Illinois Transportation Enhancement Program (ITEP) Applications


On August 1, the Illinois Department of Transportation (IDOT) began accepting applications for ITEP. As part of the Rebuild Illinois Capital Plan, $125 million is available. Projects eligible for funding include biking and walking paths, trails, streetscape beautification work and other improvements designed to encourage safe travel across various modes of transportation at the local level.

IDOT is hosting a three-part webinar series to discuss ITEP. The first webinar was held on July 20 and focused on ITEP basics, eligibility criteria and best practices. Two additional webinars are scheduled as follows:

  • Wednesday, August 24, 2022, at 9:30 a.m. The webinar will cover the application process and scoring and a question and answer session with IDOT staff. Registration for the webinar is available here.
  • Wednesday, September 14, 2022, at 9:30 a.m. This webinar will feature a question and answer opportunity with IDOT staff. Registration for this webinar is available here.

The deadline to submit an ITEP application is September 30, 2022, at 5:00 p.m. CT. Individuals with questions or concerns may contact IDOT by email at

The press release about the ITEP application period is available here.

Additional information about ITEP is available here.