Call for transportation projects page

Call for transportation projects

From January 15 to March 15, 2019, CMAP held a call for projects for the regional Surface Transportation Program (STP) Shared Fund, Congestion Mitigation and Air Quality Improvement Program (CMAQ), and locally programmed Transportation Alternatives Program (TAP-L). These federal programs fund surface transportation projects that improve transit, traffic, bicycle facilities, freight, safety and alternative fuel vehicles and equipment.

Applications Submitted for Consideration

CMAQ, TAP-L and STP-Shared Selection Process Timeline

Date (2019)


January 15

Call for projects released

January 15

Webinar: overview of the funding programs and eligible projects

January 17

Webinar: how to submit an application via the eTIP website

March 1

Deadline for sponsors to submit applications to Planning Liaisons for review

March 15

Applications due by the end of business day

May 21

Deadline for Councils/CDOT to submit bonus points allocation (STP only)

June 1

Deadline for obtaining design approval or submission of PDR documents

July 18

Project Selection Committees (PSCs) consider staff recommended draft programs

July 18-August 16

Public comment period

September 5

PSCs review public comment and finalize proposed programs

October 10

CMAP Board and MPO Policy Committee consider proposed programs


Federal eligibility determination (CMAQ only) and funding notification

Application Documents

Webinar Recordings, Presentation Slides, and Additional Information

CMAP hosted two informational webinars about these funding opportunities. To RSVP click on the links. Each webinar will provide different information about the call for projects.

Tuesday, January 15, 2019 @ 2:00 p.m.:  Information on the funding programs and eligible projects (download resources: recording (44MB, advance to 4:45 for video image) | presentation slides | question log)


Thursday, January 17, 2019 @ 10:00am: How to submit an application via the eTIP website (download resources: recording (53 MB) | presentation slides | question log)

Additional Resources:

List of municipalities by regional council.

FAQ page

Historical information on program development

To Top