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DRPT FY21 PUBLIC NOTICE. The Virginia Department of Rail and Public Transportation (DRPT) is accepting applications for transit, rail, and transportation demand management (TDM) grants for the 2020 fiscal year. The state’s annual grant application period is open from December 1, 2019, through February 3, 2020. Transit and TDM funds are available through multiple state and federal funding sources to support transit service, human service transportation, senior transportation, ridesharing and TDM programs in Virginia. Eligible project categories include capital purchases, administrative and operating costs, technical assistance, demonstration grants, and TDM/ridesharing program costs. Funds are available for rail initiatives through the Rail Enhancement and Rail Preservation programs. In addition, funding to provide access to freight rail shipping for Virginia businesses is available year round through the Rail Industrial Access program. Complete details on eligibility and the application procedures for DRPT grant programs are available online. To learn more about transit, rail, and transportation demand management funding in Virginia, visit Applications can be submitted online at DRPT has also revised State Management Plans (SMPs) for the federal section 5310, 5311, and 5339 grant programs, awarded to Virginia by the Federal Transit Administration (FTA). Draft plans can be found at DRPT is committed to ensuring that no person is excluded from participation in, or denied the benefits of its services on the basis of race, color, or national origin, as protected by Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964. DRPT will also provide reasonable accommodations and interpretive services for persons who require special assistance to participate in this public involvement opportunity as required by the ADA. For accommodations, additional information on how to file a complaint, please contact our Title VI Compliance Officer, (804) 786-4440, or 600 E. Main Street, Suite 2102, Richmond, VA 23219,or visit our website at