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April 17, 2014
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TRPA awards $550K for Tahoe transportation projects


LAKE TAHOE — The Tahoe Regional Planning Agency — in its role as the Tahoe Metropolitan Planning Organization — recently awarded over $550,000 in grants to various projects.

The grants come by way of TRPA’s new On Our Way Community Grant Program, which promotes community-based planning projects aimed at sustainability and improved mobility options around Lake Tahoe, according to a news release.

Five projects received funding, including:

• $73,469 for Tahoe City mobility improvements

• $53,000 for signage along the Highway 28 scenic corridor in Incline Village

• $46,733 for the Mt. Rose Scenic Byway Corridor Management Plan near Incline Village

“These grants will help support the Regional Plan and Regional Transportation Plan by advancing projects that improve mobility and connectivity, and provide residents and visitors transportation choices for getting to the places they need to go,” said TRPA/TMPO Transportation Planning Manager Nick Haven.

More information about On Our Way is available on the TMPO website at www.tahoempo.org/OnOurWay.aspx.




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