Cal Consulting Publishes List of Public Works Grant Opportunities

List of Public Works Grant Opportunities  

BCSH: Encampment Resolution Fund 

Deadline: Application Window #3: 05/01/24-06/30/24  

Amount: Average grant size per jurisdiction is $2.5 million  

Match: Yes  


Specifically, funded activities should center around either 1) Providing interim shelter  with clear pathways to permanent housing; or 2) Placing homeless individuals directly  into permanent housing. Eligible costs include, but aren't limited to:  

· Rapid rehousing, including housing identification services, case management, rental  subsidies, security deposits, incentives to landlords, and housing search assistance.

·  Operating subsidies, including operating reserves, in new and/or existing affordable or  supportive housing units, emergency shelters or navigation centers.  

· Street outreach to access crisis services, thereby expanding accessibility to interim or  permanent housing (more of a community engagement focus here).  

· Services coordination, including access to workforce, education, and training programs. ·  Systems support that complement or build upon regional partnerships (e.g., Harbor  Interfaith Services, Beacon Light Mission, Doors of Hope, Family Crisis  Center). · Improvements to existing emergency shelters  

· Admin costs (up to 5% of grant funds)  

U.S. Department of Transportation: Strengthening Mobility and Revolutionizing  Transportation (SMART) Grants Program 

Deadline: July 17th, 2024 

Amount: Up to $2 million 

Match: No 

Eligibility: States, political divisions of a state, tribal governments, public transportation  authority or agency, public toll authority, MPOs 

Program is open to Stage 1: Planning and Prototyping projects. The SMART Grants Program  funds projects that focus on using technology interventions to solve real-world challenges  facing communities, always with a focus on purpose-driven innovation and supporting  technologies that provide clear, near-term benefits. A SMART grant may be used to carry out a  project that demonstrates at least one of the following:  

· Coordinated automation 

· Connected vehicles 

· Sensors 

· Systems integration 

· Delivery/logistics

· Innovative aviation 

· Smart grid 

· Traffic signals 

***Note: Only 30 grants will be awarded. So it will be extremely competitive. Perhaps only  suitable for Counties and MPO's. 

U.S. Department of Transportation: Charging and Fueling Infrastructure (CFI)  Discretionary Grant Program 

Deadline: Aug 28, 2024 

Amount: $500,000 to $15 million; This is a cost reimbursement grant; estimated total program  funding for 2024: $1,321,200,000 

Match: Yes, 20% 

Eligibility: Counties, cities, public housing authorities, special districts, IHEs, tribal  governments 

The Charging and Fueling Infrastructure Discretionary Grant Program (CFI Program) is a new  competitive grant program created by President Biden's Bipartisan Infrastructure Law to  strategically deploy publicly accessible electric vehicle charging and alternative fueling  infrastructure in the places people live and work, urban and rural areas alike, in addition to  along designated Alternative Fuel Corridors (AFCs). CFI Program investments will make  modern and sustainable infrastructure accessible to all drivers of electric, hydrogen, propane,  and natural gas vehicles. This program provides two funding categories of grants: (1)  Community Charging and Fueling Grants (Community Program); and (2) Alternative Fuel  Corridor Grants (Corridor Program). The Bipartisan Infrastructure Law provides $2.5 billion  over five years for this program. This first round of funding makes $700 million from Fiscal  Years 2022 and 2023 funding available to strategically deploy electric vehicle (EV) charging  infrastructure and other fueling infrastructure projects in urban and rural communities in  publicly accessible locations, including downtown areas and local neighborhoods, particularly  in underserved and disadvantaged communities.  

Safe Streets and Roads for All Grant Program 

Deadline: August 29, 2024, 5 p.m. (EDT): Deadline #3 for Planning and Demonstration  Grants. NOFO closes. 

Amount: $100,000- $10,000,000  

Match: No 

Eligibility: Counties, cities, towns, transit agencies, and other special districts that  are political subdivisions of a State.  


