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TCAT Federal Grant Notice May 7, 2012

May 7th, 2012

Tompkins County

Public Notice

2012 Federal Transit Grant Application

Tompkins County is applying to the Federal Transit Administration (FTA) on behalf of Tompkins Consolidated Area Transit, Inc. (TCAT) and the County for a Section 5307 Urban Formula Program grant. TCAT serves Tompkins County.  The grant provides funding for operating assistance and capital projects with New York State, and local funds as follows:

 

Final Year 2012 Program of Projects

FTA Section 5307Grant

Projects

 

Federal

 

State

 

TCAT

 

County

 

Total

 

Preventative Maintenance

 

$    537,882

 

$      67,235

 

$       67,235

 

 

 

$     672,353

 

Associated Capital Maintenance

 

$      22,882

 

$        2,860

 

$         2,860

 

 

 

$       28,603

 

Mobility Management

 

$      36,000

 

$        4,500

 

 

 

$      4,500

 

$       45,000

 

Project Administration

 

$      49,200

 

$         6,150

 

 

 

$      6,150

 

$       61,500

 

Security Equipment

 

$        8,000

 

$        1,000

 

$         1,000

 

 

 

$       10,000

 

Short Term Transit Planning

 

$      16,000

 

$        2,000

 

$         2,000

 

 

 

$       20,000

 

Support Vehicles

 

$      20,000

 

$        2,500

 

$         2,500

 

 

 

$       25,000

 

Capital and Planning Subtotal

 

$     689,965

 

$      86,246

 

$       75,596

 

$    10,650

 

$     862,456

 

Operating Assistance

 

$     679,000

 

$ 4,073,934

 

$   7,450,021

 

$             -

 

$ 12,202,955

 

Total

 

$  1,368,965

 

$ 4,160,180

 

$   7,525,617

 

$    10,650

 

$ 13,065,411

 

   


Comments on the proposed projects are invited from the general public, private bus and taxi companies, other public transportation providers and human service agencies. Interested parties may comment on the project or obtain more details about the project by contacting:

Dwight Mengel, Chief Transportation Planner

Tompkins County Department of Social Services

320 W. State St, Ithaca, NY 14850

(607) 274-5605 voice, 274-5666 fax

dwight.mengel@dfa.state.ny.us


Human service agencies involved in providing client transportation are encouraged to obtain copies of the grant applications and submit proposals for service coordination.  Private bus and taxi operators may request copies of the grant applications from the above person and may submit proposals, including cost estimates, to provide the service as described.

If you wish to comment on any aspect of the proposed project, submit a proposal, a request for service coordination or to request for a public hearing, you must make your interest known in writing within twenty days of the date of this publication and provide your comments within two weeks of the date of your receipt of the grant applications.  Your requests and/or comments must be forwarded to the above person. The Program of Projects shown above will be considered final unless they are amended and re-published. 

This notice is published online at: http://tccoordinatedplan.weebly.com/fta-section-5307-grant---572012.html

 

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