FTA to Host Webinar Tomorrow on Integrated Mobility Innovation Program Funding Opportunity – June 18 2:00 EDT

    On Tuesday, June 18, at 2 p.m. EDT, the Federal Transit Administration (FTA) will host a second webinar for potential applicants and other stakeholders interested in the Integrated Mobility Innovation (IMI) Demonstration Program. FTA staff will provide further information on the application process, key requirements, including data, and will answer frequently asked questions.…

FHWA Announces FY 18 – Advanced Transportation and Congestion Management Technologies Grant Winners

The Federal Highway Administration announced the FY 2018 Advanced Transportation and Congestion Management Technologies (ATCMTD) grant award winners. This program provides municipal governments with funding for innovative transportation programs that serve to operate and manage our transportation system better. FHWA awarded $53 million to 10 projects. The ATCMTD program was authorized as a part of the…

TRB makes Funding Available Through Their Innovations Deserving Exploratory Analysis (IDEA) Program

TRB makes Funding Available Through Their Innovations Deserving Exploratory Analysis (IDEA) Program The Transportation Research Board has announced its annual solicitation through its Innovations Deserving Exploratory Analysis (IDEA) program. IDEA projects are open to all entities including public agencies and the private sector. A research component is critical. The IDEA program provides start-up funding for promising, but…

Transportation 101 Series – FTA Grant Programs – September 20th, 2:00PM EDT

In this  “Transportation 101”, we will review the numerous FTA grant programs and discuss which ones are discretionary and which ones are formula. In this Transportation 101 you will learn: The different FTA grant programs What each program can be used for What programs are formula vs. competitive Who has access to what funds Other requirements…

FHWA Announces Funding Availability for Bridge Replacement & Rehabilitation

The Federal Highway Administration has announced a funding opportunity and requests grant applications for FHWA’s Competitive Highway Bridge Program. Congress appropriated $225 million for FY 2018 to be awarded by DOT for a competitive highway bridge program. Eligible applicants are States that have a population density of less than 100 individuals per square mile. The funds…

Department of Energy Announces $80 Million Investment in Advanced Vehicle Technologies Research

The Department of Energy announced $80 million for advanced vehicle technologies research. Categories funded include: Batteries & Electrification Materials Technology Integration Engines & Fuels Off-Road and Fluid Power Systems. Funded projects include the use of big-data for transit systems, research on micro transit, amongst others. Funding Announcement  Projects Selected Information about program

FTA Announces Lo-No Bus Grants

Today the Federal Transit Administration announced $84.45 million in grant selections through the Low- or No-Emission (Low-No) Grant program. This program, authorized by the FAST Act, funds the deployment of transit buses and infrastructure that use advanced propulsion technologies. Eligible projects include the purchase or lease of buses that are powered by modern systems such as hybrid…