2007 Session

Budget Amendments - SB750 (Member Request)

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Chief Patron: Rerras
Norfolk Electric Transit Bus System

Item 437 #4s

Item 437 #4s

First Year - FY2007 Second Year - FY2008
Rail and Public Transportation, Department of FY2007 $0 FY2008 $3,100,000 GF

Page 461, line 43, strike "$163,780,515" and insert "$166,880,515".
Page 463, after line 42, insert:
"F.  Out of the amounts appropriated for this Item, $3,100,000 the second year from Commonwealth Transportation Funds shall be provided to Hampton Roads Transit for the purchase of new and replacement energy efficient hybrid-electric buses and parts for transit services in the City of Norfolk."

(This amendment provides $3.1 million GF to the Norfolk Electric Transit bus system for 12 new hybrid-electric vehicles. The vehicles will permit expansion of service to residential and commercial neighborhoods as well as connect NSU, ODU and Tidewater Community College. Budget language directs an additional $3.1 million NGF for the bus acquisitions.)