FFY 2022-2031 STIP Amendment #2 – Minor Amendment

On February 17, 2022, the Rhode Island State Planning Council (SPC)’s Transportation Advisory Committee approved a Minor Amendment, classified as Amendment #2, to the State Transportation Improvement Program (STIP) for federal fiscal years 2022-2031.

The Minor Amendment was requested by the Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) and the Rhode Island Public Transit Authority (RIPTA). The Amendment provided an addition $550.81 million over the STIP’s constrained period (FFY2022 – FFY2025) and a total addition of $748.43 million over the STIP’s 10 years. RIDOT’s changes included 152 project changes to ten (10) RIDOT STIP programs including: 11 project changes in the Active Transportation Program; 34 in the Bridge Program; 8 in the Corridor Projects Program; 2 in the Headquarters Operations Program; 7 in the Maintenance Operations Program; 5 in the Major Capital Projects Program; 58 in the Pavement Program; 7 in the Study and Development Program; 10 in the Traffic Safety Program; and 6 in the RIDOT Transit Program. RIPTA’s changes included 4 project changes to two (2) of RIPTA’s STIP programs: 2 project changes in the Transit Capital Program, and 2 in the RIPTA Transit Support Operations Program.

Following a 12-day public comment period, a public comment report was completed and details over 84 comments received from members of the public including but not limited to advocacy groups; private companies. A response to comments was also included in the Public Hearing Report.

Minor Amendment materials available for public review:

STIP Amendment #2 Public Notice including the following items:

  • RIDOT’s Request for an Amendment
  • RIPTA’s Request for an Amendment
  • RIDOT Funding Sources
  • RIPTA Funding Source
  • STIP Program Allocation Summary
  • STIP Amendment Summary Project Table
  • Full STIP Detailed Project Tables