Funding for Sidewalk Construction Announced For VT Towns

Published 02/05 2014 02:03PM

Updated 02/05 2014 02:10PM

MONTPELIER, Vt. - Vermont Gov. Peter Shumlin and and Transportation Secretary Brian Searles announced the recipients of $2.2 million in federal funds for municipal grant projects under the Transportation Alternatives Program (TAP).

A press release says more than 14,000 feet of sidewalks with crosswalks, flashing beacons, and curb ramps are among the many safety improvements slated for construction.

"Modern, safe, and accessible transportation networks support jobs, economic development and healthy, vibrant communities," Gov. Shumlin said. “These projects make walking and riding an even better way to go. We are committed to building a transportation network that serves all Vermonters.”

List of towns/cities receiving the grant:

Learn more about the Transportation Alternatives Program

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