Federal Boat Program

Ferry Boat Program (Ferry Boat and Terminal Facilities Construction Program)

The Ferry Boat and Terminal Facilities Construction Program, also called the Ferry Boat Program, the Ferry Boat Formulaic Program and FBP, provides federal-aid to local agencies and Tribes with publicly owned and/or operated ferry and ferry terminal facilities that provide substantial public benefit.  Funding is based on Ferry Operator Census Data, which is gathered once every two years from the Ferry operators.  For more information regarding this important program please see the informational links below:

FHWA Ferry Boat Program web page

For more information concerning this program contact:

Daniel Karavan
Ferry Boat Program Coordinator
Division of Local Assistance, Caltrans