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Public Transit Office

Public Transit Office / Grants Administration

Grants Administration

Public Transit Office

Ed Coven, State Transit Manager

Functions of the Grants Administration and Commuter Assistance Section


The Transit Office administers Federal and State transit grants, monitors compliance with transit regulations, Title VI, and provides planning, commuter assistance and technical assistance to Florida's transit agencies and communities.

Grants Administration


State Block Grant Program

Section 5303 -- Program that funds metropolitan and state transit planning projects

Section 5307 -- Formula program that funds capital and operating assistance in urbanized areas

Section 5310 -- Programs for capital projects planned, designed and carried out to meet special needs of elderly and individuals with disabilities

Section 5311 -- Formula program that funds capital and operating assistance in rural areas

Section 5339 -- Buses and Bus Facilities Grants Program

Section 5305(d) -- Metropolitan Planning Program (MPP)

Florida Department of Transportation Grant Application Manuals


     Section 5310 Application SFY 2020    

     Section 5310 Instruction Manual SFY 2020

     Section 5311 Application SFY 2020   

     Section 5311 Instruction Manual SFY 2020

     Section 5311(f) Application SFY 2020    

     Section 5311(f) Instruction Manual SFY 2020

     Section 5339 Application SFY 2020

     Section 5339 Instruction Manual SFY 2020

     Section 5339 Small Urban Guidance Document 2016 

     Form 424

          Section 5305(d) Required Application Documents 

       FTA Certifications and Assurances

       FTA 5305 Budget

       Form 424

       MPO 2018 Handbook

Florida Department of Transportation Manuals and Forms


FDOT State Management Plan

Trienneal Review and Process Guide: Section 5307

Trienneal Review and Process Guide: Section 5310

Trienneal Review and Process Guide: Section 5311 

Federal Transit Administration Circulars


Section 5310 Circular on Enhanced Mobility of Seniors and Individuals with Disabilities Program Guidance

Section 5311 Circular on Formula Grants For Rural Areas 

Section 5305(d) Circular on Metropolitan Planning Program (MPP)   

Section 5339 Circular on Bus and Bus Facilities Program

FTA Third Party Contracting Guidance Circular

Federal Transit Administration Reporting Forms and Helpful Documents


FTA Best Practices Procurement Manual with updates

Charter Service Quarterly Reporting Form

Congressional Districts by County 2016

DBE Semi-Annual Report Form

Disclosure of Lobbying Activities Standard Form LLL

FFDOT Subrecipient DUNS Numbers

Transit Title VI Plan: September 2013


Florida Intercity Bus Service Needs Assessment and Action Plan

Florida Intercity Bus Service Tech Memo One: Baseline Conditions

Florida Intercity Bus Service Tech Memo Two: Needs Assessment


Title VI Discrimination Complaint Form - Click here 

Title VI Discrimination Complaint Forms or questions regarding Title VI issues should be sent to:


Heather Kay, Federal Grants Manager
Florida Department of Transportation
605 Suwannee Street (MS 26)
Tallahassee, Florida  32399-0450
Email: heather.kay@dot.state.fl.us 
Phone: 850-414-4239

Commuter Assistance Section Links


Commuter Assistance Program - This link opens the FDOT commuter Assistance Web-Page.


Florida Rural Transit Assistance Program - This link is to the Florida RTAP that is part of a Federal Transit Administration initiative to improve rural transit service.