Grant: $10,179,382 - Federal Transit Administration - Sep. 28, 2009
0% voted satisfied - 100% voted not satisfied - 2 vote(s) cast
Award Description: This grant uses the remaining funds from the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 (ARRA), enacted February 17, 2009. A previous grant TX-86-X001 included $32,819,910 from the total $50,587,402.00 appropriation for the §5311 program for the State of Texas. Intercity Bus projects are being funded under TX-86-X002 ($7,588,111). This grant uses 100% federal funds, and will be used for capital projects only. We are able to operate and maintain the vehicles purchased under this grant. These grant activities are a categorical exclusion under NEPA. With the exception of support vehicles, all revenue rolling stock will be accessible. This grant includes the purchase of revenue fleet vehicles and non-revenue fleet vehicles, the construction of transit facilities, and the purchase of IT equipment and other support equipment for a total grant amount of $10,179,382. TxDOT will not use any funds from this award to administer the program.
Project Description: Not Applicable - Project just executed by FTA
Infrastructure Description: Preserving and creating jobs, thereby promoting economic recovery, specifically those in the bus manufacturing industry, the IT industry and in the building industry. Increasing the infrastructure of the transit industry will allow the transit industry to provide more rides, allowing riders to get to and from jobs in a reliable manner. Assisting those affected negatively by the recession, by providing efficient, reliable and inexpensive transportation.
Jobs Summary: Not Applicable - Project just executed by FTA (Total jobs reported: 0)
Project Status: Not Started
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|BRAZOS TRANSIT DISTRICT||$463,000||BRYAN||TX|
|TRANSPORTATION, TEXAS DEPARTMENT OF||$884,644||AUSTIN||TX|
|CONCHO VALLEY TRANSIT DISTRICT||$210,000||SAN ANGELO||TX|
|GULF COAST REGIONAL MENTAL HEALTH-MENTAL RETARDATION CENTER||$270,000||GALVESTON||TX|
|Hill Country Transit District||$154,000||SAN SABA||TX|
|Panhandle Community Services Inc||$77,387||AMARILLO||TX|
|Rural Economic Assistance League Inc||$83,000||ALICE||TX|