Since the Program first launched in 2011, Metro has released four rounds of funding, as detailed below:
Round 1 awarded $4.8M to municipalities along the Expo Line Phases 1 & 2, Crenshaw/LAX corridor, and Gold Line Foothill Extension Phase 2A. Applications were due September 23, 2011. Awards were approved on December 15, 2011.
Summary of Round 1 awards
Round 2 awarded $1M to municipalities, COGs, and JPAs for planning projects along Metrolink Stations, the Green Line South Bay Extension and the West Santa Ana Branch Corridor. Applications were due April 6, 2012 and awards approved on June 28, 2012.
Summary of Round 2 awards
Round 3 awarded $9.4M to municipalities, COGs, and JPAs for planning at all Los Angeles County Metrolink Stations, as well as at all existing, planned, and proposed Metro rail and bus transitway stations. Applications were due September 10, 2012 and awards were approved on February 28, 2013.
Summary of Round 3 awards
Round 4 awarded $6.3M to municipalities for planning projects within a one-half mile of existing, planned, or proposed Metrolink, Metro Rail, or Metro Transitway/Bus Rapid Transit stations and adjacent transit corridors. Applications were due June 15, 2014 and awards were approved on January 29, 2015.
Summary of Round 4 awards
Round 5 was awarded in March 2018 for a total of $2.42m to municipalities, specifically four for the development of transit-supportive regulatory plans for $1.79m and three jurisdictions to study the feasibility of creating tax increment financing districts (Community Revitalization and Investment Areas (CRIA) or Enhance Infrastructure Financing Districts (EIFD)) for $631k.
Summary of Round 5 awards