This story was written by Grace McCormick with Richland Source and released on June 23, 2023. 


GALION — Public transit users in Crawford and Seneca counties may soon be greeted by hybrid or electric vehicles at bus stops.

Seneca-Crawford Area Transportation (SCAT) was one of six rural Ohio transit agencies selected to apply for grants in April and is set to receive more than $3.5 million in Federal Transit Administration (FTA) grants to fund low- or no-emission vehicles and infrastructure.

U.S. Senator Sherrod Brown (D-OH) announced Friday that more than $29 million in federal grants would be distributed to 10 transportation systems across the state to help agencies invest in green transit and facilities.

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