PennDOT has announced that the 2023 application round for the Transportation Alternatives Set-Aside (TASA) will open May 30. Townships are eligible to apply and no funding match is required.
Approximately $28 million will be made available this funding round and the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law continues to fund the TASA through 2026. Funding will be available for projects and activities defined as transportation alternatives, including pedestrian and bicycle facilities, infrastructure projects for improving non-driver access to public transportation, community improvement activities, conversion of abandoned railway corridors to trails, stormwater management, and construction of turnouts, overlooks, and viewing areas. A required draft application is due by July 17 for district review. Final applications may be submitted until September 15. For more information, including a PennDOT webinar on May 24 and program guidance, visit PennDOT’s TASA webpage. Questions can be submitted to RA-pdTASA@pa.gov.