Transit Funding in the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act
Issue Brief 21-15
October 1, 2021
UPDATE: The president signed the IIJA on November 15, 2021. The bill is unchanged from the version described in this brief.
The Senate has approved and sent to the House a five-year infrastructure bill, the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act (IIJA; H.R. 3684). The nearly 3,000-page bill authorizes or reauthorizes a wide range of programs encompassing transportation, broadband, energy, water, recycling, and more. The bill also provides appropriations for many programs. This brief summarizes transit programs authorized in Division C of the bill, two new programs authorized in Division G, and related appropriations provided in Division J.