Call for Projects – TAP 2022

East-West Gateway Council of Governments (EWG) is now accepting project applications for the Transportation Alternatives Program (TAP). TAP funds are available to eligible Illinois and Missouri sponsors.

Applications are due no later than 4:00 p.m. local time on Friday, August 19, 2022.

Application Materials

The TAP Project Development Workbook provides information on TAP program requirements, how to complete and submit a TAP application, and the criteria used to score TAP projects. Sponsor information is required to download project applications. Click on the button below to download the project application forms.

Supplemental Materials

Estimate of Project Costs (Excel file)
Application Fee Payment Form
SRTS Student Travel Tally
SRTS Parent Survey

Additional Resources

Project Development Workshop

EWG hosted a virtual project development workshop June 14, 2022 from 9:30-11:30 a.m. to clarify TAP program requirements, application procedures, project selection criteria, and program schedule. A recording of the workshop and the slideshow is available below.

TAP Project Development Workshop pdf

   Project Development Workshop Video – 06/14/2022


Project Review Meetings

EWG staff will host several project review meetings in June and July. Sponsors will be able to sign up for a half hour time slot to receive feedback on your application from EWG staff. These meetings will be hosted on gotomeeting. Meetings will be held from 9 am to 12:10 pm on June 24, July 8, July 22, and July 29. Please click on the button below to select a date/time for a meeting.

If time slots fill up or you prefer to meet another date, you may contact EWG staff to set up a meeting.

Please contact if you would like to schedule arrangements to meet about your project.


  • Visit EWG’s TAP page to find out more information about the TAP program.
  • If you need technical assistance or have questions about your TAP application, please contact EWG staff by email at