December 19, 2017

The Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) has announced another round of Non-Infrastructure Safe Routes to School grants for 2018! This one-of-a-kind program in our region provides funding and support to the work of the local Safe Routes to School Coordinators throughout the state. The online application system will open on February 7, 2018, and the deadline for applications is March 23, 2018.

December 19, 2017

The Maryland Department of Transportation (MDOT) announced $20.3 million in grants to support improvements for bicycle and pedestrian safety and connectivity across the state, including $17.8 million in funding under the federal Transportation Alternatives Program.

November 28, 2017

On November 8, 2017 the City of Alexandria released its Vision Zero Action Plan for public review and comment. The 58 action items outlined in the Plan layout the City’s concerted strategy to make streets safe for all users and achieve zero traffic-related fatalities and serious injuries by 2028.

October 24, 2017

The National Capital Region Transportation Planning Board (TPB) and the Baltimore Regional Transportation Board (BRTB) have approved nine new projects in Maryland to receive $3.8 million in funding under the federal Transportation Alternatives Program. Also known as Transportation Alternatives Set-Aside, this program provides federal capital funding to bicycle, pedestrian, recreational trail and Safe Routes to School projects. 

July 18, 2017

The Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) has announced a new round of Transportation Alternatives (TA) Set-Aside funding. This application cycle will include awards for both FY19 and FY20 allocations. The deadline for applications is November 1, 2017. Keep in in mind that if you don’t apply this year, you won’t have another chance until November 2019. Do not miss this opportunity to submit your application!
 

June 14, 2017

The BRTB is seeking your comments on its 2018-2021 Transportation Improvement Program (TIP) by this Friday, June 23, 2017.

The 2018-2021 TIP lists the regional transportation projects requesting federal funding in the next four years. It includes more than $3 billion in proposed federal, state and local money for highway, transit, bicycle and pedestrian projects. The funding goes toward maintaining, operating and expanding the transportation system.

April 10, 2017

Did you miss our webinar on MDOT/SHA’s Transportation Alternatives Program and Safe Routes to School Funding Opportunities?  View the webinar recording to learn how to take your ideas and shape into funding applications that are feasible and fundable.

Remember, MDOT/SHA will be accepting TA/SRTS applications from April 15 – May 15, 2017.

Topics:
Regional news, Safe Routes to School
March 28, 2017

Maryland Transportation Alternatives Program and
Safe Routes to School Funding