OSKALOOSA, Iowa – June 8, 2021 – The Iowa Transportation Commission today approved more than $7 million in funding for 78 new public transit vehicles that will replace vehicles past their useful life. Funds are granted through the Federal Transit Administration’s Grants for Bus and Bus Facilities Formula Program as well as the Federal Highway Administration’s Congestion Mitigation and Air Quality Improvement Program.
Vehicle replacement projects were approved for 21 different public transit systems. The complete list of funded vehicles can be found at https://iowadot.gov/transit/Funding-programs-and-applications/funding-programs.
Public transit is vital to enhancing the mobility of Iowans, getting them where they need to go. Iowa has public transit service in all 99 counties.