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Transportation Alternatives Program (TA)

The purpose of the TPA’s Transportation Alternatives (TA) grant reimbursement program is to help fund connected infrastructure for non-motorized users. This federal program, in agreement with the Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT), is an annual competitive application process where projects are submitted to the TPA and then ranked and prioritized for funding of approximately $5.1M annually. Eligible entities include local governments, regional transportation authorities, transit agencies, natural resource or public land agencies, school districts, local education agencies, and tribal governments in Palm Beach County.

Eligible projects include non-motorized infrastructures, such as sidewalk facilities, bicycle facilities, Trailways, complete streets projects, Safe Routes to School (SRTS) projects, lighting, and safety-related infrastructure. For more details about Eligible Project Sponsors and Project Eligibility, select the “Program Overview” link above. TA Program Overview (PDF)

Funding Program Pre-Application Meetings

In order to apply for funding through one of the TPA’s competitive grant programs, a pre-application meetings is required. Topics covered include the required documents for a Funding Program competitive grant, project details and timelines.
 

Book a virtual meeting with TPA staff to discuss your application.

Book an in-person meeting with TPA to discuss your application.

Below are links to forms and examples to help with submitting an application. The Application Form and Cost Estimate Spreadsheet provided below are required to be a complete application submittal.

FDOT TA Application Form (PDF) (Download and Complete Form for Application Submittal)

 
Click Here to Submit the Completed Application

Palm Beach TPA – Valentina Facuse
Lead Planner – Pedestrian & Bicycle Coordinator
VFacuse@PalmBeachTPA.org
561.725.0806

FDOT – District 4 – Mya Williams-Gray
Local Program Administrator
Mya.Williams@dot.state.fl.us
954.777.4608