The Transportation Improvement Program (TIP) is a planning tool used as a  schedule of intended transportation improvements that either use federal funds or are regionally significant over a 4 year period.


  1. Fill out the Project Submittal or Request for an Extension Form (below)
  2. Once completed, you will be emailed a customized link. This link will give you and only you, access to a google drive excel worksheet where you can enter all project details.
  3. Staff will check that all fields are complete and pull information directly from the google excel sheet; you will receive an email confirming your projects were received and asking you to double check that all information is accurate.
  4. Once projects have been submitted it is the sponsor’s responsibility to ensure that all project information is accurately reflected in the Draft TIP that will be submitted for final approval. An error can result in a delay in funding.

TIP Project Submittal (New Projects and Amendments)

TIP Mid-Year Progress Report (For all current projects, must be completed by February 15th, 2018)

A TIP Workshop was held August 31st, 2017 for project sponsors. If you were unable to attend, you can access the presentation here. For a refresher on what information is needed when submitting financial information, please reference our example spreadsheet.

Updates occur every year, beginning with a Call for Projects in January; the final adoption in July. Amendments may be made to the TIP for qualifying projects twice a year and will be approved at the March and September board meetings. If a project existing in the approved and adopted TIP needs adjustment to the timeline, scope or funding  agencies may complete the TIP Project Submittal form. If for example, unexpected funding becomes available for a project in between TIP updates, agencies may request the addition of their project through an emergency amendment. Amendments on average can take 3 months to incorporate into the TIP if approved and should not be used as a replacement for updating projects during the TIP update cycle.

If you have any questions, need help applying or require hard copies please contact staff. For a complete timeline of the FY2018-2021 update timeline, click here. Additionally, staff is updating its internal evaluation of TIP projects. Below is a draft of the TIP criteria that will be used to evaluate submitted projects for the FY2018-2021 TIP.

TIP Project Selection & Evaluation 2016 DRAFT

2019-2022 TIP Amendment #1 Summary: This is the first scheduled amendment. The TIP includes all transportation projects in the metropolitan area that will receive federal funds or are regionally significant.  The proposed amendments were presented for approval and public release via e-vote by the Technical Committee Meeting, quorum was reached on September 18, 2018. Staff will be collecting comments on this proposed amendment from the public for seven (7) days, starting Tuesday, September 18th and ending Tuesday, September 25th. This Amendment is scheduled to be reviewed for final approval and submittal to MoDOT at the next scheduled Coordinating Committee meeting on September 27th. To view the summary, click here. You can submit questions or comments via our online comment section or by contacting staff directly. You can also request a hard copy or translation services with a 24 hour notice.

2019-2022 TIP Update was open for public comment from April 30th – may 3rd, 2018; it was approved on May 14th, 2018. The final version can be viewed here or reference the map below for physical projects (does not include transit operating or supply).

To access previous FY’s TIPs, click here.



The Fixing America’s Surface Transportation Act (FAST) transportation legislation enacted by Congress in December 2015 requires that:

“An annual listing of projects, including investments in pedestrian walkways and bicycle transportation facilities, for which Federal funds have been obligated in the preceding year shall be published or otherwise made available by the cooperative effort of the State, transit operator, and metropolitan planning organization for public review.” 23 CFR 134(j)(7)(8)

As required, this report lists all transportation projects authorized or revised to increase obligations of federal transportation funds in the St. Joseph metropolitan region during the MPO program year 2017 (July 1st, 2016 – June 1st, 2017). The federal government obligates, or commits, funds to a project only after the completion of the required project development process and all local, state, and federal approvals have been obtained.

2018 Annual Listing of Obligated Projects

2017 Annual Listing of Obligated Projects

2016 Annual Listing of Obligated Projects

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