This circular is a re-issuance of guidance on the administration and preparation of the transit assistance program for guidance on the administration and preparation of grant applications for the Formula Grants for Rural Area Program under 49 U.S.C 5311. This revision incorporates provisions of the Moving Ahead for Progress in the 21st Century Act (MAP-21) and includes the most current available guidance as of the date of publication.
[Formula Grants for Rural Areas: Program Guidance and Application Instructions (MS Word)]
FTA published a notice in the Federal Register on September 26, 2013 (78 FR 59415) seeking public comment on this proposed circular chapter and suggestions for specific issues to cover in future chapters.
[Federal Register Notice - Formula Grants for Rural Areas: Guidance and Application Instructions (PDF)]