Transportation

Medium/Heavy-Duty, On-Road Natural Gas Engine R&D

The purpose of this Funding Opportunity Announcement is to seek cost-shared projects for the research of medium and heavy-duty on-road natural gas engines. Specifically, this topic addresses engine efficiency improvements, fuel system enhancements, and emission after-treatment technologies, which are barriers to the adoption of natural gas engine technologies. Information on where to submit questions regarding the content of the announcement and where to submit questions regarding submission of applications is found in the full FOA posted on the EERE Exchange website.

Development and Deployment of Innovative Asphalt Pavement Technologies

The Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) hereby requests applications for assistance to result in the award of a Cooperative Agreement (Agreement), entitled "Development and Deployment of Innovative Asphalt Pavement Technologies." The purpose of this proposed Agreement is to stimulate, facilitate, and expedite the deployment and rapid adoption of new and innovative technology relating to the design, production, testing, control, construction, and investigation of asphalt pavements.

CalTrans Transportation Planning Grant Program

Senate Bill 1, The Road Repair & Accountability Act of 2017 (SB 1) planning grant funds include: Transportation Planning Grants ($25 million annually) to encourage local and regional planning that further state goals, including, but not limited to, the goals and best practices cited in the regional transportation plan guidelines adopted by the California Transportation Commission. Adaptation Planning Grants ($20 million over three years) to local and regional agencies for climate change adaptation planning. It is envisioned that these planning grants will provide much needed funding to support regional sustainable communities strategies and ultimately achieve the State's greenhouse gas reductions targets of 40 and 80 percent below 1990 levels by 2030 and 2050, respectively. (DUE 10-20-2017)

FY 2017 National Infrastructure Investments

The FY 2017 Appropriations Act appropriated $500 million to be awarded by DOT for the TIGER Discretionary Grants program. The FY 2017 TIGER Discretionary Grants are for capital investments in surface transportation infrastructure and are to be awarded on a competitive basis for projects that will have a significant impact on the Nation, a metropolitan area, or a region. The Act also allows DOT to use a small portion of the $500 million for oversight and administration of grants.

FY 2017 Solicitation of Project Proposals for the Passenger Ferry Grant Program

Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO): Solicitation of Project Proposals for the Passenger Ferry Grant Program (Ferry program). The Federal Transit Administration (FTA) announces the availability of $30 million of Fiscal Year 2017 Section 5307 Urbanized Area Formula Program funds to assist financing capital projects to support existing passenger ferry service, establish new ferry service, and to repair and modernize ferry boats, terminals, and related facilities and equipment.

Infrastructure For Rebuilding America (INFRA) Grants

The INFRA program provides dedicated, discretionary funding for projects that address critical issues facing our nation’s highways and bridges. INFRA grants will support the Administration’s commitment to fixing our nation’s crumbling infrastructure by creating opportunities for all levels of government and the private sector to fund infrastructure, using innovative approaches to improve the necessary processes for building significant projects, and increasing accountability for the projects that are built. (DUE 11-02-2017)

FY 2017 Competitive Funding Opportunity: Bus and Bus Facilities Infrastructure Program

Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO): Solicitation of Project Proposals for the 5339(b) Grants for Buses and Bus Facilities Infrastructure Investment Program (Bus and Bus Infrastructure Program). The Federal Transit Administration (FTA) announces the availability of approximately $226.5 million of Fiscal Year 2017 funds for buses, bus facilities, and bus equipment. Synopses and full announcement will be posted on Grants.gov as opportunity FTA-2017-004-TPM-BUS. Proposals must be submitted electronically through Grants.gov website by 11:59 PM Eastern Time on 8/25/2017.

Small Project Transportation Maintenance and Improvements Grants

The Denali Commission's Transportation Program has assisted rural Alaskan communities in the development and construction of critical transportation infrastructure in an effort to provide opportunities to enhance rural economic development. The objective of this opportunity is to aid rural Alaskan communities maintain and improve their existing core transportation infrastructure.