Trade Corridor Enhancement Program

Portal ID:
5506
Status:
Forecasted
Opportunity Type:
  • Grant
Last Updated:
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Categories:

Details

Purpose:

The purpose of the Trade Corridor Enhancement Program is to provide funding for infrastructure improvements on federally designated Trade Corridors of National and Regional Significance, on California's portion of the National Highway Freight Network, as identified in California Freight Mobility Plan, and along other corridors that have a high volume of freight movement. 

Description:

Eligible applicants apply for program funds through the nomination of projects.  All projects nominated must be identified in a currently adopted regional transportation plan.  The Commission is required to evaluate and select submitted applications based on the following criteria:

Freight System Factors – Throughput, Velocity, and Reliability;
Transportation System Factors – Safety, Congestion Reduction/Mitigation, Key Transportation Bottleneck Relief, Multi-Modal Strategy, Interregional Benefits, and Advanced Technology;
Community Impact Factors – Air Quality Impact, Community Impact Mitigation, and Economic/Jobs Growth;
The overall need, benefits, and cost of the project
Project Readiness – ability to complete the project in a timely manner;
Demonstration of the required 30% matching funds;
The leveraging and coordination of funds from multiple sources; and
Jointly nominated and/or jointly funded. 
Program guidelines are created in consultation with agencies identified in Governor's Executive Order B-32-15, regional transportation planning agencies, local governments, private industry, and other advocates. Prior to adoption of the guidelines, the Commission conducts numerous public workshops throughout the state to solicit input and feedback.

Eligibility Requirements

Eligible Applicants:

  • Public Agency

Eligible applicants apply for program funds through the nomination of projects.  All projects nominated must be identified in a currently adopted regional transportation plan.  

Eligible Geographies:

Eligible agencies must be within California. 

Important Dates

Anticipated Open Date
2022

Funding Details

Total estimated available funding The total projected dollar amount of the grant.
$1,000,000,000
Expected number of awards A single grant opportunity may represent one or many awards. Some grantors may know in advance the exact number of awards to be given. Others may indicate a range. Some may wish to and wait until the application period closes before determining how many awards to offer; in this case, a value of “Dependent” will display.
Dependent
Estimated amount per award Grant opportunities representing multiple awards may offer awards in the same amount or in varied amounts. Some may wish to wait until the application period closes before determining per-award amounts; in this case, a value of “Dependent” will display.
Dependent
Letter of Intent Required? Certain grants require that the recipient(s) provide a letter of intent.
No
Requires Matched Funding? Certain grants require that the recipient(s) be able to fully or partially match the grant award amount with another funding source.
30%
Funding Source: The funding source allocated to fund the grant. It may be either State or Federal (or a combination of both), and be tied to a specific piece of legislation, a proposition, or a bond number.
  • Both

Funding Source Notes:

Road Repair and Accountability Act of 2017 (Senate Bill 1, Statutes of 2017)

Funding Method: The manner in which the grant funding will be delivered to the awardee. Funding methods include reimbursements (where the recipient spends out-of-pocket and is reimbursed by the grantor) and advances (where the recipient spends received grant funds directly).
  • Reimbursement(s)

How to Apply

State agencies/departments recommend you read the full grant guidelines before applying.

Resources

For questions about this grant, contact:
Hannah Walter, 1-916-653-0224, Hannah.Walter@catc.ca.gov

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