Amarillo to ask for city transit funding

by Larry Lemmons
NewsChannel 10

Amarillo, Texas - The City of Amarillo will be asking for millions of dollars from the state and federal government for city transit projects.

The Amarillo City Commission votes Tuesday to apply for federal and state grants for more than $325-million dollars.

Also, the city votes to apply for about $350-million dollars in federal stimulus funding.

The money will be used for multiple purposes, including preventative maintenance and operating assistance.