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August 7, 2013

Federal, local officials open new Ohio transit center

The U.S.DOT provided $20 million for the $25 million project through the TIGER grant program. The remaining cost was covered by local funding sources.


April 4, 2011

Ohio breaks ground on ARRA-funded multimodal transit center

Portage Area Regional Transportation Authority’s $20 million Central Gateway Multimodal Facility will create an estimated 266 jobs in the construction trades and will serve as the centerpiece of a public-private $80 million investment to revitalize Kent’s downtown area. The economic development effort is expected to create more than 700 new long-term jobs.


July 12, 2010

Kent, Ohio's PARTA receives $20M TIGER grant

The new multimodal, regional facility is expected to be completed in October 2012.


February 23, 2009

Kent State University seeks shuttle bus alternative

Seeking contractor to provide 27,000 hours of service in the first year of the contract. Fleet size is expected to be 14 buses, including 12 26-passenger vehicles and two buses for passengers with special needs.


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