Grant: $340,000 - Federal Transit Administration - Jun. 19, 2009
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Award Description: Invest in public transportation by purchasing replacement and expansion units for a commuter vanpool program, purchasing staff administrative vehicles to assist with marketing, new route selection and accident investigation, and performing preventive maintenance on transit vehicles and facilities.
Project Description: This grant allowed Douglas County to purchase ten 15-passenger vans, with which Douglas County was able to upgrade its fleet of vehicles and at the same time provide additional vanpool routes to serve area commuters. Also, the grant provided funds for preventive maintenance for the Douglas County van fleet and transit-related facilities, which improved safety and service to commuters.
Jobs Summary: No new jobs were created. However, work paid for by this grant during the quarter which is being reported helped retain employment for workers in the categories of vehicle mechanics and service technicians in fields such as security systems and lighting. (Total jobs reported: 0)
Project Status: Less Than 50% Completed
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