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January 24, 2014

New Miss. maintenance facility to improve tribal transit service

FTA provided approximately $2.4 million in ARRA funds toward the $2.5 million facility. Remaining funds were provided by Mississippi Department of Transportation.


November 15, 2013

Mississippi opens $4M regional transit center

The Natchez Regional Transit Center and Maintenance Facility will serve as a regional passenger transfer hub for the Natchez Transit System. The FTA provided approximately $3.8 million, with the majority of funds coming from ARRA, while the City of Natchez and Mississippi Department of Transportation covered the rest of the costs.


June 13, 2013

Mo. unveils $2.6M ARRA-funded bus facility

Includes bus storage, maintenance areas and offices for OATS Northeast, which provides demand-response and fixed-route transportation for senior citizens, people with disabilities, and the state’s rural areas.


July 19, 2011

FTA frees frozen stimulus funds for Miami-Dade Transit

Agency will receive $72.6 million as it works toward addressing concerns raised in an ongoing FTA audit.


April 18, 2011

N.C.'s Wave Transit opens LEED-certified bus station

The new Forden station, a 9,000-square-foot indoor transfer facility, will serve approximately 1.5 million riders a year. The FTA contributed $600,000 in Recovery Act funds to the $5.3 million project.


February 7, 2011

Clean Energy to equip SoCal transit with CNG

Received a $2.1 million contract to build a new CNG fueling station at the Montebello Bus Lines facility. ARRA funds will cover the entire cost of the station’s construction, and the first year’s preventive maintenance costs and 24-hour emergency response services.


February 4, 2011

Report: Link between transportation funding and job creation

The states that created the most jobs invested in public transportation projects and projects that maintained and repaired existing roads and bridges. The states that ranked poorly predominantly spent their funds building new roads and bridges.


December 3, 2010

Houston Metro meets pledge, installs 100th bus shelter

As of Friday, the agency met its pledge to install 100 new bus shelters this year. The funds used to pay for the shelters came from local monies and federal grants, including the ARRA and Formula Funding Enhancement Grants.


November 23, 2010

Web Extra: N.H. transit to unveil ‘Dial a Ride’ service

As of December, shared curb-to-curb rides will be available through the Carroll County Transit Project, an offshoot of a new program started by a local not-for-profit that helps residents in Northern New Hampshire Counties access emergency assistance.


November 8, 2010

ARRA to fund $3.4M for MBTA Silver Line upgrades

The project includes installation of new laminated glass windscreens at each shelter; repaving work, the construction of a public restroom and the installation of heating units and two-sided electronic message boards at multiple bus platforms.


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