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Tx Dept of Transportation Awards Lubbock $734,576 in Funding

(from Texas Department of Transportation)

AUSTIN – The Texas Department of Transportation has announced $82 million in grants to fund public transportation providers in rural, small urban and large urban areas of Texas. Lubbock will receive $734,576 in funding for transportation projects.

Overall, these state and federal grants are designed to help pay for maintenance of vehicles and facilities; vehicle purchases and transit facility improvements; and regionally coordinated public transportation planning efforts. Ultimately, these funds pay for resources that give Texans access to transportation so they can get to and from school, job training, health care appointments, businesses and recreational activities.

The full listing of all June 2018 Public Transportation awards can be found here.

The public transportation funds administered by TxDOT support transit programs serving 41 percent of the state’s population and cover more than 96 percent of the state’s land area.

Awards will go to service providers across the state.

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