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.