This solicitation is for proposals for fiscal year 2008 funding through the Alternative Transportation in Parks and Public Lands program, administered by the Federal Transit Administration in partnership with the Department of the Interior and the U. S. Department of Agriculture?s Forest Service.
The purpose of the program is to enhance the protection of national parks and Federal lands, and increase the enjoyment of those visiting them.
The program funds capital and planning expenses for alternative transportation systems in parks and public lands.
Alternative transportation is ?transportation by bus, rail, or any other publicly or privately owned conveyance that provides to the public general or special service on a regular basis, including sightseeing service.
Such term also includes a non-motorized transportation system (including the provision of facilities for pedestrians, bicycles, and non-motorized watercraft).? Federal land management agencies and State, tribal and local governments acting with the consent of a Federal land management agency are eligible to apply.
For more information on project eligibility and how to apply, please follow the link below for the federal register notice.
For additional information, please visit our website at www.fta.dot.gov/atppl.