Transportation Enhancement Funding Awarded to Vermont Communities
Vermont’s Agency of Transportation has awarded grants totaling $2.9 million to eighteen communities statewide for the purpose of transportation enhancement. Most of the funds, which come as a part of a federal-aid reimbursement program, will go towards projects featuring alternative forms of transportation, such as sidewalk renovation projects in Hyde Park and Barre, as well as multi-use path studies in Lamoille County and East Montpelier. Gov. Peter Shumlin announced the awards, pointing out that, “Helping our communities be places for walking and cycling increases their vitality.” Learn more.