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U.S. Department of Transportation: Transportation Alternatives Program (TAP)
The Transportation Alternatives Program (TAP) provides funding for programs and projects defined as transportation alternatives, including on- and off-road pedestrian and bicycle facilities, infrastructure projects for improving non-driver access to public transportation and enhanced mobility, community improvement activities, and environmental mitigation; recreational trail projects; safe routes to school projects; and projects for planning, designing, or constructing boulevards and other roadways largely in the right-of-way of former divided highways
|Resource Type:||information source, funding resource|
|Subtopic:||rural community issues & solutions, infrastructure & communications, planning, active transportation & recreation, trails, transportation, Community Building, Land Use Planning & Housing, Recreation & Health, Issues & Opportunities,|
|Tags:||transportation, rural tourism, funding, bicycle infrastructure, bicycle master plan, bicycle transportation, walking, walkable community, transportation plan, transit, pedestrian, trail, planning, transportation planning, infrastructure|
Idaho Transportation Department: Transportation Alternatives Program (TAP)
The purpose of the Transportation Alternatives Program (TAP), formerly known as Community Choices for Idaho, is to provide for a variety of alternative transportation projects to address the needs of non-motorized users and to advance the Idaho Transportation Department's (ITD) strategic goals of Mobility, Safety and Economic Opportunity while maximizing the use of federal funds. The program will provide an annual mechanism to solicit locally identified projects and leverage potential federal funding opportunities for sponsored projects.
|Resource Type:||information source, funding resource, technical assistance|
|Subtopic:||transportation, active transportation & recreation, planning, community & public health, infrastructure & communications, rural community issues & solutions, urban issues & solutions, access & mobility, Special Populations, Community Building, Land Use Planning & Housing, Local Government & Services, Recreation & Health, Issues & Opportunities,|
|Tags:||transportation, transportation planning, walkable community, bikeable community, bicycle infrastructure, bicycle master plan, bicycle-friendly community, walking, funding|
Safe Routes to School in Small Rural Communities: Challenges and Strategies to Accessing Funding
This is a brief brief produced by the National Center for Safe Routes to School and written by the Safe Routes to School National Partnership provides an overview of challenges and strategies to implementing Safe Routes to School in small rural communities. It describes state outreach, technical assistance, and partnership approaches that support rural communities and highlights two communities that have successfully used federal funds to improve safety and accessibility for walking and bicycling.
|Resource Type:||information source|
|Subtopic:||education & schools, transportation, rural community issues & solutions, Local Government & Services, Issues & Opportunities, Community Building,|
|Tags:||transportation, transportation planning, infrastructure, school, funding, rural community, technical assistance, active transportation, bicycle transportation|