"The Department of Homeland Security is pleased to announce its Fiscal Year (FY) 2005 Intercity Bus Security Grant Program (IBSGP). The mission of the FY 2005 IBSGP is to create a sustainable effort for the protection of critical transportation infrastructure from terrorism, especially explosives and non-conventional threats that would cause major loss of life and severe disruption. Key features of the program include: 1) Provides $9,657,138 to owners/operators of fixed route, intercity bus services using over-the-road buses. Funding will be provided directly to successful applicants. 2) Eligibility will be determined based on the type of service provided (fixed-route, intercity bus services using over-the-road buses) and service to defined Urban Area Security Initiative (UASI) jurisdictions. Please refer to the (FY) 2005 Intercity Bus Security Grant Guidelines and Application Kit at http://www.ojp.usdoj.gov/fundopps.htm for the list of eligible bus companies."
Office for Domestic Preparedness Information Bulletin No. 166; ODP Information Bulletin No. 166