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For future projects:
Scott Turnoy
Interim Freight Program Manager

For selected projects from CO I through V:
Marie Wright
ConnectOregon Program Manager

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ConnectOregon is a lottery-backed bond initiative to invest in air, rail, marine, transit, and bicycle/pedestrian infrastructure to ensure Oregon’s transportation system is strong, diverse, and efficient.

Funding Sources

ConnectOregon projects are eligible for grants that cover up to 70 percent of project costs. A minimum 30 percent cash match is required from the recipient for all grant funded projects. Projects eligible for funding from state fuel tax revenues (section 3a, Article IX of the Oregon Constitution, the Highway Trust Fund), are not eligible for ConnectOregon funding.

If a highway or public road element is essential to the complete functioning of the proposed project, applicants are encouraged to work with their ODOT region, city, or county to identify the necessary funding sources.


In 2005, the Oregon Legislature created the Multimodal Transportation Fund to invest in air, marine, rail, and public transit infrastructure improvements. For the $382 million available through ConnectOregon I through V, the state received a total of 528 project applications requesting approximately $915 million in grants and loans, leading to a total of 240 funded projects.

ConnectOregon News

OTC approves 39 multimodal investments

The Oregon Transportation Commission (OTC) recently approved 39 multimodal projects from around the state for $49,518,726 in funding, provided by the ConnectOregon VI program. See the Full List of Approved Projects (PDF). ConnectOregon VI Application Materials Supporting Materials Review Process

Related Documents

ConnectOregon Rules and Statute

ConnectOregon Reports to Oregon Legislature

ConnectOregon Funded Projects and Past Committee Recommendation Reports