds will allow replacement of the aging trolleys, which are used for the seasonal Shoreline Explorer system on the beaches in southern Maine.


Wednesday, June 10, 2009 
MO: $831,184 - Jefferson City (ARRA Grant)

Funds will be used to purchase two 30-foot buses, two vans, and camera and surveillance equipment.


Wednesday, June 10, 2009 
ND: $1.4 Million - City of Bismarck (ARRA Grant)

Provides funds to replace three paratransit buses and three fixed route buses.  In addition, the city will purchase a front end loader for warehousing equipment and snow removal. The grant also supports repairs transit facilities.


Wednesday, June 10, 2009 
NH: $3.5 Million - New Hampshire Department of Transportation (ARRA Grant)

Funds will enable five rural transit providers to purchase 20 new vehicles, overhaul others, and make a variety of other improvements to their vehicles and facilities.  Transit providers that will benefit from these funds are Advance Transit, Inc., Veteran Nurses Association, @ HCS, Inc., Belknap-Merrimack Community Action, Community Alliance of Human Services, Inc. and Tri-County Community Action Programs, Inc.


Wednesday, June 10, 2009 
NH: $1.8 Million - University of New Hampshire (ARRA Grant)

Funds will be used to purchase four 35-foot CNG replacement buses, lifts and other equipment.


Wednesday, June 10, 2009 
NV: $33.7 Million - Southern Nevada Regional Transportation Commission (ARRA)

Funds will be used for the construction of three projects:  the Boulder Highway Bus Rapid Transit, the Centennial Hills Transit Center and park-and-ride lot, and the Central City Terminal.


Wednesday, June 10, 2009 
OH: $8.5 Million - Toledo Area Regional Transit Authority (ARRA Grant)

Funds will purchase fifteen buses longer than 35 feet, ten buses shorter than 30 feet , eleven paratransit vehicles, and six support vehicles for the TARPS fleet, as well a bus stop/boarding announcement system to enhance access for Persons with Disabilities, as well as preventive maintenance.


Wednesday, June 10, 2009 
PA: $4.3 Million - Berks Area Reading Transportation Authority (ARRA Grant)

Funds will be used to purchase four additional 40-foot hybrid-electric buses to expand fixed-route service throughout BARTA’s system, and replace six paratransit buses. Furthermore, this grant will finance the purchase of safety and security cameras for transit vehicles that do not currently have this equipment; spare bus components for the maintenance of BARTA’s fleet, and electronic real-time passenger bus location information signage and other improvements at BARTA`s Intermodal Transportation Complex.


Wednesday, June 10, 2009 
PA: $1.5 Million - Mid Mon Valley Transit Authority (ARRA Grant)

Funds will be used for the renovation and construction of the Donora Intermodal Transit Facility. Donora has been designated as a distressed borough, and this project supports borough revitalization efforts. Phase one of this project will fund the construction of an 11,000 square-foot maintenance garage. Phase two, to be financed with future funding, includes a facility with bike racks, bus shelters, waiting areas, parking areas, ticketing and information counters, and connections with other regional operators.


Wednesday, June 10, 2009 
PA: $10.5 Million - Delaware River Port Authority Transit Corporation (ARRA Grant)

Funds will be used to replace aging wooden poles with a combination of new, more durable fiberglass poles and an underground duct-bank and manhole system, as well as replacing the power cables, fiber optic and other communications and signaling cables as required. The funds will also allow the renovation of the 40 year-old lighting system at PATCOs Camden City Hall Station.


Wednesday, June 10, 2009 
PA: $1.4 Million: Berkshire Regional Transit Authority (ARRA Grant)

Funds will be used to replace six large and midsized buses and six 25-foot minibuses, and for preventative maintenance.  The fund will also be used for Intelligent Transportation System enhancements, including automatic vehicle locators, next stop announcers, automated passenger counters, computer-aided scheduling, and dispatch hardware and software.


