• About the Multimodal Planning Program

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    The NCDOT Integrated Mobility Division (IMD) and the Transportation Planning Division​ created an annual matching grant program – the Multimodal Planning Grant Program (MMPG) – to encourage municipalities to develop comprehensive bicycle plans and pedestrian plans.  This program was initiated in January 2004 and is currently administered through NCDOT-IMD.

    The Multimodal Planning Program has been successful in its 20 grant cycles - since 2004, 254 planning grants have been awarded. To date, a total of approximately $8 million has been allocated to 248 municipalities and 6 counties through this grant program.​​

  • Applications for 2023 Grant Cycle

    Applications are currently OPEN and must be submitted by the deadline: April 10, 2023. 

    Application guidelines:

    The grant application can be accessed through the NCDOT EBS Portal.  In order to view the application, please see the below instructions.

    If you are accessing the EBS Portal for the first time, follow steps 1 and 2 below.  If you already have an NCID, please skip to step 2.

    1) Register as an individual for the NCID. - https://ncid.nc.gov/idmdash/
    2) Complete EBS access request form. https://www.ebs.nc.gov/sap/crmaccess/index.html

    ​Once the above steps are complete, you will find the following tile (see image below) in your EBS portal to access the applicaiton: 

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    If you have any questions regarding the above process or the grant program, please contact IMD.​

    2023 Informational ​Webinar

    Recorded on March 14, 2023

Issue Call for ApplicationsFebruary 9, 2023
Application submission deadline - 5:00 pm (Monday)April 10, 2023
Awards Committee makes recommendationsMay 2023
Board of Transportation gives approvalJune 2023
Municipalities notified of awardJune 2023
Municipal Agreement executed September - October 2023
Notice to Proceed IssuedDecember 2023 - January 2024
Traditional Plan completion deadline12 Months from Notice to Proceed
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