Almost exactly a year ago, ODOT announced the first application round for $21M in Federal Flexible Funds.
Salem unfortunately didn't win any.
But round 2 has just been announced!
A July 7th letter from ODOT Director Matt Garrett to the Oregon Transportation Commission explains the vision:
Mostly it's the same as the first round, but the sections on "sustainability" have been amplified and separated into two components: "Environmental Sustainability" and "Community Livability and Sustainability."
With the Bike Plan update, there's an even larger universe of projects! Hopefully Public Works can assemble a strong, competitive, and visionary proposal.
Application deadline is October 20th.