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Community Transportation Planning Grant (CTPG)

Grants to Rural Tennessee Municipalities for
Long-Range Transportation and Land Use Planning

Agency Type:

State

Funding Source:

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Tennessee Department of Transportation (TDOT) - Long Range Planning Division

Deadline Date:

01/24/20 Noon (local time)

Description:

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Grants to Tennessee municipalities to improve transportation systems. Funding is intended to create improvements in transportation efficiency, promote economic growth, and assist communities with the planning necessary to achieve cohesiveness between local land use and multimodal transportation systems.

Program Goals:

  • Assist rural communities with planning efforts that define the transportation cohesiveness between multimodal transportation systems and local land use objectives that achieve the statewide transportation goals • Aid with the creation of planning documents that support improvements in traffic flow, safety, and overall efficiency of the transportation system
  • Provide governments with planning resources to achieve community visions as related to transportation and land use needs that promote future economic growth

Types of Plans:

  • Community Mobility Plan
  • Corridor Study
  • Complete Streets Plan
  • Bike/Pedestrian Master Plan
  • Road Diet Analysis
  • Transportation Systems Management & Operations (Signal Retiming Plan, etc.) (note that TSM&O projects may require additional local match/funding for engineering work)

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 166441

Estimated Size of Grant:

$125,000 is the maximum amount of planning services.

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

Local governments and municipalities are eligible to apply.

Eligible Areas:
- The central focus of the plan must involve a state route, although a holistic approach is encouraged
- Must be a Tennessee county/city/town located outside an MPO planning boundary
- Counties (and municipalities within them) that are “distressed” as of FY2020, qualify for no local match, however, this does not guarantee your plan will be selected for funding

Pre-Application Information:

All applications are due by noon (local time) January 24, 2020 to the respective RPO Coordinator.

90% of consultant services will be funded by TDOT. 10% of the project cost will be a local match on behalf the awarded area.

Contact Information:

Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.

James K. Polk Bldg., Suite 700
505 Deaderick Street
Nashville, TN 37243
(615) 741-2848
TDOT.Comments@tn.gov

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