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 Commitment Updates

MORPC received 21 commitment updates in the summer of 2022. Summaries of the updates is available below.

Summary of Requested Updates

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

2022 Final Applications

MORPC received 42 final applications on September 28, 2022. These applications originated from 19 different agencies and requested approximately $260 million in funding. A summary of the final applications, as well as one-pagers for each application, can be found in the document linked below.

Summary of Final Applications and One-Pagers

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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