Discretionary Bus and Bus Facilities Program
Notice of availability of FTA state of good repair bus and bus facilities initiative funds: Solicitation of project proposals.
The Federal Transit Administration (FTA) announces the availability of discretionary Section 5309 Bus and Bus Facilities grant funds in support of its ``State of Good Repair'' initiative. The State of Good Repair (SGR) Bus initiative will be funded with up to $750 million in unallocated Fiscal Year (FY) 2011 discretionary Bus and Bus Facilities Program funds, authorized by 49 U.S.C. 5309(b) of the Safe, Accountable, Flexible, Efficient, Transportation Equity Act: A Legacy For Users (SAFETEA-LU), Public Law 109-59, August 10, 2005. FTA may use additional Bus and Bus Facilities program funding that becomes available in the future to further support this initiative. The SGR Bus initiative will make funds available to public transit providers to finance capital projects to replace, rehabilitate, and purchase buses and related equipment and to construct/rehabilitate bus- related facilities, including programs of bus and bus-related projects which may include assistance to subrecipients that are public agencies, private companies engaged in public transportation, or private non- profit organizations. This notice includes priorities established by FTA for these discretionary funds, the criteria FTA will use to identify meritorious projects for funding, and describes how to apply. This announcement is available on the FTA Web site at: http:// www.fta.dot.gov. FTA will announce final selections on the Web site and in the Federal Register notice. A synopsis of this announcement will be posted in the FIND module of the government-wide electronic grants Web site at http://www.grants.gov. See Appendix B of this notice for information related to other discretionary program opportunities available in FY 2011.
Closed on 07/29/2011