|(a) Purpose. Section 5305, Federal Transit Act (49
U.S.C. §5305), authorizes the Secretary of the U.S. DOT to make
grants to states for planning and research activities as defined in §5304
(b) Eligible recipients. Section 5304 funds are available
only to the state. Other entities may participate in the program through
contracts with the state.
(c) Local share requirements. Section 5304 grants require
a 20 percent match, which may be in the form of cash, transportation
development credits, or in-kind services. Certain human resource program
activities may have a lower match requirement in accordance with FTA
Circular 8100.1C, or its latest version. U.S. DOT program funds cannot
be used as the local share.
(d) Department role. The department will prepare the
state's funding application and submit the material to the FTA for
|Source Note: The provisions of this §31.22 adopted to be effective February 15, 2001, 26 TexReg 1365; amended to be effective April 17, 2003, 28 TexReg 3080; amended to be effective February 21, 2008, 33 TexReg 1380; amended to be effective November 21, 2013, 38 TexReg 8253