The Public Transportation COVID-19 Research Demonstration Grant Program

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Funding Opportunity ID:329292
Opportunity Number:FTA-2020-015-TRI
Opportunity Title:The Public Transportation COVID-19 Research Demonstration Grant Program
Opportunity Category:Discretionary
Opportunity Category Explanation:
Funding Instrument Type:Grant
Category of Funding Activity:Transportation
Category Explanation:
CFDA Number(s):20.530
Eligible Applicants:State governments
County governments
City or township governments
Native American tribal governments (Federally recognized)
Others (see text field entitled “Additional Information on Eligibility” for clarification)
Additional Information on Eligibility:Eligible applicants include State and local governmental authorities, direct recipients of Section 5307 and 5311 funds, and Indian tribes. Eligible applicants are limited to FTA grant recipients who would be the primary beneficiaries of the innovative products and services that are developed.
Agency Code:DOT-FTA
Agency Name:Department of Transportation
DOT/Federal Transit Administration
Posted Date:Oct 05, 2020
Close Date:Nov 02, 2020
Last Updated Date:Oct 05, 2020
Award Ceiling:$0
Award Floor:$0
Estimated Total Program Funding:$10,000,000
Expected Number of Awards:20
Description:The Federal Transit Administration (FTA) announces a Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO) for $10 million as part of a new COVID-19 Recovery Research Demonstration Program to provide research funding for innovative solutions that support the phased reopening of local economies through access to safe public transportation. The COVID-19 Recovery Research Demonstration Program will fund research grants that explore and later will disseminate ways to improve the safety of transit frontline workers and riders in areas such as sanitation/decontamination; exposure mitigation; customer confidence; and contactless payment.
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