Baldwin County

BRATS applying to ALDOT for Operational, Administration and Capital Assistance Award

29 March 2023 - 09:00 AM

18100 County Road 54 Robertsdale, Alabama 36567

The Baldwin County Commission (Baldwin Regional Area Transit System - BRATS) is applying to the Alabama Department of Transportation for Operational, Administration, Planning, and Capital assistance award under 49 U.S.C. Section 5311 of the Federal Transit Laws.  This grant funding will provide financial assistance for public transportation service for the residents of Baldwin County.

The service is provided for general public and currently operates Monday-Friday, 6:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.   All residents including mobility device users, may schedule trips using the BRATS On-Demand service or book up to 2 weeks in advance. Fares range from $2.00 to $10.00 per one-way trip. No fare changes are planned for FY2024.  Van pool service may be added to the demand response service currently offered.

Copies of detailed budgets, and service description may be obtained via email request to and/or at Baldwin Regional Area Transit System at 18100 County Road 54 Robertsdale, AL.

This grant funding will provide federal financial assistance for Administration, Operational, Planning and Capital Expenses.  Capital funding will be used to purchase transit vehicles with mobility device securements.

A public hearing will be held on March 29, 2023 at 9:00 a.m. in the training room at the BRATS Offices located at 18100 County Road 54, Robertsdale, Alabama 36567 for public comment.  If there are questions or comments or if information is needed in another language or alternative format, contact:

Ann Simpson
Director of Transportation
Baldwin Regional Area Transit System
251-972-6817 Ext. 7295

Baldwin Regional Area Transit System does not discriminate against any individual on the basis of race, color, or national origin.

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