Competitive Bus & Bus Facilities Grants: Trends 2016-2018
The federal competitive bus and bus facilities program - Section 5339b - is administered by the Federal Transit Administration (FTA) and delivers crucial capital investment to replace aging buses and facilities. Download CTAA's analysis (PDF)(1.82 MB) of the past three years of competitive grant selections by the FTA.
CTAA and The Bus Coalition Urge Congressional Appropriators to Maximize FY 2019 Bus and Bus Facilities Funding
Members of the Bus Coalition (TBC) and the Community Transportation Association of America (CTAA) thank Congress for taking steps in the FY19 THUD Appropriations process to restore funds to federal bus programs. As conference negotiations take place to reconcile the differences between the House and Senate versions, TBC and CTAA strongly support the higher funding levels included in the House bill, including the $300 million investment in the competitive grant program.
Executive Director of the Heart of Iowa Regional Transit Agency Testifies to Congress
CTAA Member, Julia Castillo, the Executive Director of the Heart of Iowa Regional Transit Agency, has testified to Subcommittee on Highways and Transit of the House of Representatives' Transportation and Infrastructure Committee on innovations in public transportation in rural communities. "People, no matter where they live, deserve to have the safest, most affordable and reliable public transit service available."