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Fiscal Year 2020 Tribal Transit Project Selections

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State Project Sponsor Project Description Funding
AK Allakaket Village The Allakaket Village will receive funding to purchase a vehicle and initiate transit operations. This project will ensure safe and reliable transit service for tribal residents in this isolated village. $167,850
AK Asa'carsarmiut Tribe The Asa'carsarmiut Tribe will receive funding to initiate transit service. This project will improve safety, reliability and mobility for tribal members in Mountain Village, Alaska. $369,361
AK Hydaburg Cooperative Association (HCA) The Hydaburg Cooperative Association will receive funding to make access improvements to ferry landing sites. This project will improve safety and accessibility for tribal residents traveling around the rural village of Hydaburg. $866,200
AK Native Village of Eyak The Native Village of Eyak (NVE) will receive funding to develop a transit plan. This project will improve access to and within the community and better connect residents to jobs, healthcare and economic opportunities. $22,500
AK Native Village of Ruby The Native Village of Ruby will receive funding to purchase a transit vehicle. This project will improve access for residents in the community of Ruby and better connect them to jobs, healthcare and economic opportunities. $64,495
AK Native Village of Unalakleet The Native Village of Unalakleet will receive funding to expand transit operations. The tribe provides transit services to help tribal members access healthcare and community services. $52,975
AK Noorvik Native Community (NNC) The Noorvik Native Community will receive funding to build a storage facility to house its paratransit fleet. This project will improve the safety and reliability of service for tribal members in Noorvik. $1,830,000
AK Sitka Tribe of Alaska The Sitka Tribe will receive funding to replace a transit vehicle that has exceeded its useful life. This project will improve safety, mobility and service reliability for residents who use the service to access jobs, education and community services in Sitka. $281,750
AK Village of Iliamna The Village of Iliamna will receive funding to initiate new transit service and purchase a new transit vehicle. This project will provide residents with improved access to jobs, health care and essential services throughout the village and surrounding areas. $166,499
AZ Yavapai-Apache Nation The Yavapai-Apache Nation will receive funding to expand transit service to help tribal residents access jobs, healthcare and essential services. This project will ensure continued tribal transit service in Yavapai County and the state of Arizona. $445,000
MN Fond du Lac Band of Lake Superior Chippewa The Fond du Lac Band of Lake Superior Chippewa will receive funding to purchase new vehicles to replace older vehicles that have exceeded their useful life. This project will address state of good repair needs and ensure continued demand-response weekday service on the Fond du Lac Reservation and service to Duluth. $131,400
MN White Earth Band of Chippewa Indians The White Earth Band of Chippewa Indians will receive funding to purchase new vehicles to replace older vehicles that have exceeded their useful life. This project will address state of good repair needs and ensure continued service for tribal residents. $414,896
MT Chippewa Cree Tribe The Chippewa Cree Tribe will receive funding to develop a long-range transit master plan. The plan will help the tribe ensure continued transit services for tribal members traveling to jobs and essential services on the Rocky Boy's Indian Reservation and surrounding area. $25,000
NE Winnebago Tribe of Nebraska The Winnebago Tribe of Nebraska will receive funding to expand the Winnebago Tribal Transit Maintenance Facility. This project will address state of good repair needs and help the tribe continue to provide safe and reliable transit service to help residents access jobs, school and community services in Sioux City and South Sioux City. $528,617
NM Mescalero Apache Tribe The Mescalero Apache Tribe will receive funding to purchase a mobile snow plow and to maintain transit services. The project will ensure continued transit service for tribal members with improved access to jobs, healthcare and essential services. $523,693
NM Namb Pueblo Nambe Pueblo, which is served by the North Central Region Transit District (NCRTD), will receive funding to purchase a new, accessible vehicle. This project addresses state of good repair needs and ensures continued transit service for tribal members with improved access to jobs, healthcare and essential services. $67,500
NM Pueblo de San Ildefonso Pueblo de San Ildefonso, which is served by the North Central Regional Transit District (NCRTD), will receive funding to build ADA-compliant bus stops, which will include shelters, benches and other amenities. This project addresses state of good repair needs and will help the Pueblo continue to provide safe and reliable transit service to help tribal residents access employment, education and healthcare. $144,000
NM Pueblo of Pojoaque The Pueblo of Pojoaque will receive funding to purchase a paratransit vehicle. This project addresses state of good repair needs and aims to improve the quality of life for the Pueblo's community members by connecting them to employment, education, healthcare and social services. $67,500
OK Eastern Shawnee Tribe of Oklahoma The Northeast Oklahoma Tribal Transit Consortium (NTTC), on behalf of the Eastern Shawnee Tribe of Oklahoma, will receive funding to purchase new passenger vehicles. This project addresses state of good repair needs and will help ensure safe and reliable transit services for tribal members. $139,181
OK Muscogee (Creek) Nation The Muscogee (Creek) Nation will receive funding to purchase a computer-aided scheduling dispatch system. The innovative project will ensure safe and reliable transit service for tribal members, improving access to jobs, health care and essential services. $214,730
OR Confederated Tribes of Warm Springs The Confederated Tribes of Warm Springs will receive funding to purchase new transit vehicles to replace aging vehicles that have exceeded their useful life. This project addresses state of good repair needs for tribal members in Warm Springs by ensuring continued transit service to jobs, education, healthcare and social services. $350,000
SD Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe The Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe, working with River Cities Public Transit, will receive funding to purchase transit vehicles to replace aging vehicles that have exceeded their useful life and to upgrade its maintenance facility. This project will address state of good repair needs and help tribal residents access healthcare, employment and education opportunities in North Central South Dakota. $248,110
SD Sisseton-Wahpeton Oyate of the Lake Traverse Reservation The Sisseton-Wahpeton Oyate of the Lake Traverse Reservation will receive funding to ensure continued transit services for tribal members in Northeastern South Dakota. The project will improve access to jobs, healthcare and essential services in and around the reservation. $328,761
WA Cowlitz Indian Tribe The Cowlitz Indian Tribe will receive funding to purchase a vehicle to ensure continued efficiency for its staff in maintaining the tribe's transit services. Cowlitz Tribal Transit Services provides a demand response service for its tribal community in a largely rural, low-density service area in Southwest Washington. $35,000
WI Forest County Potawatomi Community The Forest County Potawatomi Community will receive funding to resume transit service which has been suspended due to COVID-19. This project will allow Forest County to initiate service for community members in Forest County, Wisconsin. $235,303

Total:
$7,720,321

Last updated: Friday, November 20, 2020