CDOT Accepting Requests for Transportation Alternatives Program Funding

April 18, 2016 - Statewide Transportation Plan - DENVER – The Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) is accepting applications for the Transportation Alternatives Program (TAP), which allocates federal funds to projects that expands travel choices, strengthens local economies, improves quality of life and protects the environment.

A significant number of projects are for non-motorized uses, like biking and walking.

CDOT will be awarding approximately $22 million to TAP projects statewide for fiscal years 2018 through 2020.  All applications need to be submitted by August 1, 2016.

Eligible applicants include local governments, regional transportation authorities, transit agencies, natural resource or public land agencies, schools or school districts, tribal governments, and/or any other local or regional government entity. Non-profits may apply by partnering with any of the above entities.

TAP projects are selected via a competitive scoring process based on criteria identified in the TAP Guidelines and Application on the CDOT website: Please visit this website for more information about eligibility, who to contact, and other important information.