|Federal agencies that contribute to EPA's environmental goals, and how they make a difference.|
|Programs by EPA Strategic Goal
1. Climate Change and Improving Air Quality
2. Protecting America's Waters
3. Cleaning Up and Sustainable Development
4. Safety of Chemicals and Preventing Pollution
Programs by Agency
AID, ARC, CNCS, CPSC, CSB, DHS, DOC, DOD, DOE, DOI, DOJ, DOL, DOS, DOT, ED, FHFA, GSA, HHS, HUD, NASA, NRC, NSF, OSTP, SBA, TVA, USDA, USPS, USTR, VA
Department of Transportation
EPA Goal 3: Cleaning Up Communities and
Advancing Sustainable Development
The Bus Livability Initiative makes funds available to public transportation providers to finance capital projects to replace, rehabilitate, and purchase buses and related equipment and to construct bus-related facilities, including programs of bus and bus-related projects for assistance to subrecipients that are public agencies, private companies engaged in public transportation, or private non-profit organizations.
FTA will make available approximately $125 million from its FY 2012 Section 5309 Bus and Bus Facilities program in support of the Bus Livability Initiative.
Source(s) of Information
1. DOT: Bus and Bus Facilities Livability Initiative: Solicitation of Project Proposals
Related EPA Program(s)
(61) Smart Growth:
The EPA smart growth program helps communities improve their development practices and get the type of development they want. We work with local, state, and national experts to discover and encourage successful, environmentally sensitive development strategies.
The EPA smart growth program:
• Conducts research
• Publishes reports and other publications
• Showcases outstanding communities
• Works with communities through grants and technical assistance
Brings together diverse interests to encourage better growth and development.
EPA's Partnership for Sustainable Communities: An interagency partnership between EPA (Smart Growth Program), HUD, and DOT to help improve access to affordable housing, more transportation options, and lower transportation costs while protecting the environment in communities nationwide. Through a set of guiding livability principles and a partnership agreement that will guide the agencies' efforts, this partnership will coordinate federal housing, transportation, and other infrastructure investments to protect the environment, promote equitable development, and help to address the challenges of climate change.