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2011 Discretionary Grant Programs

Transportation, Community, and System Preservation Program

Description
The Transportation, Community, and System Preservation (TCSP) Program provides funding for a comprehensive initiative including planning grants, implementation grants, and research to investigate and address the relationships among transportation, community, and system preservation plans and practices and identify private sector-based initiatives to improve those relationships.

Eligible Government Entity / SAFETEA-LU and/or Title 23 Citation(s)
States, metropolitan planning organizations, local governments, and tribal governments are eligible for TCSP Program discretionary grants to plan and implement strategies which improve the efficiency of the transportation system, reduce environmental impacts of transportation, reduce the need for costly future public infrastructure investments, ensure efficient access to jobs, services and centers of trade, and examine development patterns and identify strategies to encourage private sector development patterns which achieve these goals.

The Secretary shall allocate funds made available to carry out this section to States, metropolitan planning organizations, local governments, and tribal governments to carry out eligible projects to integrate transportation, community, and system preservation plans and practices. (SAFETEA-LU §1117(c)).

Additional information on the TCSP Program can be found at http://www.fhwa.dot.gov/tcsp/index.html.

Estimated Amount Available for Grants*: $61,000,000
*Note: Actual amount available for award subject to reduction pending final obligation limitation distribution and lop-off calculation.

How to Apply

Application Deadline: June 3, 2011

FHWA Point of Contact
Wesley Blount
Office of Human Environment
202-366-0799
wesley.blount@dot.gov

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