Transportation Alternatives Program Profile

New Mexico's Canyon Rim Trail | Photo by TrailLink user cubfansla_tl

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— Available   — Apportioned — Obligated   — Rescinded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
Shannon Glendenning
Acting Transportation Alternatives Program Coordinator
New Mexico Dept. of Transportation
1120 Cerrillos Rd. / SB 1N
P.O. Box 1149
Santa Fe, NM 87504
Tel: 505-231-4300

FHWA Division TA Coordinator
Greg Heitmann
TE Program Contact/Environmental Specialist
NM Division Office
4001 Office Court Drive
Suite 801
Santa Fe, NM 87507
Tel: 505-660-7626
Fax: 505-820-2040

State DOT Website:

TA Program Structure, Policies, and Procedures

  • TA program structure: All selected TAP projects will need to be consistent with the SLRP and contribute to the achievement of the States performance targets. It has a competitive selection process.
  • 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 information: Application info can be found online.
  • Application timeline: The cycle deadlines can be found online.
  • Application components: Project narrative, a detailed map, sketch plan of project, budget, time schedule, official endorsement from sponsor, letter of support from scenic or historic byway board, and support from the public.
  • Selection criteria: Economic Vitality, Safety and Security, Accessibility and Mobility through Integration and Connectivity, Efficient System Management and Operation, and System Preservation.
  • Application tips: Make sure the sponsor agency has the necessary staff to administer the funding, have the funding to pay the cost until reimbursed, and have the funding to pay the match requirement.
  • Is there an advisory committee?: Yes.
  • Advisory committee members: N/A
  • Project award minimum: $75,000
  • Project award maximum: $2 million
  • Typical local match: 14.56%
  • Matching policies: The state does accept in-kind match.