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Office of Public Transportation

Tennessee Department of Transportation (TDOT), Office of Public Transportation, works to promote Public Transportation by providing both financial and technical assistance to transit agencies and transit projects in the state.  The Office of Public Transportation is responsible for transit planning and the administration of capital and operating assistance in both urbanized and rural areas throughout the state. The Office of Public Transportation consists of two sections (Grant Administration and Grant Monitoring) each of which has specific areas of responsibilities.

Through the promotion of efficient transit systems and coordination of all available resources, TDOT Office of Public Transportation seeks to maximize the customer service potential of all agencies offering transit services to residents of Tennessee. TDOT remains committed to a high standard of excellence and dependability in the provision of research and technical assistance in all aspects of public transportation.

TDOT, Office of Public Transportation also proudly sponsors other transit programs and transit-related activities throughout Tennessee.  The Office of Public Transportation offers capital assistance through the Federal Transit Administration's (FTA) Section 5310 Program, which provides transportation services to seniors and individuals with disabilities.

 


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Applications for the 2021 IMPROVE Act Public Transit Capital Grant Program are accepted through 11/30/2020 and are currently under review. 

Any questions may be addressed to Amee Desai at Amee.Desai@tn.gov or by phone at (615) 532-1020.


2021 Notice of Intent to Apply Documents
Notice of Intent to Apply Package
IMPROVE Act Transit Capital Grant Program Fact Sheet

The Call for Residual 5303/5304 Funding Projects closed on 9/21/2020 and applications are currently under review.

Any questions may be addressed to Kaitlyn McClanahan at Kaitlyn.McClanahan@tn.gov or by phone at (615) 532-5835.

Notice of Intent to Apply Documents
Notice of Intent to Apply Package
Residual 5303/5304 Fact Sheet


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