Department of Transportation Federal Grants

Showing results 51-75 of 277 for Department of Transportation federal grants, government grants and loans. For detailed information on a Department of Transportation federal grant including eligibility requirements or financial assistance, click the title.


Assistance to Small Shipyards
To award grants for capital improvements and related infrastructure improvements at qualified shipyards that will facilitate the efficiency, cost effectiveness, and quality of domestic ship construction for commercial and Federal Government use.

National Railroad Passenger Corporation Grants
To provide financial assistance to support the operation of and capital investment in intercity passenger rail service in the United States.

Railroad Rehabilitation and Improvement Financing Program
The RRIF program provides direct loans and loan guarantees to State and local governments, interstate compacts consented to by Congress under section 410(a) of the Amtrak Reform and Accountability Act of 1997 ( 49 U.S.C. 24101 ); government...

Capital Assistance to States - Intercity Passenger Rail Service
To provide financial assistance to fund capital improvements (and related planning activities) necessary to support improved or new intercity passenger rail service.

Highway Research and Development Program
The objective is to carry out the highway research and development program as authorized by the FAST Act and conduct research needed to maintain and improve our vital transportation infrastructure. The FAST Act addresses the many challenges facing...

Transportation Planning, Research and Education
To provide funds to conduct research and development on innovative transportation systems and related applied technologies.

Fuel Tax Evasion-Intergovernmental Enforcement Effort
The purpose of this program is to increase intergovernmental activities and enforcement efforts among public agencies to reduce Federal and State fuel tax evasion. Funds made available shall be used only to expand or enhance intergovernmental...

Clean Fuels
To assist in financing the acquisition of clean fuel vehicles and related facilities for agencies providing public transportation and operating in an urbanized and non-urbanized area designated as a non-attainment or maintenance area for ozone or...

New Freedom Program
The New Freedom program (Section 5317) provided grants for new capital and operating projects aimed at reducing, beyond the requirements of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, transportation barriers faced by individuals with disabilities...

Performance and Registration Information Systems Management
This program links Federal Motor Carrier Safety information systems with State commercial vehicle registration systems and enables a State to (1) determine the safety fitness of a motor carrier or registrant when applying for registration or while...

Railroad Development
To provide financial assistance for: planning and developing railroad corridors (including environmental studies), purchasing rail equipment, rail line relocation and improvement projects, construction projects that improve rail lines, enhance...

Alternatives Analysis
Assisted in financing the evaluation of all reasonable modal and multimodal alternatives and general alignment options for identified transportation needs in a particular, broadly defined travel corridor.

Safety Data Improvement Program
050 Objectives: The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration?s (FMCSA) objective is to fund State programs designed to improve the overall quality of commercial motor vehicle (CMV) data in accordance with the FMCSA State Safety Data Quality...

Safety Belt Performance Grants
Increase safety belt use by encouraging States to enact and enforce primary safety belt laws. A primary safety belt law permits law enforcement officers to stop and cite motorists for failing to wear safety belts without requiring that some other...

Commercial Motor Vehicle Operator Safety Training Grants
Expand the number of commercial driver?s license (CDL) holders possessing enhanced operator safety training to help reduce the severity and number of crashes on U.S. roads involving commercial motor vehicles, as defined in 49 U.S.C. 31301, and to...

State Traffic Safety Information System Improvement Grants
Encouraged States to adopt and implement effective programs to improve the timeliness, accuracy, completeness, uniformity, integration and accessibility of State data; to evaluate the effectiveness of efforts to make such improvements; to link these...

Research Grants
A. Rural Transportation Research Initiative, North Dakota State University ?s Upper Great Plains Transportation Institute must carry out the Rural Transportation Research Initiative. B. Hydrogen-Powered Transportation Research Initiative, University...

Incentive Grant Program to Prohibit Racial Profiling
Encouraged States to enact and enforce laws that prohibit the use of racial profiling in the enforcement of traffic laws on Federal-aid highways, and to maintain and allow public inspection of statistics on motor vehicle stops.

Motor Carrier Safety Assistance High Priority Activities Grants and Cooperative Agreements
Support, enrich, and augment Commercial Motor Vehicle (CMV) safety programs through partnerships with States, local governments, Federally recognized Indian tribes, other political jurisdictions, and other persons to carry out high priority...

Incentive Grant Program to Increase Motorcyclist Safety
Encouraged States to adopt and implement effective programs to reduce the number of single and multi-vehicle crashes involving motorcyclists.

Child Safety and Child Booster Seats Incentive Grants
To encourage States to enact and enforce a child restraint law that requires children up to 65 pounds and under 8 years of age to be properly restrained in a child restraint, unless they are 4' 9' tall.

Commercial Driver's License Program Implementation Grant
Assist States in complying with CDL requirements and dedicate funding to priority activities for research, development and testing, demonstration projects, public education, and other special activities and projects relating to commercial drivers...

Border Enforcement Grants
The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration?s objective is to ensure motor carriers operating commercial vehicles entering the United States from a foreign country are in compliance with commercial vehicle safety standards and regulations,...

Payments for Small Community Air Service Development
To help small communities enhance their air service and increase access to the national transportation system.

Alcohol Open Container Requirements
To encourage States to enact and enforce an alcohol open container law.