Community Transportation Planning Grant

Community Transportation Planning Grant Logo2014/2015 Community Transportation Planning Grant Final Documents:

Region 1

Region 2

Region 3

Region 4


The Community Transportation Planning Grant (CTPG) program provides resources that assist Tennessee communities in developing transportation plans for preparation of future transportation system, land use, and growth management issues.

CTPG Program Goals

  • Assist rural municipalities with planning efforts that define the transportation cohesiveness between multimodal transportation systems and local land use objectives that achieve the statewide transportation goals
  • Aid rural municipalities with the creation of planning documents that support improvements in traffic flow, safety, and overall efficiency of the transportation system
  • Provide rural city governments with planning resources to achieve community visions as related to transportation and land use needs that promote future economic growth

Eligible Applicant Requirements

  • Must be a Tennessee city located outside an MPO planning boundary
  • Must be along a state route or within 1/4 mile and provide a direct connection to a state route

Key Facts

  • $250,000 is the maximum amount of planning services
  • 90% of consultant services will be funded by TDOT
  • 10% of the project cost will be a local match on behalf the awarded municipality.
  • 8 projects were awarded during the 2014/15 grant cycle and 10 awarded in 2015/16

Fact Sheets

Please check the Fact Sheets below. Each contains information and examples of various eligible planning activities. The Fact Sheets are designed to assist you with deciding the type of plan that will be the best fit for your community.

Complete Street Plan

Pedestrian and Bicycle Master Plan 

Transportation Systems Management and Operations

Corridor Study

Road Diet Analysis