Gov. Beshear Announces $7.7 Million Congestion Mitigation Funds for the Lexington-Fayette Urban County Government, Lextran

Tuesday, 10 27, 2015

Terry Sebastian
Jennifer Brislin

Funding to aid in completion of multiple projects

FRANKFORT, Ky. – Governor Steve Beshear and Kentucky Transportation Cabinet (KYTC) officials today announced the award of $6.5 million in Congestion Mitigation and Air Quality (CMAQ) funds to the Lexington-Fayette Urban County Government and $1.2 million to Lextran to improve safety and air quality in Kentucky’s second-largest city.

The grant awards total $7.7 million.

“These road and trail projects will help Lexington continue to strive to have a clean, healthy environment to support its strong quality of life for families and businesses,” Gov. Beshear said.

The $1.2 million CMAQ funds for Lextran, the Transit Authority of Lexington, will be provided for the purchase of buses powered by compressed natural gas.

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