Transit 5309-2 Discretionary Bus/Bus Facilities State of Good Repair Initiative
CSFA Number: 494-80-0336
Agency Name
Department Of Transportation (494)
Agency Contact
Joe Iacullo
Short Description
Provides federal funding to procure buses and construct/rehabilitate bus-related facilities for public transportation providers in rural, downstate areas of Illinois. All funding allocated to subrecipients and/or awarded. Program closed. Program repealed.
Subject Area
Economic Development
Program Function
Enabling Legislation
49 U.S.C. 5309(b) of the Safe, Accountable, Flexible, Efficient Transportation Equity Act: A Legacy for Users (SAFETEA-LU), Public Law 109-59, August 120, 2005.
Objectives and Goals
Improve and maintain public transportation facilities and vehicles in a state of good repair.
Types of Assistance
Project Grants
Uses and Restrictions
Funding limited to projects described in proposal submitted and selected for funding.
Eligibility Requirements
Major, non-recurring capital public transportation projects having been given Congressional designations.
Eligible Applicants
Government Organizations;
Application and Award Processing
Unallocated funds from the pre-MAP 21 Section 5309 Discretionary Bus & Bus Facilities Program were made available through a Notice of Funding Availability and awarded by the FTA through a competitive grant application and selection process. No further applications will be solicited.
Assistance Consideration
This program required a 20% non-federal state match.
Post Assistance Requirements
Requires submittal of quarterly grant status reports. Reporting requirements per FTA Circular 5010.1D.
Regulations, Guidelines, Literature
Eligibility requirements per FTA Circular 9030.1C; Third-Party Contracting requirements per FTA Circular 4220.1F; 2 CFR 200, Uniform Administrative Requirements, Cost Principles, and Audit Requirements for Federal Awards; contract requirements.
Funding By Fiscal Year
FY 2015 : $2,918,385
FY 2016 : $2,010,988
FY 2017 : $1,524,327
FY 2018 : $1,524,327
Federal Funding
Notice of Funding Opportunities
Agency IDGrantee NameStart DateEnd DateAmount
CAP-15-1087RIDES MASS TRANSIT DISTRICT03/25/201509/30/20241,560,000
CAP-15-1084CITY OF MACOMB11/28/201409/30/2024780,000
CAP-15-1083DEKALB COUNTY11/28/201409/30/2024380,000