Active Transportation Program (ATP) - Cycle 5

ATP Cycle 5 Call-for-Projects

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Log of ATP Cycle 5 Received Applications as of 12/03/2020

The California Transportation Commission (CTC) announced the ATP Cycle 5 Call for Projects on March 25, 2020. Cycle 5 is expected to include about $440M in ATP funding made up of Federal funding, State SB1 and State Highway Account (SHA) funding. The funding/programming years include the 21/22, 22/23, 23/24 and 24/25 fiscal years.

The following schedule lists the major milestones for the development and adoption of the 2021 ATP Cycle 5:

Program Milestones Current Schedule Amended Schedule (Staff Recommendation)
Project Applications Deadline (Postmark Date) - Quick-Build Projects June 15, 2020 July 15, 2020
Project Applications Deadline (Postmark Date) - All Other Project Types June 15, 2020 Sept 15, 2020
Staff recommendation for Quick-Build Projects Posted November 16, 2020 Sept 15, 2020
Staff recommendation for statewide and small urban and rural portions of the program posted December 2-3, 2020 February 15, 2021
Commission Adopts Quick-Build Projects December 2-3, 2020 December 2-3, 2020
Commission adopts statewide and small urban and rural portions of the program December 2-3, 2020 March 2021*
Projects not programmed distributed to large MPOs based on location  December 2-3, 2020 March 2021*
Deadline for MPO Draft project programming recommendations to the Commission January 18, 2021 April 15, 2021
Deadline for MPO Final project programming recommendations to the Commission April 2, 2021 May 14, 2021
Commission adopts MPO selected projects May 2021* June 2021*

*Exact dates will coincide with the Commission's adopted 2021 meeting calendar.

ATP Cycle 5 Application Information

Links will be added to this webpage as they become available. Potential applicants are encouraged to check the Caltrans, CTC, and ATP websites for future updates.

ATP Guidelines and Guidance

ATP Application

The ATP application has five project types. Note: The questions in the live application form will change depending on which project type is selected.

* Note: Server maintenance is scheduled for the last weekend of every month. The application form may be intermittently unavailable from Saturday 12 am to Sunday 5 pm on the last weekend of each month.

Software Settings

For assistance opening the ATP Cycle 5 Application, refer to these documents:

The following are flat/expanded versions of the application for each project type. This is an example of the entire application form for reference only.

ATP Cycle 5 Quick Build Application

The following is a separate application for quick build projects. Refer to the CTC ATP Guidance for more information on the ATP Quick Build Pilot.

ATP Cycle 5 Application Attachment Forms

ATP Cycle 5 Application Supporting Documents

Additional information can be found on the ATP General and Technical Information page:

  1. ATP Guidelines
  2. ATP Supplemental Guidelines
  3. ATP Documents & Forms
  4. Corps Information
  5. Master Agreement (MA) Information
  6. Audit Information
  7. Previous Cycle Guidelines
  8. Resources

For Additional Information