French Broad River MPO Locally Administered Projects Program (LAPP) consists of a call for projects eligible for FHWA Surface Transportation Block Grant Program- Directly Attributable (STBGP-DA) and Transportation Alternatives Program- Directly Attributable (TAP-DA) funds.
The 2017 Call for Projects will be open to local government entities in the French Broad River MPO Planning Area from Friday, January 27th through Friday, March 31st. All applications for funding must be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org by 5:00 PM on Friday, March 31st.
This call for projects features STGBP-DA funding that will be available in FY 2018 and FY 2019, but does NOT feature any TAP-DA funding due to the FY 2018 and FY 2019 apportionment being programmed in the previous call for projects.
STPBGP – Surface Transportation Program Block Grant Program, previously known as Surface Transportation Program (STP), are apportioned directly to the MPOs with over 200,000 in population by the federal government.
For more information on eligible recipients, eligible activities, and anything else about STBGP, please see the fact sheets provided by FHWA:
FAST Act Surface Transportation Block Grant Program Fact Sheet
MAP-21 Surface Transportation Program Fact Sheet
TAP – The Transportation Alternatives Program, replaced the “Transportation Enhancements”, or TE funds under MAP-21 (Moving Ahead for Progress in the 21st century) and continued under the FAST (Fixing America’s Surface Transportation) Act, the federal law that governs transportation spending.
For more information on eligible recipients, eligible activities, and anything else about STP, please see the fact sheets provided by FHWA:
FAST Act Transportation Alternatives Program Fact Sheet
MAP-21 Transportation Alternatives Program Fact Sheet