Highway Safety Improvement Program (HSIP) Cycle 10

KOA can assist local jurisdictions with their Highway Safety Improvement Program (HSIP) Cycle 10! We identify projects and prepare grant applications, particularly to complete the HSIP Analyzer and Engineers Checklist. As a full transportation planning and engineering company, KOA has…

Active Transportation Program Cycle 5

KOA is well-versed with the procedures for preparing grant applications, including ATP applications. In the last seven years, KOA planners have prepared 22 grant applications for Southern California cities, including eight applications for ATP Cycles 2 and 3. For 2018’s…

COVID-19: Client, Stakeholder, or Public Meeting Recommendation

KOA is committed to ensuring the health and safety of all those we serve, including the public, our clients, and our staff. We have implemented guidelines for our public outreach and engagement efforts moving forward during these unprecedented times. We…

Stimulating the Infrastructure Sector Post COVID-19

The Federal Reserve has utilized all of its monetary tools in fighting the COVID-19 crisis. A new recession is underway. When monetary policy isn’t enough, a country must turn towards fiscal policy. Currently, reviving the lagging US infrastructure sector may…

Neighborhood Traffic Management Program (NTMP)

KOA can improve or create your very own Neighborhood Traffic Management Program (NTMP) in your city! Enhance and protect the quality of living in your neighborhood by making it safer for pedestrians, bicyclists and motorists. If you would like more…

Local Roadway Safety Plan

The Caltrans Local Roadway Safety Plan (LRSP) helps local road owners address unique highway safety needs in their jurisdictions by creating a framework to systematically identify and analyze safety problems and recommend safety improvements. The LRSP offers a proactive approach…

2019 Sustainable Communities Grant

The Caltrans Sustainable Communities Grant funds local and regional multimodal transportation and land use planning projects that further the goals and objectives of the region’s Regional Transportation Plan (RTP)/ Sustainable Communities Strategies (SCS).

Implementing SB 743 for Local Jurisdictions

Governor Brown signed Senate Bill (SB) 743 in September 2013. It requires changes on how public agencies should evaluate the transportation impacts of projects under the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA). In December 2018, the California Natural Resources Agency finalized…

Active Transportation Program Cycle 4

The Active Transportation Program (ATP) comprises formulaic and competitive funding for statewide transportation projects that encourage the use of active transportation modes such as walking and biking. The program was created by Senate Bill 99 in 2013, and subsequently expanded…

Urban Greening Grant Program Fact Sheet

The Urban Greening Grant Program, administered by the California Natural Resources Agency, supports projects that reduce greenhouse gas emissions and provide community benefits, including bicycle paths, bicycle lanes, or pedestrian facilities that will reduce Vehicle Miles Traveled. Projects should both…