The Transportation Improvement Program (TIP) allocates federal funds for use in construction of the highest-priority transportation projects in the near term of the Regional Transportation Plan (RTP). The TIP must be consistent with the long-range objectives of the RTP and must be financially balanced.
Current FY 2016-2021 Atlanta MPO TIP Information
The TIP is the mechanism by which federal, state and local funds are approved for all significant transportation projects and programs in the region. The FY 2016-2021 TIP comprises the first six years of the Atlanta region’s long range Atlanta Region's Plan Regional Transportation Plan (RTP). As the federally recognized Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO) for a 19-county region, ARC is responsible for developing and updating the TIP and RTP to meet federal planning requirements and address local needs.
Adoption by the ARC Board of the FY 2016-2021 TIP occurred on February 24, 2016, with GRTA Board approval on March 9, 2016. A conformity determination on the FY 2016-2021 TIP was received from the US DOT on March 18, 2016. The FY 2016-2021 TIP Amendment #1 was approved by the ARC Board on May 25, 2016, with GRTA Board approval on May 11, 2016. A conformity determination on TIP Amendment #1 was received from the US DOT on June 7, 2016.