Attendees and speakers at Transit Day at the Capitol 2018.

KDOT administers public transportation programs funded by the Federal Transit Administration and the State of Kansas. Both the federal and state programs are designed to meet the transportation needs of elderly persons, persons with disabilities, and the general public. KDOT currently supports approximately 145 transit programs covering 99 of the state's 105 counties.


NEW: Vehicle Bid documents available

For companies interested in bidding on our public transportation vehicles, we have uploaded all the pertinent documents to a separate Bid Page on our website. If you are a prospective bidder, please follow this link to our Bid Page to access all documents associated with our vehicle bidding process. All questions related to the bid process must be directed to Kelly Broxterman at Kelly.Broxterman@ks.gov.

03.05.19 UPDATE: Spec Amendment 001-19 has been added to our Bid Page.

NEW: VIDEO: Transit Day at the Capitol 2019

We have created a short video that covers this year's event, including remarks from all the guest speakers.  Feel free to share this link with your employees, networks, and governing bodies to illustrate how important public transit is to Kansans of every age and ability.   

VIDEO:  Getting Everyone to Everywhere video now available

We're very pleased to release the video that I showed at the Transit presentation for the Legislative Task Force.  Thanks to KU-RTAP, OCCK, Flint Hills aTa Bus, and Nemaha County for being a huge part of what made the final video so excellent, and so well-received by the Task Force and everyone at KDOT.  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=K4whYW0QIxo&feature=em-share_video_user


Current Program Guidance

State Management Plan (2017)

Public Transportation Policy Manual (2018)

Kansas Group TAM Plan (2018)

Transit Manager's Handbook (2017)

Approved Trainer Program (2017)

Regional Business Model (2012)

     Regional Transit Business Model Volume I-II

     Regional Transit Business Model Appendix

Plans and Studies

Kansas Intercity Bus Study Final Report (2013)

I-70 Corridor Transit Feasibility Study

Dodge City Fixed Route Transit Study

Funding Programs

5310 Provider welcome letter
     5310 Program overview

5311 Provider welcome letter
     5311 Program overview

5311(f) Intercity Bus Routes (2018

Commuter Discretionary Funds (2018)

5339 Bus and Bus Facilities (2018)

Triennial Reviews

Triennial Interview Guide 5310
 (new for 2019)

Triennial Interview Guide 5311 (new for 2019)


2018 Transit Vehicles Specs, Pre-Order Forms, and Amendments
Coming Soon!

Contact Lists

KDOT Contact List
CTD Meeting Info and Contacts List

KDOT Funded Maintenance Facilities

FTA Maintenance Facility Checklist

Annual Building Inspection Checklist

Vehicle Preventive Maintenance Checklist

Title VI Information

Title VI Brochure - English

Title VI Brochure - Spanish

Other Links

CTD Map Transit Provider Directory


Social Media KDOT Twitter