Public Transportation

Research, Development, Demonstration and Deployment Projects

Agency NameDepartment of Transportation
Funding Amount$132,218,677.00
Bureau Name Federal Transit Administration
Funding Mechanism Cooperative Agreement, Contract, Competitive Grant
New? No
Funding Mechanism Cooperative Agreement, Contract, Competitive Grant

Funding Amount Notes

Period of Availability Non-expiring, available until expended
Recipients States, Counties, Cities / Townships, Special Districts, Tribal Governments (Federally recognized), Providers of Public Transportation, Private or Nonprofit organizations, Institutions of Higher Education, and Technical or Community Colleges.
Program Description Provides funding to assist innovative projects and activities that advance and sustain safe, efficient, equitable, climate-friendly public transportation. Eligible research and demonstrations under this program explore novel approaches to improve public transportation service - especially for transit-dependent individuals; advance vehicle and system technologies for safety, energy efficiency, and operational performance; use data for enhanced insights; and undertake other activities that help transit agencies meet equity, safety, climate change and transformation goals for a safer, environmentally cleaner, socially just and connected public transportation system.
Eligible Uses Research, innovative development, deployment, demonstration, evaluation activities
Statutory Location 30007
Federal Cost Share Requirement 80 percent Federal / 20 percent non-Federal