BART receives nearly $331 million from federal COVID-19 relief grant

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Matthew Gibson/Senior Staff
Following previous COVID-19 grants, BART received funding from emergency relief programs to aid with staffing and service levels. The East Bay Transit Riders Union has expressed a need for funding local bus systems as well to maintain services and allow for free or low-cost rides.

The U.S. Department of Transportation Federal Transit Administration awarded BART a $330.8 million COVID-19 relief grant Thursday under the American Rescue Plan. 
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