Public Transit

Formula Programs Summary

Statewide and Small Urban  

FTA Funding Grant Programs - General Information

FTA Program 5304 - Statewide Planning The Planning and Research Grants programs (49 USC, sections 5304) provide funds to metropolitan planning organizations for transit planning and awards UDOT monies for statewide transit planning and research.
FTA Program 5310 - Enhanced Mobility of Seniors and Individuals with Disabilities The Enhanced Mobility of Seniors and Individuals with Disabilities Public Transportation grants program (49 USC, Section 5310) provides funding to improve accessibility and mobility for seniors and persons with disabilities.  Local stakeholder forums or committees plan and design the transportation services.
FTA Program 5311 - Rural Public Transportation The Rural Public Transportation grants program (49 USC, Section 5311) helps people in rural areas access health care, shopping, education, employment, and recreation. Currently, there are 38 operators providing public transportation in rural areas and small cities with populations under 50,000.
FTA Program Jobs Access and Reverse Commute 5316 & New Freedom 5317 Map-21 repealed formula grant sections 5316 JARC and 5317. Section 5316 was combined with 49 USC, Section 5311 and  5317 was combined with 49 USC, Section 5310. Funding in sections 5316 and 5317 is not available beyond the federal fiscal year 2012. 
FTA Program 5339 - Bus and Bus Facilities The Bus and Bus Facilities 49 USC, Section 5339 provides capital funding to replace, rehabilitate and purchase buses and related equipment and to construct bus-related facilities. The goal of the Section 5339 program is to improve bus and bus facilities by funding capital projects to replace, rehabilitate and purchase buses, vans, and related equipment, and to construct bus-related facilities.