Six applications were submitted directly to the Regional Call for Projects for a total funding request of $1.51 million.
As the designated metropolitan planning organization for the region, Fresno COG prepares and maintains the Federal Transportation Improvement Program (FTIP). The program includes a listing of all transportation-related projects requiring federal funding or other approval by the federal transportation agencies. The FTIP also lists non-federal, regionally significant projects for information and air quality modeling purposes.
Improve access to mobility, remove barriers to transportation services and expand the transportation mobility options available for elderly individuals and individuals with disabilities throughout the Fresno Urbanized Area. Toward this goal, FTA provides financial assistance for transportation services planned, designed, and carried out to meet the special transportation needs of elderly individuals and individuals with disabilities.
The Surface Transportation Block Grant Program was established by California State Statute utilizing Surface Transportation Program Funds that are identified in Section 133 of Title 23 of the United States Code. This program provides flexible funding that may be used by States and localities for projects to preserve and improve the conditions and performance on any Federal-aid highway, bridge and tunnel projects on any public road, pedestrian and bicycle infrastructure, and transit capital and intercity passenger projects.