FY 2013 Tribal Transit Program Funds Notice of Funding Availability


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05-09-13

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The Federal Transit Administration (FTA) has published a Federal Register Notice (FRN), dated May 9, 2013, as a Notice of Funding Availability for solicitation of grant applications for Fiscal Year (FY) 2013 Tribal Transit Program (TTP) Funds. The purpose of this FRN is to accomplish the following:

1. The U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT), FTA summarizes and responds to written comments FTA received in response to a November 9, 2012, Federal Register Notice regarding proposed grant program provisions for this modified program.

2. Establishes the framework for the TTP, including the terms and conditions and local match requirements.

3. Announces the availability of funds and a national solicitation for proposals from grantees for projects selected on a competitive basis; the grant terms and conditions that will apply to the discretionary program; and grant application procedures and selection criteria for FY 2013 projects.

This complete FRN may be found at http://www.gpo.gov/fdsys/pkg/FR-2013-05-09/pdf/2013-11053.pdf.

Complete proposals for the Tribal Transit Program announced in this Notice must be submitted in GRANTS.GOV by 11:59 p.m. EDT on July 8, 2013.

All proposals must be submitted electronically through the GRANTS.GOV “APPLY” function. Any tribe intending to apply should initiate the process of registering on the GRANTS.GOV site, http://www.grants.gov, immediately to ensure completion of registration before the submission deadline.

Instructions for applying can be found on FTA’s Web site at http://www.fta.dot.gov/grants/13094_3553.html in the “FIND” module of GRANTS.GOV.

For general program information, contact Lorna Wilson, Office of Program Management, 202-366-0893, email lorna.wilson@dot.gov or Elan Flippin, Office of Program Management, 202-366-3800, email elan.flippin@dot.gov. ATDD is available at 1–800–877–8339 (TDD/FIRS).

For further information, contact Region 10’s Amy Changchien at 206-220-4464 or email amy.changchien@dot.gov.

Sincerely,


/s/


R.F. Krochalis
Regional Administrator