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Notices of Funding Availability and Allocations

Emergency Relief Grants for Public Transportation Systems Affected by Major Declared Disasters in Calendar Years 2017, 2020, 2021, and 2022

The Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2023 (Pub. L. 117-328), signed into law on December 29, 2022, appropriated $213,905,338 for FTA’s Emergency Relief Program for transit systems affected by major declared disasters occurring in calendar years 2017, 2020, 2021, and 2022.

Public Transportation Emergency Relief Funds for Transit Systems Affected by Major Declared Disasters Occurring in Calendar Year 2018

The Additional Supplemental Appropriations for Disaster Relief Act of 2019 (Disaster Relief Act) (Pub. L. 116-20), signed into law on June 6, 2019, appropriated $10,542,000 for FTA's Emergency Relief Program (49 U.S.C. 5324) for transit systems affected by major declared disasters occurring in calendar year 2018.

Public Transportation Emergency Relief Funds in Response to Hurricanes Harvey, Irma, and Maria

The Bipartisan Budget Act of 2018 (Pub. L. 115-123) appropriated $330,000,000 to FTA's Emergency Relief Program for states and transit agencies affected by Hurricanes Harvey, Irma, and Maria to assist them with response, recovery, and resilience projects authorized in Federal transit law at 49 USC § 5324. 

Public Transportation Emergency Relief Funds in Response to Hurricane Sandy

The Disaster Relief Appropriations Act of 2013 (Pub. L. 113–2) was enacted on January 29, 2013, and provides $10.9 billion for FTA’s Emergency Relief Program for recovery, relief and resiliency efforts in areas affected by Hurricane Sandy.