April 06, 2022

U.S. REP. AL LAWSON ANNOUNCES $530,838,915 FOR FLORIDA TRANSIT PROJECTS

Infrastructure Law Rep. Lawson Helped Pass Invests $28,256,068 for Transit Projects in Jacksonville and Tallahassee

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Rep. Al Lawson (FL-05) announced the Infrastructure Law he helped pass will invest $530,838,915 this year to upgrade and expand local transit in Florida. $28,256,068 of these funds have been allocated for local transit projects in Jacksonville and Tallahassee.

This investment will allow our local transit authorities to buy new buses and railcars, address repair backlogs, modernize fleets, and transition to new technologies that reduce carbon emissions.

These funds will also create even more good-paying manufacturing jobs, in addition to the 14,900 manufacturing jobs already created in Florida under President Biden, through Buy America requirements that apply to steel, iron, and other materials necessary for transit projects.

“Today’s announcement is yet another example of how the Infrastructure Law is delivering for Floridians,” Rep. Lawson said. “The allocated funding will upgrade and expand our transit systems allowing for the creation of good paying jobs, reduction of commute times, and the ability to connect our communities in Jacksonville, Tallahassee and the surrounding areas.”

  • $22,686,724 – Jacksonville, FL
  • $5,569,344 – Tallahassee, FL

Click here to learn more about this year’s Federal Transit Administration’s apportionments.

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