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. 

For additional information regarding ARRA please visit:
About the Act



Federal Transit Administration


NY Works


Greater Buffalo-Niagara Regional Transportation Council


Whistleblower Protection under ARRA

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