Orange County Transportation Authority

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  • Overview

  • OCTA’s Grants Department is responsible for developing and maintaining a competitive and proactive grant funding program that is responsive to the needs of the OCTA. These efforts include maximizing funding opportunities from all grant resources, promoting the favorable formulation of grant-related legislation and rule making, and serving as the OCTA’s primary point of contact with funding agencies. The department is responsible for timely grant applications, performance of awarded grants, and the responsible use of grant revenues. Grants staff also assists in the development and oversight of grant-related projects and programs to help OCTA achieve its goals of delivering effective transportation solutions and enhancing the quality of life in Orange County.
    • Goals: Fiscal Year 2016-2017
      • Continue to pursue grant opportunities seeking the widest feasible sources for OCTA transportation initiatives and match grant programs with OCTA activities and needs.
      • Safeguard public investments in transportation and conduct state and federal triennial reviews.
    • Accomplishments: Fiscal Year 2015-2016
      • Successfully developed over $96 million in Federal Operating Assistance Grants and over $57 million in Federal Capital Assistance Grants.
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