Public Announcements


DOT Funding Announcement - Transit

Funding Opportunity for Transit Companies (federal register)

U.S. Department of Transportation
The U.S. DOT has announced the availability of up to $100 million in competitive grant funds through the Federal Transit Administration’s (FTA) “Ladders of Opportunity” initiative. The goal is to invest in projects that improve the mobility of Americans with transportation disadvantages (Section 5309). Funds can be used to modernize and expand transit bus service and bus facilities, such as intermodal centers across the country with local, regional and intercity bus providers. The FTA will fund up to 80 percent of the total project cost; a 20 percent local match is required. Information on the opportunity was published in the Federal Register and is available at:
The application submission deadline is August 4, 2014.