[USDOT] The Safe Streets for All Funding Opportunity

Date: May 16, 2022 - Sep 15, 2022
Time: 12:00 am - 11:59 pm

The Safe Streets for All Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO) and Related Informational Webinar

The primary goal of the SS4A grants is to improve roadway safety by supporting communities in developing comprehensive safety action plans based on a Safe System Approach, and implementing projects and strategies that significantly reduce or eliminate transportation-related fatalities and serious injuries involving pedestrians; bicyclists; public transportation, personal conveyance, and micromobility users, commercial vehicle operators; and motorists. Funding can also be used to support robust stakeholder engagement in order to ensure that all community members have a voice in developing plans, projects and strategies.

The Bipartisan Infrastructure Law’s new Safe Streets and Roads for All (SS4A) discretionary grant program provides dedicated funding to support regional, local, and Tribal plans, projects and strategies that will prevent roadway deaths and serious injuries. The SS4A program supports the Department’s comprehensive approach, laid out in the National Roadway Safety Strategy, to significantly reduce serious injuries and deaths on our Nation’s highways, roads, and streets and is part of our work toward an ambitious long-term goal of reaching zero roadway fatalities. This comes at a time when traffic fatalities are at the highest level they have been at in over a decade.

The funding supports DOT’s National Roadway Safety Strategy and collaborative efforts to advance the Safe System Approach and address safety by implementing redundant measures that lead to multiple types and layers of protection.

The Safe Streets for All Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO) announced today can be found at https://www.transportation.gov/SS4A. Applications are due on or before September 15, 2022.

The Department will convene a series of stakeholder webinars in June to help potential applicants learn about the SS4A Grant Program and what they need to know to prepare an application.

  1. Monday, June 13: How to Apply for the Safe Streets and Roads for All (SS4A) Opportunity (register here)
  2. Wednesday, June 15: How to Apply for the Safe Streets and Roads for All (SS4A) Opportunity: Focus on Action Plan Grants (register here)
  3. Thursday, June 23: How to Apply for the Safe Streets and Roads for All (SS4A) Opportunity: Focus on Implementation Grants (register here)

The deadline for applications is 11:59 pm EDT on September 15, 2022. Applicants may find the NOFO, Frequently Asked Questions, and other helpful resources (including “How to Apply” webinars) here.

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