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Low or No Emission Grant Program (Transit)

  • Granting Agency: Dept. of Transportation – Federal Transit Administration
  • Appropriation Amount: $1,100,000,000
  • Grant Amount: Variable, 10% – 15% Match
  • Announcement Date: March 7, 2022
  • Closing Date: May 31, 2022



Purpose: The purpose of the Low-No Program is to support the transition of the nation’s transit fleet to the lowest polluting and most energy efficient transit vehicles. The Low-No Program provides funding to state and local governmental authorities for the purchase or lease of zero-emission and low-emission transit buses, including acquisition, construction, and leasing of required supporting facilities.

Eligible Expenditures:

Eligible projects include:

  • purchasing or leasing low- or no-emission buses
  • acquiring low- or no-emission buses with a leased power source
  • constructing or leasing facilities and related equipment (including intelligent technology and software) for low- or no-emission buses
  • constructing new public transportation facilities to accommodate low- or no-emission buses
  • rehabilitating or improving existing public transportation facilities to accommodate low- or no-emission buses

Eligible Applicants: The Low-No Program provides funds to designated recipients of FTA grants, including states, local governmental authorities and Indian Tribes.

Technical Assistance:

You can contact program staff at Amy Volz, Office of Program Management, 202-366-7484 or Other contacts and information can be found in the NOFO or FAQ.