Purpose: Supports local initiatives to prevent death and serious injury on roads and streets, commonly referred to as ‘‘Vision Zero’’ or ‘‘Toward Zero Deaths’’ initiatives.  

CalTrans: Local Highway Safety Improvement Program (HSIP) Cycle 11 Due: September 9th, 2024 

Amount: min $100k-max $10m 

Match: No 

Eligibility: Must be a city, a county, or a tribal government federally recognized within the 


State of California.  

Link: improvement-program 

Purpose: achieving a significant reduction in fatalities and serious injuries on all public roads.  The Division of Local Assistance (DLA) manages California's local agency share of HSIP  funds. California's Local HSIP focuses on infrastructure projects with nationally recognized  crash reduction factors (CRFs). Local HSIP projects must be identified on the basis of crash  experience, crash potential, crash rate, or other data-supported means. 

Cal Transportation Commision: Local Transportation Climate Adaptation Program  (LTCAP) 

Deadline: Cycle 2 schedule targets a release for June 27th and the closing date for Aug 30th Amount: Max $50 Million 

Match: Yes, 20% Commission is required to develop program guidelines for the selection of projects that  meet all of the following criteria: 

● Increase climate resiliency and protect at-risk transportation infrastructure using  California’s climate projections, as specified in Planning and Investing for a  Resilient California: A Guidebook for State Agencies; 

● Are consistent with state, regional, or local climate adaptation reports, plans, and the  Adaptation Planning Guide, including meeting the climate resiliency goals of the  region where the project is located; 

● Include outreach conducted by the local agency to under-resourced and vulnerable  communities related to the proposed project, consistent with the California State  Adaptation Strategy; and 

● Incorporate environmental equity, protects vulnerable and under-resourced  communities, and provide meaningful benefits to underserved communities,  consistent with the California State Adaptation Strategy. 

U.S. Department of Transportation: Charging and Fueling Infrastructure  (CFI) Discretionary Grant Program 

Deadline: May/June 2024  

Amount: $500,000 to $15 million  

Match: Yes  

Eligibility: Counties, cities, public housing authorities, special districts, IHEs,  tribal governments 

The Charging and Fueling Infrastructure Discretionary Grant Program (CFI Program) is a new  competitive grant program created by President Biden's Bipartisan Infrastructure Law to  strategically deploy publicly accessible electric vehicle charging and alternative fueling  infrastructure in the places people live and work, urban and rural areas alike, in addition to  along designated Alternative Fuel Corridors (AFCs). CFI Program investments will make  modern and sustainable infrastructure accessible to all drivers of electric, hydrogen, propane,  and natural gas vehicles. This program provides two funding categories of grants: (1)  Community Charging and Fueling Grants (Community Program); and (2) Alternative Fuel  Corridor Grants (Corridor Program). The Bipartisan Infrastructure Law provides $2.5 billion over five years for this program. This first round of funding makes $700 million from Fiscal  Years 2022 and 2023 funding available to strategically deploy electric vehicle (EV) charging  infrastructure and other fueling infrastructure projects in urban and rural communities in  publicly accessible locations, including downtown areas and local neighborhoods, particularly  in underserved and disadvantaged communities.  

California Strategic Growth Council: Community Resilience Centers  Program Deadline: July 2024  

Implementation Grant Pre-Proposal Deadline: August 25th, 2023  

Amount: Planning grants: $100,000 to $500,000; Project Development grants: $500,000  to $5M; Implementation grants: $1M - $10M  

Match: No  

Eligibility: Cities, counties, special districts, JPAs, COGs, nonprofits, tribes, CBOs,  community development finance institutions or community development corporations,  emergency management, response, preparedness and recovery service providers and  organizations. All communities are eligible to apply. SGC Staff will prioritize projects  located in under-resourced communities.  

