Grant: $20,708,588 - Federal Transit Administration - Jul. 31, 2009
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Award Description: Invest in public transportation by performing preventative maintenance on existing buses, install video surveillance equipment on the entire fleet of buses, install new farebox equipment on existing buses, construct a transit center and install new information system to help better manage the agency.
Project Description: 1)Preventive Maintenance - $9.6 million to provide preventive maintenance on the agency's fleet of buses and facility. This project has been completed; 2) ERP Phase 1 - $1.8 million to update and install a new enterprise resource planning system for the agency. Phase 1 has been completed; 3) ERP Phase 2 - $5.0 million to update and install a new enterprise resource planning system for the agency. This phase is just starting; 4) $1.0 million to install new farebox systems in the existing fleet of coaches in the agency. This project has not started; 5) $1.8 million to install new video surveillance equipment on the coaches. This project has not started. 6) $1.5 million to construct a Transit Center in the city of Yucaipa. The construction of this project has not started,
Infrastructure Description: To invest in transportation, environmental protection, and other infrastructure that will provide long-term economic benefits. Omnitrans entered into an agreement with the city of Yucaipa to cooperate and participate in the development and construction of a Transcenter in the city of Yucaipa.
Jobs Summary: This grant funded the transit agency's preventive maintenance on its vehicle fleet. As a result of these funds, the agency was able to continue to employ 118 budgeted employees in its maintenace department. The grant also will fund the implementation of an Enterprise Resource Planning system. This project employs 15 consultants to complete the project. Also, the grant funds the construction of a TransCenter of which the number of jobs created has not been determined. (Total jobs reported: 133)
Project Status: Less Than 50% Completed
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