US DOT Reconnecting Communities Pilot (RCP)

Posted: June 30, 2022

Deadline: October 13, 2022

Grantor: US Department of Transportation

Additional Information

The Bipartisan Infrastructure Law (BIL) established the new Reconnecting Communities Pilot (RCP) discretionary grant program, funded with $1 billion over the next 5 years. 

RCP funds can support planning, capital construction, and technical assistance to equitably and safely restore community connectivity through the removal, retrofit, mitigation, or replacement of eligible transportation infrastructure facilities that create barriers to mobility, access, or economic development.  

Review the full Notice of Funding Opportunity: RCP_NOFO_FY22.pdf

Register for the upcoming webinar on Thursday, July 14 from 1:30pm – 2:30pm EDT here.

Past webinar on "Getting Ready for the Reconnecting Communities Pilot Discretionary Grant Program":

What is an Eligible Facility? A highway, including a road, street, or parkway or other transportation facility, such as a railroad track, that creates a barrier to community connectivity, including barriers to mobility, access, or economic development, due to high speeds, grade separations, or other design factors. 

There are Planning Grants and Capital Construction Grants available. Click the link above to see what steps you can take now to prepare your application. 

Contact: ReconnectingCommunities@dot.gov

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