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Guidance and Information

The Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) issued Final Guidance for the Transportation Alternatives Program (TAP) on June 10, 2013. The information below will help States and project sponsors meet TAP requirements and provide practices for accessibility, design, construction, and maintenance.

See also:

FHWA Policy and Guidance Center
The PGC provides a central location of laws, policies, and guidance about the Federal-aid Highway Program.

Federal-aid Essentials for Local Public Agencies
Federal-aid Essentials offers a central online library of informational videos and resources, designed specifically for local public agencies.

Transportation Alternatives Program Guidance

TAP Competitive Process

There are examples of TAP Competitive Processes available for States and MPOs to use:

Boulevards from Divided Highways

Several communities have created boulevards from divided highways, or have plans under consideration.

Transportation Enhancement Activities


Recreational Trails Program

RTP provisions and requirements under 23 U.S.C. 206 continue in effect (unless a State opts out of the RTP).


Safe Routes to School

Related Guidance and Information

Updated: 10/10/2014
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