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Technology grant

We distribute funding to rural and small urban transit for the technologies needed to deliver and improve modern transit services.

How it works

  • Step 1: Submit a brief letter of intent to begin the application process. We'll review the letters to begin arranging assistance for those needing assistance and routing others directly into the application process. If you don't ask for assistance, we strongly encourage you to discuss your research plans with Chuck Morris.
  • Step 2: You'll lead the research either with consulting assistance or your own staff with support from Chuck Morris.
  • Step 3: You'll complete the application either using research (either consultant-provided deliverables or your own research and documentation).


Any Greater Minnesota Rural or Small Urban transit agency currently receiving operating assistance from MnDOT.

Application period

This solicitation will open on May 1, 2024, and applications will be due on June 28, 2024.