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— Available   — Apportioned — Obligated   — Rescinded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.
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State DOT Program Staff

State DOT TA Coordinator
Kenneth Voss
State DOT TE Coordinator, TE Program Contact
Missouri Department of Transportation
105 W. Capitol Avenue
P.O. Box 270
Jefferson City, MO 65102
Tel: 573-526-2924
Fax: 273-526-8052
Email: kenneth.voss@modot.mo.gov

FHWA Division TA Coordinator
Peggy Casey
FHWA Division TE Coordinator, TE Program Contact
FHWA - MO Division
3220 West Edgewood
Suite H
Jefferson City, MO 65109
Tel: 573-638-2620
Fax: 573-636-9283
Email: peggy.casey@dot.gov

State DOT Website: http://www.modot.org/design/2014TAP.htm

TA Program Structure, Policies, and Procedures

  • TA program structure: The majority of projects will go through a competitive selection process. TAP funds are administered by MoDOT.
  • Who is eligible to apply: Local government or public agency.
  • Application information: The application can be found online.
  • Application timeline: The project selection cycle occurs every two years. The next call for proposals is to be determined. The last call for applications was 11/14/2014.
  • Application components: Project sponsor information, basic project information, project location, transportation alternatives categories by group, project description, and general cost estimate.
  • Selection criteria: Applications will be reviewed and rated by the appropriate selection committee. Funding will be applied to the projects selected by the committee. Committees will score the projects within their district according to the approved rating system for the district.
  • Application tips: Have a realistic completion plan, plan for cost increases and inflation, plan for long-term maintenance, double check for completeness, be creative, and provide photographs.
  • Is there an advisory committee?: Yes, a local committee.
  • Advisory committee members: At least five members. The local committee may include representatives from Regional Planning Commissions, Metropolitan Planning Organizations, historic preservation advocate, bicycling advocate, pedestrian advocate, water quality advocate, architectural landscaping advocate, Missouri Department of Transportation, Department of Natural Resources, Missouri Department of Conversation and Federal Highway Administration.
  • Project award minimum: $50,000 except for Safe Routes to School Activities Category that will have a minimum of $20,000.
  • Project award maximum: $400,000
  • Typical local match: 20%
  • Matching policies: Yes, the state accepts in-kind match. Contact the regional TE Office for more information.
  • Once your project is funded: There are different guidelines for different areas located online.