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American Indians living on tribal lands face challenges accessing medical care, employment opportunities, schools, and other crucial resources. The National Rural Transit Assistance Program (RTAP) provides a comprehensive list of resources on best practices for providing transportation service on tribal land. Funding for tribal transportation programs comes largely from the federal government through the Public Transportation on Indian Reservations Program (Tribal Transit Program (TTP), which began in 2005.  TTP consists of a $30 million formula grant program and a $5 million competitive grant program. All federally recognized tribes are eligible for the funding.