December 7, 2021
Reed Announces $9.8 Billion For Mass Transit
CORNING, NY – Tom Reed is proud to announce that due to the recently passed Bipartisan Infrastructure Bill, New York State will receive $9.8 billion in funding for mass transit.
“Thanks to the Bipartisan Infrastructure Bill, we will see an improved and modernized mass transit system, which will mean an increase in job opportunities for our area as well as improved services for our country,” said Reed. “Updating and renovating mass transit is another important investment in our future that was made possible by this bill.”
According to the Department of Transportation 11.2% of transit vehicles in New York State are past useful life. Funding From the Bipartisan Infrastructure Bill will also go to modernizing and expanding passenger rail and improve freight rail safety and efficiency.
Alstom in Hornell ad CAF USA in Elmira manufactures and maintains components for railway systems.
The 23rd Congressional District includes the Amtrack Thruway Bus Services which connects major Amtrack stops from the Amtrak Corridor Service to bus stations within our district.
For more information on obtaining funding from the Bipartisan Infrastructure Bill, please call Reed’s office at (607) 654-7566.