DVRPC Is Now Accepting Applications for the Pennsylvania Transportation Alternatives Program

February 4, 2014

The Pennsylvania Transportation Alternatives Program (TAP) competitive funding round application period opened on February 3, 2014 and will close on April 3, 2014. All applications for the program should be submitted directly to

There will be one solicitation for two years of TAP funding totaling $7.5 million in the DVRPC Pennsylvania counties (Bucks, Chester, Delaware, Montgomery, and Philadelphia) for bicycle and pedestrian facilities, conversion of abandoned railway corridors to trails, and stormwater management projects. Concurrently the statewide TAP will have $26 million available for all eligible project types. There will be one application and projects may be selected as either regional or statewide priorities. Local governments, regional transportation authorities, transit agencies, natural resource or public land agencies, school districts, local education agencies or schools, and tribal governments are eligible to apply for the competitive TAP funds.

For more information, please visit

Please direct questions to Joe Banks, DVRPC Senior Project Implementation Coordinator, at 215-238-2898 or

For more information on the statewide program please click here.

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