Intent to Apply: To demonstrate interest in applying for a CRC Planning Grant,  Project Development Grant, or Implementation Grant, all prospective applicants are  strongly encouraged to submit an Intent to Apply Survey as early as possible.  Program URL: Summary:  SGC’s CRC program will fund new construction and upgrades of neighborhood-level  resilience centers to provide shelter and resources during climate and other emergencies, such  as extreme heat events and poor air quality days. Program will also fund ongoing year-round  community services and programs, such as food distribution and workforce development  training, that build overall community resilience. SGC will prioritize community-serving  locations across the state, such as schools, libraries, community centers, health clinics, and  places of worship. SGC’s CRC program will fund both planning and implementation activities.  There is a pre-proposal phase for Implementation Grants ONLY, which includes a 5-page  concept paper. Those invited will submit full applications. 

Caltrans: Reconnecting Communities 

Deadline: September 2024  

Amount: $149M for the entire program.  

Match: Not Required, but encouraged to  Boulevard Pilot Program: Caltrans' Reconnecting Communities Program centers on equitable  community engagement and relationship building to facilitate a way for affected communities  to express how they are burdened by highway facilities, identify their need for reconnection  and improved access, and develop transformational strategies and connectivity solutions.  Funding is intended to assist with the conversion of key underutilized highways in the state into  multimodal corridors to reconnect communities divided by transportation infrastructure. These  legacy impacts will be addressed through community-based transportation planning, design,  demolition, and/or reconstruction of city streets, parks, or other infrastructure.  

DOT: Reconnecting Communities and Neighborhoods Program 

Deadline: September 2024  

Amount: Up to $100,000,000  

Match: Yes, up to 50%  

Eligibility: 1) A State; 2) A unit of local government; 3) A Tribal government; 4) A Metropolitan Planning Organization; or 5) A non-profit organization RCP Capital Construction  Grants: 1) Owner(s) of the eligible facility proposed in the project for which all necessary  feasibility studies and other planning activities have been completed; or 2) a partnership  between a facility owner (#1 above) and any eligible RCP Community Planning  Grant applicant. See the NOFO for additional details on eligibility.  


Purpose: The RCP Program aims to advance and support reconnection of communities divided  by transportation infrastructure – with a priority on helping disadvantaged communities  improve access to daily needs (jobs, schools, healthcare, grocery stores, and recreation). Funds  for the fiscal year (FY) 2023 RCP grant program are to be awarded on a competitive basis to  support planning and capital construction activities that aim to restore community connectivity  through the removal, retrofit, mitigation or replacement of highways, roadways, or other  infrastructure facilities that create barriers to mobility, access or economic development. This  RCN NOFO is a combination of two major discretionary grant opportunities: The  Reconnecting Communities Pilot (RCP) and Neighborhood Access and Equity (NAE)  Programs. USDOT has combined these two programs into a single NOFO to provide a more  efficient application process for project sponsors. While they remain separate programs for the  purposes of award, the programs share many common characteristics, including:  ● Prioritizing disadvantaged communities,  

● Aiming to improve access to daily destinations such as jobs, education,  healthcare, food, and recreation,  

● Fostering equitable development and restoration, and  

● Reconnecting communities by removing, retrofitting, mitigating, or replacing  highways or other transportation facilities that create barriers to community  connectivity, including to mobility, access, or economic development.  

USBR: WaterSmart WEE Grant Program: 

Deadline: October 30th, 2024 no later than 4:00 pm MDT 

Match: Yes 50%  

Amount: up to $5 Million  

The objective of the WaterSMART Water and Energy Efficiency Grants Funding Opportunity  is to invite states, Indian tribes, irrigation districts, water districts, other organizations with  water or power delivery authority, and partnering nonprofit conservation organizations to  leverage their money and resources by cost sharing with Reclamation on projects that seek to  conserve and use water more efficiently; increase the production of renewable energy;  mitigate conflict risk in areas at a high risk of future water conflict; and accomplish other  benefits that contribute to water supply sustainability in the western United States.  Federal USBOR grant. Can fund scada, installation of water meters,  

etc. Link: 

Through WaterSMART Water and Energy Efficiency Grants (formerly Challenge Grants)  Reclamation provides 50/50 cost share funding to irrigation and water districts, tribes, states  and other entities with water or power delivery authority. Projects conserve and use water more  efficiently; increase the production of hydropower; mitigate conflict risk in areas at a high risk  of future water conflict; and accomplish other benefits that contribute to water supply  reliability in the western United States. Projects are selected through a competitive process and  the focus is on projects that can be completed within two or three years.  

