By Scott Bogren

Competitive Bus and Bus Facilities Section 5339(b) Analysis

August 17, 2020

U.S. Transportation Secretary Elaine L. Chao announced the Federal Transit Administration (FTA) will award $464 million in transit infrastructure grants for America’s bus systems and bus facilities.

A total of 96 projects in 49 states and territories will receive funding from FTA’s Grants for Buses and Bus Facilities Program (5339b). The full list of projects is available here: https://www.transit.dot.gov/funding/grants/fiscal-year-2020-buses-and-bus-facilities-projects. The funding supports projects to replace, rehabilitate, and purchase buses and related equipment, as well as projects to purchase, rehabilitate, and construct bus-related facilities.

CTAA has put together an analysis of projects awarded in FY2020, along with a look at the program’s growth since 2016 and the project/funding breakdown throughout the past four years.

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