Transportation Alternatives Program Profile

Colorado's Animas River Trail | Photo by TrailLink user amberloberjohnson85

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— Available   — Apportioned — Obligated   — Rescinded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
Aaron Willis
TA Program Manager
Colorado Dept. of Transportation
2829 W. Howard Place, 2nd Floor
Denver, CO 802044
Tel: 303-512-4019

FHWA Division TA Coordinator
William Haas
FHWA - CO Division
12300 West Dakota Avenue
Lakewood, CO 80228
Tel: 720-963-3000

State DOT Website:

TA Program Structure, Policies, and Procedures

  • Application timeline: Applications open on 8/1/22 and close on 11/20/22. Please see website for more information.
  • TA program structure: CDOT is divided into five engineering regions throughout the state. Each region has specific guidelines that meet the unique needs for each region and uses a competitive selection process.
  • Application tips: All applicants should contact the appropriate CDOT Region TAP contact prior to developing your application. Submit application as early as possible.
  • Who is eligible to apply: Local governments, regional transportation authorities, transit authorities, natural resource or public land agencies, school districts, tribal governments, and any other local or regional governmental entity with responsibility for oversight of transportation or recreational trails.
  • Application components: Applicant information, project description, Eligibility, Funding, Required attachments, and signature
  • Selection criteria: Project eligibility, completeness of application, demonstrated relationship to surface transportation, ability to meet match requirement, maintenance plan, accessibility, ability to meet all government requirements, demonstrated public need
  • Is there an advisory committee?: Yes
  • Advisory committee members: Varies by region
  • Project award minimum: $50,000
  • Project award maximum: Varies by region.
  • Match requirement: 

More information on CODOT Transportation Alternatives program can be found here.