July 17, 2012
The transit authority will spend $205 million on the overhaul, which is expected to create more than 500 jobs.
May 15, 2012
Will be used to replace the leaking 30-year-old roof of the People Mover bus maintenance facility in Anchorage, Alaska. The new roof will also improve the facility’s overall energy efficiency, saving money on heating fuel costs.
October 19, 2011
Funds will pay for a 30,000-square foot energy-efficient facility for Gainesville Regional Transit System. The new facility will replace an aging, overcrowded garage, and will be able to provide better maintenance for the agency’s current fleet of 105 buses.
June 14, 2011
Environmentally-friendly features include motion-sensor controlled lighting and a 50,000-gallon rainwater harvesting tank for bus wash operations. Agency used $14 million of a $24.5 million Recovery Act grant in building the $57 million facility.
February 8, 2011
Raleigh, N.C. is one of the first stops on the Obama Administration’s “Build Week,” a week-long tour by the Administration officials to showcase projects that are already making a big difference in the economy by spurring private sector investment and creating jobs in the communities where they are being built.
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