As discussed at the Technical Advisory Committee meeting on October 17th, the letter of funding commitment or the letter of support from project sponsors can be submitted with the percentage of the project cost to be provided by the project sponsor, or the letter may state that the project sponsor will provide the minimum required local match.
H-GAC seeks proposals from local governments, public transportation agencies, and other eligible sponsors to implement transportation projects within the eight-county transportation management area. The area includes Brazoria, Chambers, Fort Bend, Galveston, Harris, Liberty, Montgomery, and Waller Counties.
The 2018 Call for Projects will commit federal and state funds allocated to the Houston-Galveston region to implement highway, freight, transit, bicycle, and pedestrian projects. Approximately $920 million of flexible funding including the local match is available for programming in the next 10 years (FY 2019 – FY 2028). Project applicants may begin the online application process from Sep. 4 through Oct. 31, 2018 by 5 p.m.
Project applicants may begin the online application process after the release of the application on September 4, 2018. Online applications must be submitted by October 31, 2018, at 5 p.m.
In addition to an electronic submittal, all applicants must send two paper copies of a completed and signed application with all required attachments to the H-GAC offices by 5 p.m. on November 07, 2018. The mailing address is:
Attn: Vishu Lingala2018 Call for Projects Application3555 Timmons Ln, Suite 120Houston, TX 77027
Hard copies must include a copy of the confirmation page from the online application submittal.
Post marked applications not received by the deadline are considered late. Incomplete applications or those not received by the deadline will not be accepted. Supplemental information will not be accepted after the deadline.
Projects with a proposed capital investment of more than or equal to $100 million must support all Regional Transportation Plan (RTP) Goals. Please refer to Major Investments for application requirements. Staff will schedule Major Investments project application review meetings with project sponsors after application submittal.
Projects with a proposed capital investment of less than $100 million, will compete within one of the Investment Categories of the 2018 Call for Projects. Please refer to Other Investments for application requirements by investment category for more details.
Information & Instructions Application Instructions Call For Projects Workshop Presentation Call for Projects Scoring Criteria Sample Project Development Timeline (Best Case Scenario) TDC Policy and Procedures
Application & Pre-Application Questions Questions - Pre-Application Questions - Benefit Cost Analysis Questions - Major Investments Questions - Other Investments
Benefits Cost Analysis Templates Delay Benefits Template - Active Transportation, Roadways, Transit Emissions Benefits Template - Active Transportation Emissions Benefits Template - Intersection Improvements (Updated 10/8/18)Emissions Benefits Template - New Transit Vehicle Purchase Emissions Benefits Template - Roadways Safety Benefits Template - Active Transportation, Transit (Updated 9/5/18) Safety Benefits Template - Roadways (Updated 9/5/18)
Maps & TemplatesEmployment Location Map Environmental Justice Population Map Greater Houston Freight System Map LOTTR Estimation Template Project Budget Worksheet TDC Application Transit Facilities Map
H-GAC staff will be available to train potential sponsors in one hour training sessions, two days a week starting September 25th in the 2nd floor training room at the H-GAC offices. One on one meeting appointments must be scheduled in advance by emailing email@example.com.
Tuesday, September 25 Thursday, September 27 Tuesday, October 2 Thursday, October 4
Tuesday, October 16 Thursday, October 18 Tuesday, October 23 Wedesday, October 24
Thursday, October 25 Monday, October 29 Tuesday, October 30 Wednesday, October 31
Before accessing the online application system, please read through the Application Instructions to become familiar with the process of submitting your application online.
To submit your online application for the 2018 Call for Projects, you must do the following:
Register to Apply
If you have questions regarding the 2018 Call for Projects, please contact: firstname.lastname@example.org