Transportation Improvement Program Set-Aside

DRCOG's Transportation Improvement Program (TIP) also funds set-asides. Some set-asides hold their own calls for projects at different times during the active TIP lifespan, along with unique scoring criteria. A brief description of each TIP set-aside can be found below, along with information on the next call for projects.


2020-2023 TIP Set-Asides

Community Mobility Planning and Implementation

Community Mobility Planning and Implementation supports small area planning and small infrastructure projects that contribute to the implementation of key outcomes within Metro Vision and the Metro Vision Regional Transportation Plan.  Click here to learn more.

TDM Services

Transportation demand management, or TDM, refers to activities that help people use the transportation system more efficiently while reducing traffic congestion, vehicle emissions and fuel consumption. In addition to funding non-infrastructure projects, the TIP funds the Way to Go program and partnerships with seven regional transportation management associations.  Visit this page to learn more. 

Regional Transportation Operations and Technology

The objective of the Regional Transportation Operations and Technology Set-Aside is to improve the safety, efficiency, dependability and cost-effectiveness of our regional transportation system. DRCOG, CDOT, RTD, local governments and other entities collaborate to implement transportation technology and systems to achieve that objective.

The call for projects for fiscal years 2020-2023 is closed. The development of the next call is expected to begin in the summer of 2022 with the Call for Projects being announced in early 2023. Click here to learn more.

Air Quality Improvements

The Air Quality Improvements  Set-Aside dedicates funds exclusively for the Regional Air Quality Council (RAQC) in programs such as vehicle fleet technology, ozone outreach and education, and ozone SIP modeling. 

Human Service Transportation

The Human Service Transportation Set-Aside funds transit capital, operating, and mobility management projects to improve service and mobility options for vulnerable populations by funding underfunded/underserved trips and rolling stock expansion.  Please visit the Transit Planning page for details.