RTAP – Rural Transit Assistance Program
RTAP – RURAL TRANSIT ASSISTANCE PROGRAM
49 U.S.C. 5311(B)(3) RURAL TRANSPORTATION ASSISTANCE PROGRAM
(RTAP) SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM
Scholarships are available through the State of Hawaii Department of Transportation (HDOT) for rural transit operators to offset expenses related to training events, seminars, workshops, and conferences. Key objectives of the program are to promote safe and effective delivery of public transportation in rural areas; to support coordination of public, private, specialized, and human service transportation services; to facilitate peer-to-peer self-help through the development of local networks of transit professionals; and to make more efficient use of public and private resources.
Subrecipients eligible to apply for the RTAP program include:
Public transit operators and organizations that provide transportation service in rural/non-urbanized areas of Hawaii, including those eligible to receive Federal Transit Administration Sections 5310 and/or 5311 funding are able to apply for this scholarship.
Program Guidelines and Application:
Click on the links below for details on eligible activities, the application process, terms and conditions, and the forms required for submission.
HDOT RTAP Scholarship Program Guidelines (10/20/2022)
HDOT RTAP Scholarship Forms (10/20/2022)
Questions regarding the HDOT RTAP program can be submitted via email or mail with attention to the RTAP Program Manager.
Email: [email protected]
RTAP Program Manager
Hawaii Department of Transportation
Statewide Transportation Planning Office
200 Rodgers Boulevard, Honolulu, Hawaii 96819