- ARRA Coordinating Council
- Funding Categories
- Frequently Asked Questions
- Recovery Spending
Highway Infrastructure Investment
(National Appropriation: $27,500,000,000)
Description: The American Recovery and Reinvestment Act provides an funding for restoration, repair, construction, rail transportation and port infrastructure projects.
Transit Capital Assistance
(National Appropriation: $6,900,000,000)
Description: The stimulus package provides funding for transit capital assistance. The U.S. Secretary of Transportation will automatically distribute funds within 21 days after the date of enactment (by March 10, 2009), pursuant to statutory formulae, with 80 percent of grants going to urbanized areas, 10 percent going to rural areas (with 2.5 percent thereof for tribes), and 10 percent going to growing and high density states.
Supplemental Discretionary Grants for a National Surface Transportation System
(National Appropriation: $1,500,000,000)
Description: The American Recovery and Reinvestment Act provides for competitive grants to states, local governments and transit agencies for projects involving all modes of surface transportation that have a “significant impact” on the nation, a metropolitan area or a region. Eligible activities include, for example, projects relating to highways, bridges, public transportation, passenger and freight rail transportation and port infrastructure investments.
The U.S. Secretary of Transportation will award individual grants of at least $20 million, up to a maximum of $300 million, and may waive the minimum grant requirement in order to fund “significant” projects in small cities, regions or states. Grants must be geographically diverse and should balance rural and urban needs.
Grants-in-Aid to Airports
(National Appropriation: $1,100,000,000)
Description: The stimulus package provides for additional discretionary grants to airports to improve critical infrastructure, airport improvement and noise abatement, and runway safety systems.
Supplemental Funding for Facilities and Equipment
(National Appropriation: $200,000,000)
Description: The American Recovery and Reinvestment Act provides an additional $200 million in funding for Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) infrastructure to improve power systems, air route traffic control centers, air traffic control towers, terminal radar approach control facilities and navigation and landing equipment. Funding may be in the form of grants, contracts, leases, cooperative agreements or other transactions with airports.
(National Appropriation: $8,400,000,000)
Description: The American Recovery and Reinvestment Act provides an additional $8.4 billion in funding for building and repairing public transit.
Oklahoma Department of Transportation
ODOT's Certified Projects
Description: View a list of American Recovery and Reinvestment Act state transportation certifications, planned projects and project reports on the ODOT website.