EUREKA — Caltrans District 1 will host a virtual Transportation Planning grant workshop on Tuesday, Jan. 31 from 10:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. via WebEx. A total of $84 million is available for Sustainable Communities Competitive, Climate Adaptation, and Strategic Partnership Transportation Planning Grants. Caltrans is now accepting applications online for Fiscal Year 2023-2024 Sustainable Transportation Planning grants until Thursday, March 9 at 5 p.m.
The consolidated grant program supports Caltrans’ mission to provide a safe, sustainable, integrated and efficient transportation system to strengthen the economy, promote equity and protect the environment.
These grants promote a balanced, comprehensive multi-modal transportation system. Funding is available for a wide range of transportation planning purposes addressing local and regional needs and issues. The results of these grants should lead to programming and implementation of transportation improvement projects.
Funding for the grant programs:
- Sustainable Communities Competitive and Formula Grants ($29.5M) are State-Funded, primarily through Senate Bill 1
- Climate Adaptation Planning Grants ($50M) are a State-Funded one-time augmentation, through Senate Bill 198
- Strategic Partnership Grants ($4.5M) are federally funded through Federal Highway Administration and Federal Transit Administration
Funding for the programs is available on a statewide, competitive basis. The application and guidebook are available on the Caltrans Sustainable Transportation Planning Grant Program website.
Meeting Information: https://cadot.webex.com/cadot/j.php?MTID=m610340954132550b79a8cbd79e5f5019
Meeting Phone #: 1(408) 418-9388
Access Code: 2487 004 7265
For more information about developing competitive grant applications, contact Tatiana Ahlstrand, District 1 Regional Planning Branch Chief, at Tatiana.Ahlstrand@dot.ca.gov.