Transportation

The following is a listing of funding opportunities potentially available for projects related to Transportation with focus on programs applicable to North Central Kansas. Click here for helpful tips on seeking project funding.


Connecting State Highways KLINK Program

Program provides reimbursable grants to local governments for the purposes of maintaining state highways that pass through the city limits of a community. KDOT will participate in the cost of construction and construction engineering at the rate of 75% for cities with a population of less than 10,000 or 50% for cities with a population of 10,000 or greater, not to exceed $300,000 of state funds.

Deadline: Annually, generally in late summer.
Organization: Kansas Department of Transportation

Geometric Improvements Program

Program provides reimbursable grants to local governments for the purposes of improving geometric deficiencies on City Connecting Links  such as intersection improvements, widening narrow roadways, adding lanes, storm sewer, curb and gutter. A City Connecting Link is that part of the State Highway System that is within the city limits. Minimum local match is based upon city’s population.

Deadline: Annually, generally in late summer.
Organization: Kansas Department of Transportation

Safe Routes to School Program

A Federal reimbursement program that provides funding for infrastructural projects and educational activities that assists cities, counties, and school districts to enable children to walk or bicycle to school more safely. Funding will be provided for infrastructure projects, non-infrastructure-related (i.e. public awareness campaigns, traffic education, student training on bicycle and pedestrian safety, etc.), and development of safe routes to schools plans, with the possibility of future funding to implement the plan.

Deadline: Annually, generally in late summer.
Organization: Kansas Department of Transportation

Transportation Alternatives Program

A Federal reimbursement program that provides funding for projects that relate to surface transportation and fall within one of the three eligible project categories 1.) Bicycle and Pedestrian Facilities, 2.) Historic, and 3.) Scenic and Environmental. Project applications must be submitted by a local governing entity (i.e. city, county, school district, and other political subdivisions). Program intended for projects without traditional funding sources. Projects that routinely receive funding from local sources will receive lower priority.

Deadline: Annually, generally in February.
Organization: Kansas Department of Transportation

Transportation Economic Development Loan Program (TEDL)

TEDL is a reimbursement loan program where incremental revenues that result from private development spurred by development of the transportation improvement are dedicated to pay off the bonds that were used to finance the initial construction of the project

Deadline: Annually, generally in late summer.
Organization: Kansas Department of Transportation