CalTrans Transportation Planning Grant Program

The main website contains links to both grant program application guides.
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.
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See the website documents for specific minimum, maximum, and other project requirements.

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Implementing Sector
Implementing Sector: 
California Department of Transportation (CalTrans)
Implementing Sector Address: 
Priscilla Martinez-Velez Fiscal and Grant Management Branch Office of Regional Planning (916) 651-8196 Rosie Flores Fiscal and Grant Management Branch Office of Regional Planning (916) 653-3957
Additional Eligibility Information: 
The following are eligible to apply as a primary applicant: • MPOs with sub-applicants • RTPAs • Transit Agencies; • Cities and Counties; • Native American Tribal Governments The following are eligible to apply as a sub-applicant: • MPOs/RTPAs • Transit Agencies • Universities and Community Colleges • Native American Tribal Governments • Cities and Counties • Community-Based Organizations • Non-Profit Organizations (501.C.3) • Other Public Entities**