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FTA funds bus improvements in central Illinois [free access]

October 26, 2018

The United States Department of Transportation’s Federal Transit Administration (FTA) has awarded grants of a total value of over USD12 million under the Bus and Bus Facilities Infrastructure Investment Program to improve bus transit service in central Illinois. Connect Transit in Bloomington will receive USD6 million to replace diesel-fuelled buses with electric buses, while the City of Decatur and the Illinois Department of Transportation will receive USD4.6 million and USD2.3 million respectively to upgrade their bus fleets and facilities.