EPA: Environmental and Climate Justice Community Change Grants Program Deadline: November 21, 2024


Amount: Awards under Track I are expected to be between $10-20 million each and cannot  exceed $20 million. Awards under Track II are expected to be between $1-3 million each and  cannot exceed $3 million. EPA expects to award approximately $1.96 billion for about 150  Track I awards, including those under the Target Investment Areas described below in B, and  approximately $40 million for about 20 Track II awards.  

Match: No cost-sharing or matching is required as a condition of eligibility under this NOFO. Eligibility: Consistent with CAA §138(b)(3) and Assistance Listing 66.616, applicants eligible  to apply and receive grants under this NOFO are (1) a partnership between two community based nonprofit organizations (CBOs) as defined below, or (2) a partnership between a CBO  and one of the following: a federally recognized Tribe, a local government, or an institution of  higher education. These types of partnerships for eligibility purposes are known as Statutory  Partnerships. Further eligibility requirements are described below. 

Link: grants-program 

The Community Change Grants are the final and most comprehensive piece of EPA’s  implementation of ECJP IRA funding. The Community Change Grants will complement grant  programs that EPA launched in 2022 and 2023, including those for the Collaborative Problem Solving, Government-to-Government, and Thriving Communities Grantmaker programs.  Collectively, these programs will empower communities and their partners to design, develop,  and implement multi-faceted community-driven projects. These programs will address the  diverse and unique needs of disadvantaged communities by: 1. Reducing and preventing  pollution; 2. Building resilience to climate change and mitigating current and future climate  risks; 3. Enhancing meaningful involvement in government processes related to environmental  and climate justice; 4. Expanding access to high-quality jobs and economic opportunity through  workforce development; and 5. Bolstering community strength by ensuring that local residents  receive the benefits of investments and have the opportunity to build on them for current and  future generations. 

CalOES: Community Power Resiliency 

Deadline: TBD.  

Amount: Maximum during the last cycle was $300k 

Match: No  

Link: administration/grants-management/community-resiliency-listos-grants/ 

Summary: The Community Resiliency Grant is the next generation of the Public Safety  Power Shutoff Grant. The grant is to help maintain the continuity of critical services that arel  vulnerable to power outages, including Schools, County Election Offices, Food Storage and  other locations. This grant is expected to be reissued by a new cycle has not been publicized  at this juncture.  

U.S. Department of Transportation: INFRA (Nationally Significant Multimodal  Freight & Highway Projects) Program 

Deadline: TBD (Not released as of 10/2/23)  

Amount: $5 million to $800 million (based on previous round)  

Match: Yes  

Eligibility: States, MPOs serving urbanized areas, local government, special districts or  public authority with  

transportation function, tribal governments, multistate corridor organization. The INFRA  grant program funding will be made available under the MPDG combined Notice of Funding  Opportunity (NOFO).  

Program URL: Summary:  Program awards competitive grants for multimodal freight and highway projects of national  or regional significance to improve the safety, efficiency, and reliability of the movement of  freight and people in and across rural and urban areas.  

Eligible projects:  

● A highway freight project on the National Highway Freight Network  

● A highway or bridge project on the National Highway System  

● A freight intermodal, freight rail, or freight project within the boundaries of a public or  private freight rail, water (including ports), or intermodal facility and that is a surface  transportation infrastructure project necessary to facilitate direct intermodal  interchange, transfer, or access into or out of the facility  

● A highway-railway grade crossing or grade separation project  

● A wildlife crossing project  

● A surface transportation project within the boundaries or functionally connected to an  international border crossing that improves a facility owned by Fed/State/local  government and increases throughput efficiency  

● A project for a marine highway corridor that is functionally connected to the NHFN  and is likely to reduce road mobile source emissions  

● A highway, bridge, or freight project on the National Multimodal Freight Network  

U.S. Department of Transportation: Transit-Oriented Development (TOD) Planning Grant 

Deadline: TBD  

Amount: $13 million is program total  

Match: Varies 

Eligibility: State or local governmental authorities  


Purpose: TOD focuses growth around transit stations to create compact, mixed-use  communities with easy access to jobs and services. TOD capitalizes on public investments  in transit and supports transit systems. Sustainable Community Strategies that help meet the  regional targets established by CARB.  

