GDOT Transportation Alternatives (TA) Program Round 2

Posted: July 19, 2022

Deadline: August 19, 2022

Grantor: GA Department of Transportation

Additional Information

Georgia DOT partners with the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) in facilitating and providing an opportunity for local governments to pursue non-traditional transportation related activities such as pedestrian facilities, bicycle facilities, and pedestrian streetscaping projects.

This Call for Projects is targeted specifically for cities/municipalities with populations of 5,000 or less.  

See the Application Form for more details.

Eligible Projects

Pedestrian and Bicycle Facilities

  • Connect and develop documented regional or statewide non-motorized transportation networks

  • Are appropriate for the need and user types targeted

  • Benefit state tourism or economic development initiatives

  • If locally significant, have strong transportation connection and involve planning efforts or serve as connectors to regional networks

  • Are a priority on GDOT, county or regional non-motorized transportation plans

  • Address documented pedestrian/bike deficiencies

  • Are part of a broader non-TAP funded non-motorized system

Streetscape Improvements

  • Are located in established traditional downtowns or historic districts

  • Use a creative design approach that enhances pedestrian safety and takes into account the community identity, history, context, and the human environment

  • Accomplish multiple goals (traffic calming, enhancement, aesthetics, pedestrian safety, tied with other initiatives, etc.)

  • Receive input and support from citizens, local businesses, economic developers, traffic engineers, etc.

Safe Routes to School Program

  • Meet the requirements under section 1404 of the SAFETEA-LU

Contact

Please submit your comments and questions about the TA program to TApapplications@dot.ga.gov 404.631.1807

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