Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT)
October 15, 2021
Approximately $8 million will be available for the five-county Southeastern Pennsylvania region, and approximately $18 million will be available statewide. Local governments, regional transportation authorities, transit agencies, natural resource or public land agencies, school districts, local education agencies or schools, and tribal governments are eligible to apply for the competitive TA Set-Aside funds.
The current Guidance Document can be consulted here: https://www.penndot.gov/ProjectAndPrograms/Planning/Pages/Transportation%20Alternatives%20Set-Aside%20-%20Surface%20Trans.%20Block%20Grant%20Program.aspx
A webinar for potential applicants will be held on June 23rd – more information can be found on p. 22 of Guidance Document (above). Applicants must meet with a DVRPC project manager by September 15th in order to submit an application and they must notify their County Representatives.
Bicycle/pedestrian facilities; bicycle and pedestrian education; conversion of abandoned railway corridors to trails; construction of turnouts, overlooks, and viewing areas; outdoor advertising management; historic preservation and rehab of historic transportation facilities; vegetation management; archaeological activities; stormwater management; and wildlife mortality mitigation. Please consult Guidance Document for specifics.