Minnesota Department of Transportation (MnDOT) - Public Transit Participation Program
Grants to Minnesota nonprofit organizations, public transportation service operators, and local and tribal governments to expand transportation services in urban and rural areas outside of the 7-county Twin Cities metropolitan area. This capital and operating grant program supports new service expansion and the purchase of new public transit vehicles.
This application represents an opportunity to apply for Formula Grants for Rural Areas (Section 5311) funding, Urbanized Area Program (Section 5307) funding, Bus and Bus Facilities (Section 5339), and State of Minnesota funding as part of the Public Transit Participation Program.
New Service Eligibility:
For the 2020-2021 Public Transit New Service solicitation application, existing Minnesota Public Transit systems awarded operating assistance from MnDOT are eligible to apply for expanded service hours, increased frequency of service, increasing demand response capacity, increasing geographical coverage, and/or adding routes.
GrantWatch ID#: 186539
This operating and capital grant program supports new service expansion and the purchase of new public transit vehiclesduring a two year period from January 1, 2020 through December 31, 2021.
Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.
Apply online: https://mndot.BlackCatgrants.com/
If you do not have a username and password, or you need help logging into the system, please contact:
Data systems and technical” coordinator
Michael Johnson, Program supervisor
Project Manager Contacts:
Implementation Unit Supervisor
Facility Coordinator and Transit Project Manager
Rural Transit Coordinator and Transit Project Manager
Procurement Coordinator and Transit Project Manager
Tribal Transit Coordinator and Transit Project Manager
Transit Project Manager
USA: Minnesota: Areas outside of the seven-county Twin Cities metropolitan area