An overview of the Urban Sidewalk Program.

The Sidewalk Program was established by the Legislature in 1995 to provide funding for pedestrian projects.

To be eligible for the program:

  • The intent of the project must be transportation and not recreation
  • The project must be on a federally classified route (principal, minor, or collector)
Projects improve pedestrian safety, access, connectivity, and address system continuity. Completed projects must be consistent with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).
Urban Programs
Urban Arterial Program (UAP)
Urban Sidewalk Program (SP)
Arterial Preservation Program (APP)
More Information
Urban Program Overview
Program Guidelines (WACs)
How to Apply for a Grant
Program Specific Information
The intent of the Urban Sidewalk Program is to provide funding for projects that address safety, access to generators, and system connectivity.  All projects must be transportation related on a federally classified route and be consistent with the American with Disabilities Act (ADA).  General criteria include:
  • A minimum 20 percent match is required on all urban sidewalk program projects
  • Funds are distributed across three regions based on arterial lane miles and population
  • Download the Current Funding Criteria for the Urban Sidewalk Program.