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DVRPC Announces Availability of
TCDI Program Grants
March 15, 2016
Mandatory Pre-Application Meeting
22, 2016 Deadline Grant Application
23, 2016 Applications Approved by DVRPC
June 30, 2018
Project Tasks Completed
Delaware Valley Regional Planning Commission (DVRPC) is soliciting
applications under the Transportation and Community Development
Initiative (TCDI). This grant program is designed to support
initiatives that implement the region's long range plan, Connections 2040 for
Greater Philadelphia by focusing on linking land use and
funding supports early stage planning, design, feasibility studies,
and capacity building activities that promote smart growth and enhanced
efficiency of the transportation network.
activities may include, but are not limited to:
Planning, Multi-Modal Corridor Plans, Growth Management
Pedestrian and Trail Plans
The TCDI grant program is open to all municipalities and
counties in DVRPC's nine-county region. In NJ, all
municipalities in Camden, Burlington, Gloucester and Mercer are
eligible. County governments may apply for individual projects
or on behalf of several municipalities involving a multi-municipal
Up to $1.8 million is available under the TCDI Program;
$1.2 million in PA and $600,000 in NJ. The minimum grant award
is $25,000 and there is a maximum soft cap of $100,000 for single
municipality planning projects and $175,000 for multi-municipal
projects. A match of 20% of the total project cost is required.
The match can be cash, in-kind, or a combination.
MEETING: MARCH 15, 2016
A local government representative (staff or elected or
appointed official) must attend. Consultants are not considered
a representative of the community. If a community
representative is not present for the meeting, the application will
not be considered for funding.
PM - 6:00 PM
N. Independence Mall West, 8th Floor
For more detailed information, including the FY 2017
TCDI Program Guidelines and a list of TCDI Project recipients visit www.dvrpc.org/tcdi.
For questions, contact Karen Cilurso, Manager, Community
Revitalization, at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Cross County Connection encourages its service area
municipalities to take advantage of this grant opportunity.
TCDI-funded planning projects often lead to the actual implementation
of the project or additional funding sources for implementation.
For assistance with project ideas or the application, please contact
Ronda R. Urkowitz, PP, AICP, Program Director, Cross County
Connection at (856) 596-8228 or email@example.com
or Patrick Farley, AICP, Sr. Land Use and Transportation Planner,
Cross County Connection at firstname.lastname@example.org.
County Connection's Mission: To improve the
quality of life in southern New Jersey through transportation
Us: Cross County Connection, a nonprofit organization,
partners with the North Jersey Transportation Planning Authority
(NJTPA), the New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT), NJ
TRANSIT, the Delaware Valley Regional Planning Commission (DVRPC),
the South Jersey Transportation Planning Organization (SJTPO), member
organizations and the U.S. Federal Highway Administration, to provide
solutions to complex transportation problems for counties,
municipalities and employers in the southern New Jersey region
encompassing Atlantic, Burlington, Camden, Cape May, Cumberland,
Gloucester and Salem counties.
Cross County Connection Transportation Management Association
publication is funded by the North Jersey Transportation Planning
Authority (NJTPA) and the U.S. Department of Transportation Federal
Highway Administration. The U.S. Government and NJTPA assume no
liability for the contents.