Transportation Alternatives Program Profile

North Dakota's Hay Creek Trail | Photo by TrailLink user susancnett

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— Available   — Apportioned — Obligated   — Rescinded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 North Dakota.

State DOT Program Staff

State DOT TA Coordinator
Pam Wenger
North Dakota Dept. of Transportation
608 East Blvd Ave
Bismark, ND 58505
Tel: 701-328-4787
Email form

FHWA Division TA Coordinator
Kraig McLeod
FHWA - ND Division
4502 Coleman Street, Suite 205
Bismark, ND 58503
Tel: 701-221-9465

State DOT Website:

TA Program Structure, Policies, and Procedures

  • Application timeline: Applications close on 12/31/22. Please see website for more information.
  • TA program structure: TA provides funding for programs and projects defined as transportation alternatives, including pedestrian and bicycle facilities, Safe Routes to School projects, safe routes for non-drivers, community improvement activities, and environmental mitigation projects.
  • Who is eligible to apply: City and County Governments, transit agencies, natural resource or public land agencies, schools, tribal governments, and any other local or regional governmental entity with responsibility for or oversight of transportation or recreational trails.
  • Application components: Project name, location, contact, sponsor, project description, project cost, eligibility, supporting documentation, public accessibility, matching funds, ROW, maintenance plan, environmental impact
  • Selection criteria: Community benefit, benefit to transportation system, impact, effectiveness, public support, inclusion in planning documents, equity, accessibility, safety, environmental impact
  • Is there an advisory committee?: Yes
  • Advisory committee members: North Dakota League of Cities, Association of Counties, Parks & Recreation, Department of Commerce, Indian Affairs Commission, Department of Public Instruction, Department of Transportation 
  • Project award minimum: None.
  • Project award maximum: $290,000
  • Match requirement: 19.07%

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