Transportation Alternatives Program Profile

New Hampshire's Upper Coos Recreational Trail | Photo by bholdsworth7

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— Available   — Apportioned — Obligated   — Rescinded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 New Hampshire.

State DOT Program Staff

State DOT TA Coordinator
Thomas Jameson
Project Manager, NH Department of Transportation
7 Hazen Drive, PO Box 483
Concord, NH 03302-0483
Tel: 603-271-3462

FHWA Division TA Coordinator
Jamison Sikora
FHWA - NH Division
19 Chenell Drive
Concord, NH 03301
Tel: 603-410-4870

State DOT Website:

TA Program Structure, Policies, and Procedures

  • Application timeline: Applications close on 3/19/22. Please see website for more information.
  • TA program structure: The program is run through a state level TAP office. The State uses a competitive selection process with input from the state's RPCs.
  • Who is eligible to apply: Local government, school districts or local education agencies
  • Application information: NH TAP applications are open on a 4-year cycle. 
  • Application components: Project sponsor, ability to provide match/funding plan, TA eligibility, project description and implementation plan, cost estimates, project status (permits, environmental clearance, etc.), public involvement, project maintenance plan, design specs
  • Selection criteria: Project readiness and support (13%), financial readiness (15%), feasibility (9%), stress analysis (12%), improve safety conditions (16%), network connectivity (20%), Regional Planning Commission rankings (15%) 
  • Application tips: All projects must have a certified LPA as the person in responsible charge. Scoring criteria is available on the NH TAP site.
  • Is there an advisory committee?: No
  • Project award minimum: $400,000
  • Project award maximum: $1,250,000
  • Typical local match: 20%

More information on New Hampshire's Transportation Alternatives Program can be found here.