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Fiscal Year 2014-15 Discretionary Projects

State Project Sponsor Project Description Amount
AK Craig Tribal Association The Craig Tribal Assocation will receive funding to purchase new buses to provide the tribal community access to health facilities, jobs, education and job training in the towns of Craig and Klawock, Alaska. $264,495
AK Hydaburg Cooperative Association (HCA) The Hydaburg Cooperative Association will receive funding to replace its aging bus maintenance facility to maintain and protect the tribe's bus fleet, which provides service to tribal members in Craig and Klawock, Alaska. $300,000
AK Kaltag Tribal Council The Kaltag Tribal Council will receive funding to purchase a vehicle to implement transit service to provide access to health, education and retail opportunities in Western Alaska. $56,925
AK Kenaitze Indian Tribe The Kenaitze Indian Tribe will receive funding for operations, replacement vehicles, and new vehicles to provide low-income tribal members access to medical, education and shopping destinations in Alaska's central Kenai peninsula, including the communities of Kenai, Soldotna, Sterling, Nikiski, Salamatof, Cohoe and Cooper Landing.  $300,000
AK Native Village of Eyak The Native Village of Eyak will receive funding to conduct a comprehensive planning study to identify ways to improve transit options for area residents who need year-round access to essential services in the Alaska communities of Whittier, Cordova, Valdez, Tatitlek and Chenega Bay. $25,000
AK Native Village of Fort Yukon The Native Village of Fort Yukon will receive funding to maintain transit service operations, which provide residents with transportation to jobs, schools and tribal activities in Fort Yukon, Alaska.  $51,086
AK Native Village of Point Hope Council The Native Village of Point Hope Council will receive funding for start-up transportation services for residents and visitors in Point Hope Village, the City of Point Hope and the greater North Slope Borough region of Alaska.  $174,740
AK Native Village of Point Hope Council The Native Village of Point Hope Council will receive funding to purchase ADA-compliant buses for transit services to jobs in the North Slope Borough region of Alaska. $33,030
AK Native Village of Point Hope Council The Native Village of Point Hope (NVPH) Council will receive funding to place NVPH logos on their new buses to ensure they are easily recognizable to the tribal community members who will be using the vehicles in the North Slope Borough region in Alaska. $1,350
AK Ninilchik Village Tribe The Ninilchik Village Tribe will receive funding to initiate public transportation services for community and tribal members in Ninilchik and Kenai Peninsula, Alaska.  $300,000
AK Seldovia Village Tribe The Seldovia Village Tribe will receive funding to continue to provide transit services connecting tribal members to health care and job opportunities between the communities of Seldovia and Homer in Alaska. $150,000
AZ Hualapai Indian Tribe The Hualapai Indian Tribe will receive funding to replace vehicles to help the tribe provide safe and reliable transportation connections to employment and healthcare services in Parker and Flagstaff counties, Arizona.  $19,800
AZ Quechan Indian Tribe The Quechan Indian Tribe will receive funding to continue transit service, which provides vital connections to jobs, healthcare, services and education in Winterhaven and Yuma in Arizona. $243,213
AZ Yavapai-Apache Nation The Yavapai-Apache Nation will receive funding to expand operations and purchase a bus to increase transit options for residents to access healthcare, job opportunities and social activities in the towns of Clarkdale, Cottonwood and Camp Verde in Arizona. $300,000
CA Blue Lake Rancheria, California The Blue Lake Rancheria will receive funding to create a comprehensive planning study to identify transit needs of the communities of Fieldbrook, Korbel and the western portion of Glendale in California, which lack transit services. $15,662
CA Morongo Band of Mission Indians The Morongo Band of Mission Indians will receive funding to expand operations and purchase a van to provide tribal members with additional transit options to access health care, jobs and education in Banning, Beaumont and Cabazon, California. $212,333
CA North Fork Rancheria of Mono Indians of California The North Fork Rancheria of Mono Indians of California will receive funding to continue operations of the existing transit service which provides vital connections to health care, social security services, education and recreational opportunities in Fresno, Madera, and Clovis County.  $171,949
CA Reservation Transportation Authority The Reservation Transportation Authority will receive funding to install bus shelters to ensure a safe and comfortable environment for passengers accessing transportation along Sun Bus Route 91 in Riverside County, California.   $216,833