U.S. Department of Transportation: Strengthening Mobility and  

Revolutionizing Transportation (SMART) Grants Program 

Deadline: TBD  

Amount: Up to $2 million  

Match: No  

Eligibility: States, political divisions of a state, tribal governments, public  transportation authority or agency, public toll authority, MPOs 

Program is open to Stage 1: Planning and Prototyping projects. The SMART Grants Program  funds projects that focus on using technology interventions to solve real-world challenges facing communities, always with a focus on purpose-driven innovation and supporting  technologies that provide clear, near-term benefits. A SMART grant may be used to carry out  a project that demonstrates at least one of the following:  

· Coordinated automation  

· Connected vehicles  

· Sensors  

· Systems integration  

· Delivery/logistics  

· Innovative aviation  

· Smart grid  

· Traffic signals  

U.S. Department of Transportation: Promoting Resilient Operations for Transformative, Efficient, and Cost-Saving Transportation (PROTECT) Program (Part B)Resilience Improvement Grants - FY 2022/2023 

Deadline: TBD  

Amount: Depending on category, $100,000 to no maximum.  

Match: Depending on category, No match to 20% match.  

Eligibility: States, MPOs, local governments, and Indian Tribes  

Program URL: transformative-efficient-and-cost-saving 

Summary: The vision of the PROTECT Discretionary Grant Program is to fund projects that  address the climate crisis by improving the resilience of the surface transportation system,  including highways, public transportation, ports, and intercity passenger rail. Projects selected  under this program should be grounded in the best available scientific understanding of climate  change risks, impacts, and vulnerabilities. They should support the continued operation or  rapid recovery of crucial local, regional, or national surface transportation facilities.  Furthermore, selected projects should utilize innovative and collaborative approaches to risk  reduction, including the use of natural infrastructure, which is explicitly eligible under the  program. Categories: There are four categories of funding under the PROTECT Discretionary  Grant Program. One category is for Planning Grants. The other three categories are for  Resilience Improvement, Community Resilience and Evacuation Routes, and At-Risk Coastal  Infrastructure projects.  

Rubberized Pavement Grant Program 

Deadline: TBD  

Amount: The maximum grant award is $250,000 for individual applications, $350,000 for  joint applications, and $500,000 for Qualifying Tribal Entities  

Match: No, funds based on amount of rubberized pavement needed (weight)  Eligibility: Local governments (cities, counties, or cities and counties) as defined in PRC  section 48617. Other local governmental agencies (including regional park districts, special  districts, and Joint Powers Authorities (JPA) [where all participating entities are otherwise  eligible]). Qualifying Tribal Entities (see Proposed Changes). State Agencies (only for Class  1 bikeways, greenways, and disability access projects at parks).  


Purpose: The Department of Resources Recycling and Recovery (CalRecycle) administers a  program to provide opportunities to divert waste tires from landfill disposal, prevent illegal tire dumping, and promote markets for recycled-content tire products. The Rubberized Pavement  Grant Program is designed to promote markets for recycled-content surfacing products derived  from only California-generated waste tires. It is aimed at encouraging first-time or limited  users of rubberized pavement in two project types – Rubberized Asphalt Concrete Hot-Mix  (Hot-Mix) and Rubberized Chip Seal (Chip Seal).  

California Department of Housing & Community Development:  


Deadline: TBD  

Amount: Capital Award Per Door - $150,000 to $200,000; Operating Award Per Unit  - $1,000 to $1,400 (per Assisted Unit per month).  