Wednesday, June 10, 2009 
PA: $1.2 Million - County of Lebanon Transit Authority (ARRA Grant)

Funds will be used to acquire one 30-foot and two 40-foot lift-equipped buses.


Wednesday, June 10, 2009 
SC: $6.5 Million - Charleston Area Regional Transportation Authority (ARRA Grant)
Funds will be used to replace nine buses, for facilities renovation, and for and transit enhancements, including bus shelter construction at 25 locations, and passenger information systems that will display specific schedule information at bus stops.
Wednesday, June 10, 2009 
SC - $875,000 - City of Anderson (ARRA Grant)
Funds will be used to purchase two buses, one SUV, and video security systems for the vehicles, as well as provide preventive maintenance and pay for  the construction of 10 bus shelters.
Wednesday, June 10, 2009 
SD: $6.6 Million - South Dakota Department of Transportation (ARRA Grant)
South Dakota will construct eight small bus barns in the towns of Pierre, Aberdeen, Flandreau, Spearfish, Vermillion, Eureka, Huron and Mitchell. Additionally, they will purchase 34 vehicles for various agencies around the state, including intercity bus service vehicles.
Wednesday, June 10, 2009 
SD: $1.3 Million - Rapid City (ARRA Grant)
Funds will be used to purchase buses, bus shelters, bus benches, and to renovate an existing bus terminal/transfer facility.  In addition, funds will be made available for a support vehicle and equipment.
Wednesday, June 10, 2009 
TN: $1.5 Million - Johnson City (ARRA Grant)
Will fund the purchase of seven low-floor 30-foot buses and five paratransit vans for replacement., as well as the purchase of four bus shelters and automatic vehicle-location technology.
Wednesday, June 10, 2009 
TN: $1.1 Million - Jackson Transit Authority (ARRA Grant)
This grant will fund facility construction and replacement vehicles. The facility construction funding is for the administrative portion of the Jackson Transit Authority's administration-operations-maintenance facility project. The grant will also fund the purchase of one fixed-route and two paratransit buses.
Wednesday, June 10, 2009 
TN: $17.8 million - Memphis Area Transit Authority (ARRA Grant)
Will fund the replacement of nine 29-foot paratransit buses; twenty-one 40-foot and five 35-foot fixed-route buses; and new transit technology, including communications equipment, vehicle locator equipment, passenger counters, stop annunciators, and security cameras.
Wednesday, June 10, 2009 
TN: $4.7 million - Chattanooga Area Regional Transportation Authority (ARRA Grant)
Funds will be used for the refurbishing of CARTA's Incline Railway, which provides passengers with a scenic ride up the side of Lookout Mountain.
Wednesday, June 10, 2009 
TX: $1.2 Million - Hill Country Transit District (ARRA Grant)
The funds in this grant will be used to replace four buses and one trolley bus, expand the fleet with three new additional buses, and to perform preventive maintenance on others.
Wednesday, June 10, 2009 
TX: $322,500 - City of Mesquite (ARRA Grant)
Funds will be used to expand Mesquite’s fleet with three new buses and to perform preventive maintenance on others.
Wednesday, June 10, 2009 
TX: $3.5 Million - Hill Country Transit District (ARRA Grant)
Funds in this grant will be used to purchase 42 replacement motor buses and two replacement trolley buses, and to perform preventive maintenance.
Wednesday, June 10, 2009 
TX: $3.6 Million - City of Brownsville (ARRA Grant)
Funds in this grant will be used for the construction of an Intermodal Transit Terminal in the central business district of downtown Brownsville. The facility is within walking distance of the Gateway International Bridge. The facility will improve and expand local, regional, and international transportation services to and from Brownsville and will aid in the revitalization of the central business district. The facility will serve as the administrative and operating facilities of the Brownsville transit system, BUS.   It will also serve as a transfer point for rural and intercity operators and taxi cabs; and will contain retail and restaurant spaces.

