Friday, January 18, 2013

Transportation Grants Workshop Scheduled



The Southern California Association of Governments (SCAG) has scheduled a Transportation Planning Grant Programs workshop on January 31 from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. at 818 West Seventh Street, 12th Floor, Los Angeles, CA 90017-3435. 

The workshop also will be broadcast to SCAG regional satellite offices in the following counties: Ventura; San Bernardino; Riverside; Orange; Imperial; and Coachella Valley. 

Transportation Planning Grants are intended to promote strong and healthy communities, economic growth, and environmental protection.  They support closer placement of jobs and housing, efficient movement of goods, community involvement in planning, safe and convenient pedestrian and bicycle mobility and access, smart or strategic land use, and commute alternatives.  

The 2013-2014 Transportation Planning Grant application package is accessible on the Caltrans Division of Transportation Planning’s website at http://www.dot.ca.gov/hq/tpp/grants.html.  Training videos and form samples can also be found at this website. Be sure to review the guidelines as there have been some changes from the previous years.

Caltrans invites your participation in the following Fiscal Year 2013-2014 Transportation Planning Grant programs: Environmental Justice; Community- Based Transportation Planning; Partnership Planning; and FTA 5304 Transit Planning. 

Applications are due to Caltrans via e-mail byApril 2, 2013 5 P.M.
Project information must be submitted to SCAG by: February 15, 2013 5P.M. Application are due to SCAG by: February 28, 2013 5 P.M.