Arizona's Prescott Peavine National Recreation Trail | Photo by TrailLink user redrock


Transportation Alternatives Program Profile

Arizona's Prescott Peavine National Recreation Trail | Photo by TrailLink user redrock

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— Available   — Apportioned — Obligated   — Rescinded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.
View all funded projects in Arizona.

State DOT Program Staff

State DOT TA Coordinator
Mark Henige
Local Public Agency Section

Arizona DOT
205 South 17th Avenue, Room 291
Phoenix, AZ 85007
Tel: 602-712-7132

FHWA Division TA Coordinator
Ed Stillings 
ROW Program Manager
FHWA - AZ Division
4000 North Central Avenue
Phoenix, AZ 85012
Tel: 602-382-8966

State DOT Website:

TA Program Structure, Policies, and Procedures

  • Application timeline: Project selection cycle occurs biennially on odd-numbered years. Please see website for more information.
  • TA program structure: Arizona's Transportation Alternatives program is managed by the Maricopa Association of Governments (MAG)
  • Application tips: The TE program funds project construction. At the applicants request, Local projects can fund scoping and design. For state projects (located within 75% or more of ADOT right-of-way), the TE program funds project scoping, design, and engineering. To improve chances of selection, applicants should provide a good project description and cost estimate, evidence of need and public support, and tell how the project ties in to local plans.
  • Who is eligible to apply: Municipality, County, State agency, or Tribe. An organization is also eligible, as long as they have a government entity sponsor.
  • Application components: Project narrative, budget, and letter of support from state or local agency
  • Selection criteria: anticipated benefits for the community, anticipated number or users/beneficiaries, fit with comprehensive planning goals, level of public support, linkage to transportation system, maintenance commitment, and secured matching funds
  • Is there an advisory committee?: Yes
  • Advisory committee members: The committee is composed of a representative from each MPO and COG in the state, the State Bike/Ped Coordinator, and a representative from each of the following: State Transportation Board, State Historic Preservation Office, Office of Tourism, Commission for the Arts, Historic Advisory Board, and State Parks. A FHWA representative serves as non-voting member.
  • Project award minimum: None.
  • Project award maximum: $750,000 for local projects, and $1,000,000 for state projects
  • Typical local match: 5.70%
  • Match Requirement: 

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