TSA announces FY2020 Intercity Bus Security Grant Program

Washington, D.C.—The U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Transportation Security Administration has announced the availability of $2 million in competitive grants to assist intercity bus operations in protecting critical surface transportation infrastructure and the traveling public from acts of terrorism and in increasing infrastructure resilience.

The $2 million in grants are set aside for owners and operators of intercity bus systems that service historically eligible Urban Areas as defined by the Urban Area Security Initiative (UASI).

April 1 is the recommended date for Standard Form (SF) 424 to be submitted in grants.gov to establish intentions of applying for grant funds under the Intercity Bus Security Grant Program (IBSGP) and allowing the Federal Emergency Management Agency to review the application and confirm eligibility.

Completed application packets are due to be submitted to the FEMA portal at portal.fema.gov/famsVuWeb/home no later than 5:00 p.m. EDT on April 15. Selection of grant recipients is scheduled on Sept. 1.

Additional information and resource documents are available on the  FEMA website at fema.gov.



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