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Public Transit Participation Grant
Information & Application

Application is open and due August 30, 2013


Program Overview

The Public Transit Participation Program (Minnesota § 174.24/Federal Program 5311) provides financial assistance for public transit services. This grant program supports capital, planning and operations of transit systems in small and large urban areas and in rural areas outside of the 7-county Twin Cities metropolitan area.

Funding sources for these grants include the State General Fund and the Greater Minnesota Transit Fund and are combined with funds from the Federal Non-Urbanized Area Formula Program (Section 5311).



Who is Eligible to Apply

Minnesota entities who fall into these categories:


Application Criteria FTA Circular 9040.1f


Application Materials


Forms for New Applicants


Staff Contact

Sarah Brodt Lenz
Greater Minnesota Public Transit Coordinator (5311)
395 John Ireland Blvd.
MS 430
St. Paul, MN 55155
Phone: 651-366-4177


Transit Grant Programs