Active Transportation Program (ATP)

The Active Transportation Program (ATP) is a key source of funding for bicycle and pedestrian projects statewide and in Los Angeles County.

Active Transportation Program (ATP)

The Active Transportation Program (ATP) is a biannual competitive funding opportunity for projects that encourage increased bicycling and walking. The ATP is a state-administered program that distributes both state and federal funds. The ATP is a key source of funding for bicycle and pedestrian projects statewide and in Los Angeles County. Since 2014, Los Angeles County projects have been awarded $451 million from the ATP.


Los Angeles County ATP-Funded Projects

Metro's Role in ATP

A portion of ATP funding is distributed in a regional competition. In the Southern California region, Metro helps select projects from Los Angeles County by evaluating projects’ consistency with local and regional plans. ATP Cycle 5 Regional Program Scoring is the latest methodology for this evaluation. 

Metro Grant Assistance Program

The ATP is a major source of funding for active transportation improvements. In fact, it’s one of the only major resources statewide. Metro wants to make maximize opportunities for funding projects in Los Angeles County. We administer a grant assistance program that provides selected local agencies with resources to develop competitive applications. ATP Cycle 5 Priorities Framework are the latest Metro Board actions on the grant assistance program.

ATP Project Delivery and Implementation

Metro wants to help local agencies with ATP-funded projects succeed in delivering projects on-time and in compliance with ATP requirements. The following resources and tools are available to assist:

ATP Cycle 5 Guidelines
Caltrans Local Assistance Program Guidelines, Chapter 22
ATP Reporting

Metro Resources for Active Transportation

Metro has developed a variety of plans, toolkits, and programs to help support local and regional active transportation activities:

Active Transportation Strategic Plan
Metro Open Streets Grant Program
Safe Routes to School Resource Manual

Contact Us

Name: Shelly Quan
Email: quans@metro.net

 

Content