Transportation Alternatives Program Profile

Oklahoma's Haikey Creek Trail | Photo by TrailLink user vtubbs

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— Available   — Apportioned — Obligated   — Rescinded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
Shelby Templin
Bicycle & Pedestrian Coordinator
Strategic Asset & Performance Management
Oklahoma Dept. of Transportation
200 NE 21st Street
Oklahoma City, OK 73105-3299
Tel: 405-521-2694
Email: stemplin@odot.gov

FHWA Division TA Coordinator
John Hartley
TE Program Contact
OK Division
300 North Meridian
Oklahoma City, OK 73107-6560
Tel: 405-254-3341
Fax: 405-254-3302
Email: john.hartley@dot.gov

State DOT Website: https://oklahoma.gov/content/dam/ok/en/odot/businesscenter/local-government/tap/TA_Program_Guidance_%20Application_Packet_2022_Modified_for_IIJA.pdf

TA Program Structure, Policies, and Procedures

  • Application timeline: Applications open on 11/1/22 and close on 11/30/22. Please see website for more information.
  • TA program structure: The program is run through a state-level TAP Office. The state uses a mix of competitive and non-competitive selection processes, and funds are distributed directly by the state TAP Office.
  • Application tips: The TA program funds project design, engineering and construction. To improve chances of selection, applicants should demonstrate a strong understanding of the requirements of the program as it relates to eligibility, as well as overmatching funds.
  • Who is eligible to apply: Local government, regional transportation authorities, transit agencies, natural resource or public land agencies, school districts, non-profit partners, and tribal governments
  • Application components: Project narrative, budget, and letter of support from a state or local agency.
  • Selection criteria: Anticipated benefits for the community, anticipated number of users/beneficiaries, eligibility, environmental impact, fit with comprehensive planning goals, connectivity, need, maintenance commitment, and secured matching funds
  • Is there an advisory committee?: Yes
  • Advisory committee members: 12 members representing MPOs, numerous state and federal agencies, and ODOT
  • Project award minimum: None
  • Project award maximum: $400,000
  • Match requirement: 20%