An overview of the Small City Sidewalk Program.

The Sidewalk Program was established by the Legislature in 1995 to provide funding for pedestrian projects. The program is available to both small city and urban agencies. Urban and small city projects compete separately.

To be eligible for the program:

  • The intent of the project must be transportation and not recreation.
  • The project must be on or related to a TIB Small City Arterial.
Small City Sidewalk Program projects improve safety, access, connectivity, and address system continuity. Completed projects must be consistent with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).
Small City Programs
Small City Arterial Program (SCAP)
Small City Preservation Program (SCPP)
Small City Sidewalk Program (SCSP)
Relight Washington (LED)
More Information
Small City Program Overview
Program Guidelines (WACs)
How to Apply for a Grant
Program Specific Information

The intent of the Small City Sidewalk Program is to provide funding for projects that address safety, access to generators, and system continuity by filling in gaps within the system.  All projects must be transportation related on a federally classified route and be consistent with the American with Disabilities Act (ADA).  General criteria include:

  • Funds are distributed across three regions based on small city populations.
  • Local match requirements:Assessed Value under $100 million– no match required;
    Assessed Value $100 million to $500 million – 5% local match required; Assessed Value over $500 million– 10% local match required
Download the Current Funding Criteria for the Small City Sidewalk Program.