June 3, 2010. FY 2010 Discretionary Livability Funding Opportunity: Alternatives Analysis Program; Notice of availability of FTA Alternatives Analysis Funds: Solicitation of Project Proposals [Overview] [HTML] [PDF]. Synopses and full announcement are posted on Grants.gov site as opportunityFTA-2010-009-TPE-AA. Proposals must be submitted through the http://www.grants.gov/ web site by July 12, 2010.
The Federal Transit Administration (FTA) announces the availability of up to $25.7 million in discretionary Fiscal Year (FY) 2009 and 2010 funds under the Alternatives Analysis Program (49 U.S.C. 5339) authorized by the Safe, Accountable, Flexible, Efficient, Transportation Equity Act: A Legacy For Users (SAFETEA-LU), Public Law 109-59, August 10, 2005. Discretionary program funds will be distributed in accordance with the mission of this program and in support of the Department of Transportation’s Livability Initiative. Awards under this notice could range from $50,000 to up to $2 million in Section 5339 funding, for up to 80 percent of the study cost. Eligible applicants must be able to begin the alternatives analysis within 12 months of the study being selected for funding if it is not already underway. FTA will announce final selections on the FTA Web site and in the Federal Register.