FTA issues notice of funding for Passenger Ferry Grant Program

The Federal Transit Administration (FTA) announced the availability of $30 million of Fiscal Year 2017 Section 5307 Urbanized Area Formula Program funds to assist in financing capital projects supporting existing passenger ferry service, establish new ferry service and to repair and modernize ferry boats, terminals and related facilities and equipment.

A synopsis and the full announcement are posted here. Proposals must be submitted electronically by 11:59 p.m. ET Monday, October 23.

Eligible applicants under this program must be designated recipients or eligible direct recipients of Section 5307 funds, which include public entities engaged in providing a public transportation passenger ferry service in urbanized areas.

All applicants must complete this supplemental form and attach it to the submission here.

Any agency intending to apply should initiate the process of registering immediately to ensure completion of registration before the submission deadline. For more information, contact Vanessa Williams at vanessa.williams@dot.gov or (202) 366-4818.

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