Transportation Alternatives Program

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TAP Program

The Department is pleased to announce the Transportation Alternatives Program (TAP) 2018 / 2019 call for Projects.

The Nevada State Department of Transportation (NDOT) is making available $6 million in funding to support bicycle, pedestrian, multi-use path and transportation-related projects.  Applications for the 2019-2020 funding opportunity must be received no later than February 26, 2017.

These 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 identified in the TAP Guidance and Scoring Criteria below.

For additional information on eligible project activities, and other important information, please refer to the 2018/2019 TAP Guidance and application resource materials below. 

  • TAP Press Release - Embargoed until 11/27/2017

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 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; and other investments that enhance communities,

TAP Documents, Maps, Forms



Additional TAP Resources/Links

NDOT TAP Contact Information:

 Name Position  Phone  Email 
Melissa Chandler TAP Program Administrator (775)888-7101 
Lewis Lem TAP Program Manager (775)888-7124 


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