Friday, July 21: Rep. Huffman, Marin Transit to Hold Press Conference on $31.5 Million Investment in Electric Transportation
San Rafael, CA – On Friday, July 21, 2023, at 11am PT, Representative Jared Huffman (D-San Rafael) and representatives from Marin Transit will hold a press conference to celebrate the recently announced $31.5 million grant to Marin Transit for an Electric Bus Charging and Maintenance Facility. The grants, administered by the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Transit Administration, were made possible by the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act, which Rep. Huffman helped get passed in Congress.
Members of the press interested in attending should send their RSVP to Mary Hurrell at email@example.com.
WHAT: Press Event Celebrating $31.5 million FTA Grant Award to Marin Transit
WHEN: Friday, July 21 at 11am-12pm PT
WHERE: Marin Transit Headquarters 711 Grand Avenue, Suite 110, San Rafael, CA 94901
WHO: Congressman Jared Huffman, FTA Deputy Regional Administrator Amy Changchien, Marin Transit Board President Katie Rice
PHOTO OPPORTUNITY: Two electric buses will be on display for photography and serve as the backdrop for the speakers during the conference. Additionally, speakers will have limited availability for interviews.
About Representative Jared Huffman
Congressman Jared Huffman represents California’s 2nd Congressional District, which spans the North Coast of the state from the Golden Gate Bridge to the Oregon border, and includes Marin, Sonoma, Mendocino, Humboldt, Trinity, and Del Norte counties. He currently serves on the Committee on Natural Resources and the Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure. In the 118th Congress, he serves as Ranking Member of the Natural Resources Subcommittee on Water, Wildlife, and Fisheries. He is the founder of the Congressional Freethought Caucus.
About Marin Transit
Marin County Transit District (Marin Transit) was formed by a vote of the people of Marin County in 1964 and was given the responsibility for providing local transit service within Marin County. Marin Transit contracts with other providers, including Golden Gate Transit, Marin Airporter, MV Transportation and Transdev, for local bus and paratransit services. Marin Transit pays for services using Measure AA Funds, State Transportation Development Act Funds, fares, property taxes and Federal Section 5311 rural transit funds.
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