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.
FY 2014-2019 TIP
The FY 2014-2019 Transportation Improvement Program is the $7.05 billion short range plan for the Atlanta region under the PLAN 2040 Regional Transportation Plan (RTP) Update. Adoption by the ARC Board of the FY 2014-2019 TIP occurred on March 26, 2014, with GRTA Board action on April 9, 2014. ARC received a conformity determination on the FY 2014-2019 TIP from the USDOT on April 30, 2014.
FY 2014-2019 TIP Amendment #1
The purposes of TIP Amendment #1 were to 1) incorporate programmatic changes to regional high priority projects, 2) adjust other cost estimate and programmatic changes that are of a time sensitive nature or cannot be handled administratively, 3) address regional travel demand model clean up adjustments and, 4) modify regional travel demand model network years open to traffic by 2024.
During the month of August, ARC committees and Board took action on TIP Amendment #1. The ARC Board adopted the FY 2014-2019 TIP Amendment #1 on August 27, 2014. The GRTA Board took action on September 10, 2014. A conformity determination was received by the US DOT on September 29, 2014.