21 May '12, 4pm
MAX is officially ON THE WAY!! FTA joined City officials today to sign the agreement for funding to construct MAX
5/21/2012 Contact: Angela Gates 202-366-3669 FORT COLLINS, Colo. U.S. Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood today announced a $54.5 million funding agreement with Fort Collins for a new MAX Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) line expected to reduce commuting times and traffic congestion along College Avenue, and spur economic development in the heart of the Mason Corridor. Federal Transit Administrator Peter Rogoff joined local officials in signing the agreement. The Obama Administration is committed to bringing more good transportation choices to cities like Fort Collins so that hard-working families, students and seniors have affordable access to jobs, school, medical appointments and all the citys downtown attractions, said Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood. This MAX BRT service is an excellent investment in Fort Collins future economic growth and sustainability. The Mason...