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Fact Sheet: Formula Grants For Rural Areas Section 5311

This program provides capital, planning, and operating assistance to states to support public transportation in rural areas with populations less than 50,000, where many residents often rely on public transit to reach their destinations.

Last updated: Friday, April 29, 2016
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