FTA Resources Available in Advance of Census Data Release

Published on: December 2, 2022

The 2020 Census urban area delineations will directly impact the funding distribution and eligibility of FTA’s formula grant programs and some discretionary programs. As FTA prepares for the Census Bureau’s upcoming release of final urban area boundaries, FTA encourages grant recipients to visit our census landing page to access new resources, including:

The Census Bureau projects new urban area boundaries will be published in December 2022, and the new urbanized area data will impact the FY 2024 apportionment. It will have no impact on funding apportioned in FY 2023 or earlier. Recipients are encouraged to contact their regional FTA office or with questions.

2020 Census: Resources and Information
FTA 2020 Census Frequently Asked Questions
FTA Program Requirement Impacts of 2020 Census Changes
FTA Formula Factors Table
FTA Regional Offices

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