IL: $240.2 Million - Chicago Transit Authority (ARRA Grant)


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These grants from two separate FTA programs in the amounts of $191.3 million and $48.9 million will fund bus purchases, preventive maintenance, subway rehabilitation, and the renovation of rail stations and support facilities. CTA plans to replace as many as 58 60-foot hybrid diesel-electric buses; replace aging and deteriorating components of the Blue Line Dearborn Subway in central Chicago and to renovate bus, rail, and support facilities throughout the CTA system.  CTA also plans to renovate rail transit stations, including Cermak-Chinatown and Logan Square.