Public Hearing Proposed Program of Projects

Notice is hereby given that a public hearing will be held by the Bloomington Public Transportation Corporation (BPTC) on April 19, 2022, 5:30 p.m., via Zoom at the following internet web address:

https://us02web.zoom.us/j/82017179984?pwd=cDI5LzN2cmpocEtSell6a2tRSEZoZz09

Meeting ID: 820 1717 9984

Passcode: 752909

The hearing can also be accessed by phone at:

 (312) 626-6799

Meeting ID: 820 1717 9984

Passcode: 752909

The purpose of the public hearing is to receive public comment on the FY 2022 proposed program of projects for which Federal capital assistance would be sought under 49 U.S.C. Section 5310, and 5339.  The proposed program of projects is described as follows:

Capital Projects

Federal

Local

Total

Four (4) Replacement Buses

$3,933,777

$983,444

$4,917,221

Bus Stop Accessibility Improvements

$250,000

$0

$250,000

Three (3) Replacement BT Access Vans

$184,800

$46,200

$231,000

    

Total Capital Projects

$4,368,577

$1,029,644

$5,398,221

Total federal Section 5339 funds in the amount of $3,686,577 are available to BPTC for capital projects.  A total of $250,000 is available in Section 5310 funding.  Also, available for FY 2022 is $432,000 in STPBG flexed funds.  Total available federal funding including all sources is $4,368,577.  At the hearing, the BPTC will afford the opportunity for any interested persons or organizations to make comments on the proposed program of projects.  Click HERE to view a copy of the proposed program of projects.  Written comments will be received at BPTC at 130 West Grimes Lane, Bloomington, IN 47403 no later than April 19, 2022.  Unless substantive comments are received either in writing or at the public hearing which result in changes to the Program of Projects by the BPTC Board of Directors, the proposed program of projects shall become final.