Public Transportation

Metropolitan Transportation Planning Program

Agency NameDepartment of Transportation
Funding Amount$799,441,834.00
Bureau Name Federal Transit Administration
Funding Mechanism Formula Grant
New? No
Funding Mechanism Formula Grant

Funding Amount Notes

Period of Availability Year of Apportionment + three years
Recipients States and Metropolitan Planning Organizations
Program Description The Metropolitan Planning Program is available to carry out the metropolitan transportation planning process and meet the transportation planning requirements of the joint Federal Transit Administration and Federal Highway Administration planning regulations.
Eligible Uses The eligible activities for the metropolitan planning funds include work elements that result in a balance and comprehensive intermodal transportation planning for the movement of people and goods in the metropolitan area. link
Statutory Location 30002
Federal Cost Share Requirement 80 percent Federal / 20 percent non-Federal