2015 TA Highway Program Call For Projects

The 2015 Measure A Highway Program Call for Projects is now closed.

The San Mateo County Transportation Authority (TA) is pleased to announce the Measure A Highway Program 2015 Call for Projects. The focus of the program is to reduce traffic congestion and improve throughput and safety on the most critical commute corridors.Up to $125 million may be made available for projects that best meet the program evaluation criteria.

Application Materials
The Call for Projects packet consists of the program guidelines, an application form, non-supplantation of funds certificate, and a sample resolution. These documents and other related reference materials, including template funding agreements, can be found below.


Call for Projects Issued

May 8, 2015

Call for Projects Workshop: SamTrans Auditorium

May 11, 2015 10:00 AM

Project Applications due

June 15, 2015 4:00 PM

Evaluation Period

June - August 2015

Informational item to TA Board on Draft Program of Projects

September 3, 2015

TA Board approves proposed Program of Projects

October 1, 2015

Available Funding

A total of $125 million is available for this cycle through two funding tracks: 1988 Measure A, 2004 Measure A Key Congested Areas (KCA) and Supplemental Roadways (SR). See the table below for the funding breakdown.

Funding Track

Available funds

Eligible Projects

Original Measure A (OM)

$16.1 million

Projects specified in the OM.

New Measure A: (KCA & SR)

$108.9 million

KCA and SR projects identified in the 2004 TEP. Additional SR projects not included in the 2004 TEP may also be added.


$125 million

Application Process
Sponsors must submit one electronic copy and six hard copies of the completed application with all required attachments. Completed applications must be received at the TA no later than June 15, 2015 by 4:00 PM. Late or incomplete applications will not be accepted. It is the sponsor’s responsibility to check with TA staff to confirm the receipt of applications prior to the submission deadline if they are not submitted in person.

  • Email to: callforprojects@samtrans.com, and
  • Submit six hard copies to:

San Mateo County Transportation Authority
Attn: Joel Slavit
1250 San Carlos Avenue
San Carlos, CA 94070

For general application questions, including receipt of applications, information on prior Measure A funding allocations and clarifications on the description of listed candidate projects, contact:Joel Slavit, Manager, Programming and Monitoring, Transportation Authority at slavitj@samtrans.com or 650-508-6476.

Application and Templates:
Measure A Highway Program Application(.DOCX, 210KB)
Measure A Highway Program Application(PDF, 329KB)

Funding Agreement(PDF, 445)
Memorandum of Understanding(PDF, 201 KB)
Non-Supplantation of Funds Certification(.DOC, 25KB)
Sample Governing Board Resolution(.DOC, 24KB)

Reference Information:
Guidelines for Highway Program Cycle 2 Call for Projects(PDF, 243KB)
Call for Projects Workshop Presentation(PDF, 736KB)
Eligible Project List(PDF, 104KB)