Grant: $24,973,989 - Federal Transit Administration - Aug. 26, 2009
25% voted satisfied - 75% voted not satisfied - 4 vote(s) cast
Award Description: This grant will invest in public transportation by purchasing 141 replacement and 31 expansion vehicles; constructing transit maintenance and administration facilities; purchasing bus shelters; maintenance shop equipment; and technology enhancements for rural trnsit systems; assisting with preventive maintenance for vehicles and transit faciltieis; and implementing strategies that result in increased coordination of local and regional mobility options. All grant subrecipients are exisiting public transportation providers that servie the state's nonurbanized areas.
Project Description: During the quarter ending 9/30/09, one subrecipient - AppalCART - completed approximately 75% of the grading associated with its facility construction. The facility will double the size of the rural public transportation providers' fleet maintenance area and vehicle wash bay area; provide more parking spaces for fleet and employees; and provide for future growth of the transit agency. Prime recipieint activity this quarter include preparing for grant procurement activity that will initiate in October 2009.
Infrastructure Description: To invest in transportation, environmental protection, and other infrastructure that will provide long-term economic benefits.
Jobs Summary: Grant activity this reporting period consisted of construction of the transit maintenance and administrative facility located in Boone, NC. Direct jobs created or retained include a preconstruction administrator, estimator, rpoejct manager, PM assistance, office controller, office assistant, safety director, general laborers, safety director, surveyors, sign designer, logistics manager, testing engineer, testing assistant, plan reproducer, insurance personnel, county inspector, grading laborers, truck driver, gravel and sand plant operators, concrete lnt operators, retaining wall installers, backhoe operator, concrete reinformcement installers, plumbers and electricians. (Total jobs reported: 12)
Project Status: Less Than 50% Completed
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|Alamance County Transportation Authority||$145,413||BURLINGTON||NC|
|Albemarle Regional Health Services||$311,620||ELIZABETH CITY||NC|
|County of Alleghany||$38,117||SPARTA||NC|
|Anson County Transporation System||$197,490||WADESBORO||NC|
|The Ashe County Trnsp Auth Inc||$314,200||WEST JEFFERSON||NC|
|County of Avery||$238,290||NEWLAND||NC|
|County of Buncombe||$240,453||ASHEVILLE||NC|
|County of Cabarrus||$215,654||CONCORD||NC|
|CARTERET, COUNTY OF||$186,900||BEAUFORT||NC|
|Caswell, County of Inc||$26,834||YANCEYVILLE||NC|
|County of Chatham||$266,450||PITTSBORO||NC|
|CHEROKEE COUNTY MANAGERS OFFICE||$208,900||MURPHY||NC|
|Choanoke Public Transportation Authority||$441,095||RICH SQUARE||NC|
|SALISBURY, CITY OF (INC)||$756,650||SALISBURY||NC|
|County of Clay||$93,353||HAYESVILLE||NC|
|County of Columbus||$217,850||WHITEVILLE||NC|
|Craven County Government||$345,090||NEW BERN||NC|
|County of Durham||$39,075||DURHAM||NC|