President Biden, USDOT Announce $1.5 Billion in Grants to Modernize Bus Fleets and Facilities

May 10, 2022 | News

Funded by the Infrastructure Bill, the Biden-Harris Administration and the U.S. Department of Transportation announced a $1.5 billion grant to modernize bus fleets and other facilities across the country. The move will help reduce carbon emissions and support good-paying jobs.

Overview

FTA’s Low or No Emission (Low-No) Grant Program makes funding available to help transit agencies purchase or lease U.S.-built low or no emission vehicles that use advanced technologies, including related equipment or facilities, for transit revenue operations. The Bipartisan Infrastructure Law provides $5.5 billion over five years for the Low-No Program—more than ten times greater than the previous five years of funding. For the Fiscal Year 2022, approximately $1.1 billion will be available for grants under this program.

FTA’s Grants for Buses and Bus Facilities Program makes funding available to help transit agencies purchase and rehabilitate buses, vans, and related equipment and build bus facilities. The Bipartisan Infrastructure Law provides nearly $2 billion over five years for the Bus and Bus Facilities Program. For the Fiscal Year 2022, approximately $372 million for grants will be available under this program.

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