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“This funding will help Monroe support key public transit services as it recovers from the coronavirus outbreak.”

WASHINGTON – Sen. John Kennedy (R-La.), a member of the Senate Appropriations Committee, today announced $4.8 million in funding from the Federal Transit Administration to fund transit operating assistance, maintenance and equipment purchased for the city of Monroe, La. during the coronavirus pandemic.

“This funding will help Monroe support key public transit services as it recovers from the coronavirus outbreak,” said Kennedy.

This funding is provided under the authority of the Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security Act. The project is fully supported by federal funds with no local match required.