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Low or No Emission (Low-No) Vehicle Program FY 2016 Notice of Funding

Date Posted: 3/29/2016
Date Closed: 5/13/2016
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3/29/2016. Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO): Solicitation of Project Proposals for the Low or No Emission (Low-No) Vehicle Program. The Federal Transit Administration (FTA) announces the availability of $55 million of Fiscal Year 2016 funds for the purchase or lease of low or no emission vehicles as well as related equipment or facilities. Synopses and full announcement are posted on site as opportunity FTA-2016-003-TPM. Proposals must be submitted electronically through website by midnight Eastern Time on 5/13/2016.

Summary: The main purpose of the Low-No Program is to support the transition of the nation’s transit fleet to the lowest polluting and most energy efficient transit vehicles. The Low-No Program provides funding to State and local governmental authorities for the purchase or lease of zero-emission and low-emission transit buses, including acquisition, construction, and leasing of required supporting facilities.

Eligible Applicants: An Eligible Applicant is a direct recipient of FTA grants under the Section 5307 Urbanized Area Formula program, States and Indian Tribes.

Link and Instructions for attaching the supplemental form to the SF-424: All applicants must complete the attached supplemental form and attach it to their submission in GRANTS.GOV.

Dates: An applicant must submit a proposal electronically by midnight Eastern Time on 5/13/2016. Any agency intending to apply should initiate the process of registering on the GRANTS.GOV site immediately to ensure completion of registration before the submission deadline.

A joint webinar for both bus discretionary opportunities will be held April 14, 2016 from 2-3:30 p.m. EDT. Log in for the webinar (no advance registration required).

For Further Information Contact: For information on this RFP for Low or No Emission Program, contact Tara Clark, Office of Program Management, 202-366-2623 e-mail:   

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