More Than 300 Transit Projects Receive Federal Funds
More than 300 federal grants were awarded for transportation projects. View a complete list with projects in your state.
The U.S. Department of Transportation announced federal grants today to fuel more than 300 public transportation projects across the country.
In all, $928.5 million was awarded for fiscal year 2011 transit improvements. Projects include new buses, equipment, garages and bike programs for various municipalities and transportation authorities.
The New York Metropolitan Transportation Authority was the top recipient, receiving $112.6 million for new vehicles, bus radios and facility upgrades.
The Federal Transit Administration awarded the grants after reviewing applications for 839 proposed projects.
In a press release, Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood also called on Congress to pass the America Jobs Act, which would invest additional funds in transportation projects.
Click a state in the map for fiscal year 2011 award totals. States not listed on the map did not receive funding.
For a complete list of grants, see the document below.
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