http://news.stlpublicradio.org en St. Louis awarded $4 million in federal transit grant funding http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/st-louis-awarded-4-million-federal-transit-grant-funding <p>U.S. Sen. Claire McCaskill, D-Mo. announced today that St. Louis has been awarded a $4 million federal grant for public transportation upgrades.</p><p>The money will be provided jointly by the Department of Transportation and the Federal Transit Administration, according to a press release from McCaskill&#39;s office.&nbsp;</p><p>So, how will St. Louis use the money?</p><p>The release states that the grants will be used to aid in the replacement of up to 12 buses in the Metro&#39;s current bus fleet.</p> Tue, 19 Apr 2011 18:57:09 +0000 Kelsey Proud & Bill Raack 981 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org St. Louis awarded $4 million in federal transit grant funding