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Transportation Alternatives Data Exchange (TrADE)

The 10 Eligible TA Definitions

Ped Bike Facility
Venetian Water Park - Venice, FL

To be eligible for TA funds, a project must be one of the
10 TA definitions and relate to surface transportation.
Each of the 10 definitions are described below; descriptions are illustrative and not meant to serve as guidance for project eligibility.

There are also links to 10 factsheets that provide additional information about each activity. You may view them in html form (easier online viewing) or pdf form (better for printing).

activity01 1. Pedestrian & Bicycle Facilities - Sidewalks, walkways or curb ramps; bike lane striping, wide paved shoulders, bike parking and bus racks; traffic calming; off-road trails; bike and pedestrian bridges and underpasses; ADA compliance.
See Factsheet 1: HTML | PDF

2. Safe Routes for Non-Drivers: Access and accommodation for children, older adults, and individuals with disabilities.
See Factsheet 2: HTML | PDF

3. Conversion of Abandoned Railway Corridors to Trails: Acquisition of railroad rights-of-way; planning, design and construction of multiuse trails and rail-with-trail projects.
See Factsheet 3: HTML | PDF


4. Scenic Turnouts and Overlooks
: Construction of scenic turnouts, overlooks, and viewing areas.
See Factsheet 4: HTML | PDF


5. Outdoor Advertising Management: Billboard inventories and removal of illegal and nonconforming billboards. Inventory control may include, but not be limited to, data collection, acquisition and maintenance of digital aerial photography, video logging, scanning and imaging of data, developing and maintaining an inventory and control database, and hiring of outside legal counsel.
See Factsheet 5: HTML | PDF
6. Historic Preservation & Rehab of Historic Transportation Facilities: Preservation of buildings and facades in historic districts; restoration of historic buildings for transportation-related purposes; access improvements to historic sites. Restoration of railroad depots, bus stations and lighthouses; rehabilitation of rail trestles, tunnels, bridges and canals.
See Factsheet 6: HTML | PDF

7. Vegetation Management
: Improvement of roadway safety; prevention of invasive species; providing erosion control.
See Factsheet 7: HTML | PDF


 8. Archaeological Activities: projects related to impacts from implementation of  highway construction projects.
See Factsheet 8: HTML | PDF

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 9. Stormwater Mitigation: Pollution prevention and abatement activities to address stormwater management; water pollution prevention related to highway construction or due to highway runoff.
See Factsheet 9: HTML | PDF


10. Wildlife Management: Reduction of vehicle-caused wildlife mortality; restoration and maintenance of connectivity among terrestrial or aquatic habitats.
See Factsheet 10: HTML | PDF



Pedestrian and Bicycle Facilities Pedestrian and Bicycle Safety Railway Conversion Scenic Turnouts and Overlooks Outdoor AdvertisingHistoric Preservation Vegetation Management Archaeological Planning and Research Environmental Mitigation Wildlife