MORPC to Amend 2021-2024 Transportation Improvement Program to Reflect COTA Changes
The Mid-Ohio Regional Planning Commission (MORPC) is amending the State Fiscal Year 2021-2024 Transportation Improvement Program (TIP) to include changes to Federal Transit Administration’s (FTA’s) Section 5307 Program of Projects.
FTA’s Program of Projects is a list of projects proposed by transit agencies or other recipients for Section 5307 funding.
The planning area includes Delaware and Franklin counties; Bloom and Violet townships in Fairfield County; New Albany, Pataskala, and Etna Township in Licking County; and Jerome Township in Union County.
The Section 5307 funding for the following projects has changed. These changes will be reflected on the March 2021 TIP amendment.
|Project||TIP ID||ODOT PID||Change|
|2021-2024 Bus Replacement||3053||99929||Reduce §5307 funding in SFY 2023 from $11.1 million to $7.2 million and remove $11.5 million of §5307 funding in SFY 2024.|
|Electric Buses – 40 ft.||3744||112208||Add $15.6 million of §5307 funding in SFY 2023 and add $13.3 million of §5307 funding in SFY 2024.|
|Rickenbacker Mobility Center||3839||114757||Increase §5307 funding in SFY 2023 from $825,000 to $5.5 million.|
|Paratransit Vehicles & Technology||3429||105895||Reduce §5307 funding in SFY 2023 from $2.0 million to $1.0 million and remove $2.1 million of §5307 funding in SFY 2024.|
|Emission Reduction Infrastructure||TBD||TBD||Add $7.0 million of §5307 funding in SFY 2023 and add $4.8 million of §5307 funding in SFY 2024.|
To view the complete list of Section 5307 Program of Projects on MORPC’s 2021-2024 TIP, visit morpc.org/tip.
Comments on the proposed changes can be submitted by email to firstname.lastname@example.org or in writing to MORPC, 111 Liberty Street, Suite 100, Columbus, Ohio 43215, Attn: Thea Ewing, by 5 p.m. on Friday, August 26, 2022.