Grant Programs

Grant Programs

RTC Funding Opportunities

Call for Projects: $7 Million from the Surface Transportation Block Grant Program (STBG) Available (as of May 9, 2016)

The Santa Cruz County Regional Transportation Commission (RTC) is seeking applications for projects to receive $7 million from the region’s share of Surface Transportation Block Grant Program (STBG) funds. Note – this program was formerly known as the Regional Surface Transportation Program (RSTP).

Deadline: Applications must be received by 2:00 p.m. on July 14, 2016.

Eligible Projects: Funds are available for a variety of highway, local street/road improvements, reconstruction/rehabilitation, transit capital, transportation system management, bicycle and pedestrian, and transportation demand management projects as summarized in Eligibility: STBG. Projects are subject to California and Federal requirements for this funding source, including Caltrans’ Local Assistance Program Guidelines (LAPG), Caltrans Procedures Manual (LAPM), Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) guidelines, and other state or federal requirements, as may be applicable.

Funding Request: A “Project Application Packetmust be submitted for each project. Word and excel versions of the packet are available here:

Background on this Funding Opportunity: See the May 5, 2016 RTC staff report (Item #22 – page 269 of PDF) on this call for projects.

For more information: Contact the RTC at 831-460-3200

Past Funding Programs

For more information on past funding cycles, please visit the RTC’s Approved Projects

Other Transportation Funding Programs

RTC Contact

Rachel Moriconi
Senior Transportation Planner
(831) 460-3200