Transit Funding Opportunities
TDOT provides a variety of funding opportunities for public transit agencies throughout the year. Below is a list of active opportunities and recent awards.
SFY2023 IMPROVE Transit Investment Grant Application
The SFY2023 IMPROVE Transit Investment Grant Application is the second phase of the competitive call for projects. This funding opportunity is open ONLY to transit agencies that received an invitation to complete a full application in response to their Notice of Intent. To access the full application, please click the link below. The SFY2023 Program Fact Sheet is also linked below for reference.
5311 Supplemental Funds Request
The 5311 Supplemental Funds Request Form provides an opportunity for rural transit agencies to request residual 5311 funds and American Rescue Plan Funds for specific initiatives. These funds will be provided above and beyond the annual 5311 contract. Operating requests may be fulfilled with 100% Federal American Rescue Plan funds, if an agency can demonstrate an expeditious plan for spending the funds. Project Administration, Capital, and RTAP will be fulfilled with residual 5311 formula funds.
This funding opportunity is ONLY open to existing recipients of Federal Transit Administration Section 5311 funding. The funding opportunity will remain open until December 31, 2022. To access the funding opportunity, please click the link below:
The Section 5310 Program Call for Projects received a total of $7,108,850 in eligible project applications. A total of $2,580,772 in federal funding was awarded to the following applicants:
|Applicant||Project Location||Project Description
|Adult Community Training||Rural||1 Replacement Van||$68,622|
|Cumberland Mountain Industries||Rural||1 Replacement Van||$66,717|
|King's Daughters' School||Rural||1 Replacement Van||$68,622|
|PCS of West TN||Rural||1 Replacement Bus||$69,306|
|Progressive Directions, Inc.||Rural||1 Expansion Van||$68,622|
|Volunteer Behavioral Health Care System||Rural||1 Expansion Bus||$69,306|
|Clarksville Transit System||Urban||2 Replacement Buses||$138,611|
|Clarksville Transit System||Urban||6 Replacement Price Increases||$45,174|
|ETHRA||Urban||4 Replacement Buses||$277,222|
|Frontier Health||Urban||1 Replacement Van||$66,717|
|Life Bridges, Inc.||Urban||3 Replacement Vans||$200,152|
|Mt. Carmel Senior Center||Urban||1 Replacement Bus||$69,306|
|Progressive Directions, Inc.||Urban||2 Expansion Vans||$133,435|
|Volunteer Behavioral Health Care System||Urban||1 Expansion Bus||$69,306|