The Pennsylvania Infrastructure Bank (PIB) is a PennDOT-operated program that provides low-interest loans to help fund transportation projects within Pennsylvania. The goal of PIB is to leverage state and federal funds, accelerate priority transportation projects, spur economic development, and assist local governments with their transportation needs.
The Transportation Investment Generating Economic Recovery, or TIGER Discretionary Grant program, is a competitive funding program administered by the U.S. Department of Transportation to advance road, rail, transit, and port projects that will achieve critical national objectives. TIGER projects are multi-modal, multi-jurisdictional, or are otherwise challenging to fund through existing programs.
The Transportation Alternatives Program offers funding opportunities to help expand transportation choices and enhance the transportation experience through small, community-based transportation and recreation activities related to surface transportation. Transportation Alternatives activities are federally funded projects that expand travel options by enhancing the transportation infrastructure through cultural, historic, aesthetic and environmental improvements.
Pennsylvania Safe Routes to School
The PA Safe Routes to School Resource Center has mini-grants available to conduct noninfrastructure activities that support a Safe Routes to School (SRTS) program. These programs should enable and encourage children to safely walk and bicycle to school. Grants are first-come, first served and will be a maximum of $2,000.