Section 5309 Bus and Bus-Related Facilities Discretionary Grant Program To Support Urban Partnerships

The summary for the Section 5309 Bus and Bus-Related Facilities Discretionary Grant Program To Support Urban Partnerships grant is detailed below. This summary states who is eligible for the grant, how much grant money will be awarded, current and past deadlines, Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance (CFDA) numbers, and a sampling of similar government grants. Verify the accuracy of the data FederalGrants.com provides by visiting the webpage noted in the Link to Full Announcement section or by contacting the appropriate person listed as the Grant Announcement Contact. If any section is incomplete, please visit the website for the DOT Federal Transit Administration, which is the U.S. government agency offering this grant.
Section 5309 Bus and Bus-Related Facilities Discretionary Grant Program To Support Urban Partnerships: SUMMARY: This notice solicits applications for a significant portion of funds not ``earmarked'' by law and otherwise available in Fiscal Year 2007 under the Section 5309 Bus and Bus-Related Facilities Discretionary Grant Program (the ``Bus Program'') reserved by the Federal Transit Administration (``FTA'') for proposals selected in accordance with the terms of this notice. Under 49 U.S.C. 5309, the FTA Administrator, acting on behalf of the U.S. Secretary of Transportation (the ``Secretary''), has the discretion to award grants for bus and bus-related equipment and facilities. By this notice, the Department, acting through FTA, is seeking applications to the Bus Program that support the objectives of the National Strategy to Reduce Congestion on SUMMARY: This notice solicits applications for a significant portion of funds not ``earmarked'' by law and otherwise available in Fiscal Year 2007 under the Section 5309 Bus and Bus-Related Facilities Discretionary Grant Program (the ``Bus Program'') reserved by the Federal Transit Administration (``FTA'') for proposals selected in accordance with the terms of this notice. Under 49 U.S.C. 5309, the FTA Administrator, acting on behalf of the U.S. Secretary of Transportation (the ``Secretary''), has the discretion to award grants for bus and bus-related equipment and facilities. By this notice, the Department, acting through FTA, is seeking applications to the Bus Program that support the objectives of the National Strategy to Reduce Congestion on America's Transportation Network (the ``Congestion Initiative'') established in May 2006 by the U.S. Department of Transportation (the ``Department''). This Notice is one of four solicitations issued by the Department to date in connection with the Urban Partnership Program as part of the Congestion Initiative. See below ``Supplementary Information: Coordination with Other Urban Partnership Program Solicitations.Addition description is in attached file...
Federal Grant Title: Section 5309 Bus and Bus-Related Facilities Discretionary Grant Program To Support Urban Partnerships
Federal Agency Name: DOT Federal Transit Administration
Grant Categories: Transportation
Type of Opportunity: Discretionary
Funding Opportunity Number: D2007-BUSP-630-0003
Type of Funding: Grant
CFDA Numbers: 20.500
CFDA Descriptions: Federal Transit_Capital Investment Grants
Current Application Deadline: No deadline provided
Original Application Deadline: May 22, 2007
Posted Date: May 11, 2007
Creation Date: May 11, 2007
Archive Date: Jun 21, 2007
Total Program Funding:
Maximum Federal Grant Award: $439,000,000
Minimum Federal Grant Award: $0
Expected Number of Awards:
Cost Sharing or Matching: Yes
Applicants Eligible for this Grant
Others (see text field entitled "Additional Information on Eligibility" for clarification)
Additional Information on Eligibility
Applicant Eligibility. To be eligible to apply for funding pursuant to this notice, an applicant must satisfy the following conditions: (1) The applicant is a state or public body or agency or subdivision thereof, or a public corporation, board or commission established under state or local law for transportation purposes, in each case duly recognized by FTA as a grantee; (Note: Private operators may now receive FTA funds, through eligible recipients, without competition if they are included in a program of projects submitted by the designated public authority acting as the primary recipient of a grant.) (2) The applicant is located within a Metropolitan Statistical Area or Consolidated Metropolitan Statistical Area, as defined by the U.S. Census Bureau, which has (A) a travel-time index of 1.25 or greater, as reported by the Texas Transportation Institute (``TTI'') in its 2005 Annual Urban Mobility Report, or (B) an annual congestion cost per traveler of $600 or greater, as reported by TTI in its 2005 Urban Mobility Report, or (C) a number of hours of congestion per day of seven hours or greater, as reported by TTI in its 2005 Urban Mobility Report; (NOTE: See attached Federal Register Notice for more complete discussion of eligibility.) (3) The applicant can demonstrate, either by a motion from its board of directors or letter from an authorizing authority, that it is located within a jurisdiction that has adopted, or proposes to adopt within two years after the date of this notice, a congestion reduction demonstration; (4) The applicant proposes to use the funds applied for to improve existing transit service or to provide new transit service in a corridor, cordon or area (See Note 11 in Federal Register) that is part of a congestion reduction demonstration. Note: Please refer to the attached Federal Register Notice for more complete discussion of eligibility:
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