Alaska Public Transportation
Purpose of Public Transit Grants in Alaska
To provide transit capital, operating assistance, and program administration throughout the State, to non-urbanized areas (less than 50,000 in population) for public transportation.
Rural Transportation Assistance Program (RTAP)
The Rural Transportation Assistance Program (RTAP) provides a source of funding to assist in the design and implementation of training and technical assistance projects and other support services tailored to meet the specific needs of transit operators in nonurbanized areas.
Section 5311 (Rural Public Transit) SFY2018 Grant Timeline
|August 1, 2016||Intent to Apply period open|
|August 31, 2016||Intent to Apply due by 4:30 pm|
|October 3, 2016||Notice of Availability of funding, Application period open|
|November 8,2016||Teleconference/webinar for grant related questions|
|November 15, 2016||Distribution of responses to teleconference/webinar|
|December 2, 2016||Last day for questions on SFY18 application|
|December 16, 2016||Applications due by 4:30 pm|
|March 31, 2017||Results posted on website and through online public notice|
|June 15, 2017||SFY2018 Agreements sent|
* Please note these dates are subject to change.