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Multimodal Access Grant

TDOT’s Multimodal Access Grant is a state-funded program created to support the transportation needs of pedestrians, bicyclists, and transit users through infrastructure projects that address existing gaps along state routes. Multimodal facilities play an important role in providing transportation choices for people across Tennessee. With half of all trips in the United States being three miles or less, good walking, biking and transit facilities are essential to the continued growth and success of our towns and cities. Multimodal Access Grant projects are state-funded at 95 percent with a 5 percent local match. State match amount will not exceed $950,000.

For questions, contact Daniel McDonell at (615)741-5025 or

2020-21 Application Details

The 2020-2021 Multimodal Access Grant application cycle opened on June 8, 2020. Notices of Intent to Apply were due July 31, and Invitations to Apply were sent on September 10.  Final applications for invited projects were collected in eGrants through November 9, 2020.  

The Office of Multimodal Planning is now faciliating a feasibility review process for all submitted projects, which will then be followed by a scoring committee process to determine the most competitive projects for award. Award announcments are expected to occur in late spring of 2021.

2020-21 Application Materials

Grant Management 

Design Resources

Historic Application Documents