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
Transportation Alternatives Program
Department of Transportation
50 Wolf Road
Albany, NY 12232
FHWA Division TA Coordinator
TAP Program Contact
Leo W O'Brien Federal Bldg 7th Floor
Albany, NY 12207
TA Program Structure, Policies, and Procedures
- TA program structure: The program is run through a state level TAP office. The State uses a competitive selection process.
- Who is eligible to apply: City and County Governments, transit agencies, natural resource or public land agencies, schools, tribal governments, and any other local or regional governmental entity with responsibility for or oversight of transportation or recreational trails.
- Application information: The application info can be found online.
- Application timeline: June 11, 2014 was the last call for applications.
- Application components: Project narrative, budget, location, sponsor information, description of the eligible TAP activities, historical significance, scenic significance, impact, proposed construction, ownership, intended use, life expectancy, and maintenance plan.
- Selection criteria: Fit into one or more of the TAP eligibility categories, relate to surface transportation, benefit the public interest through the provision of public access and use, have an eligible sponsor, have community support, have a 20 percent local match, have been submitted as a complete application, progress to completion within 5 years of award.
- Application tips: Follow all local/state/federal regulations and attend a workshop on TAP.
- Is there an advisory committee?: A rating committee.
- Advisory committee members: N/A
- Project award minimum: $250,000
- Project award maximum: $1.6 million
- Typical local match: 20%
- Matching policies:
- Once your project is funded: To prevent delays- The NYSDOT/Sponsor State-Local Agreement (SLA) is to be executed within six months to one year of funding approval, the development and design work is to be completed within two years of funding approval or as directed by the regional TAP coordinator, the project must be completed and final construction inspection accepted within 5 years of funding approval, and project close-out should be initiated within three months of Final Construction Inspection acceptance.
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