WASHINGTON – U.S. Senator Jerry Moran (R-Kan.) today announced a $51.27 million Department of Transportation (DOT) grant for the Kansas City Area Transportation Authority (KCATA) to help fund transit operations during the COVID-19 pandemic.
This grant is funded through the CARES Act and will support public transit in Johnson County, Wyandotte County, Kansas City, and Independence, Missouri.
“In an effort to stop the spread of COVID-19 and protect our most vulnerable, KCATA saw a decline in revenue as Kansas City area residents started working from home when possible and limiting their outings,” said Sen. Moran. “As the state begins to safely reopen and our lives return to normal, this grant helps ensure KCATA can continue providing critical public transit services to the area.”
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