Transportation Alternatives Program (TAP)

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  • The Transportation Alternatives Program (TAP) is a competitive grant program that uses federal transportation funds designated by Congress for specific activities that enhance the intermodal transportation system and provide safe alternative transportation options.

    February 2019: Announcing the new Transportation Alternatives Program (TAP) Applicant Guide!

    The guide consolidates TAP information for the overall Michigan TAP program, including the MDOT TAP program, six metropolitan planning organization (MPO) TAP programs, and the MDOT Safe Routes to School (SRTS) program. The guide includes a focus on how to be competitive in the MDOT TAP program.

    It is highly recommended that any potential TAP project be discussed with a TAP grant coordinator or any potential SRTS project be discussed with a SRTS grant coordinator before beginning an application. We want potential applicants to be assured they have a competitive concept worth investing in significant documentation. For future review cycles, please see our 2019 Grant Application Planning Guide.

  • TAP Applicant Guide PDF icon