Transportation Alternatives Program Profile

Rhode Island's East Bay Bike Path | Photo by TrailLink user yaeldvir

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— Available   — Apportioned — Obligated   — Rescinded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 Rhode Island.

State DOT Program Staff

State DOT TA Coordinator
Robin Walsh
Two Capitol Hill
Providence, RI 02903
Tel: 401-563-4031
Email: Robin.walsh@dot.ri.gov

FHWA Division TA Coordinator
Michael D'Alessandro
FHWA - RI Division
380 Westminster Mall, Ste 601
Providence, RI 02903
Tel: 401-330-5229
Email: michael.dalessandro@dot.gov

State DOT Website: http://www.dot.ri.gov/about/who/intermodal_planning.php

TA Program Structure, Policies, and Procedures

  • Application timeline: The project selection cycle typically occurs every 2-3 years. The next call for proposals is to be determined.
  • TA program structure: Through the Transportation Alternatives Program, RIDOT fund a number of programs and projects aimed at making it easier and safer to walk and bike in our communities.
  • Application tips: The TAP Office offers application training to individual applicants on request.
  • Application components: Project narrative and budget.
  • Selection criteria: Eligibility, public demand for the project, relationship of the project to the intermodal transportation system, and significance of the project.
  • Application tips: The TE program funds project design, engineering and construction.
  • Is there an advisory committee?: Yes
  • Advisory committee members: The committee members are appointed by the RIDOT Director.
  • Project award minimum: $100,000
  • Project award maximum: None
  • Match requirement: 20%

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