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Coronavirus Economic Relief for Transportation Services Act

This document is an excerpt of Division N, Title IV, Subtitle B of the Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2021 (Coronavirus Economic Relief for Transportation Services Act or CERTS) which authorizes the Secretary of Treasury to use funds provided in the legislation to provide grants to intercity bus operators and other eligible providers of transportation services that certify they have experienced a revenue loss of 25 percent or more, on an annual basis, as a direct or indirect result of COVID– 19. CERTS grant funds primarily cover payroll costs, but may also be used to cover the acquisition of services, equipment, including PPE and protection measures from COVID-19 for workers and customers; continued operations and maintenance of existing equipment and facilities; rent, leases, insurance, and interest on regular debt service. More information is available from the Department of the Treasury.

Last updated: Friday, June 4, 2021
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