CA Reservation Transportation Authority The Reservation Transportation Authority will receive funding to conduct a planning study to incorporate the transit needs of RTA tribal members in San Diego, Riverside, Imperial and Santa Barbara County, California. $25,000
CA Yurok Tribe of the Yurok Reservation, California The Yurok Tribe of the Yurok Reservation will receive funding to replace vehicles that provide tribal members with reliable and safe transportation services to access jobs, educational opportunities, healthcare and government offices in Weitchpec and Klamath County in California.  $121,500
CO Southern Ute Indian Tribe The Southern Ute Indian Tribe will receive funding to replace an aging bus to help the tribe provide safe and reliable transportation connections to jobs and healthcare services in southwest Colorado and neighboring New Mexico communities. $69,419
CO Southern Ute Indian Tribe The Southern Ute Indian Tribe will receive funding to replace a van to help the tribe provide safe and reliable transportation connections to employment and healthcare services in the Town of Ignacio in southwest Colorado. $52,200
ID Nez Perce Tribe The Nez Perce Tribe will receive funding to replace an aging vehicle and expand its bus fleet to accommodate the increasing demand for transit services to jobs, healthcare and recreational needs in Spokane, Moscow and Coeur D'Alene in Washington and Idaho.  $300,000
KS Sac and Fox Nation of Missouri  The Sac and Fox Nation of Missouri will receive funding to initiate public transportation for the community and tribal members of Brown and Richardson counties in Kansas and Nebraska, providing access to jobs, healthcare and recreational activities.  $252,879
MI Sault Ste. Marie Tribe of Chippewa Indians The Sault Ste. Marie Tribe of Chippewa Indians will receive funding to initiate public transportation services for the community and tribal members of the Chippewa, Mackinac, Luce, Schoolcraft, Alger, Marquette, and Delta counties in northeast Michigan. By collaborating with current providers to upgrade service with additional fixed routes and expanded schedules, the service will provide access to healthcare, jobs, education and cultural events.   $300,000
MN Bois Forte Band of Chippewa The Bois Forte Band of Chippewa will receive funding to purchase new buses to expand its service beyond an employee shuttle program to/from Fortune Bay Resort Casino and partner with transit agencies in the Nett Lake and Arrowhead regions of Minnesota to create public transportation service along the corridor between Nett Lake and Vermilion.   $300,000
MN Fond du Lac Band of Lake Superior Chippewa The Fond du Lac Band of Lake Superior Chippewa will receive funding to purchase buses to replace existing, aging buses and improve access for reservation residents and visitors to healthcare, shopping, education, recreation, public services and jobs in Cloquet, Minnesota. $160,776
MN White Earth Band of Chippewa Indians The White Earth Band of Chippewa Indians will receive funding to upgrade communication and fare box equipment for its bus fleet, which will help sustain the tribe's transit services that help members access jobs, training, healthcare, tribal headquarters, and retail locations in and near Mahnomen, Minnesota. $124,921
MS Mississippi Band of Choctaw Indians The Mississippi Band of Choctaw Indians will receive funding to purchase vehicles to transport tribal members to jobs at a poultry plant in Leake County, Mississippi.  $95,294
MT Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes The Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes will receive funding to purchase buses and bus-related equipment to respond to the increased demand for public transportation. The vehicles will transport residents of the reservation and surrounding communities of Missoula and Whitefish in Montana to jobs and other opportunities. $300,000
MT Crow Tribe of Indians The Crow Tribe of Indians will receive funding to purchase a new passenger bus and upgrade communication systems to enable the tribe to provide safe and efficient public transportation services to tribal members and residents of Billings, Montana, and surrounding communities. $109,711
MT Crow Tribe of Indians The Crow Tribe of Indians will receive funding to purchase fare boxes, which will allow the tribe to improve the efficiency of public transportation services to Crow tribal members and residents in the surrounding communities near the City of Billings. $3,492
MT Crow Tribe of Indians The Crow Tribe of Indians will receive funding to purchase GPS software to allow the tribe to provide more efficient public transportation services to Crow tribal members and surrounding communities near the City of Billings. $53,687
MT Crow Tribe of Indians The Crow Tribe of Indians will receive funding to purchase a two-way radio to allow the tribe to improve the efficiency of public transportation services to Crow tribal members and in the surrounding communities near the City of Billings. $26,841
