WASHINGTON — The city of Brownsville received $7,599,697 to help transit providers continue operations amid the COVID-19 pandemic.
The funding was set aside as part of the CARES Act and it is be ing awarded through the Federal Transit Administration (FTA)
“While Texans continue doing everything they can in response to the spread of the coronavirus, we in Washington should give them everything they need to succeed,” said U.S. Senator John Cornyn in the release. “I’m thankful to the Trump Administration for encouraging transit improvement in Brownsville.”
The grant funds will help the City of Brownsville respond to and recover from the COVID-19 public health emergency.