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  • Regional Capacity Program (Project O)

  • On August 8, 2022, 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 2023 Project O and P calls under Measure M (M2) are now open.

    Regional Capacity Program (Project O)

    Approximately $45 million in M2 funds will be available for Project O and Project P, collectively, for this call cycle.

    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.

    Funding applications must be submitted via the OCFundtracker online system and followed up with the submittal of one unbound hard copy. Both the hard copy, as well as the online applications, are due to OCTA no later than 5:00 p.m. on Thursday, October 20, 2022. Please refer to the CTFP guidelines for other deadlines regarding modeling and/or additional traffic analysis requests.

    Please refer to the Temporary Policy for Inflation for information on the reapplication process for existing allocations and escalation adjustments to prior allocations.

    Schedule

      Date
    Call Released/Board Approval for Issuance August 8, 2022
    Virtual Application Workshop and Q&A Session August 23, 2022
    Applications Due to OCTA (by 5:00 p.m.) October 20, 2022
    Local Agency’s Executed Governing Board Resolution January 31, 2023
    Technical Steering/Technical Advisory Committee review February/March 2023
    OCTA Board of Directors approval of recommended projects Spring, 2023
    2023 Project O & P Funds Allocated * July 1, 2023
    * This is the earliest date projects can be programmed for the 2023 call.

    2023 CTFP Call Workshop

    OCTA held the 2023 CTFP Workshop virtually on Tuesday, August 23, 2022 at 1:00p. A PDF of slides can be downloaded here.

    CTFP Guidelines

    The Board approved revised CTFP Guidelines are available online and can be found below:

     

    OCFundTracker

    The OCFundtracker database can be accessed here.

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

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