2017 TA Highway Program Call For Projects

2017 TA Highway Program Call For Projects

The San Mateo County Transportation Authority (TA) is pleased to announce the Measure A Highway Program 2017 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 $75 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.

There is a Highway Call for Projects Workshop scheduled for October 17, 2017 for the 2017 San Mateo County Highway Program Call for Projects. For more information and to RSVP, please visit


Call for Projects Issued

October 9, 2017

Call for Projects Workshop: SamTrans Auditorium

October 17, 2017

Project Applications due

November 20, 2017

Evaluation Period

November – December 2017

Informational item to TA Board on Draft Program of Projects

January 4, 2018

TA Board approves proposed Program of Projects

February 1, 2018

Available Funding

A total of $75 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)

$25 million

Projects specified in the OM.

New Measure A: (KCA & SR)

$50 million

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


$75 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 November 20, 2017 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,    
    • Note: TA email capacity is 10 MB. For files larger than 10MB, please send an electronic copy via disc or flash drive


  • Submit six hard copies to:

San Mateo County Transportation Authority
Attn: Jennifer Williams
1250 San Carlos Avenue
San Carlos, CA 94070

For general application questions, including receipt of applications, contact: Jennifer Williams, Analyst, Programming and Monitoring, Transportation Authority at williamsj@samtrans.com or 650-508-6343.

Application and Templates:

2017 Measure A Highway Program Application (Word)

2017 Measure A Highway Program Application (PDF)

Highway Funding Agreement

Highway Memorandum of Understanding

SMCTA 2017 Highway CFP Non-supplantation Certification

SMCTA 2017 Hwy CFP Resolution

Reference Information:

2017 Highway Program CFP Workshop Presentation

Guidelines for Highway Program 2017 Call for Projects

San Mateo County State Highway System Congestion and Safety Performance Assessment