Federal Transit Administration to disburse $250M to 22 projects
Some of Small Starts projects in development that will receive funds from the FTA’s Capital Investment Grant (CIG) program are:
- California – The San Bernardino County Transportation Authority will receive a $26.1 million allocation of American Rescue Plan funding for the West Valley Connector BRT project, a 19-mile zero-emission BRT line with 21 stations that will connect the city of Pomona in Los Angeles County with the cities of Montclair, Ontario, and Rancho Cucamonga in San Bernardino County.
- Pennsylvania – The Port Authority of Allegheny County will receive a $19.3 million allocation of American Rescue Plan funding for the Downtown-Uptown-Oakland-East End Bus Rapid Transit project, a 15-mile bus rapid transit line to be constructed between Downtown Pittsburgh and neighborhoods to the east.
- Oregon – The Tri-County Metropolitan Transportation District of Oregon’s (TriMet) will receive a $15.7 million allocation of American Rescue Plan funding for the MAX Red Line Extension and Reliability Improvements project, a 7.8-mile extension of the MAX Red Line from Beaverton Transit Center to Downtown Hillsboro. The project will increase the reliability of the MAX light rail system between Portland International Airport and Beaverton Transit Center.
- Indiana – The Indianapolis Public Transportation Corporation (IndyGo) will receive a $12 million allocation of American Rescue Plan funding for the Purple Rapid Transit Line, a 15.2-mile electric vehicle bus rapid transit line between downtown Indianapolis and downtown Lawrence.