MT Fort Belknap Indian Community The Fort Belknap Indian Community will receive funding to purchase vehicles to expand transit services and address the transit needs of the tribe and residents of surrounding communities along along Montana's US-2. $220,000
NE Omaha Tribe of Nebraska The Omaha Tribe of Nebraska will receive funding to build a transit facility for van storage and maintenance, staff offices and a dispatch system as well as to purchase vans to enable tribal members to access health services, human services, jobs, educational opportunities and shopping in Sioux City, Iowa, and South Sioux City, Nebraska.   $300,000
NE Ponca Tribe of Nebraska The Ponca Tribe of Nebraska will receive funding to puchase accessible vans to enhance their ability to provide elderly, disabled and tribal and community members in Northeastern Nebraska with access to jobs, health care and social service appointments.  $97,500
NE Santee Sioux Nation The Santee Sioux Nation will receive funding to build and improve upon the tribal transit program, including designing a fare collection system that supports fixed routes, establishes outlets to purchase bus passes and improves access for members of the Santee Sioux Nation Reservation in Knox County, Nebraska, and nearby communities to jobs, the Tribal College, health and social services, and retail. $79,662
NE Winnebago Tribe of Nebraska The Winnebago Tribe of Nebraska will receive funding to purchase a bus to expand the tribe's bus fleet and accommodate increased ridership, allowing tribal members to access jobs, education and medical appointments in Thurston County and Sioux City. $109,800
NE Winnebago Tribe of Nebraska The Winnebago Tribe of Nebraska will receive funding to purchase a van to expand the tribe's fleet and accommodate increased ridership, allowing tribal members to access jobs, education and medical appointments in Thurston County and Sioux City. $36,000
NM Pueblo of Laguna The Pueblo of Laguna will receive funding to conduct a comprehensive feasibility study on the operational and financial viability of a 27-mile transit route to provide tribal members and other residents access to health care, education and employment in the City of Albuquerque and the Rio Puerco area. $22,500
NM Pueblo of Santa Ana The Pueblo of Santa Ana will receive funding to purchase a bus linking the villages with jobs, education, retail, healthcare and tribal government offices, and provide a connection to the New Mexico Rail Runner Express commuter rail.  $80,000
NM Pueblo of Santa Ana The Pueblo of Santa Ana will receive funding to conduct a comprehensive planning study to consider expanding transit service for tribal members to access employment, social services, health care, and retail in Pueblo, New Mexico, and the surrounding community.  $25,000
NM Pueblo of Jemez The Pueblo of Jemez will receive funding to purchase a wheelchair accessible van and radio-communication equipment to improve access to transit and increase mobility options for tribal members and other residents of Bernalillo, San Ysidro, Pueblo of Jemez, Jemez Springs and Valles Caldera. $189,760
NM Pueblo of Jemez The Pueblo of Jemez will receive funding to continue to meet the transportation needs of the community and better connect with the surrounding region through complementary transit systems, allowing tribal members and other residents of the surrounding community improved access to jobs and services along the Bernalillo-San Ysidro and San Ysidro-Valles Caldera corridors of New Mexico.  $80,000
NV Te-Moak Tribe of Western Shoshone The Te-Moak Tribe of Western Shoshone in Nevada will receive funding to initiate transit services in Wells, Elko and Battle Mountain to serve seniors and tribal members who are currently without transportation and support economic development and financial growth opportunities for the tribe. $300,000
NV Yerington Paiute Tribe The Yerington Paiute Tribe of Nevada will receive funding to purchase new vans to replace and upgrade their fleet, used mainly to transport tribal members to healthcare appointments and other services in Reno and Carson City. $125,604
NY Seneca Nation of Indians The Seneca Nation of Indians will receive funding to construct a new bus facility to house the tribe's fleet of vehicles. The facility is critical to ensuring the needs of its members in the communities of Allegany, Cattaraugus, Chautauqua, Erie and Niagara in Western New York. $250,000
OK Cherokee Nation, Oklahoma The Cherokee Nation will receive funding to purchase new buses that will replace aging buses and provide reliable and safe transportation for residents to access jobs, healthcare, education and social services in the Oklahoma counties of Dair, Cherokee, Craig, Delaware, Mayes, Nowata, Ottawa, and Rogers. $92,500
OK Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma The Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma will receive funding to purchase minivans and buses to transport tribal members, particularly elderly, disabled, and low-income clients who live in the 10,613-square-mile tribal service area, to healthcare and other services in Oklahoma City, Fort Smith, and Paris, Texas.   $300,000
