Economic Recovery Package Provisions: Transportation and Infrastructure
Surface Transportation Program
30% sub-allocation to MPO’s 200,000 and above in population.
3% set aside for transportation enhancements.
120 days to obligate first 50% of apportionment.
One year to obligate the balance.
No matching grant requirement.
The Surface Transportation Program provides flexible funding that may be used by States and localities for projects on any Federal-aid highway, including the NHS, bridge projects on any public road, transit capital projects, and intracity and intercity bus terminals and facilities.
Priority given to projects either under construction or able to obligate funds within 150 days of enactment, cannot comingle with funds from prior years, wage laws apply, Buy America requirements apply.