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.