FTA will host a series of webinars to provide more information to potential applicants for the FY22 Low or No Emission Grant (Low-No) Program and Grants for Buses and Bus Facilities Competitive Program. The first informational webinar will be at 1:00 PM ET on Thursday, March 17th. Additional webinars will be hosted throughout March, please see the Notice of Funding Opportunity webpage for additional dates and times.
Applicants are encouraged to join one or more sessions based on interest. Each webinar will cover project eligibility, evaluation criteria, and program requirements. There will be time for audience questions and a recording will be posted online.
On March 7, 2022, FTA announced the availability of approximately $1.5 billion for Fiscal Year 2022 grants to help modernize bus fleets and bus facilities across the country, including to help transit agencies purchase or lease low- or no- emission vehicles that use advanced technologies to help improve air quality and combat climate change. A Notice of Funding Opportunity appears in the Federal Register. The application period will close on May 31, 2022.
FTA’s Low-No Program supports the transition of the nation’s transit fleet to the lowest polluting and most energy-efficient transit vehicles. The Low-No Program provides funding to state and local governmental authorities for the purchase or lease of zero-emission and low-emission transit buses, including acquisition, construction, and leasing of required supporting facilities. FTA’s Buses and Bus Facilities Competitive Program assists in the financing of buses and bus facilities capital projects, including replacing, rehabilitating, purchasing, or leasing buses or related equipment, and rehabilitating, purchasing, constructing, or leasing bus-related facilities.