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FTA Announces Public Safety Funding Opportunities, Webinars

Date:
April 04, 2019
Topics:
News, News Homepage, Safety, Transit

The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Transit Administration (FTA) has announced two funding opportunities, both due May 28, 2019.  The Innovations in Transit Public Safety program will support projects that assist transit agencies with identifying and adopting specific measures to address public safety in transit systems, including crime prevention, human trafficking, and operator assault.  The Crime Prevention and Public Safety Awareness program has the goal of developing and disseminating materials supporting public safety awareness campaigns for transit systems, including crime prevention, human trafficking, and operator assault. Each program has $2 million in competitive funding available.

FTA will hold two informational webinars about the funding opportunities, on April 8 (register here) and April 16 (register here), 2:00 – 3:30 p.m. ET.