MORPC-attributable Funding for Transportation

A portion of federal transportation funding is allocated at MORPC’s discretion, following an application and selection process. We call these funds MORPC-Attributable Funds. We work closely with local agencies to prioritize the use of these funds to meet their needs and those of the entire region. They can be used for roads and bridges, public transit, bikeways, sidewalks, and a variety of other activities.

The funds come from three federal programs: the Surface Transportation Block Grant Program (STBG), the Congestion Mitigation & Air Quality Improvement Program (CMAQ) and the Transportation Alternatives Program (TAP). We manage this program under the oversight of our Attributable Funds Committee (AFC).

Policies for Managing MORPC-Attributable Funds

The committee recommended revisions to improve the project-selection process in February 2022 and solicited public comments on the Draft Policies for Managing MORPC-Attributable Funds through March 18, 2022.

MORPC’s Transportation Policy Committee will consider the Policies for final approval in May.

View Policies for Managing MORPC-Attributable Funds

2022 Screening Applications and Commitment Updates

MORPC received the 46 screening applications and 21 commitment updates in the summer of 2022. Summaries of the applications and updates are available below.

Summary of Requested Updates

Summary of Screening Applications

Projected Funds Available for New Funding Requests

MORPC has approximately $125 million to allocate towards new funding requests in 2022. The AFC has set target funding ranges for each activity category per the Policies for Managing MORPC-Attributable Funds. The ranges below represent these target ranges for new funding requests submitted in 2022.

Roadway Capacity and Operational Changes: $15M to $75M

System Preservation: $15M to $30M

Transit: $4M to $30M

Bike and Pedestrian: $15M to $45M

Online Application

MORPC is currently soliciting commitment updates and new applications for MORPC-Attributable Funding. Commitment updates were due on July 8, 2022. Screening applications for new funding requests were due on July 15, 2022. Any application which submitted a screening application is eligible to submit a final application, which can be completed via the online application linked below. Final applications are due Wednesday, September 28, 2022.

Attributable Funds Online Application

 

Attributable Funding Workshop

A workshop for sponsors of projects with outstanding MORPC-Attributable Funding Commitments, as well as potential new applicants was held on May 18, 2022.

Workshop Slides

Workshop Recording

 

Current Funding Commitments

MORPC last adopted updated funding commitments in May of 2021 via Resolution T-2-21.

View Current Funding Commitments

 

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