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    Deadline Approaches for Low or No Emission (Low-No) Program FY 2019

    FTA'S LOW OR NO EMISSION (LOW-NO) BUS PROGRAM

    PROPOSAL DEADLINE: MAY 14, 2019

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    On March 19th, The U.S. Department of Transportation's Federal Transit Administration (FTA) announced the opportunity for eligible applicants to apply for up to $85 million in competitive grant funds through FTA's Low or No Emission (Low-No) Bus Program. The Low or No Emission Competitive program provides funding to state and local governmental authorities for the purchase or lease of zero-emission and low-emission transit buses as well as acquisition, construction, and leasing of required supporting facilities.  Under the FAST Act, $55 million per year is available until fiscal year 2020.

    Eligible projects include:

    • purchasing or leasing low- or no-emission buses
    • acquiring low- or no-emission buses with a leased power source
    • constructing or leasing facilities and related equipment (including intelligent technology and software) for low- or no-emission buses
    • constructing new public transportation facilities to accommodate low- or no-emission buses
    • rehabilitating or improving existing public transportation facilities to accommodate low- or no-emission buses

    Complete proposals must be submitted electronically through the grants.gov “APPLY” function by May 14, 2019.

    For help applying for this grant, see the National RTAP Webinar on FTA Low No Emissions Program Grant Writing.

    For more information, see the 2019 Notice of Funding.

    Source: Federal Transit Administration

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