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Rural and Tribal Passenger Transportation Technical Assistance

Community Transportation Association of America
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis

Charles Rutkowski
800.891.0590 Ext. 719


The Rural and Tribal Passenger Transportation Technical Assistance program provides technical assistance for tribes and rural communities of less than 50,000 people to plan system start-up, transit service improvements, facility development, marketing, transportation coordination, and staff training.


Requests for technical assistance may be submitted by private for-profit businesses, nonprofit organizations, and federally recognized tribes. Public entities may apply if a proposed project also benefits new or existing small/emerging businesses.

Rural is defined as an area with a population of less than 50,000.

Geographic coverage
Amount of funding

This is a technical assistance opportunity funded by USDA and administered by the Community Transportation Association of America.

Application process

Links to additional guidance and application forms are available on the program website. There are separate applications for rural and tribal projects. Applications for short term technical assistance are accepted on an ongoing basis.

Return completed applications to:

Community Transportation Association of America
Attn: Charles A. Rutkowski, Assistant Director
1341 G Street, NW 10th Floor
Washington, D.C. 20005

Tagged as
American Indian or Alaska Native · Community and economic development · Transportation

Organizations (1)

  • Community Transportation Association of America, view details

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