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New York awards communities $97.7M for alternative transportation projects

The New York State Department of Transportation recently awarded more than 30 communities statewide $97.7 million in federal Transportation Alternatives Program (TAP) grants.

The Transportation Alternatives Program provides funding to projects that enhance access to public transportation, provide safe routes to schools, create trailway networks, and improve sidewalks, pedestrian and bicycle safety. The projects help facilitate the use of non-motorized travel and reduce greenhouse gas emissions.

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