Transportation Alternatives Program Profile

Alabama's Chief Ladiga Trail | Photo by TrailLink user hickok23

Funding History

Distribution of Programmed TE & TA Funds by Category
Cumulative FY 1992 Through FY 2018

Chart Legend

Combined TE/TA Funds by Fiscal Year
— Available   — Apportioned — Obligated   — Rescinded

For help with this chart please see the TE Primer.
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State DOT Program Staff

State DOT TA Coordinator
James F. Boyer
Alabama Dept. of Transportation
1409 Coliseum Boulevard
Montgomery, AL 36110
Tel: 334.242.6619

FHWA Division TA Coordinator
Tim Heisler
FHWA - AL Division
9500 Wynlakes Place
Montgomery, AL 36117
Tel: 334-274-6370

State DOT Website:

TA Program Structure, Policies, and Procedures

  • Application timeline: Applications open on 4/18/22 and close on 6/30/22. Please see website for more information.
  • TA program structure: The program is run through a state-level TA office
  • Who is eligible to apply: Local governments, regional transportation authorities, transit agencies, natural resource or public land agencies, school districts, tribal governments, non-profit organizations and any other entity with responsibility for oversite of transportation or recreational trails
  • Application components: Project sponsor; TA eligibility; project description and implementation plan; cost estimate; right of way; indication of public involvement; identify land own, existing utilities, and cultural or environmental resources within ROW; life expectancy of project, environmental justice considerations
  • Selection criteria: Promotes safety, increases local transportation options, provides community enhancements, local commitment, environmental justice
  • Is there an advisory committee?: No. Projects are reviewed by the ALDOT Local Transportation Bureau and ALDOT Region staff
  • Project award minimum: None
  • Project award maximum: $1,000,000
  • Match requirement: 20%

More information on ALDOT's Transportation Alternatives program can be found here.