Federal Transit Administration Announces $84M in Low or No Emission Program for Energy Efficient Vehicles

Posted on May 7, 2018 by Dene Westbrook

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 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

Link and Instructions for attaching the supplemental form to the SF-424: All applicants must complete the attached supplemental form and attach it to their submission in

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.

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