March 05, 2018

PennDOT Accepting Applications for 2018-19 Multimodal Transportation Fund Round

Please be aware or reminded that PennDOT is now accepting applications for transportation improvements under the FY 2018-19 Multimodal Transportation Fund (MTF) round. This Program is intended to provide financial assistance to municipalities, councils of governments, school districts, businesses, economic development organizations, public transportation agencies, rail freight/passenger rail entities, and ports in order to improve transportation assets that enhance communities, pedestrian safety and transit revitalization.

More PennDOT MTF Program information can be found HERE.
To apply for funding, the applicant must submit an application for the PennDOT Multimodal Transportation Fund online at:

As a synopsis, PennDOT has $40 million in grants for fiscal year 2018-19 available for successful applicants. Grants are available for projects with a total cost of $100,000 or more. Grants will not normally exceed $3,000,000. Financial assistance under the Multimodal Transportation Fund shall be matched by local funding in an amount not less than 30% of the amount awarded. Applications are due by 5 p.m. on March 30, 2018. PennDOT expects to announce grant recipients for the FY 2018-19 round sometime in late 2018.

For eligible sponsors interested in also applying to the PA Department of Community & Economic Development for the Multimodal Transportation Fund grants that it manages, see this link:

The DCED Multimodal Fund round is open for applications until July 31, 2018.