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Large capital grant

We distribute funding to rural and small urban transit providers for certain large capital items that deliver and improve modern transit services. We provide funding for revenue vehicles, facilities, and technology through other grants.

How it works

  • You identify a need for one or more large capital items through a planning, performance evaluation, or some other process.
  • You follow the link to complete a short Application questionnaire.
  • You complete an Independent Cost Estimate form.
  • Then you submit your application documents in BlackCat


Any Greater Minnesota Rural or Small Urban transit agency currently receiving operating assistance from MnDOT.

Application period

This solicitation will open on Aug. 1, 2024, and applications will be due on Sept. 30, 2024.