Reconnecting Communities Pilot Program - American Cities Climate Challenge
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Reconnecting Communities Pilot Program

Federal Agency

Sub-Department

Federal Highway Administration (FHA)

Purpose

To restore community connectivity by removing, retrofitting, or mitigating highways or other transportation facilities that create barriers to community connectivity, including to mobility, access, or economic development.

Applicant and/or Project Eligibility Requirements

Eligible use of grant funding includes: greater than $5 million for capital construction projects, including the removal and replacement of eligible facilities as well as planning grants for planning under $2 million.

Decarbonization Considerations

The program has the potential to increase pedestrian mobility and bridge barriers to services, employment, and public transit access. Increasing mobility options and transit access can decrease community emissions, encourage transit use, and support multi-modal connectivity.

Equity Considerations

See the "Equity Design Considerations for Federal Funding" for general considerations and additional sector-based resources: https://cityrenewables.org/resources/equity-design-considerations-for-federal-funding/

Helpful Tips

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Other Notes

N/A

Deadline (Announced or Anticipated)

Expected 2nd quarter 2022

Funding Available

$1,000,000,000

Max Award Amount

TBA

Expected Allocations

TBA

Average Award (Estimated)

TBA

Matching Funds

TBA

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