Match: No 

Opportunity to develop a broad range of housing types, including but not limited to hotels,  motels, hostels, single-family homes and multifamily apartments, adult residential  facilities, and manufactured housing, and to convert commercial properties and other  existing buildings to Permanent or Interim Housing for the Target Population.  Link: 

CORE Voucher Incentive Program 

Deadline: First come, first serve  

Amount: Rebate/incentive, about 70%  

Match: No 


Eligible Equipment: 

Check Funding: 

The California Air Resources Board (CARB), in partnership with  

CALSTART, launched the Clean Off-Road Equipment Voucher Incentive  Project (CORE) to accelerate the purchase of zero-emission off-road  

equipment in California. CORE, analogous to the Hybrid and Zero-Emission  Truck and Bus Voucher Incentive Project (HVIP), is a project intended to  encourage California  

companies to purchase or lease currently commercialized zero-emission off-road freight equipment by providing a streamlined voucher process  

to offset the higher cost of such technologies. 

CORE voucher amounts are based on the incremental cost difference  

between traditional equipment and new zero-emission alternatives.  

Additional funding is available for charging infrastructure, equipment  

deployed in pollution overburdened communities (DACs), and equipment  purchased by small  


**Landscaping Equipment Reserved for Licensed Landscapers  

South Coast AQMD Voucher Incentive Programs (Fleet and 

lawn/landscaping equipment) 

Deadline: First-Come, First-Served Basis (no application deadline; open  until funds are exhausted)  

Amount: Up to 85% discount will be provided, up to the funding caps  

listed below (whichever is less):; 20% match for fleet  

Match: No 

Eligibility: Cities are welcome to apply as well as School Districts and 


licensed landscapers program 

South Coast AQMD offers a broad range of programs for businesses, the  community, and local government that help to achieve cleaner air quality for  all. Many of these programs offer financial incentives for implementing new  clean air technologies. Some provide partnerships and new ways of  

addressing air quality issues throughout the South Coast Basin.  

Economic Development Administration (EDA):PWEAA, Recompete, Build to Scale Amount: $100,000 to $30 million.  

Match: No 

Due: Rolling basis, no deadline.  


Purpose: EDA solicits applications from applicants in rural and urban areas to provide  investments that support construction, non-construction, technical assistance, and  revolving loan fund projects under EDA’s Public Works and EAA programs. Grants and  cooperative agreements made under these programs are designed to leverage existing  regional assets and support the implementation of economic development strategies that  advance new ideas and creative approaches to advance economic prosperity in distressed  communities. EDA provides strategic investments on a competitive- merit-basis to  support economic development, foster job creation, and attract private investment in  economically distressed areas of the United States.  

***CEDS (Comprehensive Economic Development Strategy) needed for EDA grants  

MLB-MLBPA Youth Development Foundation

Due: Rolling basis, no deadline.  


Match: No 

Purpose: Created to increase participation in and expand access to youth baseball and  softball. Supports capital projects including building and renovating fields and practice  facilities and installing lighting. It also supports baseball/softball programs and  education initiatives. There is no funding range for grant requests.  

SRF Programs 

Deadline: Ongoing  

Amount: Varies Depending on Project  

Match: Low Cost Loan with PF option 

Carl Moyer Grant 

Deadline: Varies depending on APCD 

Amount: Varies depending on ask 

Match: Yes, 15% 


The Carl Moyer Program provides monetary grants to private companies and public agencies to clean up their heavy-duty engines beyond that required by law through retrofitting,  repowering or replacing their engines with newer and cleaner ones. 

These grants are issued locally by air pollution control districts and air quality management  districts. Not all air districts fund every type of Carl Moyer Program project available. Please  contact your local air district for the most updated information on funding availability, project  eligibility, applications, and application selection timeline. 

Projects that reduce emissions from heavy-duty on and off-road equipment qualify. This  includes trucks over 14,000 gross vehicle weight, off-road equipment such as construction and  farm equipment, marine vessels and locomotives, stationary agricultural equipment, forklifts,  light-duty and other agricultural sources and airport ground support equipment. 

