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    Ohio Department of Transportation Internet News Release
    September 21, 2000

    Transportation and Community and System Preservation Pilot Program Grants Available

    The Ohio Department of Transportation is spreading the word on the availability of Federal funds under a pilot program focusing on improving transportation systems. The Federal Highway Administration (FHWA), as part of the Transportation Equity Act of the 21st Century (TEA-21), is offering grant money to local agencies (including State governments and Metropolitan Planning Agencies) to develop, implement, and evaluate transportation strategies supporting transportation and community and system preservation practices which incorporate beneficial short- and long-term environmental, economic, and social equity effects to help build livable communities. More information on the program is available at the TCSP Web site at: http://www.fhwa.dot.gov/tcsp

    Past recipients of grants include communities in ODOT's District 12 (Cleveland area) and District 7 (Dayton area). The FFY 2002 Federal Register Notice application has been posted to the TCSP site and can be found at: http://tcsp-fhwa.volpe.dot.gov/new.html and http://tcsp-fhwa.volpe.dot.gov/docs.html

    The applications are due directly to the FHWA Ohio office by Wednesday, January 31, 2001. Grant awards for FFY 2002 will not be made until after October 1, 2001, at or near the beginning of FY 2002. Please visit the TCSP Web site for all the details on the process.



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