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 $27,074,804 of funding through the Act.
This website will be maintained and updated to provide information for the public to monitor the NFTA’s ARRA projects.
|Federal Funding Program||Recovery Act
|Project||Recovery Act Award
|Transit Capital Assistance||$ 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.
For additional information regarding ARRA please visit:
Federal Transit Administration
Greater Buffalo-Niagara Regional Transportation Council
Whistleblower Protection under ARRA