Our Grant Programs


All Grant Programs

Commuter Assistance Program (CAP)

The Commuter Assistance Program supports programs and projects that provide information on commute options to the public, and encourage the use of transit, vanpooling, and carpooling.

The Freight Fund

The Freight Fund is designed to support rail infrastructure investments to expand the Virginia freight rail network, bringing lasting benefits to the economy and transportation network in Virginia.

Human Services Grant Program

DRPT awards Federal Transit Administration Section 5310 funding for the enhanced mobility of seniors (ages 65 and older) and individuals with disabilities.

Making Efficient and Responsible Investments in Transit (MERIT)

Making Efficient and Responsible Investments in Transit is a statewide grants program that provides financial assistance to support public transportation services throughout Virginia.

Rail Industrial Access (RIA)

The Rail Industrial Access Program promotes truck diversion by providing grant assistance to connect new or expanding businesses to the freight railroad network.

Rail Preservation Fund (RPF)

The Rail Preservation Fund benefits the nine shortline railroads operating in Virginia.

Transit Ridership Incentive Program (TRIP)

The Transit Ridership Incentive Program provides funding to transit agencies and governing bodies for the purpose of creating more accessible, safe, and regionally significant transit networks.