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Automated Driving System Demonstration Grants

Published February 1st, 2019

U.S. Department of Transportation

Funding Availability:  See notice

Deadline: March 21, 2019

Bicycle Friendly Community Program

Published June 29th, 2018

The League of American Bicyclists' Bicycle Friendly America program provides a roadmap, hands-on assistance adn recogntion for states, commumities, universities and businesses. The BFA program is a tool to make bicycling a real transporation and recreation option for all people.

Funding availability: see notice

Deadline: Spring - February, 5, 2019

CSX Community Investment Program

Published June 29th, 2018

Supports nonprofit organizations (cities would be required to partner) to address of the following categories: Safety, with a focus o railway, public, and personal safety; Environment, with a focus on land, water, and air preservation and restoration; Wellness, with a focus on healthy lifestyles and wellness education; and Community, with a focus on community leadership and service. 

Funding availability: $2,500 to $5,000.

Deadline: January 1-December 15 annually


FHWA Pedestrian and Bicycle Funding Opportunities

Published June 29th, 2018

Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) updated Pedestrian and Bicycle Funding Opportunities/ U.S. Dept. of Transportation, Transit, Highway and Safety Funds under the Fixing America's Surface Transportation (FAST) Act funding programs.

Lyft Community Grants

Published June 29th, 2018

Each month, one organization in each participating region that clearly states the role that transportation and mobility plays in the organization's mission or operations will receive a grant in the form of Lyft ride credit. Cities that want to be represented need to collaborate with area nonprofit organizations to submit a Lyft Community Grants Informaiton form for consideration of future funding. Funding availability: $1,000. Deadline: 10th of each month

Better Utilizing Investments to Leverage Development (BUILD)

Published June 29th, 2018

Formerly known as Transportation Investment Generating Economic Recovery, or TIGER

American Planning Association Conference

Published November 27th, 2018

April 13-16, 2019
San Francisco, CA


Published November 27th, 2018

May 7-9, 2019
Jacksonville, FL

2019 Florida Commuter Transportation Summit

Published January 23rd, 2019

May 30-31, 2019
Sarasota, FL

Esri User Conference

Published November 27th, 2018

American Road & Transportation Builders Association (ARTBA) Convention

Published January 23rd, 2019

September 22-25, 2019
Savannah, GA

Association of Metropolitan Planning Organization (AMPO) Annual Conference

Published January 23rd, 2019

October 22-25, 2019
Baltimore, MD

TPA's BikePalmBeach.org Website Seeks Local Input

Published October 5th, 2015

TPA launched the BikePalmBeach.org website to provide and share information with the public about local bicycling facilities and events of interest.  Users are invited to submit information to share about their own bicycling events.  The website is expected to grow in the availability of relevant information to promote safe bicycling in Palm Beach County as a viable means of transportation.  Please use BikePalmBeach.org as a resource and contribute appropriate listings to be included.

Guide Offers Ideas to Communities for Safer Walking and Biking

Published October 5th, 2015

The Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) offers a free guide offering step-by-step instructions for residents and community groups looking to improve pedestrian and bicyclist safety, access, and comfort.  View or download the guide: "A Resident's Guide for Creating Safer Communities for Walking and Bicycling."

National League of Cities Grant Access Tool

Published August 1st, 2017

This easy and free Grant Access tool to find grants is available to the staffs of each member city. Search for funding from more than 5,800 grants within 20 grant categories, from federal, state, and foundation sources. Includes direct links to grant applications. 

Broward County Grants Administration Internship Opportunity

Published August 1st, 2017

The Broward County Grants Administration Office is offering a three-credit, semester-long, part-time Government Grant internship. A $1,500 grant may be provided upon successful completion of the internship.

Drive Zipcars by the Hour or Day

Published October 13th, 2015

It's like having your own car in the city - but with free gas and insurance.  Okay, it's better than having your own car.

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