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]
Ocala’s International Airport plans to formally open its new general aviation terminal to the public on Feb. 28, marking a period of growth for the facility. Despite this, the return of passenger flight to Ocala is not on the radar.