More than $22.3 million in funding is availablethrough Nov. 12 from the Idaho Transportation Department’s Public Transportation (ITD-PT) office for rural transit service providers in Idaho.

Local government authorities, public agencies or private nonprofit organizations, and operators of public transportation that receive funding indirectly through an eligible recipient are eligible to apply.

Every two years, ITD-PT makes funding available for operating and capital projects to support rural public transportation needs and services. In a largely rural state, there are public transportation services in 43 of the 44 counties.

Applications can be found at the “Apply for Funds” link below, or on the ITD-PT website under the “Application” drop down tab labeled

“Congressional Appropriation Applications,” along with additional application details.

Each grant program has its own set of requirements and details can be located online on ITD’s website.

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