Grant Programs

Grant Programs

RTC Funding Opportunities

Surface Transportation Block Grant Program (STBG) 

The RTC selected projects to receive $7 million from the region’s share of Surface Transportation Block Grant Program (STBG) funds at its September 1, 2016 meetingNote – this program was formerly known as the Regional Surface Transportation Program (RSTP).

The Santa Cruz County Regional Transportation Commission (RTC) held a public hearing and solicited public comments regarding projects proposed for funds from the Surface Transportation Block Grant Program (STBG) at its September 1, 2016 meeting.

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.

Applications Received: The RTC received applications requesting $13.7 million for 22 projects. Applications were due on July 14, 2016.

Background on this Funding Opportunity: See the “Call for Projects” and May 5, 2016 RTC staff report (Item #22 – page 269 of PDF) on this funding cycle.

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

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