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Volume 40 - Issue 14 - April 8, 2021

State of Kansas

Department of Transportation

Notice of Applications

The Kansas Department of Transportation (KDOT) Office of Public Transportation is now accepting applications for operating assistance and proposals for capital purchases in accordance with the Federal Transit Administration (FTA) program U.S.C. 49-5311(f) – Intercity Bus.

The purpose of the U.S.C. 49-5311(f) program is to provide funds to support the intercity bus system and its purpose as a vital link between isolated rural communities and the rest of the nation. The goal of the U.S.C. 49-5311(f) program is to support the connection between nonurbanized areas and the larger regional or national system, meet the intercity travel needs of residents in nonurbanized areas, and support the infrastructure of the intercity bus network.

The application is available on the KDOT Public Transportation website at

Proposals for capital purchases should include all appropriate bid documents, vehicle specifications, associated routes and justification for purchase, a capital investment plan (including information on vehicles that will be replaced), and any additional supporting documents.

Any potential applicants that do not have Internet access can request an application by contacting the KDOT Public Transit office at 785-296-7984.

All applications and proposals must be received to KDOT (address below) by 3:00 p.m. May 14, 2021. Applications received after the deadline will not be accepted.

Kansas Department of Transportation
Office of Public Transportation
700 SW Harrison St., 2nd Floor (Planning)
Topeka, KS 66603-3745

If you have any questions please contact Rene Hart, Multi Modal Planner at

Julie Lorenz

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