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Safe Routes for Non-Drivers – Trails – Historic Preservation – Safe Routes to School

The Kansas Department of Transportation (KDOT) is calling for projects for the Federal Fiscal Year 2021 Transportation Alternatives (TA) Program. EBH has helped many communities throughout the State of Kansas with program applications, project design and construction engineering for this KDOT program. Contact me at or 620.325.5000 today to begin your project application!
URGENT! – It’s recommended you attend one of the two workshops.

  • The TA Workshop in Topeka is Friday, September 20th
  • The TA Workshop in Salina is Friday, September 27th

Space is limited; please RSVP by 4 pm on Friday, September 13, 2019 to


The TA Program, as administered by KDOT, provides funding for a variety of alternative transportation projects.
These include:

  • Pedestrian and bicycle facilities (TRAILS AND SAFE ROUTES FOR NON-DRIVERS!)
  • Improvements to the scenic or environmental assets in our state (STORMWATER MITIGATION AND SCENIC OVERLOOKS!)
  • Safe Routes to School projects (WALKABILITY!)
  • Historic preservation and rehabilitation of historic transportation facilities.

Important Dates:

  • Thursday, August 29, 2019 – Call for Projects announced and website is live with application and guidance documents.
  • KDOT will host two TA Application workshops for eligible Project Sponsors to cover the parameters of the TA Program.
    • Friday, September 20th, 1pm-3pm – TA Workshop in Topeka at KDOT headquarters, Eisenhower State Office Building, 700 SW Harrison, 4th Floor Auditorium.
    • Friday, September 27th, 1pm-3pm – TA Workshop in Salina at Kansas Highway Patrol Academy, Classroom 58, 2025 East Iron, Salina, KS 67401.Workshops will be geared toward eligible Project Sponsors. Space is limited; please RSVP by 4 pm on September 13, 2019 to
      At the workshop, applicants will review program requirements and eligibilities, changes since the last Call for Projects and an open Q&A session. Immediately following, subject matter experts will answer project specific questions based on Project Category being applied for.
  • Friday, November 1, 2019, 4:00pm – Applications are due (1 paper copy and one digital copy in PDF format on a USB flash drive) mailed to KDOT headquarters: Attn: Jenny Kramer, 700 SW Harrison St. 2nd Floor, Topeka, KS 66603
  • December 2019 – January 2020 – KDOT will conduct Site Visits for all eligible projects.
  • Spring 2020 – Project selections and public announcement of awards.