BUSES PURCHASE PROSPECTS * USA - Stimulus Plans
YCAT expects to receive stimulus money for new buses
Yuma,AZ,USA -The Yuma Sun, by JOYCE LOBECK -March 9, 2009: -- A potential appropriation of federal stimulus funding to the Yuma area's public transit system would go a long way toward replacing its aging fleet... Mack Luckie, executive director of Yuma Metropolitan Planning Organization, said Monday he was informed by U.S. Rep. Raul Grijalva's office that YMPO is in line to receive $1.9 million in stimulus funding for transit capital purchases - meaning buses, vans, shelters and other equipment... (Image: YCAT-LOGO)
* Bills provide funding to replace aging WTA buses
Bellingham,WA,USA -The Bellingham Herald, by JARED PABEN -11 March 2009: -- Whatcom Transportation Authority's effort to replace 33 aging buses got a shot in the arm on Tuesday, March 10, after a bill that includes a $1.9 million earmark for the agency passed Congress... That money, combined with $1.66 million that was included in the already-passed federal economic stimulus bill, allows WTA to buy 11 new buses...
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