Wednesday, June 10, 2009 
TX: $4.8 Million - City of Laredo (ARRA Grant)
The grant provides federal funds to purchase fourteen 35-foot replacement buses and one maintenance vehicle.
Wednesday, June 10, 2009 
TX: $2.1 Million - City of Abilene (ARRA Grant)
Grant will fund the replacement of nine 29-foot paratransit buses, twenty-one 40-foot and five 35-foot fixed-route buses, and new transit technology, including communications equipment, vehicle locator equipment, passenger counters, stop annunciators, and security cameras.
Wednesday, June 10, 2009 
UT: $1.4 Million - Cache Valley Transit District (ARRA Grant)
Funds will be used to purchase two hybrid buses and two paratransit buses. The funds will also be used to make improvements to current transit facilities, including installing a fence to delineate facility boundaries, upgrading a fueling bay and adding cameras and electronic key-card door locks thereby greatly enhancing security at the facility.
Wednesday, June 10, 2009 
VI: $1.3 Million - Virgin Islands Department of Public Works (ARRA Grant)
Funding will be used to enhance the transit system by restoring and reconstructing 63 bus shelters and installing as many as 600 bus signs territory-wide.
Wednesday, June 10, 2009 
VT: $4.0 Million - Vermont Agency of Transportation (ARRA Grant)
This grant will enable nine transit providers to purchase 33 replacement buses for service in rural areas throughout the state. Transit agencies that will benefit from these funds include Addison County Transit Resources, Advance Transit, Inc., Chittenden County Transportation Authority, Connecticut River Transit, Inc., Deerfield Valley Transit Association, Green Mountain Community Network, Inc., Marble Valley Regional Transit District, Rural Community Transportation and Stagecoach Transportation.
Wednesday, June 10, 2009 
WI: $2.1 Million - Oshkosh Transit System (ARRA Grant)
These funds are will purchase 35-foot hybrid buses for the City of Oshkosh to replace buses that have met their useful life of 10 years. The new buses will meet the Clean Air Act standards (CAA) and the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) requirements.
Wednesday, June 10, 2009 
WY: $1.2 Million - City of Cheyenne (ARRA Grant)
The funds will pay for the purchase and installation of as many as 50 new bus shelters throughout the city.



May 2009

Wednesday, May 20, 2009 
CA: $48.3 Million - San Francisco Bay Area Rapid Transit District (ARRA Grant)

Funds will be used to update transit vehicles with new carpeting and seat cushions, replace essential electrical service from PG&E to stations, construct a mainline crossover at Pleasant Hill, and replace the anodes and anode cables that prevent corrosion of the TransbayTube. The funds will also be used to construct a walkway at Balboa Park station with automatic fare collection equipment, lighting, security cameras and a new entrance plaza connected to ADA-accessible walkway to Ocean Avenue. 


Wednesday, May 20, 2009 
CA: $2.0 Million - Sonoma County Transit (ARRA Grant)

Grant provides $1.35 million to Sonoma County Transit for preventative maintenance; and $605,044 for the purchase of two new 40-foot compressed natural gas (CNG) buses for Sonoma County Transit's fixed-route fleet.


Wednesday, May 20, 2009 
CT: $493,947 - Connecticut Department of Transportation (ARRA Grant)
Funds will be used to replace one 45-foot commuter express bus operating along the I-84 HOV lane between Vernon and Hartford.  The bus, which will have 57 fully cushioned high back seats and two secured positions for wheelchairs, will be used for peak period express service connecting Hartford’s eastern suburbs and the City’s central business district.
Wednesday, May 20, 2009 
CT: $1.5 Million - Norwalk Transit District (ARRA Grant)
Funds will allow the city to proceed with plans to improve its downtown transit hub.Facility serves as the transfer point for all local NTD buses, as well as connecting service to Danbury, Stamford, Milford and Bridgeport. The project consists of the erection of a 300-ft canopy, lighting, street and sidewalk repair, paving, curbing, fencing, street furniture, and the installation of security cameras. The total project is projected to cost $3.5 million, of which $2 million has already been awarded by the Federal Transit Administration.

