Freight Economic Development Program The Freight Economic Development Program provides low-interest loans that can be converted to grants. Eligible applicants include rail users locating or expanding in the State and local government entities interested in helping these businesses. Loans are competitive, and are evaluated based on a number of factors, including the number of jobs that will be created or retained; expected impact on the local economy; and the viability of other transportation options. Applications are accepted at any time of the year.
Rural Task Force Program The Rural Task Force Program provides federal dollars to rural counties with a population under 400,000 (78 out of 83 counties). These dollars must be spent in their geographic areas and both road and transit capital projects are eligible.
Safe Routes to School (SRTS) Program Safe Routes to School (SR2S/SRTS) is a school-based international movement to make it safe, convenient and fun for children, including those with disabilities, to bicycle and walk to school.
Small Urban The Small Urban Program provides federal Surface Transportation Program (STP) funding to areas with a population of 5,000 to 49,999. Road and transit capital projects are eligible for STP funds.
Transportation Alternatives Program (TAP) TAP is a competitive grant program that funds projects such as bike paths, streetscapes, and historic preservation of transportation facilities that enhance Michigan's intermodal transportation system, promote walkability, and improve quality of life for Michigan citizens.
Transportation Economic Development Fund (TEDF)
TEDF provides funding for transportation improvements that enhance the state's ability to compete in a global economy, promote economic growth and improve the quality of life in the State of Michigan.