Call for transportation projects

Regional transportation call for projects

On January 17, 2023, CMAP issued a call for funding applications for surface transportation projects that improve transit, bicycle facilities, freight and traffic movement and safety, fix bridges, reconstruct roads, and invest in alternative fuel vehicles and equipment. Funding for these projects will be distributed through federal sources that CMAP programs, including: Surface Transportation Program (STP) Shared Fund, Congestion Mitigation and Air Quality Improvement Program (CMAQ), locally programmed Transportation Alternatives Program (TAP-L), and Carbon Reduction program (CRP).

The application booklets and materials, as well as a schedule for the call for projects can be found below.  The deadline for applications to be submitted in the eTIP database is March 10, 2023.

Project Selection Process Timeline

Date (2023)

Action

January 17

Call for projects opens

January 20 Information Webinar
January 25 Virtual Drop-in Q&A Session

February 24

Deadline for local agency sponsors to submit applications to Planning Liaisons for review

March 10

All applications and attachments due by 5:00 p.m.

April 21

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

July 13

Project Selection Committees (PSCs) discuss staff recommended draft programs

July 13 - August 11

Public comment period

August 31

PSCs consider final program approval

September 22

Transportation committee considers TIP changes for approved programs

October 11

CMAP Board and MPO Policy Committee consider final approval of TIP changes

November

Federal eligibility determination (CMAQ only) and funding notification

Subject to change.

FFY 2024 - 2028 How to Apply

Step 1. Review the materials from the Informational Webinars (see Resources below) and these Frequently Asked Questions.

Step 2. Review the application booklets to determine which program(s) you are applying for:

 

Step 3. Review the application workbook to determine what information you should gather in order to apply.

Step 4. Review the eTIP User Guide for completing your online application.

Step 5. Request eTIP login credentials and begin your eTIP application.

Step 6. Proceed with completion of the eTIP application, application workbook, and other supplemental forms below specific to the program you are applying for and the type of project.

Step 7. Complete your application in the eTIP database, including attaching your application workbook, supplemental forms, and other supporting documents prior to the deadlines listed in the timeline above.

Forms and Supplemental Documents

Application Workbook (Excel) - Required for ALL projects

Detailed Cost Estimate - Required for ALL projects (Note: applicant may submit their own form, as long as the same information is provided)

Quarterly Status Update (Instructions | Highway Form (for projects processed through IDOT/FHWA) | Transit Form (for projects processed through FTA) - Required for ALL projects

Input Module Worksheet - Required for CMAQ intersection improvement projects only

Resources

How to submit an application in eTIP video (YouTube) eTIP presentation slides (pdf)

Frequently Asked Questions

Application Workbook Reference (pdf)

Informational Webinar (1/20/2023): Slide deck | Recording | Q&A Log

Drop-in Q&A Webinar (1/25/2023): Recording | Q&A Log

STP Shared Fund Estimated Programming Marks - Coming Soon!

Planning Liaison Certification Checklist

Archive: FFY 2022 - 2026 Approved Programs

On October 13, 2021 the CMAP Board and MPO Policy Committee approved the below programs.

STP Shared Fund

CMAQ and TAP-L

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Regional transportation call for projects

On January 17, 2023, CMAP issued a call for funding applications for surface transportation projects that improve transit, bicycle facilities, freight and traffic movement and safety, fix bridges, reconstruct roads, and invest in alternative fuel vehicles and equipment. Funding for these projects will be distributed through federal sources that CMAP programs, including: Surface Transportation Program (STP) Shared Fund, Congestion Mitigation and Air Quality Improvement Program (CMAQ), locally programmed Transportation Alternatives Program (TAP-L), and Carbon Reduction program (CRP).

The application booklets and materials, as well as a schedule for the call for projects can be found below.  The deadline for applications to be submitted in the eTIP database is March 10, 2023.

Project Selection Process Timeline

Date (2023)

Action

January 17

Call for projects opens

January 20 Information Webinar
January 25 Virtual Drop-in Q&A Session

February 24

Deadline for local agency sponsors to submit applications to Planning Liaisons for review

March 10

All applications and attachments due by 5:00 p.m.

April 21

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

July 13

Project Selection Committees (PSCs) discuss staff recommended draft programs

July 13 - August 11

Public comment period

August 31

PSCs consider final program approval

September 22

Transportation committee considers TIP changes for approved programs

October 11

CMAP Board and MPO Policy Committee consider final approval of TIP changes

November

Federal eligibility determination (CMAQ only) and funding notification

Subject to change.

FFY 2024 - 2028 How to Apply

Step 1. Review the materials from the Informational Webinars (see Resources below) and these Frequently Asked Questions.

Step 2. Review the application booklets to determine which program(s) you are applying for:

 

Step 3. Review the application workbook to determine what information you should gather in order to apply.

Step 4. Review the eTIP User Guide for completing your online application.

Step 5. Request eTIP login credentials and begin your eTIP application.

Step 6. Proceed with completion of the eTIP application, application workbook, and other supplemental forms below specific to the program you are applying for and the type of project.

Step 7. Complete your application in the eTIP database, including attaching your application workbook, supplemental forms, and other supporting documents prior to the deadlines listed in the timeline above.

Forms and Supplemental Documents

Application Workbook (Excel) - Required for ALL projects

Detailed Cost Estimate - Required for ALL projects (Note: applicant may submit their own form, as long as the same information is provided)

Quarterly Status Update (Instructions | Highway Form (for projects processed through IDOT/FHWA) | Transit Form (for projects processed through FTA) - Required for ALL projects

Input Module Worksheet - Required for CMAQ intersection improvement projects only

Resources

How to submit an application in eTIP video (YouTube) eTIP presentation slides (pdf)

Frequently Asked Questions

Application Workbook Reference (pdf)

Informational Webinar (1/20/2023): Slide deck | Recording | Q&A Log

Drop-in Q&A Webinar (1/25/2023): Recording | Q&A Log

STP Shared Fund Estimated Programming Marks - Coming Soon!

Planning Liaison Certification Checklist

Archive: FFY 2022 - 2026 Approved Programs

On October 13, 2021 the CMAP Board and MPO Policy Committee approved the below programs.

STP Shared Fund

CMAQ and TAP-L

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