Innovative Public Transportation Workforce Development Program (US Dept of Transportation)

Type: 
Funding
Event Date: 
Grant Deadline: 
Organization: 
US DOT
Description: 

DOT is making available funding to develop innovative programs and activities in public transportation that address the human resources needs of public transportation operators, as well as build pathways to long-term careers in the public transportation industry. DOT is giving additional consideration to proposals that advance training related to maintenance of alternative energy, energy efficiency, or zero emission vehicles and facilities used in public transportation, as well as submissions that are geographically diverse, target areas with high rates of unemployment, and address current or projected workforce shortages in areas that require technical expertise.

Category: 
Infrastructure, Planning, career building, Research
Funding Amount: 
Program awards generally range between $200,000 to $1,000,000
Matching Funds: 
Yes

Geography:

Eligibility: 
Eligibility includes Indian tribes.