Transportation Alternatives Program

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TAP Program

The Department is pleased to announce the Transportation Alternatives Program (TAP) 2019 / 2020 call for Projects.

The Nevada State Department of Transportation (NDOT) is making available $6 million in federal funding to support bicycle, pedestrian, multi-use path and transportation-related projects.  Applications for the FY 2019-2020 funding opportunity must be received no later than February 26, 2018. TA_StreetSigns_205x155

TAP funds are made available to the State through the Federal Highway Administration and administered by the Nevada State Department of Transportation. These programs will provide up to 95 percent of project-related cost, with the remaining 5 percent provided by project sponsors.

TAP projects are selected via a competitive scoring process based on criteria described in the TAP Guidance and Scoring Criteria below.

For additional information on eligible project activities, and other important information, please refer to the 2019/2020 TAP Guidance and application resource materials below. 

To apply online please visit our PLANA website and follow the instructions provided.

Transportation Alternatives Program (TAP)

The Transportation Alternatives Program provides federal funds for community-based projects that expand travel choices and enhance the transportation experience by integrating modes and improving the cultural, historic, and environmental aspects of our transportation infrastructure.

Projects include:Crystal Bay Pedestrian Improvements

  • on-road and off-road pedestrian and bicycle facilities
  • infrastructure projects for improving non-driver access to public transportation and enhanced mobility      
  • community improvement activities
  • environmental mitigation
  • safe routes to school projects
  • streetscape improvements
  • refurbishment of historic transportation facilities
  • other investments that enhance communities

TAP Documents and Maps

State Fiscal Year 2019-2020 TAP Information 

Current TAP Projects

Past TAP Projects


Additional TA Information 

Related Resources/Links


NDOT TAP Contact Information:

 Name  Position  Phone  Email
 Melissa Chandler TAP Program Administrator  (775)888-7170  
 Lewis Lem TAP Program Manager (775)888-7124  


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