Gainesville Regional Transit System has received a $9 million grant to improve maintenance facilities. Congresswoman Corrine Brown, Gainesville Mayor Craig Lowe and US Transit Administrator Peter Rogoff joined together this morning to announce the funding. WUFT-FM’s Samantha Kerrigan says officials at all levels of government are excited for the opportunities the grant provides.[audio:http://www.wuft.org/news/files/2011/10/SAMANTHAVO1.mp3]
After 13 months of construction, stakeholders in the town’s lone landing strip celebrated on Friday the opening of its new general aviation terminal.