MA: $72.5 Million (ARRA Grant)
Grants are being awarded as follows:
• Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority: $54.1 million for operating assistance and state of good repair improvements to MBTA’s Rapid Transit Network; $13.9 million to fund improvements to Ashmont Station, and $90,000 to purchase an enhanced security camera system.
• Massachusetts DOT: $1.6 million to fund rural operating assistance, procurement of two 45-foot intercity coaches, one 25-foot hybrid bus, and equipment.
• Greater Attleboro-Taunton Regional Transit Authority: $199,947 for repair and replacement of ornamental fencing at the Attleboro Commuter Rail Station.
• Southeastern Regional Transit Authority: $2.6 million for operating assistance and procurement of eight buses.