Transportation Alternatives (TA)

Transportation Alternatives (TA)

Background

The Transportation Alternatives (TA) program provides funding for programs and projects defined as transportation alternatives, including on- and off-road pedestrian and bicycle facilities, infrastructure projects for improving non-driver access to public transportation and enhanced mobility, community improvement activities, and environmental mitigation; recreational trail program projects; safe routes to school projects; and projects for planning, designing, or constructing boulevards and other roadways largely in the right-of-way of former Interstate System routes or other divided highways

Transportation Alternatives Projects

Memphis MPO (TN & MS) - The Transportation Alternatives Call for Projects is held on an annual basis.  The FY 2022 Transportation Alternatives (TA) funding is included as part of the application cycle for the FY 2023-2026 TIP.   Additional information can be found on the FY 2023-26 TIP Development Webpage.

TDOT -  The Tennessee Department of Transportation holds a seperate statewide TA call for projects for eligible project sponsors. The deadline for submittals for the FY 2022 TDOT TA funding cycle ends on December 1, 2021.  Additional information can be found on TDOT's Transportation Alternatives Webpage.  

FY 2020-23 TIP The active Transportation Alternatives projects are included in the FY 2020-23 Transportation Improvement Program (TIP).   For a listing of the current TA projects, reference the Transportation Alternatives Groupings included in the TIP for both Tennessee (TAP-2014-01) and Mississippi (MS-TAP-2014-01).  The FY 2020-23 TIP document can be found on the FY 2020-23 TIP Webpage.