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

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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.