Transportation Alternatives Program Profile

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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— Available   — Apportioned — Obligated   — Rescinded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
Jeff Shaner
Ohio Dept. of Transportation
1980 W Broad Street
Columbus, OH 43223
Tel: 614-644-6394
Email: jeffrey.shaner@dot.ohio.gov

FHWA Division TA Coordinator
Andy Johns
FHWA - OH Division
200 North High St
Columbus, OH 43215
Tel: 614-280-6850
Email: Andy.Johns@dot.gov

State DOT Website: https://www.transportation.ohio.gov/programs/local-funding-opportunities/resources/transportation-alternatives-program

TA Program Structure, Policies, and Procedures

  • Application timeline: Applications open on 12/1/22 and letters of interest are due 10/31/22 and applications due 1/31/23. Please see website for more information.
  • TA program structure: ODOT’s TAP funds are for those projects sponsored by local governments outside the county boundaries of Metropolitan Planning Organizations (MPOs), unless the local is within a small MPO (population less than 200,000) that has opted to join the ODOT program.
  • Application tips: ODOT’s TA Manager meets one-on-one with local communities as requested, hosts program webinars, and promotes information on the program routinely
  • Who is eligible to apply: Local governmental entity, regional transportation authority, transit agency, natural resource or public land agency.
  • Application components: Project sponsor information, relationship to surface transportation, public benefit, accessibility, project eligibility, ROW, acquisition, match, maintenance plan
  • Selection criteria: Relationship to surface transportation, public benefit, local support, safety, eligibility, local match (if applicable), maintenance plan, past performance of applicant, connectivity
  • Is there an advisory committee?: Yes.
  • Advisory committee members: Made up of Office of Local Programs personnel, at least three district Transportation Alternative Program Coordinators.
  • Project award minimum: None
  • Project award maximum: None
  • Match requirement: 5%

More information on ODOT's TA program can be found here.