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City receives grant for new buses

$390K in federal funds will help restore fleet

December 2, 2013

GLOVERSVILLE — Transit Manager William Walrath told the Common Council the department has received a $390,000 federal grant from the Department of Transportation to buy four new buses....

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Dec-04-13 2:04 PM

I thought GTS has a fleet of buses no older than 2006, what has happened to the fleet? I hear there are serious maintenance issues. That's why they need to spend another 39K to get rid of the problems they have created. I also want to know how much GTS is costing us now compared to 2010 when the state said it was about 13K a year...maybe the mayor will let us know since his good pal bill has taken over...

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Dec-02-13 8:04 PM

Exactly my thought 1stward.

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Dec-02-13 1:01 PM

So Gloversville city taxpayers will pony up $39k to help fund countywide (and in the case of Amsterdam and FMCC multi county) transportation costs. Perhaps the city council, mayor and our county supervisors might want to 'splain that to us peasants.

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Dec-02-13 12:48 PM

Will the Mayor give this grant back like he did with transits last grant?

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