An evaluation was recently completed to examine the effectiveness of the TLCI program. View the full report here: TLCI 2006-2011 Evaluation.
NOACA’s Transportation for Livable Communities Initiative (TLCI) helps communities in northeast Ohio obtain federal funding and technical assistance for planning transportation projects that strengthen community livability. The TLCI has three programs:
Important Information for Third Party Consulting City Engineers
- Planning Grant Program: Provides federal funding to conduct or contract for planning transportation improvements that advance TLCI goals. The NOACA Governing Board allocates approximately $1 million each fiscal year for the planning grant program, awarding individual grants up to $75,000.
- Neighborhood Planning Technical Assistance: Provides free technical assistance from NOACA staff to Urban Core Communities for planning medium- to large-scale transportation improvements that advance the Initiative’s goals.
- Links Technical Assistance Program: Provides technical assistance from NOACA staff for planning small-scale traffic studies that advance the Initiative’s goals.
Entities applying for TLCI grants should ensure that they are not in conflict with 23 CFR 1.33, the prohibition on conflicts of interest. If you have questions about this federal regulation, please consult an attorney or contact NOACA legal staff.
Planning grant award recipients for current and previous programs:
Review completed TLCI reports here.
Attention TLCI Recipients
Recipients of TLCI awards can submit invoices for federal reimbursement and must submit monthly status reports on their projects by the 10th of every month. For more information, contact Ryan Noles, TLCI Project Manager.