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.