The Indiana State Legislature established the Public Mass Transportation Fund (I.C. 8-23-3-8) to promote and develop transportation in Indiana. The funds are allocated to public transit systems on a performance based formula. (PMTF Formula)
An eligible recipient is defined as any transit system that receives federal funds under the Federal Transit Act and provides public transportation in Indiana.
- Operating Project Grants
Operating Grants provide assistance for the operations of the transit service. PMTF funds are restricted to a dollar for dollar match with Locally Derived Income.
- Capital Project Grants
Capital projects generally include expenses for purchasing vehicles, communication equipment, fare boxes, passenger shelters, and construction of and rehabilitation of transit facilities. PMTF funds are restricted to a dollar for dollar match with Locally Derived Income.
- CY 2021 Funding
Actual funding level for 2021: $38.25 Million
Public Transit Program Manager
Indiana Department of Transportation
100 N. Senate Ave., Room N758-MM
Indianapolis, IN 46204