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Strategic Transportation Infrastructure Program – Local Municipal Initiatives (LMI)


The level of cost-sharing for provincial and municipal contributions varies based on project scoring.


Local Municipal Initiatives (LMI) is one of 4 funding streams of the Strategic Transportation Infrastructure Program (STIP). It provides funding to municipalities for local priority transportation infrastructure projects that are not eligible for support under STIP’s other streams.

Eligible Applicants

The following are eligible to apply:

  • towns
  • villages
  • summer villages
  • counties
  • specialized municipalities outside the defined urban service area
  • municipal districts
  • the special areas
  • Metis Settlements

Eligible Expenses

The following local transportation infrastructure projects are eligible for this grant:

  • projects that align with the Government of Alberta’s economic, social, environmental and innovation priorities and are not eligible for funding under the other STIP components
  • preference will be given to projects that are joint provincial/municipal priorities
  • examples include:
    • highway de-designations where ownership/maintenance/responsibility of a provincial highway is transferred from the Government of Alberta to a municipal government
    • park access road paving
    • emergent, special-need municipal transportation projects that address significant local or regional pressures

Deadline Date

  Open until November 30 for funding in the following year


Contact Name: Contact your local Alberta Transportation Regional Office


Industry: Municipalities, Location: Alberta ,
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