TAG - Technical Assistance to Governments Program

Technical assistance is now available to local governments throughout Utah, Summit, and Wasatch Counties for a wide range of plans and studies that integrate transportation and land use. Competitive projects will align with the long-range regional vision, Wasatch Choice Vision, and transportation plan, TransPlan50.

MAG’s Technical Assistance to Governments (TAG) Program, created with support from UDOT and UTA, aims to:

  • Create communities with opportunities to live, work, and play
  • Maximize the value of investment in public infrastructure
  • Increase travel options to optimize mobility

Sample Project Types

  • Small-area plans/studies
  • Zoning ordinance/policy updates
  • Coordinated Housing and Transportation plans
  • Project-area studies/analyses
  • Other visioning efforts, plans, or studies that improve access to transit, active transportation, and reduce traffic on roads

Application  Downloads

Tag Program GuidelinesLetter of IntentTAG Application

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TAG Program Awards

Requests for consultant proposals will be sent to consultants selected from the pre-qualified consultant pool. See below for project budgets and estimated procurement schedule. Active procurements will be posted on the Bids/RFQ page. Inquiries regarding any of these projects may be directed to Daniel Wayne, Community Planning Director at dwayne@mountainland.org or 801-229-3824.

City Project Title Project Budget Requests for Proposals (anticipated)
Coalville Main Street Revitalization and Connectivity Plan $50,000 April 2023
Lehi Downtown Revitalization Plan Update $130,000 May 2023
Midway Diversifying Midway’s Trails $99,000 May 2023
Park City Bonanza Park Zoning Update $85,000 July 2023
Payson Downtown Gateway Plan $239,250 April 2023
Spanish Fork General Plan Update $225,000 May 2023
Springville North Main Street Gateway Small Area Plan $90,000 July 2023

Application Resources

Eligible Applicants

  • Local governments in Utah, Summit, and Wasatch Counties

Project Size

  • Determined on a case-by-case basis (consult with MAG staff)
Financial Match
  • Awardees need to provide a minimum financial match of 7%

MAG Technical Assistance

  • Assistance will be provided in the form of consultant services
  • Consultants will be selected by the applicant from a pool of pre-qualified consultants.
  • MAG will contract with the consultant on behalf of the grantee, who will serve as the project manager