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An updated version of the Supplemental Form was posted on 06/29/11 in the “Full Announcement” section of this site. Please download and use this new version of the supplemental form if you experienced issues with the supplemental form downloaded prior to 6/29/11.
Modification to Previous
Funding Opportunity Number:
Jun 27, 2011
Jun 29, 2011
Original Closing Date for Applications:
Jul 29, 2011
Current Closing Date for Applications:
Jul 29, 2011
Aug 28, 2011
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Federal Transit_Capital Investment Grants
Cost Sharing or Matching Requirement:
Others (see text field entitled "Additional Information on Eligibility" for clarification)
Additional Information on Eligibility:
Eligible applicants under this program are direct recipients of funds provided under the Section 5307 Urbanized Area Formula program (``Direct Recipients''), as well as States and Indian tribes. Proposals for funding eligible projects in rural (nonurbanized) areas must be submitted as part of a consolidated State application with the exception of nonurbanized projects to Indian tribes. Tribes, States,and Direct Recipients may also submit consolidated proposals for projects in urbanized areas. Proposals may include projects to be implemented by the applicant as a ``Recipient'' or as one or more partners (``subrecipients''). Eligible subrecipients include public agencies, private non-profit organizations, and private providers engaged in public transportation.
DOT/Federal Transit Administration
The Bus Livability Program makes funds available to public transportation providers to finance capital projects to replace, rehabilitate, and purchase buses and related equipment and to construct bus-related facilities, including programs of bus and bus-related projects for assistance to subrecipients that are public agencies, private companies engaged in public transportation, or private non-profit organizations. The Bus Livability Program will be funded using at least $150 million in available discretionary Bus and Bus Facilities Program funds, authorized by 49 U.S.C. 5309(b) of the Safe, Accountable, Flexible, Efficient, Transportation Equity Act: A Legacy for Users (SAFETEA-LU), Pub. L. 109-59, August 10, 2005. FTA may use additional Bus and Bus Facilities funding that becomes available to further support this initiative. The Notice in FR DOC # 2011-16015 includes priorities established by FTA for these discretionary funds, the criteria FTA will use to identify meritorious projects for funding, and describes how to apply.
For more details please see Federal Register Volume 76, Number 123 (Monday, June 27, 2011)Pages 37393-37402.
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