Grant: $2,158,560 - Federal Transit Administration - Jun. 25, 2009
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Award Description: We will purchase up to seven (7) 35 - foot buses that will have an expected useful life of ten years (six (6) replacement and one (1) expansion). The vehicles being replaced will have met their useful life of ten years or 350,000 miles. These buses will meet the Clean Air Act (CAA standards and the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) requirements. We also will purchase up to twelve (12) paratransit vehicles (six (6) replacement and six (6) expansion) for the demand-response systems in Elkhart and Goshen, IN. The paratransit vehicles being replaced will have met their useful life of four years or 100,000 miles. The balance of the allocation will be used to purchase and install communications and office equipment to support transit systems operations.
Project Description: This grant will allow the transit agency to purchase seven trolley buses, twelve accessible minivans, telephone/communications equipment, and office equipment. As a result of these investments, the tranist agency will be able to offer expanded public transportation service in Elkhart and Goshen, IN that is reliable and accessible for people with disabilities.
Jobs Summary: Work has not yet begun. Work is expected to begin in October 2009. (Total jobs reported: 0)
Project Status: Not Started
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