FTA Releases Final Transit in the Parks Solicitation

Posted on: September 7th, 2012 by Carrie Kissel

On August 27, the Federal Transit Administration (FTA) released the final solicitation for its Paul S. Sarbanes Transit in Parks grant program, established as a discretionary program in SAFETEA-LU and not reauthorized in MAP-21.  Applications may include support for capital and planning expenses for new or existing alternative transportation systems in the vicinity of national parks and other federal lands.  This includes transit and non-motorized transportation.  Eligible entities include state, tribal, or local governmental authorities with jurisdiction over land in the vicinity of an eligible area, as well as Federal Land Management Agencies.  A total of $12 million is available, with maximum awards of up to $2 million, and the federal share may be up to 100 percent of the project cost.  The grant application is due September 28, 2012.

Visit FTA’s program website (http://www NULL.fta NULL.dot NULL.gov/grants/13094_6106 NULL.html) for more information and Grants.gov (http://www NULL.grants NULL.gov) for information on how to apply.

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