OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Oklahoma agencies are receiving more than $5.5 million in federal funding to improve bus services.
The U.S. Department of Transportation's Federal Transit Administration announced on Thursday nearly $211 million in funding nationwide as part of its bus and bus facilities grant program. The funding is targeted at purchasing new buses and improving and replacing bus-related facilities.
The Oklahoma Department of Transportation is receiving nearly $3.6 million to replace vehicles for 10 rural transit providers. The Central Oklahoma Transportation and Parking Authority is receiving $1.9 million to purchase compressed natural gas buses for their fixed route service in Oklahoma City.