Oneonta And Otsego County Get Transit Grants

The City of Oneonta and Otsego County will be sharing in nearly $58 million in federal funding for rural public transportation projects distributed by the state Department of Transportation. In Oneonta $262,000 was awarded for its transit system along with a $3.79 million grant to construct a transit hub, upgrade fareboxes, and replace dispatch equipment. Otsego County gets $325,000 in operating assistance, $121,000 for technology projects and $1.96 million to replace nine transit buses and one electric trolley.