Funding

Funding for the Reno County Public Transportation Department, which operates Reno County Area Transit, is comprised from local, state, and federal sources.  Program 5311

Funding History
Local

In March 2000, Reno County commissioners passed a resolution committing up to $350,000.  

State / Federal (Section 5311)
The budget included $270,000 federal and $108,000 State of Kansas Funding for operating, plus capital budgets determined on an annual basis.

Federal (Section 5309 - Earmark)
In fiscal year 2001, Reno County received an appropriation to construct a bus barn / maintenance facility. This project was completed in June of 2008.

Reno County has also benefited from the state's utilization of Section 5309 Earmarks to fund the purchase of buses.