Wednesday, May 20, 2009 
IA: $15.2 Million - Iowa Department of Transportation (ARRA Grant)

Grant provides funding to replace 168 aging buses, to purchase four additional buses, and to renovate facilities and parking lots throughout the state.


Wednesday, May 20, 2009 
ID: $1.2 Million - City of Pocatello (ARRA Grant)

Funds will be used to replace two fixed-route and eight paratransit buses ranging in length from 20 feet to 35 feet. The buses will make transit accessible to more commuters in the Pocatello area.


Wednesday, May 20, 2009 
MA: $6.3 Million - Cape Cod Regional Transit Authority (ARRA Grant)
Grant will be used to purchase 20 hybrid vehicles for coordinated paratransit service; replace an intercity bus for commuter service, fund a Mobility Management Transportation Call Center for paratransit services, and purchase and install mobile data terminals for the paratransit fleet. Funds will also pay for an electronic fare card system, renovations and the installation of security and surveillance equipment at the Hyannis Transportation Center, and for alternative energy equipment at the Hyannis Transportation Center and CCRTA Operations Center.

Wednesday, May 20, 2009 
MA: $12.4 Million - Worcester Regional Transit Authority (ARRA Grant)

Funds will be used to replace 28 buses and vans—four of which will be hybrids—replace four bus shelters, install state-of-the-art transit technology, and pay for architectural and engineering design work on a proposed bus transfer station at Union Station in Worcester.


Wednesday, May 20, 2009 
MO: $1.7 Million - Columbia, Missouri (ARRA Grant)

Funds will be used to replace as many as five 40-foot low-floor buses to serve the Columbia, Missouri area.

     
Wednesday, May 20, 2009 
NE: $9.9 Million - Omaha Metro Area Transit (ARRA Grant)

Funds will be used to overhaul the engines on 37 buses and buy thirty 30-foot buses. The funds will also pay for fare boxes, radios, and computer equipment.


Wednesday, May 20, 2009 
OR: $1.0 Million - City of Corvallis (ARRA Grant)

Funds will be used to purchase three 35-foot buses and bus shelters.


Wednesday, May 20, 2009 
PA: $9.4 Million - Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (ARRA Grants)

The funds, awarded in two separate grants in the amounts of $8.0 million and $1.4 million, will be used to renovate the vacant train station to serve passengers traveling on the AMTRAK-operated Keystone Corridor service from Philadelphia to Harrisburg. The renovation will include painting, lighting, plumbing, installation of windows and doors, heating and air conditioning, and electrical upgrades.


Wednesday, May 20, 2009 
PA: $3.1 Million - Luzerne County Transportation Authority (ARRA Grant)

The funds will buy five hybrid electric buses and bike racks, which will cut down on pollutions and provide commuters with alternatives to driving. The funds will also provide for enhanced security and communications.


Wednesday, May 20, 2009 
PA: $128.6 Million - Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority (ARRA Grants)

The first grant of $62.9 million will be used to make computer-based train control upgrades, make station improvements, and replace 40 aging buses with new hybrid buses..  The buses will not only offer commuters a smoother ride but will also cut down on pollution in the city. The second grant of $65.7 million will pay for fixed guideway rail and station improvement projects.


Wednesday, May 20, 2009 
PA: $1.7 Million - Centre Area Transportation Authority, State College (ARRA Grant)

Funds will be used to rebuild as many as ten buses—four 35-foot and six 40-foot vehicles—with the funds being approved in this grant. The rebuilding will be completed one bus at a time until all funds are spent.


