The federal Transportation Alternatives Program (TAP) provides funding for surface transportation projects such as on- and off-road pedestrian and bicycle facilities, infrastructure projects for improving non-driver access to public transportation and enhanced mobility, community improvement activities, and environmental mitigation; safe routes to school projects; and projects for planning, designing, or constructing boulevards and other roadways largely in the right-of-way of former Interstate System routes or other divided highways.
Funding for this program is authorized as a set-aside of the Surface Transportation Block Grant (STBG) funding program under the Fixing America's Surface Transportation (FAST) Act, which authorizes federal transportation funding from Fiscal Year 2016-2020.
Additional eligibility information may be found in the FHWA TAP Program Guidance.
Applications for funding are not currently being accepted. The application (TC 20-36) and instructions are available for potential applicants to review at any time.Information on eligible applicants and activities may be found in the FHWA TAP Program Guidance.