Transportation Alternatives Program Profile

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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— Available   — Apportioned — Obligated   — Rescinded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 District of Columbia.

State DOT Program Staff

State DOT TA Coordinator
Kelsey Bridges
Planning and Sustainability Division
D.C. Deptartment of Transportation (DDOT)
250 M St SW
Washington, DC 20003
Tel: 202-438-8972
Email: kelsey.bridges@dc.gov 

FHWA Division TA Coordinator
Michael Hicks
FHWA - DC Division
1990 K Street NW, Suite 510
Washington, DC 20006
Tel: 202-219-3536 ext. 3513
Email: Michael.Hicks@dot.gov

State DOT Website: https://ddot.dc.gov/page/transportation-alternatives-program

TA Program Structure, Policies, and Procedures

  • Application timeline: Applications open on 9/2/22 and close on 11/1/22. Please see website for more information.
  • TA program structure: TAP Projects will be selected through a competitive process. The Metropolitan Washington Council of Governments (COG) is responsible for 50 percent of the funds while the DDOT is responsible for the other 50 percent.
  • Who is eligible to apply: Local Governments, transit agencies, natural resource or public land agencies
  • Application information: Application can be found online.
  • Application components: Project sponsor, ability to provide match, TA project eligibility, project description and implementation plan, cost estimates, project status (permits, environmental clearance, etc), right of way, public involvement
  • Selection criteria: COG priority elements, constructability 
  • Application tips: Submit all required material on time.
  • Is there an advisory committee?: Yes
  • Advisory committee members: Representatives from COG, Maryland and Virginia
  • Project award minimum: None.
  • Project award maximum: None.
  • Match requirement: 20%

More information on DDOT Transportation Alternatives Program can be found here.