Transportation Alternatives Program Profile

Missouri's Katy Trail State Park | Photo by eagles8791

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— Available   — Apportioned — Obligated   — Rescinded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 Missouri.

State DOT Program Staff

State DOT TA Coordinator
Andrew Seiler
Missouri Department of Transportation
105 W. Capitol Avenue
Jefferson City, MO 65102
Tel: 573-526-6997
Email: andrew.seiler@modot.mo.gov

FHWA Division TA Coordinator
Brad McMahon
FHWA - MO Division
3220 West Edgewood, Suite H
Jefferson City, MO 65109
Tel: 573-638-2609
Email: bradley.mcmahon@dot.gov

State DOT Website: https://www.modot.org/node/25832

TA Program Structure, Policies, and Procedures

  • Application timeline: Applications close on 1/29/22. Please see website for more information.
  • TA program structure: The Missouri Department of Transportation (MoDOT) only funds rural, statewide projects. LPAs that reside within the Metropolitan Planning Organizations of OTO, MARC, and East-West Gateway are not eligible.
  • Application tips: Local Public Agencies must successfully complete the LPA on-line training course prior to application submission. 
  • Who is eligible to apply: Local Public Agencies include any unit of local government below a State government agency, except for a Metropolitan Planning Organization. Examples include city, town, township, village, borough, parish, or county agencies; transit agencies, tribal governments
  • Application components: Project description, location map, funding resolution, MPO/RPC letter of support, relevant plans, local match, cost estimate
  • Selection criteria: application completeness, LPA certification, project readiness, project description, clarity of project, safety concerns, evidence of public involvement, priority ranking, property ownership/acquisition, transition plan, rail road support and local/regional plan, implementation schedule, maintenance and operations costs, itemized budget, local match, constructions plans completeness 
  • Is there an advisory committee?: Yes
  • Advisory committee members: MoDOT district selection committees
  • Project award minimum: $100,000
  • Project award maximum: $400,000
  • Match requirement: 20%

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