Public Transportation

Pilot Program for Transit Oriented Development

Agency NameDepartment of Transportation
Funding Amount$68,864,631.00
Bureau Name Federal Transit Administration
Funding Mechanism Competitive Grant
New? No
Funding Mechanism Competitive Grant

Funding Amount Notes

Period of Availability Available until expended
Recipients State or local governmental authorities that are Federal Transit Administration grant recipients.
Program Description The Pilot Program for Transit Oriented Development Planning is a discretionary grant program that helps support the Federal Transit Administration's mission of improving public transportation for America's communities by providing funding to local communities to integrate land use and transportation planning with a new fixed guideway or core capacity transit capital investment.
Eligible Uses Grants may be made for site specific and comprehensive planning funded through the program must examine ways to improve economic development and ridership, foster multimodal connectivity and accessibility, improve transit access for pedestrian and bicycle traffic, engage the private sector, identify infrastructure needs, and enable mixed-use development near transit stations. link
Statutory Location 30009
Federal Cost Share Requirement 80 percent Federal / 20 percent non-Federal