South Jersey Transportation Planning Organization

SJTPO and NJDOT Announce $5.2 Million in Federal Grants to Improve Local Transportation

May 23, 2023

The SJTPO, in partnership with NJDOT, is announcing the award of $5.2 million for six federal grants under the Transportation Alternatives Set-Aside (TA Set-Aside) program.

The competitive TA Set-Asides program provides funds to build pedestrian and bicycle facilities, improve access to transportation, create safe routes to school, preserve historic transportation structures, provide environmental mitigation, and create trail projects that serve a transportation purpose while promoting safety and mobility.

The six federal grants for the SJTPO region can be viewed here:

The solicitation round for applications began on May 24, 2022, and ran through November 3, 2022. Seventeen applications requesting approximately $18 million were received from municipalities in the SJTPO region. The total available grant funding is nearly $2.6 million for each of the two years.

The full announcement can be viewed here: