Distribution of Programmed TE & TA Funds by Category
Combined TE/TA Funds by Fiscal Year
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State DOT Program Staff
State DOT TA Coordinator
TA Program Manager
Montana Dept. of Transportation
2701 Prospect Avenue
Helena, MT 59620-1001
FHWA Division TA Coordinator
FHWA Operations Engineer
585 Shepard Way
Helena, MT 59601
TA Program Structure, Policies, and Procedures
- TA program structure: The program is run through a state level TAP office. The projects go through a competitive selection process with funds being distributed directly by the state TAP office.
- Who is eligible to apply: Local governments, regional transportation authorities, transit agencies, natural resource or public land agencies, schools, tribal governments, and any other local or regional governmental entity with responsibility for oversight of transportation and recreational trails.
- Application information: Application information can be found online.
- Application timeline: N/A, waiting for legislation.
- Application components: Description, maps/plans/photographs, evidence of eligibility, benefits of project, environmental review, budget and implementation schedule, legal and compliance certification, and proposed maintenance agreements.
- Selection criteria: The scoring sheet can be found online. If the project supports policy goals/local transportation plan, if it addresses safety, evidence of sponsor reaching project budget and match, public involvement, Montana Department of Transportation coordination, project independence/utility, and engineering discussion.
- Application tips: Complete the entire application.
- Is there an advisory committee?: Yes.
- Advisory committee members: TA Program Manager, consultant design engineer, policy/program and performance analysis chief, transportation planner, maintenance division operations manager, traffic and safety engineer, civil rights bureau chief, and operations engineer.
- Project award minimum: None.
- Project award maximum: None.
- Typical local match: Off-system projects outside of reservation lands will be required to provide a local match of 13.42 percent.
- Matching policies: Montana accepts in-kind match. However, public property donations cannot be used to match.
- Once your project is funded:
This profile and the charts are drawn from a database maintained by the Transportation Alternatives Data Exchange at the Rails-to-Trails Conservancy and are based on data provided by the States and FHWA. If there is an error or an update is needed for this profile please let us know about it. Direct questions and comments to TrADE @ RTC at 202-974-5135 or by email to email@example.com
TrADE last updated this profile on: 03/26/2015