OK Citizen Potawatomi Nation The Citizen Potawatomi Nation will receive funding to replace vehicles and purchase an efficient scheduling system to respond to the tribe's growing transportation demands and maintain a state of good repair for the tribe's bus fleet in Oklahoma. $254,000
OK Kickapoo Tribe of Oklahoma The Kickapoo Tribe of Oklahoma will receive funding for a planning study to compile data, develop routes, determine equipment needs, and develop policies and procedures to implement a public transportation program to serve the tribal community and provide access to jobs, medical services and education in Lincoln and Pottawatomi counties.    $25,000
OK Miami Tribe of Oklahoma  The Northeast Oklahoma Tribal Transit Consortium will receive funding to replace minvans and a bus to expand the transportation needs of tribal residents and provide access to job training, shopping, employment, and social needs in Ottawa County, northeast Oklahoma.  $201,694
OK Muscogee (Creek) Nation The Muscogee (Creek) Nation will receive funding to replace compressed natural gas (CNG) buses that bring riders from the rural areas to work in Okmulgee and veterans to the VA Hospital in Muskogee as part of its Workers/ Veterans Avenue to Independence Project in Oklahoma.  $216,175
OK United Keetoowah Band of Cherokee Indians in Oklahoma The United Keetoowah Band of Cherokee will receive funding to increase the tribe's ability to use compressed natural gas and convert transit vehicles to CNG, allowing a more economically and environmentally sound transit system with improved service and reliability in Muskogee and Stilwell Counties, Oklahoma.  $112,000
SD Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe The Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe will receive funding to replace aging buses to provide reliable and safe public transportation to tribal members and other residents who need to access jobs, medical appointments and education in and around Eagle Butte, South Dakota.  $300,000
SD Sisseton-Wahpeton Oyate of the Lake Traverse Reservation The Sisseton-Wahpeton Oyate of the Lake Traverse Reservation will receive funding to initiate a public shuttle service between the Community of Sisseton and Agency Village to increase mobility options for tribal members and the surrounding communities in Northeast South Dakota, including bus stops built to shelter passengers from extreme weather conditions. $300,000
WA Confederated Tribes and Bands of the Yakama Nation The Confederated Tribes and Bands of the Yakama Nation will receive funding to conduct a comprehensive planning study to identify the most efficient methods for serving resident transportation needs, including connecting them to other transportation providers in the City of Yakima. $19,986
WA Cowlitz Indian Tribe The Cowlitz Indian Tribe will receive funding to conduct a comprehensive planning study to look into expanding tribal transit service into north Clark County, Toledo and Longview, Washington to enhance access for people with disabilities and meet the larger needs of the tribe and the general public. $25,000
WA Jamestown S'Klallam Tribe The Jamestown S'Klallam Tribe will receive funding to continue transit operations to improve and maintain mobility and reduce service gaps to communities in Blyn and Sequim, Washington. $76,413
WA Makah Tribe of Indians The Makah Tribe of Indians will receive funding to purchase a bus to allow the tribe to expand and provide safe and efficient transit access to medical appointments and other services in the nearby cities of Clallam Bay, Forks, Port Angeles, and Sequim, Washington. $83,535
WA Muckleshoot Indian Tribe The Muckleshoot Indian Tribe will receive funding to initiate transit operations to serve tribal members and other residents of Washington's Enumclaw, Auburn, and South King County communities and provide access to jobs, education, and healthcare.  $300,000
WA Skokomish Indian Tribe The Skokomish Indian Tribe will receive funding to expand services from the winter months to year-round transit services, providing residents with reliable transportation options to education, employment, and medical appointments in Hoodsport, Skokomish Valley and Lake Cushman in Washington state. $63,735
WI Lac du Flambeau Band of Lake Superior Chippewa Indians The Lac du Flambeau Band of Lake Superior Chippewa Indians will receive funding for operating assistance and the purchase of new vehicles, which will provide access to education, jobs and retail services in Vilas and Oneida counties in Wisconsin.  $300,000
WI Menominee Indian Tribe of Wisconsin The Menominee Indian Tribe of Wisconsin will receive funding to replace aging minvans and buses, which will improve the efficiency of the tribe's transit service and provide safe and reliable access to employment and health services in Menominee County.  $300,000
PROGRAM TOTAL FUNDING $10,018,000
Updated: Wednesday, March 16, 2016
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