Apply Now! $45 Million in ATIIP Grants Available

Applications are now open for the first ever funding round of the Active Transportation Infrastructure Investment Program (ATIIP).

This unique program, administered by the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA), strategically invests in projects that connect active transportation networks and spines, accelerating local and regional plans to create safe and convenient walking and biking routes to everyday destinations, and to fill gaps between communities.

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WEBINAR ALERT:

Rails to Trails Conservancy (RTC) will be hosting a webinar on Monday, March 25 at 1 p.m. Eastern to provide more information on the notice of funding and share guidance on how to strategically apply for this opportunity.

$45 million is available for active transportation projects or groups of projects with a total cost of at least $15 million or planning and design grants with a total cost of at least $100,000.

The following are eligible project sponsors or applicants:

  • Local or regional governmental organizations (including metropolitan planning organizations or regional planning organizations and councils)
  • A multicounty special district
  • A state
  • A multistate group of governments
  • Tribal governments

Learn more about ATIIP and apply now.

ATIIP will enable communities to build on existing infrastructure for walking and biking to safely connect people to the destinations they travel to routinely, while also creating opportunities for sustainable transportation and recreation.

This initial funding round is an excellent opportunity to secure funding to plan your system, pursue your infrastructure gap-filling strategy or make key connections to neighboring communities. Even unsuccessful applicants will gain advantages for future rounds, and strong demand for ATIIP will help to grow the program.

We invite you to also check out this grant eligibility page prior to applying.

Applicants must submit their applications through grants.gov. Applications are due by Monday, June 17, 11:59 p.m. Eastern.

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