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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; Fall - August 9, 2018

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.

People for Bikes

Published June 29th, 2018

Supports bicycle infrastructure projects and targeted initiatives that make it easier and safer for people of all ages and abilities to ride.

Funding availability: up to $10,000

Deadline: October 19, 2018

Voices for Healthy Kids

Published June 29th, 2018

The Voices for Healthy Kids opportunities were highlighted at the 2018 Safe Streets Summit. The opportunities support nonprofit organizations, and cities may partner with nonprofits. They include the Open RFA and Incubator grants. They include but are not limited to: create equitable, long-term funding for bicycling and walking, road construction ad reconstruction to create complete streets, codify safe routes to school programs in state law and secure appropriations or Transportation Alternatives Program allocations for both infrastructure and non-infrastructure projects.

Funding availability: varies - $30,000 to $125,000

Deadline: July 13, 2018

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 / July 2018

Better Utilizing Investments to Leverage Development (BUILD)

Published June 29th, 2018

Formerly known as Transportation Investment Generating Economic Recovery, or TIGER

Transportation Research Board (TRB) 98th Annual Meeting

Published November 27th, 2018

January 13-17, 2019
Washington, DC

American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials (AASHTO) 2019 Washington Briefing

Published November 27th, 2018

February 26 - March 1, 2019
Washington, DC

National Bike Summit

Published November 27th, 2018

March 9-12, 2019
Washington, DC

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

Esri User Conference

Published November 27th, 2018

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.

Pedestrian & Bicycle Funding Opportunities

Published October 21st, 2016

Agency: U.S. Dept. of Transportation / Federal Highway Administration (FHWA)

Summary of funding programs under the Fixing America's Surface Transportation (FAST) Act. 

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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