PASADENA – ColoradoBoulevard.net:
The US Department of Transportation announced that Foothill Transit, located in the San Gabriel Valley, will receive a $50,000,000 grant through the American Rescue Plan (ARP).
By News Desk
The funding was made available through a discretionary process to eligible recipients of Urbanized Area Formula funds or Rural Area Formula funds in response to COVID-19.
Rep. Judy Chu (CA-27) issued the following statement:
I’m thrilled to be bringing millions of more federal dollars back to our district! When we passed the American Rescue Plan, we did so in order to help put an end to the pandemic and begin our economic recovery. Now, as the enhanced vaccine rollout and development of therapeutics have helped us start to get control of the coronavirus, I’m so happy to see this ARP funding coming back to our district to promote more jobs and growth. The Foothill Transit system has done a remarkable job connecting our communities while cutting congestion on our roads. Now, with this funding, they can continue to expand their bus service to further ease commutes with the added benefit of reducing our reliance on oil and helping promote cleaner air.
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