Ohio Awards $106 Million in Grants to Transit Projects

Feb. 14, 2024
Over 380 transit projects will be awarded funding throughout the state

On Tuesday, Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine announced that $106 million will be awarded to 383 transit projects throughout the Buckeye State.

The funds are being awarded by the Ohio Department of Transportation's (ODOT) office of transit through several grant programs that have a focus on workforce mobility senior citizen and special needs transportation and more.

“This funding will help ensure that transportation is not a barrier to opportunity. We are improving the quality of life for Ohioans who depend on public transportation to access jobs, education, and medical services,” said DeWine in a press release.

The funding will help support transit fleet expansion, replacement vehicles, preventative maintenance, new equipment, new technology, facility upgrades, and operating assistance.

“Transportation isn’t just about moving vehicles; it’s about moving people. These grant funds target the pillar of ODOT’s mission to make transportation accessible, especially in our rural communities,” said ODOT Director Jack Marchbanks in a press release.

For a full list of awards, click here.


Source: SpectrumNews1.com

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