Grants

Capital Trail at NightThe Office of Intermodal Planning and Investment offers multiple grant opportunities as provided below.

Multimodal Planning Grant Program 

The Multimodal Planning Grant Program provides funding to state, regional, and local staff to collect data, and develop implementable plans that advance context sensitive solutions; bicycle, pedestrian, and transit alternatives; compact urban design; access management; coordination of land use and transportation efforts; congestion reduction; and community visions of a balanced, multimodal transportation system. The program encourages intergovernmental cooperation, regional planning, public-private partnerships, and coalitions. Eligible applicants include the following:

Contact the modal agency in which the proposed project falls and that agency will work with the Office of Intermodal Planning and Investment to consider grant rewards.

Urban Development Area Technical Assistance Program

Canal walk in RVA

The Office of Intermodal Planning and Investment of the Secretary of Transportation offers grants for technical assistance to establish and support Urban Development Areas. If selected, your locality or regional entity will receive direct planning consultant support through one of OIPI’s on-call consultant teams. 

If you would like more information about the Grant Program, or would like to be added to a contact list to be alerted when the next round of applications will be accepted, please contact:

Katie Schwing, AICP
1221 E Broad St
Richmond, VA 23219
Telephone: 804-786-2362
Email: kathryn.schwing@oipi.virginia.gov

Previously Approved Plans

Albemarle County
Rio 29: An Opportunity Plan
2018

Town of Amherst
Designation of TDA and Comprehensive Plan Amendments
2017

Bedford County
Designation of UDA and Comprehensive Plan Amendments*

Botetourt County
Gateway Crossing Area Plan*
2016

Town of Christiansburg
Designation of UDA and Comprehensive Plan Amendments
2016

Town of Culpeper
UDA Master Plan (Designation of UDA and Comprehensive Plan Amendments)
2017

Franklin County
Westlake Hales Ford Area Plan
2016

Town of Herndon
Design Concept for a Cycle Track
2016 (Revised 2017)

City of Falls Church
Falls Church Urban Design Guidelines2017

City of Hampton
Bike Walk Hampton – A Strategic Bicycle and Pedestrian Plan2016

City of Hopewell
Designation of UDA area and Comprehensive Plan Amendments
2016

City of Martinsville
Designation of UDA area and Comprehensive Plan Amendments

Montgomery County
Route 177 Gateway Area Plan2011

City of Norfolk
Military Circle Small Area Plan2016

Rockingham County
UDA Plan (in progress)

City of Salem
Designation of Three UDA areas, Comprehensive Plan Amendments, and Land Use conceptual plans

City of Staunton
Staunton Bicycle and Pedestrian Plan
2017

Town of Strasburg
Designation of UDA area and Comprehensive Plan Amendments

City of Suffolk
Suffolk Bicycle and Pedestrian Plan2017

Town of Vinton
Downtown Public Realm Design Guidelines and Action Plan (in progress)

Town of Warrenton
Designation of UDA and Comprehensive Plan Amendments