Scope and Purpose. To make
available transportation funds for the purpose of enhancing the transportation
Conditions. Applicants (mostly local governments) submit projects for
consideration by an independent advisory body, the Transportation Enhancement
Advisory Panel ("TEA Panel"). The proposed projects must have linkage to the
intermodal transportation network and must be eligible in one often specified
categories. The State Transportation Board has placed a cap of one million
dollars on the amount of money any one project sponsor can receive.
Eligible Recipients. All
cities and counties within the State are eligible for funding of design and
construction projects. Private nonprofits may be eligible for planning
Award. The TEA Panel ranks projects according to category-specific
criteria developed by the Panel. However, the State Transportation Board
adopted only general criteria for selection.
Directions and Deadlines.
The current deadline for applications requesting funding in Fiscal Year 1997 is
August 15, 1994. Fiscal Years 1994, 1995, and 1996 are already programmed. To
obtain an application form and specific directions, a potential applicant
should write or call the Georgia Department of Transportation, Office of
Planning, No. 2 Capitol Square, Atlanta, Georgia 30334 (phone number
Ga. Comp. R. & Regs.
entitled "Transportation Enhancement Program" submitted
March 22, 1994.