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Regional Traffic Signal Synchronization Program


The Regional Traffic Signal Synchronization Program (Project P) provides Measure M2 (M2) funding for the coordination of traffic signals across jurisdictional boundaries including project based operational and maintenance funding.

The Comprehensive Transportation Funding Programs (CTFP) is the mechanism by which the Orange County Transportation Authority (OCTA) administers competitive funding for streets and roads projects. The CTFP allocates funds through an annual competitive call for projects (call) based on guidelines and scoring criteria approved by the OCTA Board of Directors (Board). The CTFP guidelines identify procedures and requirements that local agencies must satisfy to apply for M2 funding and how project applications are evaluated. These guidelines were first approved by the OCTA Board on March 22, 2010, and are updated annually to initiate a Project P call cycle.

2024 Call Overview

On August 14, 2023, the OCTA Board authorized staff to issue calls for the CTFP Regional Capacity Program and Regional Traffic Signal Synchronization Program (Project P). OCTA is pleased to announce that the 2024 Project O and P calls under M2 are now open.

Approximately $45 million in M2 funds will be available for Project O and Project P, collectively, for this call cycle. Proposed RTSSP projects are required to complete (and include with their application package) a supplemental application, which is subject to change and updated for each call, please see resources section below for the latest 2024 Project P Supplemental Application and related Guide.

Funding applications must be submitted via the OCFundtracker online grant management system and followed up with the submittal of one unbound hard copy. Both the hard copy, as well as the online applications, are due to OCTA no later than 5:00 p.m. on Thursday, October 26, 2023.

Please refer to the 2024 CTFP guidelines for other pertinent deadlines and funding application requirements.

2024 Call Schedule

Call Released/Board Approval for Issuance August 14, 2023
Application Workshop and Q&A Session August 22, 2023
New Facility Modeling Request to OCTA September 14, 2023
Applications Due to OCTA (by 5:00 p.m.) October 26, 2023
OCTA Technical Steering/Technical Advisory Committee Review February/March 2024
OCTA Board Approval of Recommended Projects April/May 2024
2024 Project O & P Funds Allocated* July 1, 2024

* This is the earliest date projects can be programmed for the 2024 call

2024 CTFP Call Workshop

OCTA held the 2024 CTFP Workshop virtually on Wednesday, August 23, 2023. The presentation can be accessed here and in the resources below.

CTFP Guidelines

The Board approved CTFP Guidelines for the 2024 call are available online and can be accessed below:

OCFundtracker Database

The OCFundtracker database can be accessed here.

The OCFundtracker training manual can be downloaded here. Please contact OCTA staff if you require additional training on the database.

Call Questions/Answers

For questions regarding the call, new facility modeling requests, or if you would like to schedule a one-on-one meeting to discuss an application or proposed project, please contact Adrian Salazar at or (714) 560-5363.