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Indiana Department of Transportation

INDOT > Multimodal  > Transit > Public Mass Transportation Fund Public Mass Transportation Fund


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)

Eligible Recipients

An eligible recipient is defined as any transit system that receives federal funds under the Federal Transit Act and provides public transportation in Indiana.

Eligible Activities

  • 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 2015 Funding
    Actual funding level for 2015: $42.5 Million

CY 2015 Grant Application  

Contact Information

Brian Jones
Public Transit Program Manager
Indiana Department of Transportation
100 N. Senate Ave., Room N-955
Indianapolis, IN 46204