Census and FTA Formula Grants

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On March 27, 2012, the Bureau of the Census released its 2010 Urbanized Area (UZA) designations and accompanying population and population density data.

The Federal Transit Administration (FTA) will use the following information for the formula apportionments beginning in Fiscal Year (FY) 2013. Formula apportionments for FY 2012 will continue to be based on the 2000 Census UZA data and designations. The following documents provide information on how the 2010 Census may affect formula funding recipients:

The 2010 Census and FTA Formula Grants athttp://www.fta.dot.gov/documents/Updated_Census_Talking_Points_4-2-12(2).docx
Matrix of Potential Impacts to Eligible Activities and Formula Apportionment athttp://www.fta.dot.gov/documents/Copy_of_Copy_of_2010_Census_matrix-4-5-12_MB_(2).xlsx
Comparison Table of Census 2000 and 2010 Urbanized Areas and their Populations at http://www.fta.dot.gov/documents/Copy_of_UZA_Changes_from_2000_to_2010_-_with_Codes.xlsx

For further information, contact Region 10s Ned Conroy at 206-220-4318 or email ned.conroy@dot.gov.


/s/ David Powell for

R.F. Krochalis
Regional Administrator