Transportation Planning for the Palm Beaches

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Bus and Bus Facilities Infrastructure Program

Published August 2nd, 2017

Deadling: Aug. 25, 2017
Funding availability: $226,500,000
Assists in the financing of buses and bus facilities capital projects, including replacing, rehabilitating, purchasing or leasing buses or related equipment, and rehabilitating, purchasing, constructing or leasing bus-related facilities.

American Public Transportation Assoc.: Local Coalition Grant Program

Published August 2nd, 2017

Deadline: Aug. 31, 2017
Funding availability: up to $10,000
Supports projects that focus on grassroots advocacy efforts that can help achieve specific state and local public transportation goals. Funded activities could include programs in partnership with local Chambers of Commerce or other business organizations that support public transportation and community mobility, efforts to educate decision-makers about policies favorable to public transportation, national efforts to obtain additional revenue support at the federal level, etc. Any local transit coalition is eligible, provided it has the support of the local APTA transit system member(s) and is a member of the National Alliance of Public Transportation Advocates.

APA Florida Annual Conference

Published June 30th, 2017

September 5-8, 2017
Daytona, FL

Health Foundation of South Florida (HFSF) Grants

Published August 1st, 2017

Concept proposal deadlines 3x / year: March/May/August 2017
Funding availability: $40,000
Grants to support healthy eating and active communities includes opportunities for complete streets and urban planning to support access to healthy foods.

FTR Transportation Conference

Published June 30th, 2017

September 12-14, 2017
Indianapolis, IN


Published June 30th, 2017

September 17-20, 2017
Denver, CO

NOAA Climate Research Funding

Published June 27th, 2017

Agency: NOAA (National Oceanographic & Atmospheric Administration)
Applications Due: Sep. 11, 2017
Eligible Entities: State, local and tribal governments

NOAA announced funding for climate research programs. Eligible programs can include research to improve observations and monitoring of the climate system, advance understanding of the climate, improvements in modeling and prediction, community engagement related to climate change, and research on interactions between climate and society. Applicants are encouraged to support the principles of diversity and inclusion when writing their proposals and performing their work.

The South Florida GIS Expo

Published June 30th, 2017

September 28-29, 2017
West Palm Beach, FL

APTA Annual Meeting & Expo

Published June 30th, 2017

October 8-11, 2017
Atlanta, GA

Grant Professionals Association (GPA) South Florida Chapter

Published August 2nd, 2017

Next meeting: Sep. 21, 2017
Meeting host: Broward MPO, 100 W. Cypress Creek Rd., 6th Floor, Ft. Lauderdale, FL 33309Network with members, learn from peers and guest speakers about innovative trends in the world of grant writing and funding.

Florida Model Task Force Meeting

Published June 30th, 2017

October 17-19, 2017
Orlando, FL

AMPO Annual Conference

Published June 30th, 2017

October 17-20, 2017
Savannah, GA

FPTA Annual Conference

Published June 30th, 2017

October 22-24, 2017
West Palm Beach, FL


Published July 3rd, 2017

October 30 - November 2, 2017
Chicago, IL

Our Town Creative Placemaking

Published August 2nd, 2017

Deadline: Sep. 25, 2017
Funding availability: Click on notice for details. The 50% match requirement allows for in-kind contributions.
Grant project areas include building knowledge about creative placemaking.

5th Annual Florida Automated Vehicles Summit

Published August 15th, 2017

November 14-15, 2017
Tampa Bay, FL 

Safe Streets Summit

Published June 19th, 2017

February 2, 2018 Safe Streets Summit
February 1, 2018 (Pre-Conference Workshops)
West Palm Beach, FL

Robotics and Automation to Improve Transportation Options for the Disabled

Published August 2nd, 2017

Deadline: Sep. 30, 2017
Funding availability: $500,000
Disability and rehabilitation research projects program using robotics and automation to improve accessible transportation options for individuals with disabilities. Improve the effectiveness of services by generating new knowledge or developing methods, procedures, and rehabilitation technologies that advance a wide range of independent living and employment outcomes.

Transportation Research Board Annual Meeting

Published July 3rd, 2017

January 7-11, 2018
Washington, DC

NARC National Conference of Regions & 52nd Annual Conference & Exhibition

Published July 3rd, 2017

February 11-14, 2018
Washington, DC

June 3-6, 2018
Orlando, FL

Infrastructure for Rebuilding America (INFRA) Freight & Highway Projects

Published August 2nd, 2017

Deadline: Nov. 2, 2017
Funding availability: $1,560,000,000 subject to future appropriations
The Nationally Significant Freight and Highway Projects (INFRA) program provides Federal financial assistance to highway and freight projects of national or regional significance. 

Safe Routes to School

Published August 2nd, 2017

Deadline: Dec. 29, 2017
Funding availability: see linked notice 
Eligible applicants are limited to those who previously participated in the mandatory application workshop.
The purpose is to increase the number of children who walk or bicycle to school by funding projects that remove barriers such as a lack of infrastructure, unsafe infrastructure and a lack of programs that promote walking and bicycling through education/ encouragement programs aimed at children, parents and the community.

MPO's BikePalmBeach.org Website Seeks Local Input

Published October 5th, 2015

MPO 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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