CONNECTICUT

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— Available   — Apportioned — Obligated   — Rescinded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

State DOT Program Staff


State DOT TA Coordinator
Michael Cherpak, P.E.
Local Roads Office, Division of Highway Design
Department of Transportation
Tel: 860-594-3155
Email: michael.cherpak@ct.gov

FHWA Division TA Coordinator
Kurt Salmoiraghi
FHWA - CT Division
628 Hebron Ave
Glastonbury, CT 06033
Tel: 860-4947561
Email:Kurt.Salmoiraghi@dot.gov

State DOT Website: http://www.ct.gov/dot/cwp/view.asp?a=2094&q=487746

TA Program Structure, Policies, and Procedures


  • Application timeline: Please see website for more information.
  • TA program structure: The TA Program offers a source of funds for addressing the needs of non-motorized transportation users. A primary focus of the State’s program is safety, accessibility and connectivity.
  • Application tips:
  • 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 components: Project sponsor, TA eligibility, project location, project description, demonstration of public need and support, community significance, project status (permits, environmental clearance, etc), cost estimate, ability to provide match, 
  • Selection criteria: budget, public benefit, safety, connectivity, readiness to proceed
  • Is there an advisory committee?: Yes
  • Advisory committee members: Comprised of staff from the DOT's engineering, finance and planning units
  • Project award minimum: $500,000
  • Project award maximum: 
  • Match requirement: 20%, no in-kind match permitted

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