Regional Measure 2 (RM2)
Regional Traffic Relief Plan Operating Program
Project Sponsor and Implementing Agency’s Page
Information on this page is intended to provide guidance to project sponsors on the RM2 OPERATING
program allocation, reimbursement, and progress report processes. Additionally, other information
updates relevant to project sponsors will be posted here.
Requesting an Allocation
Operating allocations are normally made prior to the start of the fiscal year for which assistance
is being requested. Requests should thus be submitted to MTC by April 15th . If an operating request or
revision is being submitted during the fiscal year, please submit the request at least 45 days prior to
the Programming and Allocations Committee meeting where the allocation will be considered (generally
meets on the second Wednesday of each month).
Please submit your request electronically to Cheryl Chi, firstname.lastname@example.org with the following attachments completely filled
refer to Appendix B of the RM2 Policies and Procedures for
a description of the documents listed below.
- Operating Assistance Proposal
- Agency Board Resolution approving the
Operating Assistance Proposal and authorizing the application for RM-2 funds (Word)
- Opinion of Legal Counsel (Word)
(use only if you wish to take the Opinion of Legal Counsel action separately from the Implementing
Agency Board Resolution)
- Environmental Documentation*
- RM-2 Operating Allocation Certifications
and Assurances (Excel)
* A standard format for these elements of the allocation request has not been developed by MTC.
Submission of the information for these items can be in the format as desired by the project sponsor or
MTC's Allocation review and approval process
Upon agreement to move forward and recommend an allocation, MTC staff will bring the request to the
MTC's Programming and Allocations Committee and Commission for consideration.
STEP 1: Presentation to Programming and Allocations Committee (which meets on the Second Wednesday
of every month generally)
STEP 2: Presentation to MTC Commission Meeting (which meets on the Fourth Wednesday of every month
STEP 3: Once an allocation is approved by the Commission, MTC's Finance Section sends a letter
confirming the allocation and provides instructions on the invoicing process to the project sponsor or
Invoicing and Reimbursement Process
Generally, allocation instructions will direct payments to be made monthly in advance, subject to
quarterly adjustments to reflect actual expenses. Invoices detailing actual expenditures and
advances received should be submitted on a quarterly basis,
The following is the invoice format for the operating program.