City of Ottawa is the Grantee for North Central Area Transit. The program is funded through the Federal Transportation Administration 5311 Program and the State of Illinois Downstate Operating Assistance Program. North Central Area Transit relies on local matching dollars to fulfill the Grant requirements. Local match components can be generated through local business partnerships and well as individual donations. If your agency is interested in a service contract for your clients, please contact the Administrator at 815-288-2117.