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Bipartisan Infrastructure Law Disposition Requirements Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)


The Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act (IIJA) changed the provisions for transit asset disposition [49 USC § 5334(h)(4)(B)]. For rolling stock, equipment and aggregate supplies that have met their minimum useful life and were (1) purchased with federal assistance (2) with a fair market value of more than $5,000 and (3) sold after November 15, 2021, the recipient may retain a portion of the funds -- $5,000 plus the percentage of its local share in the original award. Any remaining federal share must be returned to FTA. The federal share of the sales proceeds cannot be retained for public transportation use.

Frequently Asked Questions