Transportation Alternatives Program Profile

Oregon's Springwater Corridor | Photo by TrailLink user dabiker

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— Available   — Apportioned — Obligated   — Rescinded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 Oregon.

State DOT Program Staff

State DOT TA Coordinator
Stephanie Miller
Oregon Dept. of Transportation
555 13th Street NE
Salem, OR 97301
Tel: 971-375-3903
Email: Stephanie.L.MILLAR@odot.state.or.us

FHWA Division TA Coordinator
Chris Woods
FHWA - OR Division 
The Equitable Center Suite 420
Salem, OR 97301
Tel: 503-587-4703
Email: chris.woods@dot.gov

State DOT Website: https://www.oregon.gov/odot/Programs/Pages/OCP.aspx

TA Program Structure, Policies, and Procedures

  • Application timeline: Please see website for more information.
  • TA program structure: Oregon Community Paths, or OCP, will fund grants for project development, construction, reconstruction, major resurfacing or other improvements of multiuse paths that improve access and safety for people walking and bicycling
  • Application tips: Before applying, review technical assistance materials for interested applicants and complete the pre-application.
  • Who is eligible to apply: Local governments, school districts, tribal governments, mass transit or transportation districts, special government bodies or other units of local government, non-profit organizations
  • Application components: Project narrative, budget, design specifications, documented coordination with railroad (where applicable), a vicinity map, cross-section or site plan, confirmation letters from partners or contributors, and city council or county commission resolution.
  • Selection criteria: Eligibility and project characteristics, connectivity, public involvement, equity, safety, project readiness 
  • Is there an advisory committee?: Yes
  • Advisory committee members: ODOT Community Paths Program Manager, ODOT staff and members of the Oregon Bicycle and Pedestrian Advisory Committee
  • Project award minimum: $75,000 for project refinement; $200,000 for construction
  • Project award maximum: $750,000 for project refinement; $4,000,000 for construction 
  • Match requirement: 10.27%