Fiscal Year 2022 and Fiscal Year 2023 Competitive Grants for Rail Vehicle Replacement Program (Rail Program) Notice of Funding
Rail Vehicle Replacement Grants
Details: October 12, 2022. Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO): Solicitation of Project Proposals for the FY 2022 and FY 2023. The Federal Transit Administration (FTA) announces the opportunity to apply for $600 million in Fiscal Year (FY) 2022 and 2023 Section 5337 State of Good Repair Program funds (Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance #20.525) authorized for competitively selected rail vehicle replacement projects. As required by Federal public transportation law and subject to appropriations, funds will be awarded competitively to States and local governmental authorities to assist in the funding of capital projects to replace rail rolling stock. See the Federal Register Notice. Synopses and a full announcement are posted on Grants.Gov as opportunity FTA-2023-001-TPM-RAIL. Proposals must be submitted electronically through Grants.Gov website by 11:59 PM Eastern Time on January 5, 2023.
Summary: The Competitive Grants for Rail Vehicle Replacement Program (Rail Program) assists States and local governmental authorities in funding capital projects to replace rail rolling stock. The purpose of the Rail Program is to modernize America’s transit system, focusing on maintaining a State of Good Repair for fixed-guideway rail transit. Eligible projects are the replacement of rail rolling stock.
Eligible Applicants: Eligible applicants under this program are also those eligible for Section 5337 funds. This eligibility is composed of States and local governmental authorities located in Urbanized Areas (UZA) with fixed guideway or high intensity motorbus systems in revenue for at least seven (7) years.
All applicants must complete the attached supplemental form and attach it to their submission in GRANTS.GOV.
Dates: Applicants must submit proposals electronically by 11:59 PM Eastern Time on January 5, 2023. Any organization intending to apply should initiate the process of registering on the Grants.Gov site immediately to ensure completion of registration before the submission deadline.
For Further Information: For further information, please contact Donna Iken, FTA Office of Program Management, (202) 366-0876.