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2018 Municipal Park-and-Ride Grant Program

Grants to Vermont Municipalities for Parking
Lots to Promote Ride-Sharing on the Highway

Agency Type:

State

Funding Source:

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Vermont Agency of Transportation (VTrans) - Highway Division

Deadline Date:

08/31/17

Description:

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Grants to Vermont municipalities for the creation of local park-and-ride lots in communities throughout the state. The purpose of this program is to encourage local communities to reduce the number of single-occupancy vehicles (SOVs) on the roads, thereby mitigating traffic congestion and vehicle pollutants.

In order to be eligible for this grant, the proposed facility must be located on Municipal, State or leased property on or near a State Highway, available to commuters on a daily basis year-round, provide parking for a minimum of ten vehicles, and will be owned and maintained by the local municipality.

The grant funding is available for engineering and construction activities only. Eligible activities may include but are not limited to a gravel surface, paved surface, and lighting and/or signing.

If public transit is present nearby, collaboration with the provider is strongly encouraged. Electric Vehicle (EV) charging Level 1 and 2 can be included in project, but some restrictions apply.

Developed plans are not necessary to submit an application.

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 173891

Estimated Total Program Funding:

$200,000

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

Any Vermont municipality shall be an eligible applicant.

Communities that were unsuccessful in the past are encouraged to reapply.

Pre-Application Information:

Submit the application prior to August 31, 2017.

Please note that grant awards are made in two payments; the first half of the grant award will be available after construction of the project has begun and invoices total at least half of the grant award, with the second half paid after the project is completed and accepted.

Contact Information:

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

Wayne Davis
P: (802) 828-5609
F: (802) 828-5712
wayne.davis@vermont.gov

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Geographic Focus:

USA: Vermont