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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 calls for projects

2023 continuation funding for RPTCP plans

The Public Transportation Division requests applications from the designated lead agencies for the planning regions in Texas for funding to continue planning activities begun during the revision of the 2022-2026 coordination plans for FY 2023.

The applications are available in eGrants starting on July 25, 2022. Below are links to instructions and related information. Applications must be received no later than 5 p.m. CST Wednesday August 24, 2022. The Public Transportation Division (PTN) will offer a webinar to provide information on 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.

eGrants Questions? Email us

2022 Continuation Funding for RPTCP Plans

The Public Transportation Division requests applications from the designated lead agencies for the planning regions in Texas for funding to continue planning activities begun during the revision of the 2022-2026 coordination plans for FY 2022.

The applications are available in eGrants starting on February 7, 2022. Below are links to instructions and related information. Applications must be received no later than 5 p.m. CST Wednesday Feb. 23, 2022. The Public Transportation Division (PTN) will offer a webinar to provide information on 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.

eGrants Questions? Email us

Application webinar recording

2022 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))
  • Urban Fleet Replacement Flexed Surface Transportation Block Grant Program (49 U.S.C. § 5307)

The applications were available in eGrants starting on Nov. 12, 2021. Below are links to instructions and related information. Applications were due on Friday Feb. 11, 2022. The Public Transportation Division 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 Instructionsument for more information on opportunities to ask questions.

The Intercity Bus program has a unique focus for this call for projects with priorities aligned to the recent Texas ICB Strategic Direction Report and the Intercity Bus Study. For more information on either item visit our ICB website.

eGrants Questions? Email us.

Documents, presentations, and webinars

To learn more about financial management and analysis, capital project development, operational and service analysis, visit the Transit Technical Services Program page.