Transportation and Community Development Initiative (TCDI)

The Transportation and Community Development Initiative (TCDI) is a grant opportunity that supports smart growth initiatives that implement the Connections 2050 Plan for Greater Philadelphia. TCDI focuses on linking land use and transportation planning by:

  • Improving the overall character and quality of life;
  • Enhancing the existing transportation infrastructure capacity;
  • Promoting and encouraging the use of transit, bike, and pedestrian transportation modes;
  • Building capacity in our older suburbs and neighborhoods;
  • Reinforcing and implementing improvements in designated Centers; and
  • Protecting our environment.

FY 2023 Pennsylvania Grant Program

DVRPC is soliciting applications from February 1-April 27, 2022. The program is available to municipal and county governments, transit agencies, and Transportation Management Associations (TMAs) located in DVRPC’s five Pennsylvania counties.

TCDI supports smart growth initiatives that implement the region’s long-range plan, Connections 2050, and enhance the multimodal transportation network.

Up to $1.2 million may be available. A local match is no longer required.

Pennsylvania TCDI Program Guidelines (to be released on February 1)

Interested applicants should attend an informational webinar on:

Monday, February 14th | 9:30 AM
Via Zoom
Registration is required.
This webinar will be recorded.
All questions regarding the application and guidelines must be addressed via email to sgober@dvrpc.org.

The New Jersey TCDI Program will be offered in 2023.

Starting July 1, 2022, DVRPC will require that all consultants meet a set of qualifications in order to perform work through the TCDI grant program on behalf of project sponsors.

An informational webinar to learn about this new process will be held Monday, January 31, 2022 at 9:30am via Zoom. Register Here. Attendance is strongly encouraged.

DVRPC Consultant Qualifications Database


INVESTING IN A REGION

295

AWARDS

$20.27

MILLION INVESTED

$250

MILLION LEVERAGED

2021 Projects

Circles sized according
to award amount

23

PROJECTS

$1.8

MILLION INVESTED

$250

MILLION LEVERAGED

Previous TCDI Projects

Older TCDI Projects Archive

TCDI Management