07.24.19

Gardner Announces $2.6 Million Low or No Emissions Grant for RTD

Washington, D.C. – Today Senator Cory Gardner (R-CO), a member of the Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation, announced the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) will award Denver Regional Transportation District (RTD) with a $2.6 million Low or No Emissions (Low-No) Program grant. 

 

“I’m pleased to announce the Department of Transportation is awarding RTD this important funding,” said Senator Gardner. “This grant will help RTD continue to facilitate efficient public transportation to alleviate traffic, lower emissions, and promote a cleaner environment.”

 

Background:

 

According to the Department of Transportation, the Low or No Emission Bus Program provides funding to state and local governmental authorities for the purchase or lease of zero-emission and low emission transit buses, including acquisition, construction, and leasing of required supporting facilities such as recharging, refueling, and maintenance facilities.

 

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Cory Gardner is a member of the U.S. Senate serving Colorado. He sits on the Energy & Natural Resources Committee, the Foreign Relations Committee, the Commerce, Science, & Transportation Committee, and is the Chairman of the Subcommittee on East Asia, the Pacific, and International Cybersecurity Policy