Purpose. To provide capital and operating assistance to rural areas
(under 50,000 population).
Terms and Conditions. All eligible applicants in rural areas must
complete an application as outlined in Georgia State Management Plan
and Administrative Guide for Rural and Small Urban Areas - Section 18.
The applicant must also adhere to all FTA regulations outlined in Circular
Recipients. Local public bodies and operators of public transportation
services that have the legal authority to receive and dispense Federal
Award. Applicants must submit to Georgia Department of Transportation
(GDOT) an annual grant application by October 1st of each year. The program
request is advertised for public review. A consolidated Section 18 grant
application is submitted annually for approval by FTA.
Directions and Deadlines.
Section 18 grant applications are submitted to GDOT by October 1st of each
year. A consolidated grant application is submitted to FTA for review. FTA
approves grants by the end of the quarter following submission. Information
relating to this grant program may be obtained from the Georgia Department of
Transportation, Office of Intermodal Programs, 276 Memorial Drive, SW, Atlanta,