Wednesday, May 20, 2009 
TX: $3.9 Million - Lubbock Citibus System (ARRA Grant)
This grant provides federal funds for Citibus to purchase three new hybrid electric buses and nine paratransit vans. These funds will also be used for a bus parking lot with added security features, 10 bus shelters and preventive maintenance.
Wednesday, May 20, 2009 
TX: $3.9 Million - City of Odessa (ARRA Grant)
Funds will be used to purchase 12 buses, support vehicles and equipment, fare collection equipment, route signage, bus shelters, and communications equipment, and to perform preventive maintenance.

Wednesday, May 20, 2009 
TX: $32.8 Million - Texas Department of Transportation (ARRA Grant)
This grant will fund the replacement of 277 aging buses and add 85 new buses throughout the state. In addition, funds will be used for the construction and renovation of administrative buildings, and the construction of an intermodal bus terminal and a park-and-ride lot. These funds will benefit many communities within Texas
Wednesday, May 20, 2009 
WA: $70.9 Million - King County Department of Transportation (ARRA Grant)
Funds will be used to purchase 60 new hybrid buses to replace buses in their fleet that have met their useful life.
Wednesday, May 20, 2009 
WA: $23.0 Million - Central Puget Sound Regional Transit Authority (ARRA Grant)
The grant will be divided among a number of projects around the region, as follows: $4.6 million for design work for the extension of the ULINK light rail project to Northgate; $4.6 million for the acquisition of five hybrid electric buses for use in East King County; $4.6 million for construction of the Mountlake Terrace Freeway Station; $4.6 million for the construction of the Lakewood to Tacoma Commuter Rail extension; and $4.6 million for accelerated final design and construction of the  Tukwila Commuter Rail Station
Wednesday, May 20, 2009 
WA $2.7 Million - Ben Franklin Transit, Richland (ARRA Grant)
New security equipment is among the things that will be funded with this grant. Ben Franklin Transit has already completed much of the expansion of their base, including a new fueling site, additional parking and a new bus wash system.
Wednesday, May 20, 2009 
WA: $1.3 Million - City of Seattle (ARRA Grant)
This grant will provide funding in the amount of $1.0 million for Seattle Monorail Train safety improvements and $314, 011 for preventive maintenance for South Lake Union Streetcar.
Wednesday, May 20, 2009 
WA: $14.1 Million - Snohomish County Transit (ARRA Grant)
Funds will be used to replace 22 buses and pay for preventive maintenance for the fleet. Seven of the buses to be purchased will be double-decker buses, and 15 will be 40-ft buses for use in the Seattle and Marysville areas.
Wednesday, May 20, 2009 
WA: $2.3 Million - Intercity Transit, Olympia (ARRA Grant)
Funds will be used to purchase as many as four hybrid-electric buses equipped with heavy-duty wheelchair ramps, which will make transit accessible to more commuters in the Olympia area.
Wednesday, May 20, 2009 
WY: $1.2 Million - City of Cheyenne (ARRA Grant)
Funds will pay for the purchase and installation of as many as 50 new bus shelters throughout the city.



April 2009

Wednesday, April 01, 2009 
KY: $2.2 Million - Cities of Bowling Green and Elizabeth Town (ARRA Grant)

Funds will be used for the purchase eight buses, 17 vans, and transportation technology and software, as well as for the engineering and design of a maintenance facility.





March 2009

Wednesday, March 25, 2009 
PA: $5.1 Million - City of Lancaster (ARRA Grant)

Funds will be used for the renovation and expansion of the Red Rose Transit Authority (RRTA) Operations Center and for a transit enhancement project to include landscaping and other scenic beautification.


Wednesday, March 18, 2009 
ME: $7.4 Million - City of Augusta (ARRA Grant)

Funds will be used to replace a 40 year-old passenger/vehicle ferry to transport passengers between Rockland and off-shore islands in Penobscot Bay.


Monday, March 16, 2009 
KY: $19.2 Million - City of Frankfort (ARRA Grant)

Funds will be used for the purchase of 46 intercity buses, 157 vans, one sedan, and surveillance and security equipment, and for the design and the renovations of administrative facilities.




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