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Antelope Valley Transit Authority Awarded $4.8 Million From Transit Intercity Rail Capital Program

According to the Antelope Valley Times, August 16, 2022, the Antelope Valley Transit Authority was awarded $4.8 million from the Transit Intercity Rail Capital Program (TIRCP), a state transportation grant program partially funded by Senate Bill 1 (SB1). AVTA will receive funding for six electric Microtransit vehicles and is planning to use the funds on a portion of a new solar charging facility that will power their all-electric battery powered, zero-emission bus fleet. Antelope Valley Schools Transportation Agency, who participated in this grant proposal jointly with AVTA, will also receive funding for six electric school buses and will charge their electric fleet at this neighboring AVTA facility.

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