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NFTA Stimulus Project Information

Welcome to the NFTA’s American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 (ARRA) informational website. ARRA was signed into law on February 17, 2009 and includes a substantial investment in transportation and infrastructure projects. To date, the NFTA has been allocated $27,074,804 of funding through the Act.

This website will be maintained and updated to provide information for the public to monitor the NFTA’s ARRA projects.

Federal Funding Program Recovery Act
Funds Allocated
Project Recovery Act Award
Execution Date
Transit Capital Assistance $      24,430,788    Purchase of 56 Buses 8/25/2009
Fixed Guideway Infrastructure $           409,946    Purchase of Metro Rail Power Supply (UPS) Batteries and Traction Power Substation Batteries 8/25/2009
Department of Homeland Security - Transit Security Grant Program $         2,234,070    Funding of six new transit police officers, including two K-9 Team officers, for three years 7/31/2009

ARRA includes provisions to ensure transparency and accountability.
Recipients are required to confirm that all federal funding secured through the Act will be used appropriately. To view NFTA's certification letter, please visit:

 

For additional information regarding ARRA please visit:

Recovery Recovery.gov
www.recovery.gov
About the Act
US DOT US DOT
http://www.dot.gov/recovery/
FTA Federal Transit Administration
www.fta.dot.gov/index_9440.html
nyworks NY Works
www.recovery.ny.gov
GBN RTC Greater Buffalo-Niagara Regional Transportation Council
www.gbnrtc.org
Whistleblower Protection under ARRA
http://www.oig.dot.gov/recovery/whistleblower_protections.jsp

 

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