East Chicago Transit is requesting Section 5307 funds for the purchase of one (1) 57 (sitting 29 and standing 28) passenger, Low Floor Gillig bus. The existing vehicle will have met the FTA minimum useful life requirement in terms of years in service. This project involves the replacement of vehicle EC2010A, Serial #77200, Year 2010, Vehicles Miles as of January 8, 2018 is 237,441. The bus will be replaced with similar 35 foot, Low Floor Gillig bus. The heavy duty transit bus will provide reliable, accessible, economical, and service for the residents of East Chicago.