Surface Transportation Program

Roadway

Overview

The DuPage Mayors and Managers Conference is the Chicago Metropolitan Agency for Planning (CMAP) designated sub-regional council for DuPage County. Operating as the DuPage Council, DMMC receives approximately $12 million dollars per year in Surface Transportation Program (STP) funds to program for transportation projects in DuPage County.

STP Handbook

The policies and procedures of the DuPage Council can be found in the DMMC STP Handbook.

Transportation Technical Committee

The DMMC Transportation Technical Committee oversees the DuPage STP, and is made up of representatives from municipalities across DuPage County. The Committee sets Program policies and procedures, including the scoring methodology used to rank and prioritize projects. The Committee meets at least five times per year to program, manage, and monitor DuPage STP projects.

The Transportation Technical Committee Director is Westmont Village Manager Steve May, and the Committee Deputy Director is Elmhurst Village Manager Jim Grabowski.

FY 21-25 Call for Projects

The FY 2021-2025 STP Call for Projects opens on Wednesday January 15, 2020 and closes on Monday March 16, 2020.

Applications for this Call for Projects will be submitted using CMAP's eTIP. Information and instructions on using the eTIP to submit applications can be found in this CMAP PowerPoint from the STP Workshop.

Applicants must also upload the following scoring supplemental forms to the eTIP, depending on the type of application being submitted:

In addition to new projects, DMMC will grandfather all previously awarded STP projects into the new Program. Project sponsors are required to fill out a one page grandfather form formally requesting to be grandfathered. The grandfather form can be found here, and must be emailed to [email protected] by March 16, 2020.

Information about DMMC's FY 21-25 funding mark, and how marks were calculated for Councils across the region can be found in this memo.

Application Checklist

Applications for the FY 2021-2025 Call for Projects will be submitted using the eTIP. In addition, applicants must upload the following documents to the eTIP prior to submittal:

  • Supplemental Scoring Form (either Roadway or Trail)
  • Detailed Cost Estimate/Engineer's Estimate
  • Scoring backup documents (Complete Streets policy, Phase I Eng. status verification, Freight zoning map, etc.)

Applications in the eTIP must be submitted by Monday, March 16, 2020 at 5:00 PM.

October 24, 2019 STP Workshop

An informational Workshop was held on October 24, 2019, and was mandatory for project sponsors to attend in order to apply for STP funds as part of the FY 21-25 Call for Projects. A list applicants who attended the Workshop (and are eligible to apply for funding), can be found here. Materials from the Workshop can be found below.

Questions?

Contact Daniel Knickelbein, DMMC Transportation Project Manager, at [email protected] or 630-576-9137