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Home arrow Return to Table of Contents: Sources of Financial Assistance for Historic Preservation Projects arrow Federal Financial Assistance for Historic Preservation Projects—Community and Economic Development Programs arrow Transportation Improvements
Federal Financial Assistance for Historic Preservation Projects—Community and Economic Development Programs:
Transportation Improvements


Major Capital Investments
Federal Agency: Federal Transit Administration
Recipients: States; municipalities other political subdivisions of States; public agencies and instrumentalities of one or more States; certain public corporations, boards, and commissions established under State law
www.fta.dot.gov/funding/grants/grants_financing_3559.html

Formula and project grants can assist in financing the acquisition, construction, reconstruction, and improvement of historic mass public transportation facilities.


Large Urban Cities Grants
Federal Agency: Federal Transit Administration
Recipients: Urbanized areas with populations of at least 50,000 (States or designated public bodies receive the funds)
www.fta.dot.gov/funding/grants/grants_financing_3561.html

These grants can assist in financing the improvement, maintenance, acquisition, construction, and leasing of historic mass public transportation facilities. The recipient must certify that one percent of the funds will be spent for transit enhancements. (See www.achp.gov/funding-general.html.)


Rural and Small Urban Area Grants
Federal Agency: Federal Transit Administration
Recipients: State and local governments; non-profit organizations; Indian tribes; public transit operators (population of area served must be under 50,000)
www.fta.dot.gov/funding/grants.grants_financing_3555.html

These grants can assist in financing the improvement, maintenance, acquisition, construction, and leasing of historic mass public transportation facilities in rural and small urban areas.


Updated May 19, 2008

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