The Transportation Improvement Program (TIP) allocates federal funds for use in construction of the highest-priority transportation projects in the near term of the Regional Transportation Plan (RTP). The TIP must be consistent with the long-range objectives of the RTP and must be financially balanced.
April 2015 Atlanta Non-Attainment Area Regional Conformity Determination Report Update
ARC must incorporate the following, regionally significant initiatives into an updated regional air quality technical analysis for a new conformity determination:
- Proposed Gainesville-Hall County (GHMPO) 2040 MTP/TIP Update
- Proposed MARTA Bus Service Expansion into Clayton County
This proposed action DOES NOT involve any changes or updates to the current PLAN 2040 RTP/TIP projects and programs list for the Atlanta Transportation Planning Area boundary. Below is the proposed timeline to incorporate the draft technical analysis and corresponding CDR Addendum #2 for the entire Atlanta Non-Attainment Area:
- ARC Public Comment Period: March 2 - March 31, 2015;
- ARC Committee and Board Adoption Process: April 3 April 22, 2015;
- GHMPO Public Comment Period: March 23 - April 24, 2015;
- GHMPO Policy Committee Approval: May 12, 2015;
- Draft CDR Addendum #2 Submittal to USDOT & USEPA: May 12, 2015
Below are supporting documents relevant to the proposed April 2015 CDR Update:
Current FY 2014-2019 Atlanta TIP Information
The FY 2014-2019 Transportation Improvement Program is the $7.05 billion short range plan for the Atlanta region under the PLAN 2040 Regional Transportation Plan (RTP) Update. Adoption by the ARC Board of the original FY 2014-2019 TIP occurred on March 26, 2014, with GRTA Board approval on April 9, 2014. ARC received a conformity determination on the FY 2014-2019 TIP from the USDOT on April 30, 2014.
ARC obtained a new conformity determination on September 29, 2014, pursuant to the 2014 Atlanta TIP Amendment. The most recent significant TIP actions were the 4th Quarter, 2014 TIP Administrative Modification and the February 26, 2015 FTA Section 5307 Program of Projects update.