TTFP related documents include:
No, funds are subject to annual appropriation and not guaranteed every year.
Applicants must demonstrate need; funds are additive and not eligible to replace existing funds. TTFP funds are to be expended for the purposes of funding transit capital projects and to fund those operational costs that are in excess of previously funded projects.
TTFP funds are eligible for the same capital purchases defined by FTA, as listed in the Transit Trust Fund – General Guidelines document.
TTFP funds are additive and not to supplant existing funds. Applicants must demonstrate how funds proposed for operational costs are additive.
EXAMPLE of TTFP Eligible Operational Project based on available Local funds:
XYZ Transit Agency applies to GDOT in FY24 and FY25 for 5311 operating funds – funded at 50% FTA funds:
FY2024 5311 subrecipient application
FY2025 5311 subrecipient application
*Disbursed to transit agency/county via TTFP process and used to fund operating expenses.
EXAMPLE of a TTFP Eligible Operational Project - increased availability of FTA Federal program funds due to additional IIJA/BIL funding: