Caltrans is awarding more than $300 million to public transit projects across the state. Eight of the 72 are in the Sacramento area, including the South Sacramento Light Rail. $15 million will be used to construct a parking garage for transit patrons and $9 million for operational costs… including additional track, signage and power equipment. El Dorado County will receive 450-thousand dollars for a maintenance bus-lift system and video surveillance equipment.