Funding Opportunities

UCTC Bridge and Paving Project Funding

Pursuant to the Ulster County Transportation Council (UCTC) 2017-2021 Transportation Improvement Program, the UCTC is soliciting road resurfacing and bridge repair projects for funding utilizing Federal Surface Transportation Program funds allocated to the UCTC Metropolitan Planning Area under a fair share formula. 

UCTC is soliciting projects under the following two funding categories:

·         Proposals to rehabilitate deficient off-system bridges. An off-system bridge is a highway bridge located on a public road that is not a Federal-aid highway.

·         Proposals that address pavement rehabilitation, resurfacing and other complete streets activities on local and county federal aid roads. 

Maps of all eligible bridge and road facilities are available on the UCTC website at


2017 Mid Hudson FTA §5307 Competitive Funding Solicitation

The Dutchess County Transportation Council, Orange County Transportation Council, and Ulster County Transportation Council are pleased to announce the start of a competitive call for transit projects utilizing almost $5-million in Federal Transit Administration (FTA) Section 5307 funds currently available to the Mid Hudson Valley Transportation Management Area (TMA). The TMA encompasses portions of the tri-county region of Dutchess, Orange, and Ulster counties.

Click here to visit the solicitation webpage for more information and application materials.  Application deadline is December 22, 2017.


NYSDOT Pedestrian Safety Action Plan (PSAP)

Local Call for Projects

Ulster County Executive and Chair of the Ulster County Transportation Council (UCTC) Mike Hein, in coordination with the New York State Department of Transportation (NYSDOT), is pleased to progress the local call for pedestrian safety projects included in the Statewide Pedestrian Safety Action Plan (PSAP) that was announced in June of 2016. The local call for pedestrian safety projects includes $40,000,000 in federal Highway Safety Improvement Program funds for systemic pedestrian safety projects on local and county urban roads and streets.

NYSDOT will host a webinaron November 14, 2017 from 2:00-3:30 to answer questions about the program and the application process. Additional information about the webinar, program guidance, how to apply, application forms and related materials will be available at

Applications must be submitted by March 09, 2018. Eligible projects must be on a public road, off the state touring route system and be on a local or county owned or maintained road.  All project locations must be on roads that are located within a designated 2010 federal adjusted urban area, which can be viewed online through the NYSDOT Functional Class Viewer or through project materials available on the NYSDOT PSAP webpage.

If you have any questions or require additional information, please feel free to contact Brian Slack, Principal Transportation Planner at UCTC (bsla[at]co.ulster.ny[dot]us | (845) 334-5590).  Ulster County municipalities interested in applying are strongly encouraged to contact UCTC to discuss proposals, eligibility and project coordination.

The New York State Pedestrian Safety Action Plan can be viewed online here.