CMAQ and STBG Programs 

Deadline: Varies depending on local Transportation commission or COG, StanCOG is March  15, SCAG is March 29th 

Amount: in the millions 

Match: No 

Link: look up local COG or TC highway-improvements 

Congestion Mitigation and Air Quality (CMAQ) program - The CMAQ program provides a  flexible funding source to state and local governments for transportation projects and programs  to help meet the requirements of the Clean Air Act. 

Surface Transportation Block Grant (STBG) - The STBG program provides flexible funding to  best address State and local transportation needs. 

Federal Highway Administration/DOT: Active Transportation Infrastructure  Investment Program (ATIIP) 

Deadline: June 2025 

Amount: $100,000 to $15,000,000 

Match: 20% - FHWA expects the period of performance to be no more than 2 years for  Planning and Design grants and 5 years for Construction grants. 

Eligibility: Local or Regional Governmental Organizations; Multicounty Special Districts;  State; Multistate Group of Governments; or An Indian Tribe.  


Purpose: The innovative new ATTIP grant program is keen to fund: 

• Investment that is uniquely contracted to enable communities to plan and construct  connected active-transportation systems. Priority will be given to local governments  and communities that are planning and building connected active-transportation  networks—making it safer and more convenient for people to get where they need to  go on foot, by bicycle and by wheelchair. Local governments know that this  investment is critical to reduce transportation-related fatalities, strengthen their  economies, provide more transportation options to underserved communities and  reduce greenhouse gas emissions. 

• Active transportation networks that connect people to everyday destinations like public  transportation, businesses, workplaces, schools and other community activity centers,  as well as active transportation/ trail spines that link communities and regions.

• Active transportation systems planned with community input or aimed at addressing  disparities in bicyclist and pedestrian fatality rates, with opportunities for a higher  federal share in disadvantaged communities. 

• A rule to be issued that will encourage the use of categorical exclusions, expedited  procurement techniques and other best practices to ensure that infrastructure is  constructed quickly and efficiently with as little impact as possible. 

Eligible projects include, but aren’t limited to: 

o Trail construction and maintenance equipment 

o Trail/highway crossings and intersections 

o Recreational trails 

o Trail bridges 

o Resilience improvements to pedestrian and bicycle facilities or to protect or enhance  use. 

o Spot improvement programs (programs of small projects to enhance pedestrian and  bicycle use) 

o Signing for pedestrian or bicycle routes 

o Signs, signals, signal improvements (including accessible pedestrian signals) o Shared use paths / transportation trails 

o Separated bicycle lanes 

o Sidewalks (new or retrofit) 

o Safety education and awareness activities and programs to inform pedestrians,  bicyclists, and motorists on ped/bike traffic safety laws 

o Stormwater mitigation related to pedestrian and bicycle project impacts 

CalTrans: Active Transportation Program 

Due: June 2025 

Amount: Unspecified 

Match: No, but might be a match if applying to funds from MPO 

Eligibility: Local, Regional or State Agencies - Caltrans - Transit Agencies - Natural  Resources or Public Land Agencies - State or local park or forest agencies - State or local fish  and game or wildlife agencies - Department of the Interior Land Management Agencies - U.S.  Forest Service - Public Schools or School Districts - Tribal Governments - Private Nonprofit  Organizations (Recreational Trails Program only) - Any other entity with responsibility for  oversight of transportation or recreational trails 

Link: program/cycle7 

Purpose: The purpose of ATP is to encourage increased use of active modes of transportation  by achieving the following goals: Increase the proportion of trips accomplished by biking and  walking; Increase safety and mobility for non-motorized users; Advance the active  transportation efforts of regional agencies to achieve Greenhouse Gas (GHG) reduction goals,  pursuant to SB 375 (of 2008) and SB 341 (of 2009); Enhance public health; Ensure that  disadvantaged communities fully share in the benefits of the program; Provide a broad  spectrum of projects to benefit many types of active transportation users.