Transportation Alternatives Program Profile

Wyoming's Al’s Way | Photo by Al Finch

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— Available   — Apportioned — Obligated   — Rescinded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 Wyoming.

State DOT Program Staff

State DOT TA Coordinator
Mariah L. Johnson
Local Programs Coordinator
LGC Office
Wyoming Dept. of Transportation
5300 Bishop Blvd
Cheyenne, WY 82009-3340
Tel: 307-777-4862
Email: mariah.johnson@wyo.gov

FHWA Division TA Coordinator
Jeff Purdy
TE Program Contact
Planning & ROW Program Manager
FHWA-WY Division
2617 East Lincoln Way
Cheyenne, WY 82001
Tel: 307-771-2942
Fax: 307-772-2011
Email: jeffrey.purdy@dot.gov

State DOT Website: http://www.dot.state.wy.us/home/planning_projects/transportation_programs/enhancements.html

TA Program Structure, Policies, and Procedures

  • TA program structure: The program is run through a state-level TAP office. The projects go through 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: The Application can be found online.
  • Application timeline: Applications are due annually in July.
  • Application components: Sponsor data, eligible activities, project narrative, location, public involvement, planning and design considerations, project right of way, budget, environmental considerations, project maintenance, and project administration.
  • Selection criteria: Potential for success, safety, socioeconomic benefits, project connectivity, and multi-modal connections.
  • Application tips: There are a lot of application deadlines so make sure you turn in all required materials in time.
  • Is there an advisory committee?: Yes.
  • Advisory committee members: The Wyoming association of Municipalities (WAM), The Wyoming County Commissioners Association (WCCA), The Wyoming Department of State Parks and Cultural Resources, The Director of the Wyoming Department of Transportation, and Federal Agencies (FHWA).
  • Project award minimum: None.
  • Project award maximum: None.
  • Once your project is funded: WYDOT is currently evaluating the new guidelines to determine the final makeup of the Committee. Once fully established The Advisory Selection Committee will make project recommendations to the Wyoming Transportation Commission for project approval. Projects selected for funding are eligible for reimbursement of expenses on a Federal Share basis of 80/20.