Farmington Metropolitan Planning Organization 

Transportation Alternatives Program (TAP) & Recreational Trails Program (RTP)
FFY2018 & 2019

The Farmington MPO has issued the call for projects for Transportation Alternatives Program (TAP) and Recreational Trails Program (RTP) funding in FFY2018 and 2019 to all eligible entities. 

Please note the following limitations apply to all sponsoring agencies applying for TAP funds for infrastructure projects:
    Maximum amount of TAP funds agencies can apply for: $2 million*
Minimum amount of TAP funds agencies can apply for: $75,000*
   *These amounts only apply to the TAP portion (Federal portion) of infrastructure project funds;
     total project costs may exceed $2 million once local match and any other funding sources are included.
For non-infrastructure projects or for RTP projects, there are no project minimums or maximums - other than the total available funding.

April-July 2016 Project Feasibility Form (PFF) due to FMPO no later than 5:00 p.m. on July 14
PFF meetings scheduled by MPO Planner
August-October 2016 Complete applications due to MPO Planner according to MPO deadline
November 2016 MPO Planner to vet applications for completeness
November 30, 2016 Deadline for MPO Planner to submit complete applications to NMDOT (no exceptions to this deadline)
February 2017 TAP Selection Committee and Recreational Trails Advisory Board (RTAB) meet to rate and rank applications
March 2017 NMDOT sends award letters
April 2017 Orientation webinar for award recipients
June 15, 2018 FFY18 construction funds must be obligated
June 15, 2019 FFY19 construction funds must be obligated

The required Project Feasibility Form (PFF) must be submitted to the MPO no later than 5:00 p.m. on July 14. The Project Information Form (PIF) and the TAP/RTP Application are due to the MPO by November 1, 2016.   

For additional information and application details, please use these NMDOT & FHWA links:

Can you walk to a transit stop from your home or workplace?
Your home, workplace or grocery store may be in close proximity to public transit. Use the interactive map below to see how close you live, work, shop or play to a bus stop, results may just surprise you. The map illustrates walking distance (quarter-mile and half-mile) based on the existing street network. If you can access a bus stop within a 1/2 mile are less you are very fortunate. Health studies show that using transit on a daily basis will help you reach minimum activity levels needed for a healthy lifestyle. 

Red Apple Transit Trip Planner

Plan your next trip on the Red Apple! 
Trip planning is provided using Google Maps.

e.g. 204 E Broadway Ave, Bloomfield, NM

e.g. Farmington Public Library
Trip planning data is maintained using GTFS Manager from Trillium.
Enter your Starting and Ending locations, and a date and time to Depart or Arrive, and click "Get Directions". Google Maps will open with details for your trip.