Funds are allocated by formula to States, which then sub-allocate the funding to Metropolitation Transportation Organizations (MPOs) and State Departments of Transportation (DOTs). A list of 2019 funding allocations may be viewed at: https://www.transit.dot.gov/funding/apportionments/table-2-fy-2019-section-5303-and-5304-statewide-and-metropolitan-planning.
Program funds are apportioned annually to each State Department of Transportation and large urban areas.
Up to $136,200,310 is available in total funding for FY2019. Of that amount, $112,664,897 is available for Metropolitan Transportation Planning and $23,535,414 is available for Statewide Transportation Planning. Similar levels of funding are anticipated through FY2020. Cost sharing/matching of 20% is required.