TxDOT's Public Transportation Division administers federal funding programs, including Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) funds relating to TxDOT’s Bicycle and Pedestrian Program and Federal Transit Administration (FTA) funds for transit in Texas. These funds are for specific purposes and have separate eligibility and funding requirements. The Public Transportation Division requests applications for specific funding sources through calls for projects.
Transportation Alternatives Set-Aside (TA) Program
TxDOT administers TA funds for locally sponsored bicycle and pedestrian infrastructure projects in communities less than 200,000. In large urbanized areas with populations over 200,000, TA funds are distributed directly to Metropolitan Planning Organizations (MPO)
TxDOT 2019 TA/SRTS Call for Projects
TxDOT opened a combined call for projects for TA and SRTS funds on Feb. 8, 2019. The Texas Transportation Commission awarded over $24 million in funding to 30 bicycle and pedestrian infrastructure projects on January 30, 2020. See Awarded State Projects section below for results from the 2019 TA/SRTS Call for Projects.
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|2019 TxDOT TA/SRTS Program Guide|
|2019 TA/SRTS Detailed Application|
|2019 TA/SRTS Detailed Application Instructions|
|2019 TA/SRTS Detailed Application Frequently Asked Questions|
|Example Resolution Supporting Detailed Application|
|Example Project Timeline|
|Workshop Presentation: Overview|
|Workshop Presentation: Local Government|
|Workshop Presentation: Best Practices for Detailed Applications|
|2019 TA/SRTS Frequently Asked Questions|
|TxDOT Guidance for In-Kind Contributions|
|TxDOT Transportation Alternatives Set-Aside Program Rules|
|TxDOT Safe Routes to School Program Rules|
|Interactive Map (MPOs, Urbanized Areas, Cities)|
|TxDOT District TA/SRTS Coordinators|
Relevant Documents and Links
Past Calls for Projects - Federal Highway Administration Funds
Transportation Alternatives Program (TAP) 2015
This call ended May 4, 2015.
The Public Transportation Division requests proposals for the 2015 TAP Call for Projects. Project activities are limited to construction of pedestrian and bicycle infrastructure projects in population areas less than 200,000. Below are links to the TAP Program Guide, the Project Nomination Form and other related information. Questions? Contact us.
Transportation Alternatives (TA) Program 2017
Below are links to the TA Program Guide, the Project Nomination Form and other related information. Questions? Contact us.