27 Mar '12, 4pm

#Tribal #transit program funding available. Deadline May 10.

3/9/2012 Contact: Ketrina Nelson (202) 366-0774 WASHINGTON – U.S. Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood today announced the availability of approximately $15 million in competitive funding to help American Indian and Alaska Native tribal governments strengthen public transportation options that improve access to jobs, education, medical services and other critical needs in underserved rural areas. "President Obama has charged us with building an economy that works for everyone, and for thousands of families living on America’s tribal lands, public transportation is critical to accessing economic opportunity," said Secretary LaHood. "We’re committed to working with tribal governments to provide safe and reliable transit in their communities." The Federal Transit Administration’s (FTA) Tribal Transit Program provides discretionary grants to projects eligible to receive plannin...

Full article: http://www.fta.dot.gov/newsroom/12286_14432.html

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