The RTC administers the Transportation Alternatives (TA) Set-Aside Program for the RTC Metropolitan Planning area.  The Call for Projects notification is for Federal Fiscal Years 2021-2022 funding.  The RTC anticipates receiving $805,000 in funding for these combined federal fiscal years.  Agencies eligible to receive TA Set-Aside funds include local governments, natural resources or public land agencies, school districts and Tribal governments.  Eligible sponsors may submit one application per funding year.  The TA Set-Aside guidance and application were approved by the RTC Board on July 1, 2021  – October 1, 2021, and are available on the RTC website.

Local road safety improvements are an eligible use of TA Set-Aside Funding.  Other eligible uses include improvements to non-motorized mobility, historic preservation related to transportation, scenic accessibility, Safe Routes to School programs, and environmental management related to transportation activities.

The deadline for submittal of applications is 4:00pm on October 1, 2021.  Application and detailed budget should be submitted to electronically to Rebecca Kapuler at rkapuler@rtcwashoe.com.  Questions may be directed to Rebecca Kapuler, Senior Planner, at 775-332-0174 or by email.

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