Columbiana County transit services to receive relief funds during pandemic

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The funds will help cover operating costs during the pandemic

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COLUMBIANA COUNTY, Ohio (WKBN) – Local transit across Columbiana County will be receiving funding for relief during the COVID-19 pandemic.

The State Controlling Board approved the allocation. The Community Action Agency of Columbiana County will get $2,918,176 and Columbiana CARTS will get $120,090.

These funds will help cover operating costs during the pandemic. They will also help them acquire personal protective equipment.

“Columbiana County, just like the rest of Ohio, has been impacted due to COVID-19 and our transit system is no exception,” said Representative Tim Ginter. “Thanks to the Controlling Board, this funding will give our transit system relief due to the challenges they have faced from the pandemic as they continue to serve as an important mode of transportation for the people of our great district.”

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