California Department of Transportation

RSTP-CMAQ/Obligational Authority "Use-it-or-Lose-It" Limitation Summary

Subjects state RSTP and CMAQ funds to a 3-year availability limit. Any federal obligational authority that will not be used during the remainder of a federal fiscal year shall be redistributed by the Department to other projects. The Department is also directed to monitor the use of such funds and provide quarterly reports to the CTC regarding the use of all federal transportation funds. Funds not used within the 3 year apportionment period, plus any extensions, may be redirected by the CTC for use on other transportation projects in the state.

This page last updated October 1, 2001