- Local governments
- Regional Transportation Authorities
- Transit Agencies
- Natural Resources or public lands agencies
- School Districts, local education agencies or schools
- Tribal governments
- Any other local or regional governmental entity with responsibility for oversight of transportation or recreational trails (other than a MPO or a State agency that the State determines to be eligible)
NOTE: State DOTs and MPOs are not eligible entities as defined under 213(c)(4)(B) and therefore are not eligible project sponsors for TAP funds. However, State DOTs and MPOs may partner with an eligible entity project sponsor to carry out a project.