Call for Projects

KATS is issuing a Call for Projects for the Surface Transportation Program (STP), National Highway Performance Program (NHPP), and Transportation Alternatives Program (TAP) for the development of the FY 2017-2020 Transportation Improvement Program (TIP). The deadline for submission is November 25, 2015.  Please submit all applications to

Funding projections per year for FY 2018, 2019, and 2020 are:

Surface Transportation Program:  $2,996,383
National Highway Performance Program:  $544,326
Transportation Alternatives Program:     $243,000

Due to the lack of a long term federal transportation bill, these amounts are only an estimate. Funding levels will change when a bill is passed.

Please use the “TIP Application and Instructions” for all STP and NHPP projects.  Please use the “TAP Application and Instructions” for TAP projects.  For Transit Projects, please fill out applicable criteria in the TIP Application.

Questions about the Call for Projects should be directed to

Transportation Alternatives Program Update

KATS staff is currently compiling 23 FY 2015-2017 Transportation Alternatives Program (TAP) applications.  KATS, as a Transportation Management Area, receives approximately $243,000 of  TAP funding each fiscal year (FY).  KATS issued a call for projects for the TAP program, which closed November 1. KATS received applications totaling $11,105,902, for the $729,000 available over FY 2015-2017.
The TAP subcommittee will review the applications and make a recommendation to the KATS Technical Committee at their scheduled January meeting.