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Fiscal Year 2018 Tribal Transit Competitive Projects

StateProject
Sponsor
DescriptionAmount
AKNative Village of BucklandThe Native Village of Buckland will receive funding to initiate transit service to provide greater access to jobs, school, healthcare and other services.$262,884
AKChickaloon Native VillageChickaloon Native Village will receive funding to purchase a transit vehicle to replace a bus that has exceeded its useful life, helping the agency provide access to jobs and services in nearby Anchorage.$59,400
AKHealy Lake Village Council (d.b.a. Mendas Cha-Ag Tribe)The Healy Lake Village Council Tribe will receive funding for a planning study to initiate transit service in the Healy Lake area.$25,000
AKNinilchik Village Tribe

The Ninilchik Village Tribe will receive funding to supplement its locally funded transit service, which connects people to jobs, school, healthcare and shopping in the central Kenai Peninsula.

$255,000
AKHydaburg Cooperative AssociationThe Hydaburg Cooperative Association will receive funding to purchase a multi-use ferry boat that will provide both emergency transportation and transit services between the island and community of Ketchikan to access jobs, healthcare and other services.$188,100
AKKenaitze Indian TribeThe Kenaitze Indian Tribe will receive funding to hire transit staff to expand its public transit program throughout the central Kenai Peninsula.$238,054
AKKetchikan Indian Community

The Ketchikan Indian Community will receive funding to purchase a bus to supplement a vehicle that is approaching the end of its useful life, allowing the agency to increase its ridership and provide an essential service throughout Ketchikan Gateway Borough.

$90,750
AKKetchikan Indian Community

The Ketchikan Indian Community will receive funding for transit planning that will help meet increasing demand from elderly and tribal members with disabilities to access healthcare, shopping and other services.

$25,000
AKRuby Tribal CouncilThe Ruby Tribal Council will receive funding for a planning study to initiate transit service in and around Ruby.$25,000
AKSeldovia Village TribeThe Seldovia Village Tribe will receive funding to replace the Seldovia Bay ferry dock, helping maintain its only public transportation system as well as freight services between Seldovia and Homer.$299,937
AKSitka Tribe of AlaskaThe Sitka Tribe of Alaska will receive funding to purchase a bus to replace a vehicle that has exceeded its useful life, improving access for The RIDE bus passengers to access jobs, school, healthcare and ferry service in and around Sitka, about 95 miles from Juneau.$300,000
AKVillage of VenetieThe Village of Venetie will receive funding for a planning study to initiate transit service approximately 150 miles from Fairbanks.$25,000
AZSan Carlos Apache Tribal CouncilThe San Carlos Apache Tribal Council will receive funding to purchase vehicles that will replace older vans that have exceeded their useful life, helping residents in Graham, Gila and Pinal counties access jobs and services.$297,000
AZKaibab Band of Paiute IndiansThe Kaibab Band of Paiute Indians will receive funding to replace a transit vehicle that has exceeded its useful life, helping residents access healthcare and other services in nearby southern Utah.$36,250
AZQuechan Indian TribeThe Quechan Indian Tribe will receive funding to purchase and install bus shelters at some bus stops along its transit routes, improving passenger safety and route visibility and encouraging ridership.$70,000
IASac and Fox Tribe of the Mississippi

The Sac and Fox Tribe of the Mississippi will receive funding to develop a transit plan to serve the Meskwaki community in rural Central Iowa focused on tribal elders, children and residents with disabilities.

