Minnesota Department of Transportation

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Minnesota Intercity Bus Program

2014-2015 application

The grant application period is now open for intercity bus projects spanning July 1, 2014 through Dec. 31, 2015. Applications will be accepted until 5 p.m. on Jan. 31, 2014. Consult the application instructions for more infomation.

Application materials

About intercity bus service


MnDOT's Office of Transit provides state and federal funding through capital, operating and marketing assistance to support intercity bus transportation.

The intercity bus service:

  • Available to the general public
  • Operates between two or more cities
  • Regularly scheduled bus service with limited stops

Minnesota Intercity Bus Program Guidance

MnDOT's Intercity Bus Program priorities and solicitations are guided by the Minnesota Intercity Bus Network Study, published in 2010. An update of the study is currently underway and due for release in early 2014. Further guidance is provided by the Federal Transit Administration Circular 9040.1F (Chapter VIII).


Shaun Morrell
State program coordinator