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 Coordinator
South Dakota Dept. of Transportation
700 E. Broadway Avenue
Pierre, SD 57501-2586
FHWA Division TA Coordinator
TE Program Contact/Project Development Team Leader
116 East Dakota Avenue
Pierre, SD 57501
Tel: 605-224-7326 x3047
TA Program Structure, Policies, and Procedures
- TA program structure: Approximately $2.1 million is available through this competitive grant process administered by the South Department of Transportation (SDDOT) Office of Project Development.
- Who is eligible to apply: Local governments, regional transportation authorities, transit agencies, natural resources or public lands agencies, schools, tribal governments, and any other local or regional governmental entity with responsibility for oversight of transportation or recreational trails.
- Application information: The application can be found here online.
- Application timeline: Applications were due September 30, 2014.
- Application components: Project and Contact information, project type, project location, project description, project relevancy to TAP criteria, project cost form, signature page, detailed budget and match to be provided, detailed map, meeting minutes, letters of support, relevant project information, and resolution.
- Selection criteria: Must show direct relationship to surface transportation, demonstrate a clear public benefit, local support, show safety benefit, have at least one of the eligible activities, local match must be evident, must demonstrate commitment to maintain project, and applicant must have no maintenance issues with past performance.
- Application tips: Need to submit a letter of intent before the application.
- Is there an advisory committee?: Yes.
- Advisory committee members: Appointed by SDDOT.
- Project award minimum: $50,000
- Project award maximum: $400,000
- Typical local match: 18.05%
- Matching policies: Federal Highway funds may not be used for local match. Soft match, such as in-kind or donated services, materials or real property, donated by a third part may also be counted as match under certain circumstances and with prior SDDOT approval.
- Once your project is funded: Written guidelines are available online.
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: 03/31/2015