Public Transportation on Indian Reservations: Tribal Transit Program
Jasmine A. Clemons
Public Transportation on Indian Reservations: Tribal Transit Program provides funding to support planning, capital, and operating assistance for tribal public transit services.
The transportation service or capital investment should provide greater access to employment opportunities, educational centers, healthcare, or other needs that profoundly impact the quality of life for the community.
Federally-recognized Indian tribes or Alaska Native villages, groups, or communities as identified by the U.S. Department of Interior (DOI), Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) are eligible.
Grants can be awarded to eligible applicants located in rural and small urban areas with populations under 50,000, not identified as an urbanized area by the Census Bureau.
Award ceiling: $25,000 cap on planning
grant awards, and FTA has the discretion to cap capital
and operating awards.
Estimated number of awards: 35
Estimated total program funding: $5,000,000
A 10% match is required, except in cases where financial hardship can be shown.
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