April 20, 2010

FTA announces TIGGER fund availability

The Federal Transit Administration (FTA) announced the availability of discretionary funds in Fiscal Year (FY) 2010 for the Transit Investments for Greenhouse Gas and Energy Reduction (TIGGER) program funds and FY 2009 and 2010 Clean Fuels Grant program funds, augmented with FY 2010 Section 5309 Bus and Bus Facilities program funds.

These discretionary program funds will be distributed in accordance with the mission of each program and in support of the U.S. Department of Transportation's environmental sustainability efforts.

This notice includes priorities established by FTA for these discretionary funds, the criteria FTA will use to identify meritorious projects for funding, and describes how to apply for funding under each discretionary program.

The announcement is available on the FTA Website.

FTA will announce final selections on the Website and in the Federal Register. A synopsis of each funding opportunity will be posted in the FIND module of the government-wide electronic grants Website at www.grants.gov.

Complete proposals for Clean Fuels/Bus and Bus Facilities discretionary grants must be submitted by June 14, 2010. All proposals must be submitted electronically through the GRANTS.GOV APPLY function.

 

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