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.