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Bus and Bus Facilities - FTA Section 5339

Tracy Harrison
FTA Section 5339 Bus and Bus Facilities
(916) 654-5289

Application Filing Date Extended to July 3, 2015

Program Overview

Section 5339 is a grant program authorized by 49 United States Code (U.S.C) Section 5339 as specified under the Federal Reauthorization Moving Ahead for Progress in the 21st Century or “MAP 21”. The Program provides capital funding to replace, rehabilitate and purchase buses, vans, and related equipment, and to construct bus-related facilities. FTA apportions a discretionary component and a small urban (population 50,000 to 200,000) formula component to governors of each State annually. The California State Department of Transportation, Division of Rail and Mass Transportation (DRMT) has been delegated the designated recipient responsibilities by the Governor and is the direct recipient for these funds. DRMT administers these funding components to eligible sub-recipients which include: public agencies and private nonprofit organizations engaged in public transportation.

During this call for Section 5339 projects; DRMT will not be accepting applications to construct bus-facilities. Applications for Section 5339 funding is limited to projects to replace, rehabilitate, and purchase buses and bus-related equipment and facilities. Projects to construct Section 5339 bus-facilities may be included in future funding years.


Send comments and suggestions via email to FTA Section 5339 Program Manager