Transit Illinois Jobs Now for Downstate Illinois
CSFA Number: 494-80-1134
Agency Name
Department Of Transportation (494)
Agency Contact
Joe Iacullo
Short Description
This program provides state funding for construction costs, making grants and providing project assistance to municipalities, special transportation districts, private non-profit carriers, mass transportation carriers and the intercity rail program for the acquisition, construction, extension, reconstruction, and improvement of mass transportation facilities, including rapid transit, intercity rail, bus and other equipment used in connection therewith, as provided by law, for the purpose of downstate public transit systems.
Subject Area
Economic Development
Program Function
Enabling Legislation
Civil Administrative Code of Illinois (20 ILCS 2705, et seq.) and the General Obligation Bond Act (30 ILCS 330/1, et seq.).
Objectives and Goals
To provide state capital assistance for public transportation improvement projects.
Types of Assistance
Project Grants
Eligibility Requirements
This funding available only to eligible applicants for the counties of the State outside the counties of Cook, DuPage, Kane, Lake, McHenry, and Will.
Eligible Applicants
Government Organizations; Nonprofit Organizations; For-Profit Organizations;
Application and Award Processing
Applications are competitive and awards are based on available funding.
Assistance Consideration
These bond funds can be used as 100% funding or as match for other state or federal funding.
Post Assistance Requirements
Requires submittal of quarterly grant status reports.
Regulations, Guidelines, Literature
2 CFR 200, Uniform Administrative Requirements, Cost Principles, and Audit Requirements for Federal Awards; contract requirements.
Funding By Fiscal Year
FY 2015 : $165,968,021
FY 2016 : $155,067,620
FY 2017 : $152,482,806
FY 2018 : $150,722,550
FY 2020 : $142,334,535
Federal Funding
Notice of Funding Opportunities
Agency IDGrantee NameStart DateEnd DateAmount
CAP-12-1008ROCK ISLAND COUNTY MMTD03/08/201209/30/20213,574,944
CAP-14-1031MADISON COUNTY MASS-TRANSIT12/04/201403/31/20243,300,000
CAP-14-1039SOUTH CTRL IL MASS TRAN DIST09/30/201403/31/20242,785,750
CAP-14-1028ROCK ISLAND COUNTY MMTD02/20/201409/30/20232,662,244
CAP-14-1029ROCKFORD MASS TRANSIT DIST INC08/22/201403/31/20242,554,767