MoDOT 2017 Call for TAP Projects

The Missouri Department of Transportation is now seeking projects to be funded using 2017 Rural Statewide Transportation Alternatives Program (TAP).  This program call will award $7.6 million of federal TAP funds.  LPAs that reside within the Metropolitan Planning Organizations of OTO, MARC, and East-west Gateway are not eligible for this program call.

Eligible projects include:

  • Construction of on-road and off-road trail facilities for pedestrians, bicyclists, and other non-motorized forms of transportation, including sidewalks, bicycle infrastructure, pedestrian and bicycle signals, traffic calming techniques, lighting, and other safety-related infrastructure, and transportation projects to achieve compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990;
  • Construction of infrastructure-related projects and systems that will provide safe routes for non-drivers, including children, older adults, and individuals with disabilities to access daily needs;
  • Conversion and use of abandoned railroad corridors for trails for pedestrians, bicyclists, or other non-motorized transportation users; and
  • Construction of infrastructure-related projects to improve the ability of students to walk and bicycle to school, including sidewalk improvements, traffic calming and speed reduction improvements, pedestrian and bicycle crossing improvements, on-street bicycle facilities, off-street bicycle and pedestrian facilities, secure bicycle parking facilities, and traffic diversion improvements in the vicinity of schools.

Awarded projects will be funded with 80 percent federal funds and require a minimum 20 percent cash local match.Links to the Program Guide and Nomination Form:

Application packets are due to the district offices by November 1, 2016. Awards are anticipated to be made in January of 2017.

For additional information contact Mid-MO RPC staff at 573-657-9779 or 417-829-8016.