Transportation Financing

It takes a lot of money to keep the transportation infrastructure of the Miami Valley in tip top shape. Funding for new interchanges, fixing bridges, re-surfacing roads, paving bike paths, building sidewalks, and helping seniors find rides all depends on a steady flow of funding.

2021 STP, CMAQ, and TA Applications Received

On September 2, 2021 the Board formally authorized MVRPC staff to solicit qualified member jurisdictions for new transportation projects using MVRPC regionally controlled federal funds (STP or TA) and Coronavirus Response and Relief Supplemental Appropriations Act (CRRSAA) funds. Subsequently, staff solicited MVRPC area jurisdictions beginning on September 2, 2021. These applications for Funds were received by the October 7, 2021 deadline. Written comments will be accepted through Monday, November 15, 2021, add your comments below.

MVRPC will hold a virtual Public Participation Meeting to present a DRAFT list of transportation projects being considered for Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) funding through the Surface Transportation Program (STP) and Transportation Alternatives (TA) Program.  
The meeting will take place via Zoom, a video conferencing platform, and will be held as follows:

Thursday, November 4, 2021 – 5:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.

Access the meetings via computer, tablet or mobile device using this link:     Enter Meeting ID: 825 7876 2606

Or call in to join the meeting by phone:
(646) 558- 8656 - Meeting ID: 825 7876 2606# US (New York)
(312) 626 6799 - Meeting ID: 825 7876 2606# US (Chicago)


On March 4, 2021, the MVRPC Board approved over $26.3 million for 23 STP, CMAQ, and TA projects. Please see the detailed project award lists below.

FAST Act Federal Transportation Act, MAP-21

MVRPC monitors the Federal Transportation Act for funding options. The Surface Transportation Program helps with road projects, Congestion Mitigation Air Quality program funds alternative modes and projects that reduce congestion such as signal interconnections. Transportation Alternatives program primarily funds non-motorized transportation needs. MVRPC works with local agencies to solicit for federal funding and has been involved in distributing federal stimulus funding.

Moving Ahead for Progress in the 21st Century Act (Public Law 112-141), was signed into law by President Obama on July 6, 2012.  Funding surface transportation programs at over $105 billion for fiscal years (FY) 2013 and 2014, MAP-21 is the first long-term highway authorization enacted since 2005.  MAP-21 builds on the initiatives established in the Safe, Accountable, Flexible, Efficient Transportation Equity Act: A Legacy for Users (SAFETEA-LU), Transportation Equity Act for the 21st Century (TEA-21) and the Intermodal Surface Transportation Efficiency Act of 1991 (ISTEA), which were the last major authorizing legislations for surface transportation. This new MAP-21 Act is a milestone for the U.S. economy and the Nation’s surface transportation program. By transforming the policy and programmatic framework for investments to guide the system’s growth and development, MAP-21 creates a streamlined and performance-based surface transportation program and builds on many of the highway, transit, bike, and pedestrian programs and policies established in 1991.  For more information please visit


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Comments on Proposed Transportation Projects being considered for Federal Funding through MVRPC’s Sub-allocated Federal Funds Process.

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