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Transportation and law enforcement grant programs open to counties, local governments
Providing a safe and reliable transportation system is a priority for state and local governments. Municipalities and transportation authorities can apply now for two grant programs designed to improve public safety through infrastructure development.
The state’s Multimodal Transportation Fund offers grants for a wide variety of projects to develop and enhance transportation assets, including streetscape, lighting, sidewalk enhancement, pedestrian safety, connectivity or and transit-oriented development. Grants are available for projects with a total cost of $100,000 or more.
Applications will be accepted through July 31. More information on the program is available here.
In addition, local transportation authorities and planning organizations can apply for grants to improve public safety and mobility through the Automated Red Light Enforcement program. Competitive grants will be awarded through the program for a wide variety of low-cost projects, including improvements to traffic signals, roadway improvements, signage and other initiatives to improve public safety.
Applications will be accepted until June 30. Applications, program guidelines and other helpful information is available here.
In an effort to assist local law enforcement, the Gaming Act provides funding for the Local Law Enforcement Grant Program. The program receives $2 million annually and is administered by the Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board.
The program provides grants to local law enforcement agencies to investigate violations of and enforce the laws relating to unlawful gambling.