AUSTIN, Texas - The Texas Department of Transportation has announced $82 million in grants to fund public transportation providers in rural, small urban and large urban areas of Texas.
Overall, these state and federal grants are designed to help pay for maintenance of vehicles and facilities; vehicle purchases and transit facility improvements; and regionally coordinated public transportation planning efforts. Ultimately, these funds pay for resources that give Texans access to transportation so they can get to and from school, job training, health care appointments, businesses and recreational activities.
Specifically Brownsville has been awarded $544,297 and McAllen has been awarded $599,314 to go towards public transportation.
To see a full breakdown of where the $82 million will be going, please click the following link Here