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November 1, 2022FY23 Application Intake Is Complete

OIPI is reviewing applications and intends to notify applicants in December. Selected applicants will be requested to develop detailed scopes of services for schedules and fee estimates.

Growth & Accessibility Planning (GAP) Technical Assistance Program

The Growth & Accessibility Planning (GAP) Technical Assistance, or GAP-TA Program supports Virginia localities while advancing the goals of the Office of Intermodal Planning and Investment (OIPI). Every year, the GAP-TA program accepts applications starting September through the end of October. Please use the GAP-TA Application webpage to apply for technical assistance.

GAP Program Components

The GAP technical assistance program has four components. Each component has a unique purpose; therefore, eligible applicants, activities, and expected outcomes vary. Applicants may receive only one type of award per cycle, and the preference is given to those that have not received any technical assistance in the past.

Component 1: Conduct multimodal planning within existing or planned Urban Development Areas or Growth Areas (per Virginia Code § 15.2-2223.1)
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Component 2: Develop or evaluate strategies to address emerging planning issues
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Component 3: Develop an accessibility planning process
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Component 4: Conduct multimodal planning outside urbanized areas
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Explore the GAP Program

The GAP-TA program has been providing technical support since Fiscal Year 2021. Please use the map window to see the location of the awards and the filters below to see the ongoing and completed work.

Ongoing GAP Studies and Plans
Projects shown in this map are currently in the development process
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Viewing 24 of 24 results. Amount Awarded: $2,048,891
102: Danvile-Pittsylvania MPO Study Identification and Prioritization Tool Process and Technical Guide
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106: Franklin County Union Hall UDA Plan
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107: Gloucester County Urban Development Areas Multimodal Transportation Study
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109: Centerville Village and Courthouse Urban Development Area Pedestrian Access Plan
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111: Town of Leesburg Historic Downtown Loading Zone Management Study
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112: City of Lexington Bicycle & Pedestrian Plan
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113: Loudoun County On-Street Bikeway Gap Analysis
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116: Middle Peninsula Planning District Commission Transportation Needs Screening Tool Guide
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118: Retrofitting Legacy Roads with Modern Traffic Control Measures and Pedestrian Access Improvements
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119: Eastern Culpeper Small Area Plan
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120: City of Richmond's Performance-based Planning for Measuring Equitable Access
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121: Roanoke County 419 Town Center Design Guidelines
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122: Establishing a Performance-Based Long-Range Planning Process for the Roanoke Valley
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123: Warrenton Road Multimodal Study
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124: Tri-Cities Area MPO Performance Based Planning Process
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126: Town of Vinton Route 24 Bike/Ped Plan
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200: Falls Church Urban Development Area (UDA) Pedestrian Connection
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201: Development of Non-motorized Infrastructure Needs Prioritization Process for the City of Charlottesville
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203: Town of Mount Crawford Urban Development Area Non-motorized Infrastructure Evaluation
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204: Town of Washington Pathways Assessment and Improvement Plan
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205: Town of Remington Pedestrian Infrastructure and Traffic Calming Evaluation
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206: Rappahannock County's Sperryville & Flint Hill Pedestrian Infrastructure Evaluation
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209: Development of Charlottesville-Albemarle MPO Performance-Based Planning Process
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211: Harrisonburg Street Connectivity Evaluation and Road Diet Multimodal Evaluation
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FY23 GAP-TA Program Timeline

PhaseDate
Application Intake OpensSeptember 1, 2022
OIPI Provides Information and GuidanceSeptember 1 – October 31, 2022
Application Intake EndsOctober 31, 2022
Application Evaluation CompletedNovember 30, 2022
Applicants NotifiedDecember 3, 2022
Develop Detailed Scope of ServicesDecember 3, 2022 - January 15, 2023
OIPI Issues Notice to ProceedJanuary 15 - 23, 2023
Kickoff MeetingsFebruary 2023
Quarterly Update MeetingsTo be determined with the recipients at a later date

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

Looking for more specific information about the GAP Technical Assistance Program? Find more information on our Frequently Asked Questions page.