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New Freedom Program

DOT may make grants under this section to a recipient for new public transportation services and public transportation alternatives beyond those required by the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 that assist individuals with disabilities with transportation, including transportation to and from jobs and employment support services. Federal funds for capital projects under this section may not exceed 80 percent of the net capital costs of the project; Federal funds for operating assistance may not exceed 50 percent of the net operating costs of the project. Expenditures such as funding wheelchair accessible taxis and purchase of transportation services are allowable under this program.

Click below for New Freedom fact sheet:

New Freedom Fact Sheet

Click below for New Freedom eligible activites:

New Freedom Eligible Activities