Lakewood Ranch Herald

MCAT receives grant to start bus service in Lakewood Ranch in '15

MANATEE -- The Florida Department of Transportation has awarded more than $1 million to Manatee County Area Transit to pay for bus service in Lakewood Ranch starting in the summer of 2015.

No specifics of the service were announced. The $1.09 million will come in the form of a discretionary grant.

The award was announced this morning at a meeting of the Metropolitan Planning Organization, which sets transportation priorities for Manatee and Sarasota counties.