Metropolitan Planning Program
CSFA Number: 494-00-1009
Agency Name
Department Of Transportation (494)
Agency Contact
Tom Kelso
217-785-2996
tom.kelso@illinois.gov
Short Description
Metropolitan Planning funds are federal funds from FHWA and FTA available for Metropolitan Planning Organizations (MPO's) to carry out the metropolitan transportation planning process required by 23 U.S.C. 134, including development of metropolitan area transportation plans and transportation improvement programs. Please note: when other CSFA program funds are used as a match (typically 1437), they will be awarded/recorded under the specific CSFA program such as this one. Matching funding totals should be reduced from the matching program and added to the specific program.
Subject Area
Government Services
Program Function
Transportation
Enabling Legislation
23 U.S.C 104; 49 USC 5303
Objectives and Goals
Under 23 U.S.C. 134, MPOs are responsible for developing, in cooperation with the State and affected transit operators, a long range transportation plan and a transportation improvement program (TIP) for the area. Both the plan and the TIP must be fiscally constrained. The TIP also must be prioritized, and consistent with the transportation plan, and must include all projects in the metropolitan area that are proposed for funding with either Title 23 or Federal Transit Act (Title 49, U.S.C., Chapter 53) money.
Types of Assistance
Formula Grants
Uses and Restrictions
To carry out the metropolitan transportation planning process required by 23 U.S.C. 134, including development of metropolitan area transportation plans and transportation improvement programs
Eligibility Requirements
Metropolitan Planning Organization. Eligible activities include conducting inventories of existing routes to determine their physical condition and capacity, determining the types and volumes of vehicles using these routes, predicting the level and location of future population, employment, and economic growth, and using such information to determine current and future transportation needs.
Eligible Applicants
Government Organizations;
Application and Award Processing
Distributed via Formula at the beginning of the State Fiscal Year.
Funding By Fiscal Year
FY 2017 : $22,122,900
FY 2018 : $26,471,450
FY 2019 : $23,511,462
FY 2020 : $23,406,954
FY 2021 : $24,216,805
Federal Funding
Notice of Funding Opportunities
None
Agency IDGrantee NameStart DateEnd DateAmount
20-1009-13554Chicago Metropolitan Agency for Planning07/01/201912/31/202021,055,956
19-1009-9386Chicago Metropolitan Agency for Planning07/01/201806/30/20234,068,464
18-1009-012Chicago Metropolitan Agency for Planning07/01/201606/30/20211,825,000
20-1009-13538Chicago Metropolitan Agency for Planning07/01/201906/30/20241,616,200
18-1009-010Chicago Metropolitan Agency for Planning07/01/201506/30/20201,598,990