CCW Legislation (1)

Federal Highways Announces $848M in Funding to Address Climate Change; Transit Agencies are Eligible

The Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) recently announced the availability of $848 million in competitive grant funding for local governments and organizations, including transit agencies, to undertake projects to address the climate crisis.

Fiscal Year 2022-23 funding is now available through the Promoting Resilient Operations for Transformative, Efficient, and Cost-Saving Transportation (PROTECT) Program. The competitive grant supports projects that could improve the resilience of surface transportation systems, including highways and public transportation.

States, MPOs, local governments, and transit agencies can apply. Applications must be submitted electronically through by Friday, August 18, 2023.

More information on the PROTECT Discretionary Grant Program is available on the FHWA website.