Department of Transportation

Transportation Alternative

The Fixing America’s Surface Transportation (FAST) Act eliminates the MAP-21 Transportation Alternatives Program (TAP) and replaces it with a set-aside of Surface Transportation Block Grant (STBG) program funding for transportation alternatives (TA). Eligible activities include a variety of smaller-scale transportation projects such as pedestrian and bicycle facilities,  recreational trails, safe routes to school projects, community improvements such as historic preservation and vegetation management, and environmental mitigation related to stormwater and habitat connectivity.

Maximum Award Amount


Cost Matching

Cash Match. Off-system projects outside of reservation lands will be required to provide a local match of 13.42%.

Eligible Applicants

Local governments; tribal governments; transit agencies; natural resource or public land agencies; school districts, local education agencies, or schools; any other local or regional governmental entity with responsibility for oversight of transportation or recreational trails

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