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Bicycle and Pedestrian Programs

TxDOT's Public Transportation Division administers federal grant programs, including Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) grants relating to TxDOT’s Bicycle and Pedestrian Program and Federal Transit Administration (FTA) grants for transit in Texas. These grants are for specific purposes and have separate eligibility and funding requirements. The Public Transportation Division requests applications for specific grant funding sources through calls for projects.

Current Calls for Projects – Federal Highway Administration Funds

  • Transportation Alternatives Set-Aside (TA Set-Aside) Call for Projects

The Public Transportation Division is requesting proposals for its 2017 TA Set-Aside Program Call for Projects. Project activities are limited to construction of pedestrian and bicycle infrastructure related projects in population areas less than 200,000. Below are links to the TA Set-Aside Program Guide, Project Nomination Form, and other related information. Questions? Contact us.

Title Format
Announcement
Program Guide
Project Nomination Form
Rules
Workshop Presentation: Overview
Workshop Presentation: Local Government
Workshop Presentation: Best Practices for Project Nomination
Interactive Map (MPOs, Urbanized Areas, Cities)
TxDOT District TA Set-Aside Coordinators
TxDOT Local Government Projects Coordinators
TxDOT District Environmental Coordinators
TxDOT Economically Disadvantaged Counties Program
TxDOT Average Low Bid Unit Prices
TxDOT Guidance for In-Kind Contributions
BikeStripe Guidance
U.S. Census Bureau Information – 2010 Population Figures
U.S. Census Bureau Information – 2010 Urban Areas
FHWA U.S. Census Information
AASHTO Guide for the Development of Bicycle Facilities
ADA Standards for Accessible Design
Texas Accessibility Information from Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation

Past Calls for Projects - Federal Highway Administration Funds

Transportation Alternatives Program (TAP) 2015

This call ended May 4, 2015.

The Public Transportation Division requests proposals for the 2015 TAP Call for Projects. Project activities are limited to construction of pedestrian and bicycle infrastructure projects in population areas less than 200,000. Below are links to the TAP Program Guide, the Project Nomination Form and other related information. Questions? Contact us.

Title Format
2015 TAP Submission Summary Charts
2015 TAP Call for Projects Announcement
TxDOT TAP Rules
2015 TAP Program Guide (updated Feb. 20, 2015)
2015 TAP Project Nomination Form
TxDOT District TAP Coordinators
2015 TAP Workshops
2015 TAP Workshop Presentations
TxDOT District Environmental Coordinators
Large Urbanized Areas Map
Maps of MPOs, Urbanized Areas and Cities
U.S. Census Bureau Information
FHWA U.S. Census Information
TxDOT Economically Disadvantaged Counties Program
TxDOT’s Average Low Bid Unit Prices
Standard Advance Funding Agreement for TAP
AASHTO Guide for the Development of Bicycle Facilities
ADA Standards for Accessible Design
Texas Accessibility Information from Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation