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SFY2016 Public Transit Grantees Bethel Transit Fairbanks Transit IABL Transit Gulkana Sunshine Transit Valley Mover Glacier Valley Transit CARTS KATS CBJ Transit Sitka IFA KGB

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.

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