Public Transportation

Ferry Service for Rural Communities

Agency NameDepartment of Transportation
Funding Amount$2,000,000,000.00
Bureau Name Federal Transit Administration
Funding Mechanism Grant
New? Yes
Funding Mechanism Grant

Funding Amount Notes

Period of Availability To be determined
Recipients States
Program Description The Ferry Service for Rural Communities Program makes Federal resources available to States to ensure basic essential ferry service is provided to rural areas. These funds are limited to ferry services that operated a regular service at any time during the five-year period ending March 1, 2020 and that served no less than two rural areas located more than 50 nautical miles apart.
Eligible Uses Capital, Operating Assistance
Statutory Location Division J, Title VIII
Federal Cost Share Requirement Varies