Transportation Alternatives Program Profile

Connecticut's Farmington River Trail | Photo by Matthew Lupoli

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— Available   — Apportioned — Obligated   — Rescinded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
Hugh Hayward
Principal Engineer
Bureau of Engineering and Construction
Department of Transportation
2800 Berlin Tpk
Newington, CT 06131-7546
Tel: 860-594-3219
Fax: 860-594-3028

FHWA Division TA Coordinator
Ken Shooshan-Stoller
TE Program Contact
CT Division
628-2 Hebron Ave
Glastonbury, CT 06033
Tel: 860-659-6703 x 3030
Fax: 860-659-6724

State DOT Website:

TA Program Structure, Policies, and Procedures

  • TA program structure: Funds suballocated to urbanized areas over 200,000 must be on the Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO) Transportation Improvement Program (TIP). The MPO, through a competitive process, selects the projects in consultation with the State from proposed projects submitted by eligible entities. Funds suballocated to small urban areas and rural areas will be administered by the State. The State, through a competitive process, selects the projects from proposed projects submitted by eligible entities.
  • Who is eligible to apply: Local governments, regional transportation authorities, transit agencies, natural resource or public land agencies, school districts, tribal governments, and any other local or regional government entity with responsibility for oversight of transportation or recreational trails.
  • Application information: Application can be found online.
  • Application timeline: N/A
  • Application components: Project narrative, budget, letter of support from state or local agency, and environmental statement. Specifically, the application asks for: project contact, title, location and sponsor, relationship to Intermodal Transportation System, commitment of a minimum 20% of project costs, commitment to maintain the facility, detail of right-of-way involvement, public support, phase cost estimates, and the regional planning organization's priority ranking for the project.
  • Selection criteria: N/A
  • Application tips: N/A
  • Is there an advisory committee?: No.
  • Advisory committee members: No.
  • Project award minimum: N/A
  • Project award maximum: N/A
  • Typical local match: 20%
  • Matching policies: The state does not accept in-kind match.
  • Once your project is funded: Guidebook is located online.