Fact Sheet: Pilot Program for Transit-Oriented Development Planning
BIPARTISAN INFRASTRUCTURE LAW FACT SHEET
PILOT PROGRAM FOR TRANSIT-ORIENTED DEVELOPMENT PLANNING
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The Bipartisan Infrastructure Law, enacted as the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act, continues the competitive Transit Oriented Development (TOD) planning program, that provides funding for efforts associated with an eligible transit project for which the project sponsor will seek funding through FTA’s Capital Investment Grants Program. TOD focuses growth around transit stations to create compact, mixed-use communities with easy access to jobs and services. TOD capitalizes on public investments in transit and supports transit systems by increasing ridership and fare revenue.
MAP-21 § 20005(b), IIJA § 30009
State or local governmental authorities
Grants are available to assist in financing comprehensive or site-specific planning associated with eligible projects that seek to:
- Enhance economic development, ridership, and other goals established during the project development and engineering processes
- Facilitate multimodal connectivity and accessibility
- Increase access to transit hubs for pedestrian and bicycle traffic
- Enable mixed-use development
- Identify infrastructure needs associated with the eligible project
- Include private sector participation
Permits federal financing for site-specific as well as comprehensive planning. Previously only comprehensive planning was eligible for federal funds.