Transportation Alternatives Program
The Bipartisan Infrastructure Law (BIL) allows for Metropolitan Planning Organizations (MPOs) to administer their own competitive application process with approval and oversight from the Montana Department of Transportation (MDT). Billings, Missoula, and Great Falls all will be overseeing a local process for the TA funding that is specific to areas with a population of over 50,000. Entities within the MPO may also apply with MDT’s Call for Applications as well, as there is funding that is not tied to population. The timeline for both processes runs concurrently.
Projects submitted must meet Federal and State guideline for eligibility and must identify a local, Federal or State sponsoring agency. Private individuals and organizations may recommend a project if the project is sponsored by the government agency in which the project is located. Example of a sponsoring agency may include, but are not limited to, City, County, Tribal, etc.
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For more information or if you have questions, please contact:
Lora Mattox, AICP
2825 3rd Avenue North, 4th Floor