Announcement of Project Selections for FT 2008 Bus and Bus Facilities Discretionary Program Funds


Printer Friendly Number 2008-31
06-05-08

June 5, 2008

 

Mass Mailout Number III-2008-31

 

Subject:  Announcement of Project Selections for FY 2008 Bus and Bus Facilities Discretionary Program Funds

 

Dear Transit Colleague:

 

FTA issued a Federal Register Notice on June 2, 2008 concerning the Announcement of Project Selections for FY 2008 Bus and Bus Facilities Discretionary Program Funds.  A total of $96.02 million is available for discretionary allocation under the Bus and Bus Facilities Program (Bus Program) in FY 2008.  FTA published a notice of funding availability on March 23, 2007, inviting proposals for funding under the FY 2007 program.  FTA received proposals totaling over $3.2 billion in response to the NOFA.  FTA reviewed all proposals submitted and rated them based on the criteria specified in the NOFA.  All projects selected for funding are shown in Table 1 that is included in the Federal Register Notice.  The three projects selected from the Region III area are:

PA             D2008-BUSP-019
Pennsylvania Department of Transportation                         $2,075,000

VA             D2008-BUSP-025
Greater Richmond Transit Company                                   $1,000,000

VA             D2008-BUSP-026
Transportation District Commission of Hampton Roads       $2,000,000

 

For additional information please contact the Region III Office at (215) 656-7100 for grant specific issues; or Kimberly Sledge from the Office of Program Management in Washington, DC at (202) 366-2053 for general information.

 

Please feel free to distribute this throughout your organization as appropriate.

 

Sincerely,

 

 

Letitia A. Thompson

Regional Administrator