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Statistical Summaries

Overview

Statistical Summaries provide comprehensive funding information about grants awarded as part of FTA’s major funding programs each year. Select data is provided on the distribution and use of funds including the following programs:

  • Urbanized Area Formula
  • Non-urbanized Area Formula
  • Rural Transit Assistance Program
  • Enhanced Mobility of Seniors & Individuals with Disabilities
  • Capital, Interstate Substitution
  • Metropolitan Transportation Planning Statewide Transportation Planning
  • Consolidated Planning Grants
  • Emergency Supplemental Funding
  • Bus and Bus Facilities
  • State of Good Repair

Repealed Programs:

  • Job Access and Reverse Commute
  • Over-the-Road Bus, Clean Fuels
  • Alternative Transportation in the Parks and Public Lands
  • Alternatives Analysis
  • New Freedom

Yearly Summaries

About the Data

FTA’s Statistical Summaries provide detailed analyzed data about grant funds awarded and agency expenditures for all of FTA’s major financial aid programs, such as urban and rural formula grants, Capital Investment Grants, Bus and Bus Facilities Grants and Metropolitan and Statewide Planning. The data used in the Statistical Summaries are compiled from the capital, operating, and planning assistance grants to transit authorities, states, planning agencies, and other units of local government and eligible recipients.

Fiscal Year 2017 Statistical Summaries mark the first year of the Fixing America’s Surface Transportation (FAST) Act, which was signed into law in December 2015. The act, which supports transit funding through fiscal year 2020, reauthorizes FTA programs and includes changes to improve mobility, streamline capital project construction and acquisition, and increase the safety of public transportation systems across the country. Programs authorized under prior authorizations will not be represented in future statistical summaries once the funding has been fully expended.

Last updated: Thursday, March 5, 2020