Federal Recovery Act Funds Headed to Licking County
Carolyn Fleegle

Federal Recovery Act Funds Headed to Licking County

by Carolyn Fleegle on March 5, 2010

Officials announced Friday nearly 25 million dollars in Federal Recovery Act Funds for transit improvements in Ohio. More than a half million dollars is headed to Licking County.
 

The Licking County Transit Board is receiving $216,355 . The funds will be used to purchase three buses, communication and security equipment , and bicycle racks for buses. The money will also be used for resurfacing the bus storage area and parking lot.
 

The City of Newark is receiving $394.392. The funds will be used to purchase four buses, computer equipment and software and operating assistance.
 

The grants are among 881 totaling $7.5 billion the Federal Transit Administration has awarded since President Obama signed the Recovery Act in February of 2009