LD 227 LR 781(03)
Resolve, To Conduct a Transit Propensity Study for Communities between Portland and Bangor
Fiscal Note for Bill as Engrossed with:
C "A" (S-183)
Committee: Transportation
Fiscal Note
FY 2021-22 FY 2022-23 Projections  FY 2023-24 Projections  FY 2024-25
Other Special Revenue Funds $150,000 $0 $0 $0
Fiscal Detail and Notes
This bill includes a one-time Other Special Revenue Funds allocation to the Department of Transportation of $150,000 in fiscal year 2021-22 for a transit propensity study to assess the demand and desire for transit, including but not limited to passenger rail, between the communities of Portland and Bangor.
The bill also requires that 25% of the cost of the study be provided by municipalities for which new or enhanced transit will be evaluated. If this goal is not met, the department is not authorized to continue the study and any funds collected from municipalities will be returned.