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Old Posted Apr 10, 2018, 7:41 PM
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It's raining FTA grants on Colorado and CDOT

Serious props to CDOT for knowing how to bridge community needs with how to work the process.

The FTA received funding request applications for 453 projects worth $2 billion; hands out $264 million in grants for 139 projects.
https://www.transit.dot.gov/funding/...ities-projects
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The Colorado Department of Transportation, on behalf of the Town of Estes Park, will receive funding to purchase an electric trolley for use on the Free Shuttle transit program to replace a 12-year-old trolley that has significant maintenance issues and has exceeded its useful life. The trolley serves downtown Estes Park. 360,045
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"The Colorado Department of Transportation, on behalf of the City of Glenwood Springs, will receive funding to purchase a new CNG bus for the city's Ride Glenwood bus fleet. The new bus will replace an aging diesel bus that has exceeded its useful life and is often out of service due to mechanical issues. $458,384
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City of Colorado Springs (Mountain Metropolitan Transit) Mountain Metropolitan Transit (MMT) in Colorado Springs will receive funding to acquire property and design and build a bus storage facility to house a fleet that is stored outside, exposed to the elements and increasing maintenance costs. The storage facility will provide operational stability and improve the longevity of MMT's fleet. $758,785
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The Colorado Department of Transportation will receive funding to purchase replacement trolleys for Durango Transit, one of the state's largest rural transit providers. Trolley service in Durango provides transportation for people commuting to jobs and schools and accounts for close to half of Durango Transit rides. $264,000
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The Colorado Department of Transportation will receive funding to purchase new transit buses for Greeley Evans Transit in Greeley. The buses will replace vehicles that are past their useful life and unable to serve growing ridership. $758,785
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