Workshops on transportation alternatives to be held throughout Idaho May 10-24
Eligible local sponsors are invited to workshops throughout the state during May to discuss the Transportation Alternatives Program (TAP). The meetings will be held in the major Idaho Transportation Department regional offices statewide.
Discussion will focus on topics such as the TAP manual, project estimating, eligible projects and sponsors, the 2016 TAP application and much more. Seating may be limited.
Through June 1, ITD is seeking applicants for federal TAP grant funds to help grow alternate transportation projects with an emphasis on safety, mobility and economic opportunity. The types of projects include pedestrian and bicycle facilities, projects to enhance access to public transportation, and Safe Routes To School educational projects. The application can be downloaded at http://itd.idaho.gov/ContractingServices/TAP/default.htm.
The meetings will be held as follows:
May 10, 9:30 a.m. to noon, District 5 EOC Conference Room, 5151 S. 5th Ave., Pocatello
May 11, 1:30 p.m. to 4 p.m., District 6 EOC Conference Room, 206 N. Yellowstone Ave., Rigby
May 17, 9:30 a.m. to noon, District 1 EOC Conference Room, 600 W. Prairie Ave., Coeur d’Alene
May 18, 1:30 p.m. to 4 p.m., District 2 Conference Room, 2600 Frontage Road, Lewiston
May 23, 9:30 a.m. to noon, District 3 Large Conference Room, 8150 Chinden Blvd., Boise
May 24, 1:30 p.m. to 4 p.m., District 4 EOC Conference Room, 216 S. Date Street, Shoshone
Eligible project applicants are local governments, regional transportation authorities, transit agencies, natural resource or public land agencies, tribal governments, school districts/schools or local education agencies, nonprofit entities responsible for administration of local transportation safety programs, and any local or regional government entity responsible for transportation or recreational trails.
State agencies and metropolitan planning organizations are not eligible.