Oregon: Applications now available for $16 million in SRTS infrastructure grants

Tuesday, July 31, 2018

The 2019-2020 solicitation cycle will distribute a total of $16 million to awarded projects that address barriers for students walking and biking to school and are supported by the affected school or school district. Cities, counties, ODOT, tribes, transit districts, and other road authorities are eligible to apply.  

Projects must meet all of the following factors to be eligible: Safety projects on the public road right of way, consistent with jurisdictional plans, supported by the school or school district, within a one-mile radius of a Title I school (school with 40% or more low income students), and that positively affect the ability of children to walk and bicycle to school. Project examples include sidewalks, median refuge islands, rapid flashing beacons, etc. Additional application resources are located on the ODOT Safe Routes to School Program website.

A Letter of Intent is due August 31, 2018, full applications due October 15, 2018.

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