Public Transportation funding and discussion of special plate highlights March meeting of Idaho Transportation Board
Funding of various public transportation and details of the North American license plate program highlighted the March 15 meeting of the Idaho Transportation Board.
Public Transportation project approval
The Public Transportation Advisory Council reviewed projects and recommended the list to fund. Some projects funded included Disability Action Center, Treasure Valley Transit, and LINC for purchase of service; Shoshone County, Appaloosa Express, Mountain Rides, and Shoshone Bannock Tribe for operations and maintenance; Selkirk Ponderay Transit to purchase three 18-passenger buses; Ada County Highway District to purchase four 12-seat vans; and Minidoka Memorial Hospital for a maintenance shop/parking garage for its vehicles.
About $18 million was available for federal grants and $624,000 for the Vehicle Investment Program. The projects will be included in the FY18-21 Statewide Transportation Investment Program.
North America Plate