FFY 2026 — Surface Transportation Block Grant Program

The MPO is soliciting projects for Federal Fiscal Year 2026 Surface Transportation Block Grant Funding. For more information on FFY 2026 STBG funding, please call or email MPO staff at 515-334-0075 or info@dmampo.org.

FFY 2026 Program Schedule:

The schedule for the Surface Transportation Program follows the federal fiscal year (FFY), which is October 1 – September 30.

December 3, 2021 — Application process opens
January 7, 2022 — Applications are due
February 2022 — Public input meeting at MPO office.
February 2022 — Applicants present projects to MPO Funding Subcommittee
February/March 2022 — MPO Funding Subcommittee recommends project awards
April 2022 — Recommended awards presented to MPO Policy Committee
May 2022 — MPO Policy Committee votes on final awards

Click here for full STBG Program guidelines and scoring criteria

Applications:

STBG Online Application
STBG Bridge Program Application
STBG Planning Study Application

Application Questions (online submittal only):

STBG Questions
STBG Bridge Program Questions
STBG Planning Study Questions

Additional Resources

Mobilizing Tomorrow
Chapter 2: Goals, Measures, & Targets
Chapter 3: Investment Strategies 
Chapter 4: Policies and Best Practices
Appendix A: Technical Resources
Appendix I: Congestion Management Process
Hierarchy of Congestion Strategies
Trail Gap Map
On-Street Bikeway Feasibility Report
Electric Vehicle Infrastructure Readiness Report