The Transportation Alternatives Program (TAP) provides one funding source for a variety of alternative transportation projects. TAP includes many eligible activities previously funded through separate programs such as Transportation Enhancements, Recreational Trails, and Safe Routes to School.
TAP was established by MAP-21, the Moving Ahead for Progress in the 21st Century Act, which was signed into law in 2012.
TAP funds may be used for projects or activities related to surface transportation and described in the definition of “Transportation Alternatives”:
In addition to defined Transportation Alternatives (as described above), the following activities are also eligible under TAP:
Under TAP, nonprofits are not eligible as direct grant recipients of the funds. Nonprofits are eligible to partner with any eligible entity on an eligible TAP project, if State or local requirements permit.
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