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IPTA Launches New Mapping Feature

IPTA launched its new mapping tools at its 2018 annual conference. The mapping tools allow users to find information about public transportation providers by Congressional, Senate, and House districts. These maps can be used in advocacy to show elected officials how important transit is. In addition, the interactive map allows users to find providers and districts in their area. Check it out here!

U.S. Department of Transportation Announces $366.3 Million Funding Opportunity to Improve Transit Bus Infrastructure
June 21, 2018

FTA announced the opportunity to apply for approximately $366.3 million in fiscal year 2018 competitive grant funding for transit bus projects nationwide. The Buses and Bus Facilities Infrastructure Investment Program is authorized by Congress to improve the condition of bus infrastructure nationwide by funding the replacement and rehabilitation of buses and related facilities. 

FTA will award the Bus and Bus Facilities Infrastructure Investment grants to designated recipients, states and local governmental entities that operate fixed route bus service as well as Indian tribes. Projects will be evaluated by criteria outlined in the Notice of Funding Opportunity. The program allocates a minimum of 10 percent – $36.6 million – to rural bus needs. The application period will close on August 6, 2018, at 11:59 p.m. Eastern Time.

Press Release: FTA Announces $366.3 Million Funding Opportunity to Improve Transit Bus Infrastructure

Notice of Funding Opportunity
FTA Buses and Bus Facilities Infrastructure Investment Program

FTA Posts FY18 Apportionments

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