PaintSquare.com


The First Word in Protective & Marine Coatings

A Product of Technology Publishing / PaintSquare
JPCL | PaintSquare News | Durability + Design | Paint BidTracker

Paint and Coatings Industry News

Main News Page


Stimulus Bill: $8 Billion Released for Public Transit

Monday, March 9, 2009

Comment | More

Vice President Joe Biden and U.S. Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood announced on March 5 that $8.4 billion in stimulus funds from the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA) was released for repairing and building the public transportation infrastructure.

California and New York were the only two states to receive more than $1 billion each, with a combined amount of approximately $2.3 billion. Overall, the 50 states, the District of Columbia, Guam, N. Mariana Islands, Puerto Rico, and the Virgin Islands split $7,476,200,000 of the money. Oversight, tribal transit, discretionary energy funding, and new starts brought the grand total to $8.4 billion.

“Investments in public transportation put people to work, but they also get people to work in a way that moves us towards our long term goals of energy security and a better quality of life,” said Secretary LaHood. “That is why transit funding was included in the ARRA and why we think it is a key part of America's transportation future.”

For more information on where ARRA money is being allocated, visit www.recovery.gov. Below is a state-by-state breakdown of the public transit funds.

• Alabama: $46,459,047
• Alaska: $41,632,703
• Arizona: $100,561,948
• Arkansas: $28,409,450
• California: $1,068,448,693
• Colorado: $103,469,063
• Connecticut: $137,526,347
• Delaware: $17,643,474
•  District of Columbia: $124,914,899
• Florida: $316,196,713
• Georgia: $143,561,526
• Hawaii: $43,837,375
• Idaho: $18,398,968
• Illinois: $467,537,681
• Indiana: $84,285,780
• Iowa: $36,483,617
• Kansas: $30,727,408
• Kentucky: $50,295,172
• Louisiana: $65,734,213
• Maine: $13,266,106
• Maryland: $179,262,087
• Massachusetts: $319,718,084
• Michigan: $134,956,466
• Minnesota: $94,093,115
• Mississippi: $25,466,306
• Missouri: $85,133,543
• Montana: $15,611,710
• Nebraska: $23,309,592
• Nevada: $49,463,771
• New Hampshire: $13,164,584
• New Jersey: $524,231,441
• New Mexico: $27,749,995
• New York: $1,222,252,991
• North Carolina: $103,304,242
• North Dakota: $10,997,090
• Ohio: $179,808,408
• Oklahoma: $39,163,565
• Oregon: $75,716,939
• Pennsylvania: $343,703,209
• Rhode Island: $29,552,290
• South Carolina: $41,154,218
• South Dakota: $11,289,101
• Tennessee: $72,016,364
• Texas: $374,524,702
• Utah: $58,084,648
• Vermont: $5,680,572
• Virginia: $116,105,505
• Washington: $179,046,604
• West Virginia: $18,675,475
• Wisconsin: $81,640,826
• Wyoming: $9,300,398

   

Tagged categories: Economic stimulus

Comment Join the Conversation:

Sign in to our community to add your comments.

BASF
New resins from BASF will have metals loving water:

Excellent corrosion resistance, low VOC, high gloss, thin films basf.us/industrialcoatings
polyorders@basf.com
800-231-7868


Minerals Research & Recovery

HIGH PERFORMANCE ABRASIVES


“Made in the USA!”

Why recycle waste from other countries? Go FASTER, CLEANER, at 1/3 THE COST with MR&R “All-American” Sharpshot®HP!!

WATCH THE VIDEO


Industrial Vacuum Equipment Corp.
Hurricane Vacuums
& Dust Collectors

Vacuum and dust collector hose, filters and related accessories.
IndustrialVacuum.com


Surface Prep Supply
Surface Prep Supply

Blast It! Coat It! We have you covered every step of the way. Supplier of:
• Abrasives
• Equipment
• Accessories
• Protective Coatings
888-331-7737(PREP)


Abrasives Inc.
Check our Prices for Blast Abrasives

Faced with higher abrasive costs? We invite you to call & check our rates on Black Magic® coal slag and other quality blast materials. Abrasives Inc. 800-584-7524


LS Industries
LS Blasters: Optimum Steel Cleaning Efficiency

Simplify surface prep with the precise shot control of LS Blasters. Our blast technology delivers optimum coverage and finish. 800-533-8008


KTA-Tator, Inc. - Corporate Office
KTA-TATOR LABORATORY SERVICES

• Coating failure analysis
• Independent
  comparative testing
• Accelerated
  weathering testing
• Toxic metals testing
• A2LA Accredited
800-245-6379

 
 
 
Technology Publishing

The Technology Publishing Network

The Journal of Protective Coatings & Linings (JPCL) PaintSquare
Durability + Design Paint BidTracker JPCL Europe

 
EXPLORE:      JPCL   |   PaintSquare News   |   Interact   |   Buying Guides   |   Webinars   |   Resources   |   Classifieds
REGISTER AND SUBSCRIBE:      Free PaintSquare Registration   |   Subscribe to JPCL   |   Subscribe to PaintSquare News
MORE:      About PaintSquare.com   |   Privacy policy   |   Terms & conditions   |   Site Map   |   Search   |   Contact Us
 

© Copyright 2000-2014, Technology Publishing / PaintSquare, All rights reserved
2100 Wharton Street, Suite 310, Pittsburgh PA 15203-1951; Tel 1-412-431-8300; Fax 1-412-431-5428; E-mail webmaster@paintsquare.com