Regional Traffic Signal Synchronization Program

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  • Regional Traffic Signal Synchronization Program (Project P)

  • On August 12, 2019, the Orange County Transportation Authority’s (OCTA) Board of Directors (Board) authorized staff to issue calls for projects (call) for the Comprehensive Transportation Funding Program’s (CTFP) Regional Capacity Program (RCP) and Regional Traffic Signal Synchronization Program (RTSSP). The CTFP is the mechanism by which OCTA administers competitive funding for streets and roads projects. OCTA is pleased to announce that the 2020 Project O and Project P calls under Measure M2 (M2) are now open.

    Regional Capacity Program (Project O)

    Approximately $32 million in M2 funds will be available through the RCP for the Arterial Capacity Enhancement, Intersection Capacity Enhancement, and Freeway Arterial/Street Transition categories.

    For all construction projects awarded CTFP funds in excess of $500,000 and/or exceeding a 90-day construction period schedule, the local agency shall install and remove signage in accordance with OCTA specifications during the construction period. For signage specifications, click here.

    Regional Traffic Signal Synchronization Program (Project P)

    Approximately $8 million in M2 funds will be made available through the RTSSP.

    Proposed RTSSP projects are required to complete a supplemental application. Click herefor the Sample Project P Supplemental Application for the 2020 Project P Call.

    Submittal Deadline

    Funding applications must be submitted via the OCFundtracker online system and followed up with the submittal of three unbound hard copies. Both the hard copies, as well as the online applications, are due to OCTA no later than 5:00 p.m. on Thursday, October 24, 2019. It is anticipated the Board will review and approve programming recommendations by Spring 2020. Please refer to the guidelines for other deadlines regarding modeling requests and additional analysis requests.

    CTFP Guidelines

    The Board approved revised CTFP Guidelines are available online and can be found here.

    OCFundTracker

    The OCFundtracker training manual can be downloaded here. Please contact OCTA staff if you require additional training on the database.

    Call Questions/Answers

    If you have any questions regarding the call, please submit them via email to Alfonso Hernandez at ahernandez@octa.net. OCTA will respond to questions as soon as possible.

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