CRTPO receives Federal Transit Administration (FTA) formula funds annually. These funds are used to support multimodal transportation planning projects to its member jurisdictions and transit agencies within the planning area. Planning needs to be cooperative, continuous, and comprehensive, resulting in long-range plans and short-range programs reflecting transportation investment priorities.
The NCDOT allocates FY2023 FTA Section 5303 grant funds annually for planning projects.
The FTA Section 5303 FY2023 call for projects closed on December 9, 2021 at 5 p.m. The call was for qualifying projects for supporting the economic vitality of the metropolitan area, increase the safety and security of the transportation system for motorized and nonmotorized users, increase of the accessibility and mobility of people and for freight, environmental stewardship, promote energy conservation, improve the quality of life, and promote consistency between transportation improvements locally and regionally, and the enhance and preservation of intermodal connectivity.
If you have any questions about the FTA Section 5303 projects, please contact Jerrel Leonard at Jerrel.Leonard@charlottenc.gov.