FTA announces $10M for public transportation on Indian reservations
The FTA announced $10M in competitive grants for planning, capital, and operating assistance for tribal public transit services in rural areas.
NCMM launches the 2021 Community Mobility Design Challenge
NCMM invites applicants to identify critical transportation needs of marginalized populations and invites successful applicants to participate in a human-centered design process to address those needs.
Funding for opioid recovery transportation services
These funding sources can help communities provide transportation services to enable access to opioid use disorder recovery and treatment.
RAISE is the new BUILD
The US Department of Transportation has announced a $1 billion funding opportunity with a new focus on sustainability and equity.
Minister McKenna announces Canada’s first ever Rural Transit Fund
The Canadian government promises to allocate C$250M over the next five years to rural transit for both traditional and on-demand modes of transportation.
California HVIP announces steep discounts for hybrid and zero-emission vehicles
The incentives allow transit leaders to purchase electric buses for up to $85,000 off, and school districts to purchase electric school buses for up to $140,000 off.
FTA announces $180M in funding for ‘Low-No’ emissions transit programs
Grants can be used to purchase or lease low or no-emission vehicles, as well as related equipment and even workforce development training.
National RTAP offers up to $100k to fund rural transit initiatives
This grant opportunity is intended to support transportation partnerships that improve social determinants of health in rural and tribal communities.
Microtransit for Old Town Roads: Planning and funding rural on-demand transit in the Southeast.
There have traditionally been major roadblocks to building reliable rural public transportation in the Southeast. But today, rural communities are tapping new funding to build successful on-demand public transit networks.
Creative ways to fund on-demand public transportation and microtransit in California
Finding the funding for new TransitTech is often half the battle, even in a place where improving equity and reducing carbon emissions are key priorities for the state. Here are numerous ways cities in California are creatively funding new on-demand public transportation networks.
Creative ways to fund on-demand public transportation and microtransit in 2021
Finding the cash for new TransitTech is often half the battle. Here are nearly a dozen ways cities are creatively funding new on-demand public transportation networks.