PUBLIC NOTICE American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA) Public Transit Projects
Public notice is hereby made that Ulster County is applying for American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA) financial assistance to purchase and complete the projects listed below with additional funding from Ulster County. The total federal share is expected to be $2,536,000.00. Comments on the proposed projects are invited from the general public, private bus and taxi companies, other public transportation providers and human service agencies. Interested parties may comment on the project or obtain more details about the project by writing to: Cynthia Ruiz, Director of Public Transit, 1 Danny Circle, Kingston, NY 12401 (845)340-3333. The project is available for review at the Ulster County Transit Center, 1 Danny Circle, Kingston, NY 12401 (845)340-3333.
The projects are as follows:
- Finish Constructing UCAT Transit Center
- Purchase and Install One (1) New 15,000 gallon fuel storage tank
- Purchase Five (5) New Cutaway Transit Buses for replacement
- Purchase Two (2) New 35-40” Hybrid Buses for replacement
- Purchase and Install AVL System Fleet wide
Human service agencies that receive assistance from other Federal agencies for non-emergency transportation services are encouraged to participate and coordinate with the provider in the planning, design and delivery of transportation services. Agencies may obtain copies of the service proposal and submit proposals for service coordination. Private bus and taxi operators may request copies of the project service description from the above named person and may submit comments on the service as described.
If you wish to comment on any aspect of the proposed project, submit a proposal or a request for service coordination or request a public hearing on the project, you must make your interest known in writing within ten days of the date of this publication and provide your comments within ten days of your receipt of the project service description. Your requests and/or comments must be forwarded to the above person. If there are no changes to this program of projects, this notice will be the final program of projects. If there are any changes to the program, it will be published again.