Solicitation of Grant Applications for FY09 Tribal Transit Program Funds

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This notice announces the availability of $15 million in funding provided by the Public Transportation on Indian Reservations Program (Tribal Transit Program (TTP)), a program authorized by the Safe, Accountable, Flexible, Efficient Transportation Equity Act: A Legacy for Users (SAFETEA–LU), Section 3013 (c). This notice is a national solicitation for grant applicants to be selected on a competitive basis, and it includes the grant terms and conditions; grant application procedures; and selection criteria for Fiscal Year (FY) 2009 projects.

The Federal Transit Administration (FTA) announced the availability of, and competition for, the FY 2009 American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA) TTP funding in a separate notice published on March 23, 2009. That notice may be found at

Applicants may submit applications in one of two ways:
-- Delivering five hard copies to FTA, 1200 New Jersey Avenue, SE, Washington, DC, 20590, Attn: Lorna R. Wilson;
-- Sending by email to FTA will not accept applications via facsimile.

Applicants must submit completed applications by June 29, 2009. FTA will announce grant selections in the Federal Register when the competitive selection process is complete.

Applicants should be aware that materials sent through the U.S. Postal Service are subject to significant delays in delivery due to the security screening process. Use of courier or express delivery services is recommended.

This notice may be found at

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For further information, contact Region 10’s Bill Ramos at (206) 220-4918 or email


/s/ Linda Gehrke for

R.F. Krochalis
Regional Administrator