Alaska ferries will receive $10M in US virus recovery funding
April 30, 2020
JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) - The Alaska ferry system is expected to receive an initial injection of $10 million in federal coronavirus recovery funding, officials said.
The allocation for the Alaska Marine Highway System is part of $29 million in funding that the state received for rural transit needs from the Federal Transit Administration, CoastAlaska reported Saturday.
The state had initially said the amount was $5 million but corrected the figure to $10 million on Monday without providing further details.
The funding is part of the state's share of the $2.2 trillion federal coronavirus relief...