The following grants for bike/ped improvements are open to applications this fall:
- The federal Safe Routes to School (SRTS) program improves pedestrian safety for elementary and middle school students through education and infrastructure funding. The Call for Applications period for 2010 SRTS Infrastructure Projects will be from August 23 to November 23. Several workshops have been scheduled throughout the state to assist applicants. Please see GDOT’s SRTS website for more information.
- The Georgia Department of Natural Resources (DNR) Recreational Trail Grants program provides funding for trail construction, maintenance and education. Applications will be accepted from October through November 30th of 2010. See the DNR Trails and Greenway Grants webpage for more information.
- The federal Transportation Enhancements program provides funding to help expand transportation choices through 12 eligible TE activities related to surface transportation. GDOT has released a call for projects and applications will be accepted between October 1 and December 15. See GDOT’s Transportation Enhancements webpage for more information about the program and upcoming application workshops.