Public Transportation Unit:


•Administer public transportation programs funded by the Federal Transit Administration and KDOT to help meet the transportation needs of elderly persons, persons with disabilities, and the general public;
•Advise incorporated private non-profit organizations, county governments, non-urban city governments (under 50,000 population), and Indian Nations of the availability of public transportation funds; and
•Review requests to fund programs including but not limited to the purchase of vehicles, ITS communication equipment, wheelchair lifts, and restraints. Conduct yearly inspections of vehicles, monitor grantees to ensure compliance with federal and state regulations, and administer all programs related to public transportation.