The County Transportation Program (CTP) uses revenues from the $5 County Vehicle Registration Fee to expand the reach of transportation investment and achieve the goals of the county’s comprehensive plan, Montco 2040: A Shared Vision. Approximately $1 million will be available each year in grants to fund transportation projects throughout the county.
What Is The $5 County Vehicle Registration Fee?
Pennsylvania’s 2013 transportation funding law (Act 89) contains a provision that authorizes counties to add $5 to each annual vehicle registration to fund critical county infrastructure. The money can only be used for the maintenance and improvements of roads, bridges, and traffic signals. Montgomery County enacted this resolution in September 2016 and collects nearly $3 million each year to support the repair of county-owned roads and bridges, and fund the County Transportation Program.
Who Can Apply?
Only municipalities may submit applications.
No more than one grant award may go to a single municipality in one program year.
CTP Progress Report
Over the last five years 42 projects have been funded in a total of 28 municipalities throughout Montgomery County. This $5 million in CTP grant funding leverages an estimated total of $18,817,088.50 in transportation project costs.
As part of year six of the County Transportation Program, Montgomery County invited municipal managers and engineers to attend a brief webinar focused on the program’s changes, especially in regard to eligible project types. Please contact Matthew Edmond or Matt Popek if you have any questions.