KCTS Funding Explained
Most Expenses Covered By Gov’t Reimbursements
August 31, 2023
At a press conference on Aug. 12, 1986, U.S. President Ronald Reagan said, “The nine most terrifying words in the English language are ‘I’m from the government and I’m here to help.”
Even though these words ring true in many situations, the federal and state governments, through the Federal Transit Administration 5311 grants, have helped the Kimball County Transit Service achieve a successful rural transportation program.
The Federal Transit Administration grant program began in 1975 and helps fund travel industries like Greyhound Bus Lines, Amtrak and airlines. Rural transportati...