Bus and Bus Facilities - FTA Section 5339Frank Nevitt
FTA Section 5339 Bus and Bus Facilities
Section 5339 is a new 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 199,999) formula component to governors of each State annually. The California State Department of Transportation, Division of Mass Transportation (DMT) has been delegated the designated recipient responsibilities by the Governor and is the direct recipient for these funds. DMT administers these funding components to eligible sub-recipients which include: public agencies and private nonprofit organizations engaged in public transportation.
FY 2013 CALL FOR PROJECTS
FTA SECTION 5339
SMALL URBAN FORMULA: $7,381,525
The Section 5339 Small Urban Formula funding available to areas with populations between 50,000 and 200,000 for Federal Fiscal Year 2013 is $7,381,525. Refer to the Small Urban Formula Distribution provided below for the distribution to each region. During this initial call for Section 5339 projects; DMT 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.
DMT will be announcing a new two-year call for projects for the discretionary component of FTA Section 5339 in Fiscal Year 2014.
FTA Section 5339 Project Timeline
FFY 2013 MAP 21 SECTION 5339 Application documents
- Call for Projects
- Small Urban Formula Distribution
- Program Guidance
- Vehicle and Equipment Application
- FTA 2014 Annual Certifications and Assurances
- FTA MAP 21
- FTA Section 5339 Fact Sheet
FTA Section 5339 Program
Additional Section 5339 Program Information
Send comments and suggestions via email to FTA Section 5339 Program Manager