CA: $225.1 Million - Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (ARRA Grant)


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This grant provides funds for Metro Rail and Metro Bus facilities and equipment upgrades, including the replacement of approximately ninety 45-foot buses and fifty 32-foot buses, and the overhaul of approximately 400 buses over five years old under the Bus Overhaul Program. Other activities being funded include staircase widening for emergency egress and improved pedestrian access at the 7th/Metro Red Line Station in Downtown Los Angeles, replacing fiber optic equipment for the rail system, replacing Metro Blue Line traction power substations, and modifications of CNG fueling facilities.