$25,000
IDNez Perce TribeThe Nez Perce Tribe will receive funding to purchase buses to replace transit vehicles that have exceeded their userful life, improving service to areas on and near the Nez Perce Reservation for jobs, schools, healthcare and other services.$300,000
IDShoshone-Bannock TribesThe Shoshone-Bannock Tribes will receive funding to purchase buses to replace vehicles that have exceeded their useful life, helping maintain and expand service to jobs, services and schools, including Idaho State University.$189,000
MAMashpee Wampanoag TribeThe Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe will receive funding to purchase buses to replace vehicles that have exceeded their useful life, helping expand transit service throughout Cape Cod.$135,000
MTChippewa Cree TribeThe Chippewa Cree Tribe will receive funding to purchase and install bus shelters throughout the Rocky Boy Indian Reservation to shield passengers from severe weather and improve efficiency by centralizing transit stops.$88,465
NDTurtle Mountain Band of Chippewa IndiansThe Turtle Mountain Band of Chippewa Indians will receive funding to purchase buses to replace vehicles that have exceeded their useful life, helping continue transit service to jobs, school and community services.$144,000
NVFallon Paiute-Shoshone TribeThe Fallon Paiute-Shoshone Tribe will receive funding to initiative transit service, a daily service providing access to work, healthcare and other services in northern rural Nevada.$115,534
NYSeneca Nation of IndiansThe Seneca Nation of Indians will receive funding to build a storage facility to house its bus fleet, which links isolated communities to jobs and services as part of a growing regional public transportation network.$270,000
OKCherokee NationThe Cherokee Nation will receive funding to purchase buses to both replace vehicles that have exceeded their useful life and expand their existing fleet, continuing transportation services on 10 commuter routes that link to jobs, healthcare and other community services.$281,250
OKOtoe-Missouria TribeThe Otoe-Missouria Tribe of Indians will receive funding to initiate transit service and provide rides for tribal and community members to work, healthcare and other community services in Noble and Kay counties.$137,250
OKUnited Keetoowah Band of Cherokee IndiansThe United Keetoowash Band of Cherokee Indians will receive funding to purchase transit vans to expand its service throughout 14 counties in north central Oklahoma focused on access to jobs, school, healthcare and other community services.$150,000
ORConfederated Tribes of Grand RondeThe Confederated Tribes of Grand Ronde will receive funding to initiate a new transit route that will expand service to new communities.$250,000
SDOglala Sioux TribeThe Oglala Sioux Tribe will receive funding to update its short-term transit plan to evaluate its current level of service, which spans seven routes and 1,800 miles a day.$25,000
WAKalispel Indian Community of the Kalispel ReservationThe Kalispel Indian Community of the Kalispel Reservation will receive funding to purchase buses to replace vehicles that have exceeded their useful life, responding to increased demand on its four bus routes.$41,000
WASauk-Suiattle Indian TribeThe Sauk-Suiattle Indian Tribe will receive funding to purchase vehicles to expand its bus shuttle program to full time, providing additional transit service and connections to regional transit systems in Snohomish and Skagit counties.$126,087
WASpokane Tribe of IndiansThe Spokane Tribe of Indians will receive funding to purchase buses to replace transit vehicles that have exceeded their useful life, providing access to essential services and connecting the reservation with eastern Washington communities.$129,472
WAStillaguamish Tribe of IndiansThe Stillaguamish Tribe of Indians of Washington will receive funding to purchase buses to replace vehicles that have exceeded their useful life, continuing a program to support access to jobs, healthcare and community services.$117,000
WASwinomish Indian Tribal CommunityThe Swinomish Indian Tribal Council will receive funding for a feasibility study to assess expanding transit services to rural areas of Skagit County, which would add connections to jobs, schools and services.$25,000
WATulalip Tribes of WashingtonThe Tulalip Tribes of Washington will receive funding to purchase buses to replace vehicles that have exceeded their useful life, supporting access to essential services including jobs and healthcare.$120,152
WIBad River Band of Lake Superior Tribe of Chippewa IndiansThe Bad River Band of Lake Superior Tribe of Chippewa Indians will receive funding to replace and renovate aging bus shelters, improving safety for passengers.$41,443
WIMenominee Indian Tribe of WisconsinThe Menominee Indian Tribe will receive funding to purchase buses to replace vehicles that have exceeded their useful life, expanding access to jobs, school, healthcare and other government services throughout 30 counties.$90,000
Total Funding$4,998,028
Last updated: Wednesday, July 31, 2019