Public Transportation grants - state and FTA
TxDOT's Public Transportation Division administers state and Federal Transit Administration grant programs for public transportation. These grants are for specific purposes and have separate eligibility and funding requirements. The Public Transportation Division requests applications for specific grant funding sources through calls for projects.
Current call for projects
2024 Coordinated call for projects
The Public Transportation Division requests applications for the following programs:
- Planning Assistance (49 U.S.C. 5304)
- Rural Transit Assistance Program (49 U.S.C. 5311(b)(3))
- Rural Discretionary (49 U.S.C. 3511)
- Intercity Bus (49 U.S.C. 5311 (f))
The applications are available in IGX starting on October 27, 2023. Applications must be received no later than 5 p.m. CST on January 19, 2024. Below are links to instructions and related information. The Public Transportation Division (PTN) will offer webinars to provide information on each of the programs and the application process, as outlined in the schedule below. Applicants are able to ask questions during the webinars and can submit written questions, which PTN will post responses to on the TxDOT website. See the Instructions document for more information on opportunities to ask questions.
Grant programs – general information
- Rural public transportation
- Intercity bus
- Enhanced Mobility of Seniors and Individuals with Disabilities
- Public transportation planning and research
- Small urban public transportation
For more information, contact us.
To learn more about financial management and analysis, capital project development, operational and service analysis, visit the Transit Technical Services Program page.