FTA Announces $366.3 Million Funding Opportunity to Improve Transit Bus Infrastructure

FTA today announced the opportunity to apply for approximately $366.3 million in fiscal year 2018 competitive grant funding for transit bus projects nationwide. The Buses and Bus Facilities Infrastructure Investment Program is authorized by Congress to improve the condition of bus infrastructure nationwide by funding the replacement and rehabilitation of buses and related facilities. 

FTA will award the Bus and Bus Facilities Infrastructure Investment grants to designated recipients, states and local governmental entities that operate fixed route bus service as well as Indian tribes. Projects will be evaluated by criteria outlined in the Notice of Funding Opportunity.  The program allocates a minimum of 10 percent – $36.6 million – to rural bus needs. The application period will close on August 6, 2018.

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Press Release: FTA Announces $366.3 Million Funding Opportunity to Improve Transit Bus Infrastructure
Notice of Funding Opportunity
FTA Buses and Bus Facilities Infrastructure Investment Program