January 17, 2013
The Lancaster Public Transportation building renovation is being funded by a $105,000 State of Good Repair grant from the Federal Transit Administration.
November 16, 2011
The grant, which requires a 20% match, or $1,155,465 million in local TRANSNET funding, totals $5,777,325 million, enabling NCTD to purchase up to 12 CNG buses, replacing 12 older diesel coaches.
July 20, 2011
The Toledo Area Regional Transit Authority will use the “State of Good Repair” grant to replace 38 of its paratransit vehicles. The agency’s paratransit program has been the fastest growing part of the system, with ridership increases in each of the past 15 years.
November 18, 2010
Administrator Peter Rogoff visited Portland and answered questions about an error in transmitting a grant application over the grants.gov Website. The FTA only received a four-page cover letter. The mistake potentially cost the state approximately $21 million in lost funding.
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