STEP 1: Review the eligibility and competitiveness details to ensure you have met all eligibility requirements before starting an application.

STEP 2: Obtain an MDOT Grant System (MGS) user ID and password.

  1. Go to State of Michigan Login site
  2. Complete the steps outlined in this  MILogin MGS Instuctions Sheet

Please contact your grant coordinator if you need assistance with obtaining a MGS user ID.

STEP 3:  Complete the eight sections of the TAP-SRTS application online in MGS.

Once you have obtained a MILogin user name and password and have subscribed to MGS, log into MGS and click on the “Create TA Application” link on the left side of the screen to create a TAP-SRTS application.

The application consists of eight sections that are accessed through a series of tabs at the top of the screen, as shown below.


Each tab (section) must be completed. Note: When you start the application, only the Description tab is accessible. The remaining tabs become available once you have completed and saved the Description screen.

To assist SRTS applicants, we have developed help guides for each tab (section) of the application. These help guides are intended for SRTS applicants only; please consult the MGS User Guide for assistance with other Transportation Alternatives-eligible programs.

  1. Download SRTS help guide for the Description tab
  2. Download SRTS help guide for the Contacts, Narrative, Documents, Budget, Schedule, and Environment/Community tabs

 STEP 4: Download, complete, and upload the SRTS supporting document templates.

In addition to the information captured in MGS, SRTS applicants must submit supporting documentation and information specific to the SRTS program. These documents include such items as your school’s SRTS action plan, your parent and student survey results, maps and photos, and all non-infrastructure funding requests and budget details. The following documents must be completed and uploaded to MGS under the system’s “Documents” tab: