Tribal Transit

These resources include training and technical assistance specifically geared toward tribal transit managers, operators and riders.


National RTAP Resources

ADA Riders Guide and Policies for Tribal Transit Peer Call

American Indian Transportation: Issues and Successful Models Technical Brief

Crossing Great Divides Training Module discussing elderly mobility on tribal lands

How RTAP Helps Rural, Urban and Tribal Transit Sites

Resources for Tribal Transit Providers Presentation 


Additional Resources

National Congress of American Indian's Tribal Nations and the United States: An Introduction

TCRP Report 154: Developing, Enhancing and Sustaining Tribal Transit Services.

Tribal Technical Assistance Programs' (TTAP) Tribal Transportation News: Tribal Transit Edition, Fall 2013.

Tribal Transit and Prospects for Future Funding, a webinar from SURTC

National Indian Justice Center - Western Tribal Training and Technical Assistance Program

Rural and Tribal Passenger Transportation Technical Assistance Available Through CTAA

Administration for Native Americans (ANA) Social and Economic Development Strategies (SEDS) Program

Older Americans Act Title VI Program - includes manuals and toolkits

Government Accountability Office report  - Federal Role Key to Rural and Tribal Transit

Tribal Safety Management Strategic Steering Committee - Tribal Transportation Strategic Safety Plan

California Rural Indian Health Board's Barriers to Collaboration Between Tribal and County Governments: Planning for Major Disasters and Other Emergencies and Toolkit: Cross-Jurisdictional Sharing Between Tribes and Counties for Emergency Management


FTA Guidance

Tribal Transit Program (5311(c)) Homepage

Public Transportation on Indian Reservations Program (5311(j)) Homepage

Tribal Transportation Program (TTP) Homepage

FTA Tribal Grantee Resource Center Homepage

Capital Investment Grants - 5309 Homepage

Paul S. Sarbanes Transit in Parks Program (5320) Homepage

Job Access and Reverse Commute (JARC) Program Guidance and Application Instructions

New Freedom Program Guidance and Application Instructions

Elderly Individuals and Individuals with Disabilities Program Guidance and Application Instructions

2018 Federal Register Tribal Transit Program Discretionary Grant Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO)

Final 5311 Circular.


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Updated March 29, 2019