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Thumb Area Transit in Huron County Receives $5.2 Million Low-No Grant Program Funds for Transit Facility Replacement

FTA announced, on June 25, 2021,  $182 million in project selections through the Low- or No-Emission (Low-No) Grant program, which funds the deployment of zero-emission and low-emission transit buses and supporting equipment and facilities. A total of 49 projects in 46 states and territories will receive funding through the program.

Thumb Area Transit in rural Huron County in Michigan will receive funding to replace their aging transit facility with a new building to serve Michiganders for years to come:

State

Project Sponsor

Project Description

Funding Amount

MI

Michigan Department of Transportation

The Michigan Department of Transportation will receive funding on behalf of Thumb Area Transit in rural Huron County to replace an undersized, aging transit facility with a centrally located LEED-certified maintenance, operations and administrative center to improve transit services and maintain its new battery-electric bus fleet. The facility will include electric bus charging equipment and other infrastructure to allow TAT to provide reliable transportation across its 836-square-mile service area while improving air quality.

$5,150,000