The Federal Transit Administration (FTA) has announced the availability of $84.45 million of FY2018 funds for the purchase or lease of low or no emission vehicles as well as related equipment or facilities. The main purpose of the Low-No Program is to support 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. Eligible applicants are local governmental authorities, a designated recipient of FTA grants, states, and Indian Tribes. Proposals must be submitted electronically through Grants.gov website by June 18, 2018.
A webinar for this opportunity will be held May 10, 2018 from 2-3:30 p.m. EDT. Register here for the webinar.
Grant Program: Low or No Emission Vehicle Program – 5339(c)
Opportunity Announcement PDF: Opportunity Announcement PDF
John LaMacchia is the Assistant Director of State and Federal Affairs for the League handling transportation, infrastructure, energy and environment issues. He can be reached at [email protected] or 517-908-0303.