Formula Grants for Other Than Urbanized Areas

To improve, initiate, or continue public transportation service in nonurbanized areas (rural and small areas under 50,000 population) and to provide technical assistance for rural transportation providers.


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Examples of Funded Projects

A typical local recipient of Section 5311 operates a fleet of about six vans or small buses in demand responsive and fixed route service.

Section 5311 provides replacement vehicles and covers about a quarter of the average $316,000 annual operating budget.

The State receives Federal funds for a statewide program of projects.

Agency - Department of Transportation

The Department of Transportation's mission is to ensure fast, safe, efficient, accessible and convenient transportation that meets vital national interests and enhances the quality of life of the American people, today and into the future.

Office - See Appendix IV of the Catalog for the address of Federal Transit Administration Regional Offices.

State Designated Agency: The Governor in each State has designated a State agency to administer the Section 5311 program.

This should be the first contact point.

Regional Offices: A person from each Federal Transit Administration Regional Office is available to answer questions about Federal regulations related to the Nonurbanized Formula Program.
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